Tuesday, July 05, 2011


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July 5 in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Ian & Andrew McMillan

July 6 in NYC
Sally Bliumis–Dunn, David Henderson, Cor van den Heuvel
and Cynthia Kraman
with Musical Guests José James & Bobbi Humphrey

July 7 in SF
Ariel Goldberg

July 7 in Washington DC
Tina Darragh, Zein El-Amine, Sarah Browning,

July 7 in LA
Lory Bedikian, Sherman Pearl, Mehnaz Turner,
A. Razor, Cassandra Love, Anthony Seidman

July 7 9 in Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
Poetry and the Contemporary

July 7 9 in NYC
Elizabeth Streb
& Streb Extreme Action Company

July 7 30 in NYC
9 women, 9 views
Miya Ando, Frances Barth, Denise Green,
Sheila Isham, Judith Murray, Joan Vennum,
Merrill Wagner, Susan Weil, &
Betty Weiss

July 8 in Venice, CA
Karen Kaslyan, Anahid Armouni Keshishian,
Soseh Keshishyan

July 9 in Chicago
Stella Radulescu, Gene Tanta & Ramona Tanta

July 9 in Philadelphia
Chestnut Hill Literary Festival

July 10 in Venice, CA
Wanda Coleman, Pam Ward, Douglas Kearney
& Chris Webb

July 11 in Paris
Loren Stein

July 12 in Cork, Ireland
Innovation in Irish Poetry

July 12 in Boston
Ben Berman, Jillian Saucier, & C. M. Ohge

July 12 in NYC
Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Joshua Harmon,
Yehoshua November & Kathleen Ossip

July 12 in Nottingham, UK
Gregory Woods

July 12 – 22 in Paris
T.S. Eliot and France

July 13 in Paris
Panel on literary publishing

July 14 in NYC
Ana Božičević, CA Conrad & Jennifer Chang

July 14 in SF
Bhanu Kapil

July 14 in NYC
Patricia Spears Jones, Paul Legault,
Carol Muske–Dukes & Thomas Sleigh

July 14 in Chestnut Hill, MA
Iain Haley Pollock, Anne-Marie Oomen, Tad Richards

July 14 in London
you can buy the original mss.
of Jane Austen’s “The Watsons” today

July 15 everywhere
Harry Potter

July 15 in Venice, CA
Uri Hertz, John Solt, Morgan Gibson

July 16 in Philadelphia
Poets in the Park
as Thaddeus Rutkowski, Leonard Gontarek,
Chad Parenteau, Timothy Gager
join Diane Sahms Guarnieri & G Emil Reutter

July 16 in Chicago
Jai Arun Ravine & Jillian Soto

July 16 in St Leonards, Hastings, UK
The Moors

July 16 in NYC
My Lorca:
Edward Hirsch, Jayne Cortez, Jeffrey McDaniel

July 17 in Venice, CA
Church of Ocean Park Awards
with David St. John & S.A. Griffin

July 19 in NYC
Alan Gilbert, Karla Kelsey,
Marie–Elizabeth Mal & Laura Newbern

July 19 in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Simon Armitage

July 20 in Manchester
Chris Goode, Jonny Liron, Tamarin Norwood

July 21 in NYC
Celebrating New Directions’ 75th year
Susan Bernofsky, Forrest Gander, Susan Howe,
Nathaniel Mackey, Richard Sieburth, Mónica de la Torre
& Eliot Weinberger

July 21 in SF
Douglas Kearney

July 21 in Brooklyn
Sarah Rose Etter, Melissa Broder, Sean Doyle,
Daniel Nester, Deb Olin Unferth et al

July 22 in Venice, CA
Sarah Maclay, Kate Buckley, Victoria Chang

July 23 in Venice, CA
Carol Lem & Doren Robbins

July 23 in Brooklyn
Popsickle (sic) Festival

July 23 in Port Townsend, WA
Jeannine Hall Gailey & Dorianne Laux

July 23 November 22 in Richmond, VA
Tristin Lowe’s Mocha Dick

July 24 – 26 in Vienna
100 Myles: The International
Flann O’Brien Centenary Conference

