Monday, April 25, 2011


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April 25 in NYC

April 25 in NYC
Gabrielle Calvocoressi & Andrei Codrescu

April 25 in NYC
Amanda Nadelberg & Genya Turovskaya

April 25 & 26 in Philadelphia,
Marjorie Perloff

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

April 26 in Highland Park, NJ
Laura Boss

April 26 in Baltimore
Rosanna Warren

April 26 in New Haven, CT
Gail Mazur and Eleanor Lerman

April 27 in NYC
Arthur Rimbaud
with Edwin Torres, Anne Tardos, Nicole Peyrafitte,
Franklin Bruno, David Shapiro, Bree Brenton,
Julie Patton, Madeline Gins, Richard Hell,
Evi Jundt, Anna Williams
& Sharon Mesmer

April 27 in Rochester, NY
Thomas Pfetzinger & Ross Benjamin

April 27 in Chicago
Sunny Byers & Jacob Saenz

April 27 in NYC
Academy of American Poets
April is the Cruelest Month
& Here’s Why
, with
Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Cassandra Wilson,
Michael Cunningham, Uma Thurman, Chris Cooper,
Patti Smith, Alec Baldwin

April 28 in Swarthmore, PA
Dilruba Ahmed, Megan Gillespie, Chloe Martinez, Iain Haley Pollock

April 28 in Seattle
Michele Glazer & Joanna Klink

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 28 in Dallas
Susan Briante, Rachel Levitsky
& a tribute to Akilah Oliver

April 28 in SF
Bill Morgan

April 28 in Philadelphia
Melissa Stein & Nava EtShalom

April 28 in Venice, CA
Jacques Demierre & Vincent Barras
Voicing through Saussure

April 28 – 30 in NYC
The Best of Public Access Poetry
(Don’t forget the Meat is Movie
Neo-Benshi Mashup Narration Spectacular)

April 28 in New Paltz, NY
Tim Davis

April 28 in NYC”
The Romaniacs:
Saviana Stanescu, Ioana Nicolae,
Sharon Mesmer

April 28 May 1 in Baltimore
Transmodern Festival

April 29 in Venice, CA
Keven Bellows & Jean Barrett Holloway

April 29 in Rye, East Sussex, UK
The Moors

April 29 in Brooklyn
Harryette Mullen

April 29 in NYC
PEN World Voices
curated by Laurie Anderson

April 29 in Chicago
Larry O Dean & Sarah Carson

April 29 in NYC
Harryette Mullen with Barbara Henning

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

April 29 in NYC
Remaking it New

with Maureen McLane, Eleanor Johnson,
Kimberly Johnson & K. Silem Mohammad

April 29 & 30 in Princeton, NJ
The Princeton Poetry Festival
Michael Dickman, Meghan O'Rourke, Brenda Shaughnessy,
Tracy K. Smith, Susan Wheeler,CK Williams,
Paolo Henriques Britto, Idra Novey, Agi Mishol,
Aleš Šteger, Brian Henry, Anthony Carelli,
Kathleen Graber, Mark Doty, Sharon Olds,
Carl Philips, Charles Simic, & Natasha Trethewey

April 30 in Seattle
CAConrad & Jeremy Halinen

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

April 30 in Philadelphia
Nathalie Anderson & Teresa Leo

April 30 in Bury, Lancashire
Text Festival Opening, with
Ron Silliman, Satu Kaikkonen & Karri Kokko
& Phil Minton’s Bury Feral Choir

April 30 in Bury, Lancashire
Sound & Dark, with
Christian Bök, Holly Pester, Sarah Boothroyd,
Eduard Escoffet, Bruno Bresani

April 30 in Chicago
Meg Reilly & Arielle Greenberg

April 30 in Pittsburgh, PA
Kelli Stevens Kane, Robin Clarke, Rose Fletcher,
E. B. Bortz, William James, Sheila B.,
Ann Ungar, Lewis Colyar, Katie Pugh,
Edward Murray, Johnathan White,
Adia & Art Soloman

