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Allison Hedge Coke  

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04/18/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Dallas, TX The Writer’s Garret United States
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: $45-85. Address: 10809 Garland Rd. To Tell the Truth: Impacting Your Writing with Life & Experience. Whether you are a writer of fiction, creative non fiction, screen/plays, or poetry, this course will help you get past your own hesitations to find the integrity residing inside your work. Related post. Buy tickets More information
04/19/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Dallas, TX The Writer’s Garret United States
Time: 1:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10809 Garland Rd. Hedge Coke will be speaking on the subject of “Creative Writing, Mentoring, and Coaching.” Related post. More information
04/24/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Little Rock, AR Arkansas Literary Festival 2015 United States
Writers in the Schools (WITS): Allison Hedge Coke, Jeffrey Renard Allen, Quan Barry, and many others will visit area schools in Little Rock. Related post. More information
04/25/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Allison Hedge Coke in Little Rock, AR Arkansas Literary Festival 2015 United States
Time: 11:30am. Age restrictions: All Ages. CALS Main Library, Harper Lee Room. Indigenous Grace: Emerging poet and winner of the Native Writers Chapbook award, Casandra Lopez, is paired with the fierce American Book Award-winning Allison Hedge Coke, who “came of age working fields, factories, and waters.” More information
05/21/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN Walker Art Center United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue. Motionpoems unveils sixth season of poetry films. All-female lineup of poets inspired by VIDA-Women in Literary Arts. Two free public screenings 6pm, 8pm. Panel 7:10pm. Motionpoems, Inc., will premiere 15 new poetry films at the Walker Art Center on May 21 with two screenings punctuated by a panel discussion about the confluence of poetry and film trending worldwide. The nonprofit Motionpoems has commissioned more than 75 films based on contemporary poems by Pulitzer winners and early-career writers alike, but Season 6 poets are all female, thanks to a unique partnership with VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. Twenty filmmakers and fourteen poets will be represented in two different screenings of 10 films each at the Walker. Related post. More information
06/03/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN The Loft Literary Center United States
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: Reg. $52.50; Mem. $47.25; Low inc. $36.75. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Open Book-Loft Classroom: 1011 Washington Avenue South. “The Bird’s Nest: Eco Ethos & Organic Form”: This class will motivate investigation and subtle application through exploration of some amazing organic poetry structures. Related post. More information
06/03/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN The Loft Literary Center United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Open Book-Loft Classroom: 1011 Washington Avenue South. Please join American Book Award-winning poet, Allison Adelle Hedge Coke for a reading from her latest collection, Streaming, “a veritable symphony, her poems embracing musicality and dissonance like the best of modern composers.” Related post. More information
06/14/15 - 07/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Boulder, CO Naropa University 2015 Summer Writing Program United States
Admission: Varied. Address: 2130 Arapahoe Avenue. Class Action/Reaction Workshop: This is a culturally rich workshop based in kinship and literary action. Through examination of our representative personal cultural/social communities, and quick surveys of several poetic/literary kinship and relevant aesthetic samples, we will embrace the opportunity to engage in crafting successful pieces, while strengthening our understanding of activist strategies available in kinships and technologies of our space, time, and place. Be prepared to walk in with a poem and come planning to write tons more. Registration is required to attend Allison Hedge Coke’s workshop. Please click the following link to read more about this even and register: Related post. More information
07/06/15 - 07/13/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Wallowa Lake, OR Summer Fishtrap 2015 Faculty & Workshops United States
Admission: Varied. Age restrictions: All Ages. Writing as Freedom Workshop: Coming together as creative community, we will take inspiration from our surroundings, our memories, and our daily lives. In our workshop, we will practice the art of close witnessing—and consider the barriers that typically restrict our ability to produce significant work. We will investigate our own poetics with dedication to our environment(s), culture(s), gender(s), history(ies), and lives as literary activists, students, mentors, and doers. We’ll work with the place and space to create new work, but also find time to simply be. Along with words, our humanity has a place here to cultivate new range. Come empty or full, but be open to what you might reach. Related post. More information

Anna Moschovakis  

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05/27/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Anna Moschovakis in New York, NY Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $8. Address: 131 E. 10th Street. More information

Bao Phi  

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06/26/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Bao Phi in New York, NY Fordham University United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Rose Hill Campus. In order to help mentor the next generation of Asian American writers, Kundiman sponsors an annual Retreat in partnership with Fordham University. During the Retreat, nationally renowned Asian American poets and writers conduct workshops with fellows. Readings, writing circles and informal social gatherings are also scheduled. Through this Retreat, Kundiman hopes to provide a safe and instructive environment that identifies and addresses the unique challenges faced by emerging Asian American writers. This five-day Retreat takes place from Wednesday to Sunday. Workshops will not exceed eight students. WRITING WORKSHOP A nationally renowned Asian American writer facilitates each writing workshop. Workshops consist of writing exercises and group discussion on fellows’ poems and stories. Fellows are expected to workshop new pieces––works written at the retreat. Fellows are assigned a home group for the duration of the retreat and the faculty rotates in the workshopping of each home group. LINCOLN CENTER READING Come and celebrate the new work as Kundiman faculty and fellows read for the public. Buy tickets