July 26 in NYC
Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Albert Mobilio,
Jena Osman & Evie Shockley

July 26 in Paris
Leanne Shapton

July 26 28 in London
Summer School for Literary Perverts
with Christian Bök, Kate Briggs, Simon Morris
& Nick Thurston

July 28 in SF
Arnold Kemp

July 29 in Chicago
Printers Ball

July 29 31 in Cambridge, MA
Boston Poetry Marathon

July 30 in Venice, CA
Chella Courington, Mehnaz Turner, Cati Porter

July 30 & 31 in SF
Gamelan with Kori Mas

July 31 in Philadelphia
Nathan Graziano & David Blaine



August 2 in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Penelope Shuttle & Susan Wicks

August 3 – 7 in Seattle
Haiku North America

August 4 in SF
Amber di Pietra

August 6 in Venice, CA
Corrie Greathouse & Jessica Helen Lopez

August 7 in Ladysmith, BC
Hazelwood Writers Festival
with Sheri-D Wilson, Mona Fertig,
Yvonne Blomer,Tricia Dower, Kirsten Emmott,
David Fraser, Kim Goldberg, Judith Millar,
Kamal Parmar, Cindy Shantz, Patricia Smekal,
Ursula Vaira, Naomi Wakan, Ann Graham Walker,
M.C. Warrior, & Bert Wolfe

August 7 in Hastings, UK
The Moors

August 11 in SF
Evan Kennedy

August 12 in Venice, CA
Larry Hankin

August 12 – 18 in McCarthy, Alaska
Wrangell Mountain Poetry Workshop

with Elizabeth Bradfield & Jeremy Pataky

August 13 in Venice, CA
The Fourth Annual Philomenian

August 13 19 in Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 16 in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Fiona Sampson & Carola Luther

August 18 in NYC
Cedar Sigo, Dara Weir & Rosanna Warren

August 18 in SF
Brent Cunningham

August 20 in NYC
My Lorca:
Forrest Gander, Aracelis Girmay, Pablo Medina

August 20 in Philadelphia
Poets on the Porch
Dan Maguire, Lynn Levin, Amy King,
Ana Bozicevic, Elizabeth Pallitto 
join Diane Sahms Guarnieri & G Emil Reutter

August 20 in Pacific Palisades, CA
Suzanne Lummis, John Harris, Bill Mohr

August 25 in SF
Yedda Morrison

August 26 28 in Queensland, Australia
Queensland Poetry Festival

August 27 September 4 @ Burnt Norton
Explore the Cotswolds with Paul Muldoon,
Nigel Smith
et al

August 30 in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Michael Longley & Jane Routh



September 10 11 in Edinburgh
Poetry, Politics & Form

September 12 in NYC
Michael Gottlieb’s
The Dust

September 13 in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Christopher Reid & Elizabeth Burns

(apparently rescheduled from May)

September 14 & 15 in Philadelphia
Susan M Schultz

September 15 in San Rafael, CA
Tony & Willis Barnstone

September 15 in NYC
Deborah Landau, Srikanth Reddy & Atsuro Riley

September 15 18 in Nairobi
Hay Festival Nairobi

September 18 23 in Fairfax, VA
Fall for the Book

September 21 24 in Brooklyn
Kronos Quartet’s The Awakening

September 21 25 in Cape Town, RSA
Open Book Festival

September 22 – 25 in Provincetown, MA
Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