April 30 in Chicago
Coya Paz, Susanna Lang, Parneshia Jones,
LinaRamona Vitkauskas, and Nina Corwin

April 30 in NYC
Nick Piombino & Pierre Joris

April 30 in Chicago
Nikki Giovanni

April 30 in NYC
Mark Doty, Melissa Stein,
Pascale Petit



May 1 in Bury, Lancashire
Merztexte, with
Christian Bök, Jaap Blonk,
Florian Kaplik, Christopher Fox

May 1 in Chicago
Poetry for labor
curated by John Keene

May 2 in NYC
Dorothea Lasky, Star Black & David Yezzi

May 2 in NYC
Mark Doty, Gerald Stern, Austin LaGrone

May 2 – 6 in Chicago
Chicago Durutti Skool with CA Conrad & Frank Rogaczewski

seminar on poetry & social existence
from anarchist/Marxist perspective

May 3 in London
Ron Silliman & Giles Goodland

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 in London
Cralan Kelder et al

May 3 in London
London Word Festival

Christian Bök, Luke Kennard, Maria Fusco,
MC Ross Sutherland et al

May 3 & 4 in Providence, RI
Celebrating Keith Waldrop
Susan Gevirtz, Lisa Jarnot, Damon Krukowski,
Jennifer Moxley, Cole Swensen, Alison Bundy,
Forrest Gander, Ben Lerner, Jane Unrue,
Elizabeth Willis, Erica Carpenter, Susan Howe,
Gale Nelson, Ray Ragosta, Craig Watson ,
Steve Evans, Jaimy Gordon, XJ Kennedy,
Keith Waldrop, CD Wright

May 3 & 4 in NYC
Annual Chapbook Festival

May 4 in London
Christian Bök, Lydia White, Dan Scott,
Frances Kruk, Emmanuelle Waekerle

May 4 in NYC
Jen Benka & Laura Mullen

May 5 in London
Christian Bök

May 5 in Lubbock, TX
Literary Lubbock
Monte Akers, Ernesto Cardenal, Pat Carr,
Paul H. Carlson and Tom Crum, Michael Ventura, Robert Lee Maril,
& Richard D. White, Jr

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 in Chicago
Columbia Poetry Review reading
featuring D.A. Powell

May 5 in SF
Joe Stroud & Peter Weltner

May 5 & 6 in Chicago
Jeffrey Yang

May 6 in Baltimore
John Barth

May 6 in Oakland
Anthony McCann, Robyn Schiff and Matthew Rohrer

May 6 in Dallas
Rage Almighty

May 6 in Seattle
Elizabeth Austen

May 6 in NYC
Gregg Bordowitz

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

May 6 -28 in NYC
Stephen Vincent’s

May 7 in NYC
The Logic of the World
The Poetics of Robert Kelly
Vyt Bakaitis, Phong Bui, Mary Caponegro,
Carey Harrison, Pierre Joris, Jonas Mekas,
Tom Meyer, Nicole Peyrafitte, Kristen Prevallet,
Elizabeth Robinson, George Quasha, Robert Kelly,
Carolee Schneeman, Charles Stein, David Levi-Strauss,
Peter Lamborn Wilson, John Yau,
Roger Van Voorhees, Michael Ives & more

May 7 in Chicago
Gillen Wood
on the ecological vision of
Jean Giono

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 7 in Chicago
Marianne Kalinke

on Icelandic myth

May 7 in NYC
Juliana Spahr, David Buuck, Maureen Thorson

May 7 in Racine, WI
Tom Hibbard & Good Evening

May 8 in Brooklyn, OH

May 8 in NYC
Does Innovation ask for Destruction? (Brunch)
(Reservations Required)

