To celebrate their two-year anniversary, the Everything Is Bigger series (hosted by Tyler Gobble and Jenn Whalen) will feature Korean poet Kim Kyung Ju and poet/translator Jake Levine. Kirk Lynn and Elizabeth Chao will also be reading.
Gulf Coast's January reading series will host an evening of poetry in translation, featuring Korean poet Kim Kyung Ju and Jake Levine, poet and translator. Luisa Muradyan and Henk Rossouw will also be performing.
More information about the reading can be found here.
Lisa Ciccarello, Brian Foley, S. Whitney Holmes, and Janaka Stucky | BASH Reading Series @ Brookline Booksmith (BROOKLINE, MA)
This June we're dedicating our BASH Series entirely to Black Ocean poets! Cancel all your Friday plans, this is one you won't want to miss.
Come one, come all, and come early to snag a good seat. Reading begins promptly at 7 PM.
Zach Savich will be performing at 365 Sushi and Martini Bar as part of the Clemson Literary Festival. Brock Clarke and Ross Gay will also be reading. More information about the Festival can be found here (specifically, a schedule of events): http://www.clemson.edu/caah/english/resources/literaryfestival/schedule.html
POG is hosting a reading by Joshua and Ariana Reines in the Steinfeld Warehouse at the Conrad Wilde Gallery. $5 suggested donation, $3 for students. Reading begins at 7 PM.
Lisa, whose collection AT NIGHT is forthcoming from Black Ocean this April, will be reading with Tracey Knapp and Matthew Siegel at Alley Cats Books. Reading begins at 7 PM, more information can be found on the FB event page, here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1053127011371294/
Joe Hall will be reading as part of the Banquet Reading Series in Brooklyn, NY. Details to come, keep a weather eye on their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/zooreads. Reading begins at 8 PM.
Brian Foley, Nick Gulig, and Gene Kwak will all be reading at the Irving Amphitheater at the Kansas City Art Institute. The reading is free free free and will commence at 7 PM. More details about readings and such can be found on the Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/316988215177783/
Joshua will be reading alongside Jen Bervin at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium at the University of Pittsburgh.
Aaron Kunin, Joyelle McSweeney & Anna Moschovakis | BASH Reading Series @ Brookline Booksmith (BROOKLINE, MA)
Three different poets hailing from three different states are teaming up to give you a thrice-awesome reading on December 12! Join us for a holiday BASH that's sure to chase the cold away. Reading begins promptly at 7 PM, be sure to arrive early in order to snag a seat for you and your friends.
RSVP to the Facebook event and see more about our readers here!
Brian Foley will be reading poems from his latest collection, The Constitution. He will be joined by Sarah Galvin, Lisa Ciccarello, and Jane Wong. Doors open at 6 PM and the reading will commence at 7 PM.
For more information about the readers and to RSVP for the event, visit the Facebook event here.
Brian Foley will be reading with Claire Cronin and Teresa Carmody at 7PM in LA's Echo Park. Join for an evening of poetry that only the West coast can deliver!
RSVP to the Facebook event, here: https://www.facebook.com/events/608884422549082/?notif_t=plan_user_joined
Fancy a free language lesson? Third Man Books and Third Man Records will be celebrating not just the release of their first anthology (Language Lessons: Volume 1) but also the first single-author book: The Truth Is We Are Perfect by Janaka Stucky (due out April 2015). This is FREE event: poetry, music, booze - all free.
Event begins at 7 PM.
RSVP to the Facebook event, here: https://www.facebook.com/events/317308255122303
Jericho Brown, Travis Cebula, Sarah Suzor, & Rebecca Wolff | BASH Reading Series @ Brookline Booksmith (BROOKLINE, MA)
This month's BASH will take place on a SATURDAY instead of the usual Friday.
After taking October of to commence with spirits and carve pumpkins, we are excited to return with thunder for this month's BASH! Traveling all the way from California, Colorado, Georgia, and New York we’ve got four fantastic poets coming into town with their A-game on! Please join Black Ocean and Brookline Booksmith in welcoming our featured readers: Jericho Brown, Travis Cebula, Sarah Suzor, and Rebecca Wolff.
Event begins promptly at 7 PM, be sure to arrive on time (or early!) to guarantee a seat.
RSVP to the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1484083381864756
No complaints here - close to home and in one of Cambridge's best independent bookstores. Come and hear Robert Pinsky, Stephen Burt, Jorie Graham, Dan Chelotti, Thera Webb, and other poets read from the anthology.
More information can be found here: http://www.harvard.com/event/privacy_policy_surveillance_poetics/
Hosted by Danniel Schoonebeek, the Hatchet Job Poetry Series will feature our very own Joe Hall, alongside Natalie Lyalin, Anthony Madrid, and Mark Cugini.
RSVP to the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/522869174511827/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Sommer Browning, Kendra DeColo, and Noah Eli Gordon | BASH Reading Series #24 @ Brookline Booksmith (BROOKLINE, MA)
We are SO excited to present three knock-down award-winning poets at this month's BASH! Traveling all the way from Denver and Nashville, you'd do well to hop on the T for a rare opportunity to enjoy them in person. Janaka will be emceeing again, and drinks will follow at a location to be disclosed at the event ... PLEASE ARRIVE PROMPTLY.
More info about our readers can be found on the Facebook event, here.
We're celebrating the launch of our anthology of surveillance poetics and we need you to help us pack Berl's to the rafters! Hear from readers, pick up a copy for yourself, pick up a copy for a friend, and most importantly, rejoice!
Black Ocean poet Joe Hall will be perfoming alongside AM Ringwalt and Naomi Marie!
BONK! is made possible by the Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation, the Friends of the Racine Public Library, The Racine Arts Council, Olde Madrid restaurant, Pink Magnolia restaurant and The Urban League of Racine and Kenosha.
RSVP at the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1392918014290388/
Zach and Joshua will be participating in a house reading as part of the Oversound Series. More information is available here: http://www.oversoundpoetry.com/reading-series/
Raleigh, get ready. More info about So & So Books here: https://www.facebook.com/soandsobooks
Zachary Schomburg & Joshua Marie Wilkinson | DC Barrelhouse Presents Black Ocean and Octopus Books @ Petworth Citizen Bar and Reading Room (WASHINGTON, DC)
Zach, Joshua, Amy Lawless, and Cecily Iddings will be together again in DC for this great event with Octopus Books! You can take a peek at the Facebook event for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1512505445636029/
Same crew, new city. Zachary, Joshua, Amy Lawless and Cecily Iddings will be reading at L'Etage cabaret and nightclub. The reading begins at 8 PM, doors open at 7:30. More information here: