New York, we’re making your weekend plans for you: go see B. C. Edwards read at Pete’s Candy Store on Friday night. You’re welcome.
Carol Guess, author of the exceptional poetry collection DOLL STUDIES: FORENSICS, has two readings coming up this week:
Wednesday April 25th at 7pm
@ Village Books in Bellingham, WA
Friday April 27th at 7pm
@ Rosemont College (in McShain Auditorium)
Don’t miss Adrian Van Young read this Saturday, April 28, at 12:30pm at the Boston College Arts Festival! Adrian is the winner of the 2011 St. Lawrence Book Award, so you know he’ll deliver some stellar material. Look for his collection of short stories, THE MAN WHO NOTICED EVERYTHING, forthcoming in early 2013.
Keith Taylor, author of the beautiful poetry chapbook MARGINALIA FOR A NATURAL HISTORY, has a slew of readings lined up across the US this spring/summer; here’s his schedule for April. Don’t miss your chance to see Keith read! (And click here to buy a copy of MARGINALIA.)
Brilliant Books, Traverse City, MI.
Alpena Public Library, Alpena, MI.
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY.
This is an apt and awesome way to celebrate National Poetry Month: Hudson Prize-winning author B. C. Edwards will read at The Poetry Project in New York on Monday, April 23, at 8:00pm. (And keep an eye out for his forthcoming short story collection, The Aversive Clause, due out later this year!)
Hardy Jones, author of the terrific novel EVERY BITTER THING, will read at the Scissortail Creative Writing Festival at East Central University in Ada, OK, on Friday, April 6 at 3:30. This event is free and open to the public–don’t miss this opportunity to see Hardy! (And click here to buy a copy of EVERY BITTER THING.)
Texas-area Marc McKee fans, you’re in luck: he’ll be reading in two Lone Star cities this weekend! Don’t miss your chance to hear him read some of FUSE, one of the best poetry collections out there.
Thursday, March 29
Poison Pen Reading Series
Houston, TX 77006
Friday, March 30
Lord Weary’s Reading Series
Clear your Saturday: Mary Biddinger (author of the sensational poetry chapbook SAINT MONICA) will read with Eric Wasserman at the Learned Owl Book Shop in Hudson, Ohio at 1:00pm. Click here for more details.
You absolutely cannot miss the chance to see Marc McKee read from his much-loved poetry collection Fuse: he’ll be in Brooklyn as part of the Bogart reading series this Friday, March 23, at 7pm (at Studio 10). Click here for more info.
Carol Guess reads from her new collection of poems Doll Studies: Forensics on the Orange Alert podcast. These fascinating prose poems are based on crime-scene dioramas, and it’s a treat to hear carol bring them to life. Click here to listen (and here to buy a copy of her book).