Category Archives: readings

BLP Reading: Saturday, September 22

Celebrate the Brooklyn Book Festival with Black Lawrence Press! Four fabulous authors will read from their new books: Tracy DeBrincat (HOLLYWOOD BUCKAROO), Charlotte Pence (THE BRANCHES, THE AXE, THE MISSING), Adam Prince (THE BEAUTIFUL WISHES OF UGLY MEN) and Brad Ricca (AMERICAN MASTODON).

Saturday, September 22
BookCourt / 163 Court Street


Hayden Saunier on “Wooden Bowl of Spangled Fruit”

This month, on the Beloit Poetry Journal blog, Hayden Saunier writes about her inspiration for the fabulous poem “Wooden Bowl of Spangled Fruit.” You can also listen to her sublime reading here. For more of Hayden’s poetry, pick up a copy of her delicious Tips for Domestic Travel here.

Upcoming Reading: Brad Ricca

Everyone near Cleveland, Ohio, save the date: Brad Ricca, author of the prizewinning poetry collection American Mastodon, will read at Visible Voice Books on Friday, August 31, at 7pm. Don’t miss it!

Upcoming Readings: Joe Wilkins

Joe Wilkins, author of the widely acclaimed poetry collection Killing the Murnion Dogs (and the new memoir The Mountain and the Fathers: Growing Up on the Big Dry), is on the road this month: don’t miss out!

The Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, Montana
7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 17

Barnes & Noble, Billings, Montana
7:30 pm, Thursday, July 19

Auntie’s Bookstore, Spokane, Washington
2:00 pm, Saturday, July 21

Helen Marie Casey on Florence Hosmer

Helen Marie Casey, author of the exquisite Florence Hosmer biography My Dear Girl, recently visited Miss Hosmer’s studio in Sudbury, Mass., to speak with local Girl Scouts about Hosmer and her passion for art. Click here to buy a copy of this wonderful book.

BLP Poetry Reading: This Saturday, 6/30!

A reminder that the best poetry reading of the summer goes down this Saturday at the Bowery Poetry Club: don’t miss your chance to see the fabulous MICHELE BATTISTE, ERICA WRIGHT, and SARAH SUZOR!

Upcoming NYC Reading: Erica Wright, Sarah Suzor, and Michele Battiste

NYC: Join us on June 30 at the Bowery Poetry Club for a knockout poetry lineup: Michele Battiste (INK FOR AN ODD CARTOGRAPHY), Sarah Suzor (THE PRINCIPLE AGENT), and Erica Wright (INSTRUCTIONS FOR KILLING THE JACKAL) will all read from their new and/or forthcoming collections. It will be awesome. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Readings: Charlotte Pence and Adam Prince

California: don’t miss Charlotte Pence and Adam Prince as they visit your state to read from their fantastic recent releases! Charlotte’s poetry chapbook The Branches, the Axe, the Missing won the Black River Chapbook Award, and Adam’s short story collection The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men is already garnering rave reviews. Here’s the info:

Reading and Signing
Wednesday, June 13th, 7 p.m.
The Sanitarium
San Luis Obispo, CA

Meet and Greet
Saturday, June 16 1-3 p.m.
Pilgrim’s Way Bookstore
Carmel, CA

ps: Charlotte and Adam are married, and will be accompanied by their baby daughter Esmé!

B. C. Edwards, Featured Reader @ EARSHOT: Thursday, May 17

New York: B. C. Edwards will be the featured reader at this Thursday’s EARSHOT (at Lolita Bar). Don’t miss it!

Keith Taylor: May Readings

Don’t miss your chance to see Keith Taylor, author of the gorgeous poetry chapbook MARGINALIA FOR A NATURAL HISTORY. Here’s his May schedule:

May 19
Adrian Public Library
Adrian, MI

May 31 – June 4
Bear River Writers Conference
Ann Arbor, MI