Monday, February 07, 2011


February 10 in Providence
Memorial for Michael Gizzi

February 10 in NYC
Sparrow with Foamola & Tsipi Keller

February 10 in New Haven, CT
Christian Hawkey

February 10 in Philadelphia
A talk by Julie Weitz

February 10 in Chicago
John Wilkinson

February 10 in Devon, UK
Norman Jope

February 10 in Buffalo
Aimee Nezhukumatahil

February 10 in Boston
Elizabeth Bishop is still 100

Frank Bidart, Olga Broumas, Peter Campion,
Dan Chiasson, Henri Cole, Bonnie Costello,
Maggie Dietz, David Ferry, Erica Funkhauser,
Jonathan Galassi, Jorie Graham, Melissa Green,
Saskia Hamilton, George Kalogeris, Gail Mazur,
Alice Quinn, Christopher Ricks, Peter Sacks,
Mary Jo Salter, & Lloyd Schwartz.

February 10 in Hampstead, NH
Ellen Doré Watson

February 10 May 1 in NYC
The Emily Fisher Landau Collection

February 11 in SF
Sueyuen Juliette Lee, Maxi Kim,
Jacqueline Frost

February 11 & continuing in NYC
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

February 11 in NYC
Steven Karl & Kathleen Miller

February 11 in Brooklyn
Paige Taggart, Christie Ann Reynolds, & Ish Klein

February 11 in Bolinas, CA
W.S. Merwin

February 11 in Venice, CA
Gerald Locklin & Rick Smith

February 11 & 13 in Rohnert Park, CA
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

February 12 in movie theaters everywhere
Peter Sellars – John Adams live at The Met in HD
Nixon in China

February 12 in Portland, OR
A celebration of Leslie Scalapino

February 12 in Kingston, NY
Cynthia Arrieu-King & George Quasha

February 12 in Brooklyn
The Future of the (German) Novel:
Peter Weber, Andrea Winkler, Andrea Grill,
Rivka Galchen & Paul North

February 12 in Venice, CA
Stephen Dobyns

February 13 in NYC
Writing & Memory:
Antje Ravic Strubel, Julia Schoch, Dorothee Elmiger,
Francine Prose & Susan Bernofsky

February 13 in LA
Aimee Bender, Janet Fitch, Jonathan Lethem,
Susan Straight, Lisa Teasley

February 14 in NYC
Caroline Bergvall & Kim Rosenfield

February 14 in Hickory, NC
Kevin Young

February 14 & 15 in Philadelphia
Susan Cheever

February 15 in NYC
Body of Words: Text & Physical Performance
Lauren Nicole Nixon, Alexandra Beller, Sally Silvers,
Rosamond S. King, Emily Skillings & Saifan Shmerer

February 15 in New Haven, CT
Edith Pearlman & Elizabeth Ziemska

February 15 – 20 in Chicago

February 16 in Providence
Brad Morrow

February 16 in London
Steve Spence & Emily Critchley

February16 in NYC
Alan Gilbert & Anna Moschovakis

February 17 in NYC
Ann Lauterbach & Paul Foster Johnson

February 17 in Berkeley
Trinh Minh-ha

February 17 in Chicago
Elizabeth Bishop’s
letters to the New Yorker

February 17 @ Villanova
Terrance Hayes

February 18 in Philadelphia
Marathon reading of Mrs Dalloway

February 18 in Brooklyn
Cornelius Eady & Jacqueline Jones LaMon

February 18 in Brooklyn
Anthony McCann & Matthew Rohrer

February 18 in SF
David Wolach, Laura Elrick, Lara Durback

February 18 & 19 in Marseille
Black Mountain College
Jean Daive, Martin Richet Auxemery, Stephane Bouquet
& a talk by Jean-Pierre Cometti

February 19 in Point Reyes Station, CA
ROVA Saxophone Quartet

February 19 in Chicago
Jan Besemer & Nicholas Alexander Hayes

February 19 – April 17 in LA
Tennessee Williams’
A House Not Meant to Stand

February 20 in Helsinki
Leevi Lehto

February 21 in NYC
Joyce Carol Oates, Henri Cole

February 21 in Rochester,NY
Samuel Hazo & Nirvana Tanoukhi

February 21 in NYC
Lewis Freedman & Nathaniel Otting

February 22 in Norwich, UK
Andrea Levy

February 22 in Philadelphia
The Celestial Septet
(being ROVA + the Nels Cline Singers)

February 22 in Norwich, UK
Anne Blonstein, Carrie Etter, Rachel Lehrman,
Wendy Mulford, Frances Presley, Anna Reckin
&Lucy Sheerman.
Introduction by George Szirtes

February 23 in Providence
Cole Swensen

February 23 in NYC
Studying Hunger Journals

with Lee Ann Brown, Barbara Epler, Phil Good,
Bernadette Mayer, Don Yorty, Michael Ruby,
Marie Warsh, Lewis Warsh, Adam Fitzgerald,
Peggy Decoursey, Bill Kushner, Bill Denoyelles,
Deborah Poe, Peter Baker, Miles Champion,
Anne Waldman
& CA Conrad.