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

May 9 in NYC
Mary Campbell, Ronaldo Wilson,
Paul Foster Johnson

May 9 in NYC
Angie Estes & Mitch Siskind

May 9 in NYC
Patrick James Dunagan & Daniel Nohejl

May 10 in NYC
Clayton Eshleman & A. James Arnold
reading Aim
é Césaire

May 10 in SF
Stephen Snyder

May 10 & 11 in NYC
Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek

May 11 in Chicago
Noah Eli Gordon, Sommer Browning

May 11 in Philadelphia
Philip Fried & Kasey Jueds

May 11 in NYC
Marcy Dermansky, Heather Kristin, Albert Mobilio,
& Stephen O’Connor

May 11 in Dallas
Ricardo Garza & Michael Guinn

May 11 in NYC
Celebrating Tim Dlugos

Anselm Berrigan, Tom Carey, CA Conrad,
Jane DeLynn, Alex Dimitrov, Brad Gooch,
Duncan Hannah, Patricia Spears Jones, Erica Kaufman,
Michael Lally, Chip Livingston, Jaime Manrique,
Stephen Motika, Eileen Myles, Ron Padgett,
Aaron Smith, Stacy Szymaszek,  Marvin Taylor,
David Trinidad
& Terence Winch

May 11 17 in Barcelona
Barcelona Poesia 2011

May 12 in Tucson
Samuel Ace & Maureen Seaton

May 12 in Seattle
Luke Johnson & C Dale Young

May 12 in Dallas
Paul Otremba & Young Eui Choi

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

May 13 in Washington, DC
Bill Berkson & Cole Swenson

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

May 13 in NYC
Matt Hart & the Small Dance

May 13 & 14 in Salem, MA
Massachusetts Poetry Festival
Steve Almond, Jericho Brown, Mark Doty,
Nezhukumatathil, David Rivard, Lloyd Schwartz,
Brian Turner, Afaa Michael Weaver & more

May 14 in SF
Susan Thackrey
on Robert Duncan’s HD Book

May 14 in NYC
Marie Ponsot on myth

May 14 in Providence
Jennifer Militello

May 14 in NYC
Bernadette Mayer & Laynie Browne

May 14 in NYC
release party

May 15 in Seattle
Rae Armantrout

May 16 in NYC
Vahni Capildeo & Vivek Narayanan

May 16 in LA
Charles Bernstein

May 16 in NYC
Dan Chiasson & Deborah Landau

May 17 in Berkeley
Will Alexander, Garrett Caples & Cedar Sigo

May 17 in NYC
Renee Gladman, Danielle Dutton, Amina Cain

May 17 in London
Francis Presley & Zoë Skoulding

May 18 in NYC
Paula Cisewski & Ronaldo Wilson

May 18 in NYC
Greg Ames, Melissa Broder,
Joseph Colonna, & Richard Foerster

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

May 19 in NYC
Dorianne Laux on music & poetics

May 19 in San Rafael, CA
Askia Humphrey & Javier Jose Zamora

May 20 in NYC
Hanging Loose publication party

May 20 in New Haven, CT
Anthony Braxton Septet

May 20 in NYC
A night at the NYPL

May 20 in Seattle
Anthony McCann

May 20 – 22 in Princeton, NJ
Regimes of Language Under Socialism

May 20 22 in Chicago
Come as You Are:
arts with a conscience

May 21 in NYC
Steve McLaughlin & Bob Perelman

May 22 in Philadelphia
Maria Lisella & Gil Fagiani

May 22 in SF
Charlie Plymell

May 23 in NYC
Curtis Jensen & Lynn Xu

May 24 in Norwich, UK
Jo Shapcott

May 24 in Highland Park, NJ
Maria Mazziaotti Gillian

May 24 in Cambridge, UK
Carrie Etter

May 25 in NYC
Angela Ashman, Dylan Landis,
Eric Lindley, & Shelly Oria

May 25 in NYC
Brian Clements, Elisabeth Frost,
Kate Greenstreet, Janet Kaplan

May 25 in Chicago
Coleman Barks & Phil Cousineau

May 25 in NYC
Andrew Joron & Adeena Karasick

May 25 in Seattle
Julie Carr & Lightsey Darst

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 27 – 28 in Paris
Cognitive Joyce: the Neuronal Text