September 22 25 in Segovia, Spain
Hay Festival Segovia

September 24 in many cities
100,000 Poets for change

September 25 in Philadelphia
Rodger Lowenthal & Catherine Staples

September 25 in Seattle
Jeannine Hall Gailey

September 27 in Philadelphia
Charles Alexander

September 27, in Grasmere, Cumbria, UK
Paul Muldoon

September 29 in Dallas
Joaquin Zuihuatenejo & Natasha Carrazosa

September 30 in Newtown, PA
Iain Haley Pollock

September 30 October 2 in NYC
NY Art Book Fair


October & Onward

October 2 in Portland, OR
Jeannine Hall Gailey, Molly Tenenbaum,
Martha Silano et al

October 6 in Brooklyn
Robert Wilson

October 6 9 in Buffalo
MSA 13:
Structures of Innovation

October 6 9 in Xalapa, Vera Cruz
Hay Festival Xalapa

October 12 in Syracuse, NY
Iain Haley Pollock

October 12 in West Chester, PA
Michael Ondaatje

October 13 – 15 in San Diego
&NOW 5 conference

October 20 in Philadelphia
9 Dylanologists close-read
Bob Dylan

October 20 22 in NYC
Poets’ Forum

October 30 in Philadelphia
Jim Mancinelli & Michael Steffan

November 2 in NYC
Ron Silliman & Doug Lang

November 4 in NYC
Iain Haley Pollock, Vida Cross

November 6 in Pasadena
Natasha Trethewey, TC Boyle, & Ron Carlson

November 10 13 in NYC
The Modern & Contemporary
Latin American Arts Show

November 19 in San Rafael, CA
Dana Gioia

November 2011 in the Maldives
Hay Festival Maldives

 November 18 20 in Kerala, India
Hay Festival Kerala

December 7 10 in Brooklyn
Merce Cunningham Legacy Tour


January April 2012 in Philadelphia
Zoe Strauss: Ten Years

January 1 – 8 2012 in Puebla, Mexico
US Poets in Mexico

January 5 – 8 2012 in Key West, FL
30th annual Key West Literary Seminar
with Margaret Atwood, Jonathan Lethem,
John Banville, Douglas Coupland,
Michael Cunningham, William Gibson,
Jennifer Egan, Joyce Carol Oates,
Janna Levin, Gary Shteyngart,
Dexter Palmer, George Saunders
& more

January 26 29 in Cartagena, Columbia
Hay Festival Columbia

February 4 – 12 2012 in Florence, Italy
TS Eliot & the Heritage of
Rome & Italy in Modernism

May 2012 in Beirut, Lebanon
Hay Festival Beirut

September 7-9 2012
European Network
for Avant-Garde & Modernism Studies

November 16 in New York
National Book Awards Dinner



Now July 9 in Bantry, County Cork
West Cork Literary Festival

Now – July 10 in Boulder, CO
The Naropa Summer Writing Program

Now July 17 throughout the UK
Oxfam Bookfest

Now July 17 in New Paltz, NY
Tim Davis

Now July 29 in Paris
Ali Kazma:
How to Film a Poet

Now July 30 in NYC
Poets House Showcase
Over 2000 poetry books published in 2010

Now July 31 in Pawtucket, RI
Peter Ciccariello & Brian O’Malley

Now August 8 in LA
MOCA’s Street Art show

Now – September 6 in SF
The Steins Collect

Now September 6 in SF
Seeing Gertrude Stein: 5 Stories

Now September 11 in SF
Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance

Now September 18 in NYC
Kevin Jerome Everson

Now November 27 in Venice, Italy
Venice Biennale



Poets & Writers
offers a superb listing of readings
sortable by city, state & genre

Twin Cities Literary Calendar

San Francisco Bay Area Readings
are listed by

Chicago has a Poetry Calendar

Nathalie Anderson’s Lit-Philly
email list covers Philadelphia

The DC Poetry Calendar is here

There is a calendar for Australian Poetry

The Bowery Poetry Club
hosts 20 to 30 events each week

If we are capturing
even 0.1%
of all that is going on
of interest to poets,
we would be shocked


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