February 24 in Chicago
Edwin Torres

February 24 in London
Harry Guest

February 24 in Berkeley
Barbara Henning, Steve Katz, Andrew Joron

February 24 in Philadelphia
New Jewish Writing
with Bob Perelman,
Shahar Bram, Jessica Greenbaum,
& Rivka Fogel

February 24 in Amherst, MA
The Celestial Septet

February 24 in Minneapolis
Gary Jackson & Yusef Komunyakaa

February 25 in NYC
Celebrating Vanitas 5 – Film
Elaine Equi, Nada Gordon, Ron Horning,
Jerome Sala, Tom Savage, David Shapiro,
Tony Towle, & John Yau

February 25 in Boston
The Celestial Septet

February 25 in NYC
Talking with Susan Howe

February 25 in Providence
Laura Mullen

February 25 – March 3 in Chicago
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

February 26 in Philadelphia
William Corbett, Brian Carpenter, Melissa DeGezelle

February 26 in NYC
The Celestial Septet

February 26 in Philadelphia
B.E. Kahn & Mel Brake

February 26 in Edinburgh
JL Williams & Alasdair Paterson

February 27 in Baltimore
The Celestial Septet

February 28 in NYC
Stephanie Barber & Adam Robinson

February 28 in Washington, DC
Naomi Ayala, Valerie Martinez, J. Michael Martinez

February 28 in Providence
Brian Henry

February 28 in London
David Constantine, Kelly Grovier, Martha Kapos,
Saradha Soobrayen, Christopher Southgate, Anna Robinson,
Kathryn Maris, Sasha Dugdale & Philip Hancock

March 1 in Cambridge, MA
Joan Houlihan

March 2 in Philadelphia
Karen Finley

March 2 in NYC
Kenneth Irby & Pierre Joris

March 3 in Berkeley
Truong Tran

March 3 in NYC
C.D. Wright & C.K. Williams

March 3 in Providence
Karen Tei Yamashita

March 3 in Philadelphia
Elizabeth Robinson & Rachel Blau DuPlessis

March 3 in NYC
Tiphanie Yanique & David Wilentz

March 3 & 4 in Chicago
Claudia Rankine

March 4 in Brooklyn
Jared White, Brian Foley, & C.S. Carrier

March 4 in Marseille
Import-Export: Mumbai-Marseille

with Sampurna Chattarji, Mustansir Dalvi, Hermant Divate,
Franck Andre Jamme, Danielle
& Caroline Sagot-Memory Duvauroux

March 4 in Cambridge, MA
Debrah Morkum, Leslie Williams & Marc Jampole

March 4 in Venice, CA
Jane Lyn Stahl, Grace Zabriskie & Michael C. Ford

March 4 – 10 in Boston, Philadelphia & Denver
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

March 5 in Tucson
Keith & Rosmarie Waldrop

March 5 in Venice, CA
Gerard Sarnat & Carine Topal

March 6 in SF
The New Talkies:
Tisa Bryant, Jennifer Nellis, Ron Palmer, Erin Morrill & C.S. Giscombe