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



June 1 in NYC
Drew Gardner & Mark Yakich

June 3 in Bury, Lancashire
Sound & Dark 2, with
Geraldine Monk, Adeena Karasick,
bill bissett, Iris Garrelf

June 3 in Sussex, UK
Black Mountain College into the 21st Century

June 5 in Montserrat, MO
The Montserrat Poetry Festival

E. John Knapp, Alex Wales, Faith Bemiss,
Neal Torrey, Carol Gorski Buckels, Gustavo Adolfo Aybar,
Brent Martin, Tony Shaffer, Diana Chang,
David Clewell, Larry Allen, Eva Ridenour,
James Coffman, Bernard Hartge, Clarence Wolfshohl,
Connie Kay Koch, Christina Pacosz, Tantra-ziwadi,
Robert Milton Ingram, Evelyn Aholt, & Daniel Mollenkamp

June 6 in NYC
Christopher Salerno & Matthew Yeager

June 7 in London
DS Marriott & Robert Shepherd

June 8 in Dallas
Christopher Soden, Jean Lamberty,
Sanderia Smith

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 Kyoto
Japan International Poetry Society

June 11 in Chicago
Daniel Borzutzky, Krista Franklin, Judith Goldman,
Carla Harryman & Konrad Steiner

June 11 -17
Nebraska Summer Writers Conference

June 13 in Cork, Ireland
Jennifer Militello

June 14 in London
Tom Loewenstein

June 14 in SF
Fanny Howe

June 16 – 19 in Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua Writers Festival

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

June 22 in Philadelphia
Neela Vaswani

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

June 25 in Racine, WI
Dawn Lundy Martin & Hoa Nguyen

June 26 in Philadelphia
Paul Siegell & Ocean Vuong

June 8 – 11 in West Chester, PA
The West Chester Poetry Conference
Robert Pinsky, Kim Addonizio, Rafael Campo,
Dick Davis, Rhina P. Espaillat, Dana Gioia
Allison Joseph, David Mason, Micheal O'Siadhail,
Molly Peacock, AE Stallings, Timothy Steele,
& Terri Witek – 90th birthday celebration
Richard Wilbur


July & onward

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

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

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

July 31 in Philadelphia
Nathan Graziano & David Blaine

August 3 – 7 in Seattle
Haiku North America

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

with Elizabeth Bradfield & Jeremy Pataky

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 26 28 in Queensland, Australia
Queensland Poetry Festival

September 10 11 in Edinburgh
Poetry, Politics & Form

September 15 in San Rafael, CA
Tony & Willis Barstone

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

September 24 in many cities
100,000 Poets for change

September 25 in Philadelphia
Rodger Lowenthal & Catherine Staples

September 29 in Dallas
Joaquin Zuihuatenejo & Natasha Carrazosa

October 6 9 in Buffalo
MSA 13:
Structures of Innovation

October 13 – 15 in San Diego
&NOW 5 conference

October 30 in Philadelphia
Jim Mancinelli & Michael Steffan

November 2 in NYC
Ron Silliman & Doug Lang

November 19 in San Rafael, CA
Dana Gioia



January 2 – 8 2012 in Puebla, Mexico
US Poets in Mexico

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

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

November 16 in New York
National Book Awards Dinner



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

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

Now – April 17 in Wilmington, DE
The Book: A Contemporary View

Now April 23 in Brooklyn
Emma Bee Bernstein

Now – April 24 in LA
Photography in the New China

Now April 30 in NYC
Malevich & the American Legacy

Now April 30 in Miami
O Miami!

a month-long celebration of poetry

Now May 1 in Santa Fe, NM
Broadsides from the
Al-Mutanabbi Street Project

Now May 8 in NYC
Eric Baum

Now May 14 in NYC
Todd Zuniga

Now – May 15 in Vienna
Roy Lichtenstein

Now – May 25 in Venice, Italy

Now July 17 in New Paltz, NY
Tim Davis

Now August 8 in LA
MOCA’s Street Art show



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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