Terence Patrick Winch and Dan Gutstein at Bridge Street Books (D.C.)
Thursday, Sept. 29th, 7:30 pm
Bridge Street Books
2814 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington D.C., 20007
For more info: www.dcpoetry.com/events/733
Terence Winch’s most recent book is a collection of poems called Falling Out of Bed in a Room with No Floor (Hanging Loose, 2011).
Dan Gustein is the author of non/fiction (stories, Edge Books, 2010) and Bloodcoal & Honey (poems, Washington Writers’ Publishing House, 2011).
Rachel Eliza Griffiths at Poet's House (NYC)
Friday, September 30, 7 - 10 pm
10 River Terrace
NY, NY 10282
Book release and signing for Rachel Eliza Griffiths' new collection of poetry, Mule & Pear (New Issues Poetry & Prose). Also at this event poets will read prose passages from their favorite literary novels featuring women characters they find unforgettable. Sure to be a fun night at Poet's House!
For more info: Rachel Griffiths
Big Apple BAP/Fall Edition: NYC's Best American Poetry Poets w/Host David Lehman (NYC)
Thursday, Oct .6, 2011, 6:30pm
One and One Bar & Restaurant (downstairs Nexus Lounge)
76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue)
Cover Charge: $15 ($7 for those with valid student ID)
The Inspired Word proudly presents this SPECIAL EVENT: Big Apple BAP/Fall Edition: NYC's Best American Poetry Poets. It is a night celebrating this city's finest poets, whose poems over the years have been honored with inclusion in the highly respected annual anthology. The lineup includes a stunning array of accomplished poets: Truck Darling, Patricia Smith, Matthea Harvey, Julie Sheehan, Kimiko Hahn, Marilyn Nelson, Marc Jaffee, Anna Ziegler, Jason Schneiderman, Cornelius Eady, Timothy Liu, and Gregory Pardlo. Hosted by the founding editor of Best American Poetry series, David Lehman. Each poet will read the poem or poems appearing in BAP, as well as something new.
For more info: http://nycbestamericanpoetry.eventbrite.com/
Rae Armantrout at Mills college (Bay Area, CA)
Tuesday, October 4, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
5000 Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613
Free, Open to the public
Pulitzer Prize winning poet Rae Armantrout reads from her collections Veil, Versed, Money Shot, and many others. Come, mingle with snacks, and hear one of the nations most interesting poets!
For more info: Mills Writers Series
Manifest Reading Series (Bay Area, CA)
Sunday, October 2, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Tender Oracle
531 22nd Street (at telegraph) near 19th street BART
The Manifest Reading series is an initiative to bring visibility to younger poets living in and around the Bay Area. This inaugural event kicks things off with three readers from University of Michigan, Mills College, and University of Texas, respectively. It's sure to be the first of many revivifying recitations from new mouths, and you're so invited!