March 7 in London
Michael Longley & Sinead Morrissey

March 7 in Philadelphia
Daisy Fried & Sebastian Agudelo

March 8 in Norwich, UK
Alice Oswald

March 9 in NYC
Clark Coolidge & Filip Marinovich

March 10 in NYC
John Ashbery & Paolo Javier

March 10 in Berkeley
Lynn Emanuel & Paul Hoover

March 10 in Chicago
Peter Nicholls

March 11 in SF
Thalia Field, Allison Cobb, Erin Morrill

March 11 in NYC
Sommer Browning & Mathias Svalina

March 11 – 17 in Seattle
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

March 12 in Kingston, NY
Jennifer Bartlett, Anne Gorrick & Maryrose Larkin

March 12 in Seattle
Ish Klein & Robert Fernandez

March 13 in Portland, OR
Ish Klein & Robert Fernandez

March 14 in London
Paul Muldoon

March 14 in Philadelphia
Johanna Drucker

March 14 in NYC
Molly Bendall & Daniel Tiffany

March 14 in Eugene, OR
Ish Klein & Robert Fernandez

March 14 in Brooklyn
Jean Valentine & Nehassaiu DeGannes

March 15 in SF
Jon Cotner, Andy Fitch, Kate Colby, Filip Marinovich

March 15 in Ashland, OR
Ish Klein & Robert Fernandez

March 15 in Bath
Carrie Etter

March 16 @ Bryn Mawr, PA
Jhumpa Lahiri

March 16 in Chicago
Luis J. Rodriguez

March 16 in NYC
Connie Deanovich & Sharon Mesmer

March 17 in Berkeley
Ish Klein, Josh Edwards & Robert Fernandez

March 17 in NYC
The poetry of Georg Trakl
Mina Pam Dick, Christian Hawkey
& Wayne Koestenbaum

March 18 in SF
Divya Victor, Brian Kim Stefans, Meg Day

March 18 in Brooklyn
Maryrose Larkin, Jennifer Bartlett, & Anne Gorrick

March 18 in NYC
Pierre Joris on Paul Celan

March 18 – 20 & 25 – 27 in Detroit
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

March 19 in Brockton, MA
Joan Houlihan & Daniel Tobin

March 19 in NYC
Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World
Introduction to the Language of the Qur’an
with Bruce Lawrence

March 19 in St. Andrews, Scotland
Carrie Etter & Helena Nelson

discuss Barbara Guest & Ruth Pitter

March 19 in Santa Cruz
Ish Klein & Robert Fernandez

March 19 in NYC
Joseph Bradshaw, Richard Deming, George Economou,
Anne Gorrick, Michael Heller, Nancy Kuhl,
Maryrose Larkin, Jill Magi, Deborah Meadows,
Eléna Rivera, Mercedes Roffé & Mark Weiss

March 20 in Brookline, MA
Joan Houlihan & David Rivard

March 21 in NYC
A talk by Sergio Bessa & Mónica de la Torre

March 21 in NYC
A celebration of Czeslaw Milosz

with Robert Hass, Adam Zagajewski, Clare Cavanagh

March 21 & 22 in Philadelphia
Edward Albee

March 22 & 23 in Providence
New Directions
75th anniversary celebration

March 23 in Northampton, MA
Maryrose Larkin & Anne Gorrick

March 23 @ Bryn Mawr, PA
Jorie Graham, Rachel Hadas, Susan Wheeler

March 23 in Berkeley
Patrick Dunagan & Julien Poirer

March 23 in NYC
Directors of the Poetry Center, with
Anne Waldman, Ron Padgett, Bernadette Mayer,
Eileen Myles, Ed Friedman, Anselm Berrigan
& Stacy Szymaszek

March 24 in Philadelphia
Vanessa Place

March 24 in London
Elaine Feinstein & Sasha Dugdale

March 24 in Brooklyn
Ammiel Alcalay, Julian Brolaski, Christian Hawkey

March 24 in NYC
The poetry of Zbigniew Herbert
with Edward Hirsch, Charles Simic, Alissa Valles
& Adam Zagajewski

March 24 @ Villanova
Eleanor Wilner

March 24 in Pleasantville, NY
Maryrose Larkin & Anne Gorrick

March 24 & 25 in Pittsburgh
Camille Dungy & contributors to
Black Nature

March 25 & 26 in Windsor, Ontario
The Alphabet Symposium
with Rae Armantrout, Ron Silliman, Jed Rasula
Steve McCaffery & more

March 25 in NYC
Jeremy Hoevenaar & Kristen Kosmas

March 25 in Brooklyn
Genya Turovskaya & Ben Fama

March 26 in Philadelphia
John Dorsey & Rebecca Schumedjda

March 26 in NYC
A celebration of The H.D. Book
by Robert Duncan
Michael Boughn, Victor Coleman, Lisa Jarnot
& Elizabeth Willis

March 26 in Tucson
George Mattingly & Frank Parker

March 26 in Chicago
Ian Hatcher & Adam Roberts
with Erika Jo Brown, Matthew Klane & BJ Love

March 26 in Providence
Ish Klein & Robert Hernandez

March 27 in Edinburgh
JL Williams, Pauline Prior-Pitt & Nancy Somerville

March 28 in NYC
Adam Zagajewski introduces
Marie Lundquist (Sweden), Tomasz Rozycki (Poland)
& Lutz Seiler (Germany)

March 28 in Wendell, MA
Whit Griffin & Kate Colby

March 28 in NYC
Chris Glomski & Paul Foster Johnson

March 29 in Norwich, UK
Sadie Jones

March 29 & 30
Lyn Hejinian

March 30 in NYC
Erica Kaufman & Maureen Owen

March 31 in NYC
Bei Dao & Rosanna Warren

March 31 in Philadelphia
Derek Beaulieu

March 31 in NYC
Jean Valentine & Brian Teare

March 31 in NYC
Nikky Finney & Aracelis Girmay

April 1 in Brooklyn
Rob Halpern, Julia Bloch, & Paul Foster Johnson

April 1 & 2 in Columbus, OH
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

April 2 in Tucson
Rae Armantrout

April 2 in Philadelphia
Joshua Beckman, Meg Barboza, Anthony McCann

April 2 in Chicago
Cris Mazza, Davis Schneiderman & Lidia Yuknavtich

April 2 in NYC
Queer Optimism & Affective Poetry
with Wendy Lee, Michael Snediker, Brian Teare
& Dara Wier

April 4 in Philadelphia
Teresa Leo & Kate Northrop

April 5 in Chicago
Mary Karr

April 6 in NYC
Etgar Keret & Jonathan Safran Foer

April 6 in Manchester, UK
Carrie Etter

April 7 in Berkeley
Geoffrey G. O’Brien

April 7 in NYC
Alice Notley, Kamau Brathwaite

April 7 in Philadelphia
celebrating Gertrude Stein

April 7 in NYC
Christopher Middleton with John Yau

April 7 & 8 in Chicago
Marjorie Welish

April 8 in Oakland
Jena Osman, Brian Whitener, Ted Rees

April 8 – 14 in St. Louis
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

April 9 in Santa Monica
Harry E. Northup

April 9 & 10 in Milwaukee
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

April 10 in Philadelphia
Jerome McGann

April 12 in Tucson
David Gitin & Sherwin Bitsui

April 12 in Berkeley
Joseph Lease

April 12 @ Bryn Mawr, PA
Karl Kirchwey

April 13 in NYC
Tina Chang & Ross Gay

April 13 in Rochester, NY
Piotr Sommer & Bill Martin

April 14 in Philadelphia
Kit Robinson

April 14 in Chicago
Judith Goldman

April 14 in NYC
Karen Swenson on Robert Browning

April 14 in Keene, NH
Jennifer Militello

April 15 in Boulder
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

April 15 in Philadelphia
Kit Robinson, Kate Greenstreet,
Ryan Eckes & Matthew Landis

April 15 in Brooklyn
Eric Baus, Andrea Rexilius, and Natalie Lyalin

April 15 21 in Atlanta
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

April 16 in Kingston, NY
Richard Deming & Brenda Iijima

April 16 in Chicago
Ari Brown, Reginald Gibbons, Mabel Kwan,
Christina Pugh, Ed Roberson, & Rachel Jamison Webster

April 16 in Brockton, MA
F.D. Reeve & Diana Der-Hovanessian

April 16 in NYC
Grand Piano at Poets House
with Steve Benson, Carla Harryman, Tom Mandel,
Ted Pearson, Bob Perelman, Kit Robinson,
Ron Silliman & Barrett Watten

April 19 in Philadelphia
Quincy Scott Jones & Holly Melgard

April 19 in London
Paul Holman

April 21 in NYC
Michael Lally & Brenda Iijima

April 21 in Chicago
John Matthias

April 22 in Oakland
K. Silem Mohammad, Rodney Koeneke, Lindsey Boldt

April 22 in Brooklyn
Joshua Beckman, Caroline Knox, and David Shapiro

April 22 in NYC
Shane Book, Kamau Rucker & Demetrice Anntia Worley

April 25 & 26 in Philadelphia,
Marjorie Perloff

April 26 in NYC
Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World
Mohammed Bennis

April 27 in Rochester, NY
Thomas Pfetzinger & Ross Benjamin

April 28 in NYC
Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World
Kewulay Kamara & West African Jali musicians
attempt to recreate an oral epic
after the lone written copy was destroyed
in Sierra Leone’s civil war

April 29 in Rye, UK
The Moors

April 29 in NYC
Harryette Mullen with Barbara Henning

April 29 in Brooklyn
Deborah Landau, Mark Bibbins, and Dara Wier

April 30 in Bury, Lancashire
Ron Silliman, Satu Kaikkonen & Karri Kokko

April 30 in Brooklyn
Harryette Mullen, Niki Herd, Camille Rankine

April 30 in Philadelphia
Nathalie Anderson & Teresa Leo

April 30 in Chicago
Nikki Giovanni

May 2 – 6
Chicago Durutti Skool with CA Conrad & Frank Rogaczewski
seminar on poetry & social existence
from anarchist/marxist perspective

May 3 in NYC
Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World
Precarious Lives: Arab Poets since Pre-Islamic Times
with Muhsin al-Musawi

May 3 & 4 in NYC
Annual Chapbook Festival

May 5 in NYC
Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World
From Tablet to Pen: A Literary History of Islam
with Reza Aslan

May 5 & 6 in Chicago
Jeffrey Yang

May 6 – 12 in San Diego
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

May 7 in NYC
Illuminated Verses: Poetries of the Islamic World
Bridging Cultures (Marathon!)
, with
Najwa Adra, Muzaffar Alam, Ammiel Alcalay,
Kazim Ali, Reza Aslan, Kaveh Bassiri,
Clarissa Burt, Steven Caton, Sylviane Diouf,
Pierre Joris, Mohja Kahf, Persis Karim,
Khaled Mattawa, Jawid Mojaddedi, Stefania Pandolfo,
Frances W. Pritchett, Mahwash Shoaib & Others

May 8 12 in Kansas City
Poetry – a film by Lee Chang-dong

May 12 in Tucson
Samuel Ace & Maureen Seaton

May 12 in Brockton, MA
Bert Stern & January G. O’Neil

May 13 in Brooklyn
Meg Barboza, Michelle Taransky, and Sarah Shapiro

May 13 & 14 in Salem, MA
Massachusetts Poetry Festival

May 14 in NYC
Marie Ponsot on myth

May 14 in Providence
Jennifer Militello

May 17 in London
Francis Presley & Zoë Skoulding

May 18 – 21 in Buffalo
E-Poetry [2011]

May 19 in NYC
Dorianne Laux on music & poetics

May 21 in Philadelphia
Maria Lisella & Gil Fagiani

May 24 in Norwich, UK
Jo Shapcott

May 24 in Cambridge, UK
Carrie Etter

May 26 in Exeter, UK
Norman Jope

May 27 in SF
Joan Retallack gives the first
Leslie Scalapino Lecture in 21st Century Poetics

May 27 in Brooklyn
Cara Benson, Sarah Dowling, Viraj Kamdar, and Mark Horosky

May 28 in Chicago
Serena Chopra, Michael Flatt, Oren Silverman,
Nancy Stohlman & Mathias Svalina

June 9 – 11 in Paris
Legacies of Modernism:
The State of British Poetry Today

June 11 in NYC
Debrah Morkum, Marion Bell &
Carlos Soto Roman

June 11 in Chicago

June 11 -17
Nebraska Summer Writers Conference

June 13 in Cork, Ireland
Jennifer Militello

June 14 in London
Tom Loewenstein

June 16 – 19 in Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua Writers Festival

June 19 – July 10 in Boulder, CO
The Naropa Summer Writing Program

June 23 – 26 in York, UK
Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive

June 25 in Philadelphia
Paul Siegell & Ocean Vuong

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

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

July 30 in Philadelphia
Nathan Graziano & David Blaine

August 3 – 7 in Seattle
Haiku North America

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

September 22 25 in Provincetown, MA
Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

September 24 in Philadelphia
Rodger Lowenthal & Catherine Staples

October 13 – 15 in San Diego
&NOW 5

October 29 in Philadelphia
Jim Mancinelli & Michael Steffan

January 2 – 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

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



The Bowery Poetry Club
hosts 20 to 30 events each week

Now – February 13 in Long Beach
Loving Repeating:
A Musical of Gertrude Stein

Now – February 13 in Miami
Bruce Weber’s Haiti / Little Haiti

Now February 16 in Toronto
Canadian Art in the ‘60s & ‘70s
through the lens of Coach House Press

Now – February 26 in Boston
Betty, Charlie, Francesca
& George Woodman

Now – February 27 in NYC
The Wooster Group’s version of
Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carré

Now – February 27 in Lodz
Władysław Strzemiński

Now March 5 in NYC
Poets & Painters:
60 Years of Tibor de Nagy

Now – March 13 in Berlin
Sigmar Polke

Now – March 13 in Weil am Rhein, Germany
Frank Gehry

Now – March 19 in London
Robert Mapplethorpe

Now – March 20 in Philadelphia
David Bowen

In Washington, DC, thru March 27
Word, Shout, Sing

Now – April 3 in NYC
Olympia Dukakis in Tennessee Williams’
The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore

Now – April 3 in Chicago
Finding Vivian Maier

Now – April 13 in Philly,
Penn Humanities Forum
on Virtuality

Now – April 17 in Collegeville, PA
Robert Frank & Donald Camp

Now – April 24 in LA
Photography in the New China

Now – in Vienna
Roy Lichtenstein

Now – May 25 in Venice, Italy


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