Chris Martin  

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04/28/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Chris Martin in Edina, Minnesota Edina Library United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 5280 Grandview Square. Coffee House Press Publisher and poetry editor Chris Fischbach and Graywolf Press fiction editor Katie Dublinski will introduce authors they have edited and published. The two editors, novelist Mary Rockcastle and poets Chris Martin and Sun Yung Shin will discuss the creative and practical sides of publication in the Twin Cities. An Edina Reads National Poetry Month event. More information

Eleni Sikelianos  

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04/23/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Eleni Sikelianos in Detroit, MI Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4750 Woodward Ave. Poets & Pies Series presented by Poets & Writers, Inc. featuring Eleni Sikelianos, Chris Tysh, Sean Thomas Dougherty, and Julie Babcock. Free pie, coffee, and tea by Steep Show Teas and co-hosted by M.L. Liebler and Diane DeCillis. More information
04/26/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Eleni Sikelianos in Ann Arbor, MI Literati Bookstore United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 124 E. Washington St.. Venue phone: 734-585-5567. Poetry at Literati: Eleni Sikelianos. Literati is pleased to welcome Eleni Sikelianos as part of their ongoing Poetry at Literati Series. She is the author of The Loving Detail of the Living & the Dead (Coffee House Press, 2013), Body Clock (2008), The Book of Jon (City Lights Publishers, 2004),The California Poem (Coffee House Press, 2004), The Monster Lives of Boys & Girls (Green Integer, 2003), Earliest Worlds (Coffee House Press, 2001), The Book of Tendons(Post-Apollo Press, 1997), and To Speak While Dreaming(Selva Editions, 1993). More information
05/21/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Eleni Sikelianos in Santa Cruz, California Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206 United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156, High Street. Part of the Spring 2015 Living Writers Series, which is focused on flexible forms and mixed media. Featuring Eleni and Josef Sikelianos. More information

Julie Iromuanya  

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04/21/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Julie Iromuanya in Chicago, IL Cafe Descartes – Ronald Williams Library United States
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5500 North St. Louis Ave. The Ronald Williams Library, Department of English and Office of Cultural Events presents Faculty at the Cafe featuring a reading by Julie Iromuanya from her debut novel Mr. and Mrs. Doctor. More information

Margret Aldrich  

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04/22/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Margret Aldrich in Hudson, WI Chapter2Books United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 226 Locust St.. Come Celebrate Little Free Libraries with Chapter2Books! I’m sure you know there are many special things about Hudson. One of them being the hometown and ground zero for Todd Bol’s Little Free Library movement. You can’t miss this night. We’ll be talking with Todd and Margret Aldrich, who has a new book out on LFL’s. More information
04/23/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/the-little-free-library-book/ Margret Aldrich in Minneapolis, MN Magers & Quinn United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3038 Hennepin Ave. S.. Join Margret Aldrich, author of the Little Free Library Book; Todd Boll, founder of Little Free Libraries; and Little Free Library stewards to celebrate the launch of the Little Free Library Book! Restock your LFL with Magers’ used books, enjoy snacks, drinks, and grab a hot-off-the-press copy of the LFL Book. Related post.
04/25/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Margret Aldrich in Stillwater, MN Valley Bookseller United States
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 217 Main Street North. Todd Bol, first steward of Little Free Library and Margret Aldrich, author of The Little Free Library Book will be with here for a discussion and signing. Learn how to build and launch one in your own community! More information
05/23/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Margret Aldrich in Los Angeles, CA Skylight Books United States
Time: 5:00pm. Address: 1818 N Vermont Ave. Venue phone: (323) 660-1175. Margret Aldrich and Todd Bol discuss Little Free Libraries and the Little Free Library Book. More information

Mary Caponegro  

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04/20/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Mary Caponegro in New York, NY Buttenwieser Hall United States
Time: 8:15pm. Admission: $22. Address: Lexington Ave at 92nd Street. Mary Caponegro’s recent collection of stories is All Fall Down. “She is one of our great national literary treasures,” wrote George Saunders. “A daring writer who reminds us in every line that the true business of fiction is intelligence and presence and compassion.” Steven Millhauser’s new collection of stories is Voices in the Night. “He is a quiet, enigmatic master,” wrote Jonathan Lethem. “His prose draws equally on Nabokovian rapture, Borgesian enigma and the plain-spoken white-picket-fence wistfulness of Sherwood Anderson.” Buy tickets

Patricia Smith  

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04/17/15 - 04/19/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in Round Top, TX Poetry at Round Top United States
Admission: Varied. Address: 248 Jaster Road. 8:00pm Friday: Featured readings with Patricia Smith and Carrie Fountain; 10:15am Saturday: Panel: Writing Lives with Patricia Smith, Ellen Bass, Carrie Fountain, and Richard Blanco; 4:30pm Saturday: Workshop-”Scaling the Wall”. More information
04/23/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in Erie, PA Gannon University United States
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Waldron Campus Center. Reading by Patricia Smith, renowned performance poet and national book award finalist. More information
04/24/15 - 04/26/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in Yonkers, NY Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival United States
Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Admission is free but please reserve your ticket by clicking on the following link: More information
04/28/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in New York, NY Housing Works Bookstore Cafe United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 126 Crosby Street. Housing Works Bookstore Cafe & Poetry Society of America are proud to host a bash for National Poetry Month, with support from media sponsors Academy of American Poets, Cave Canem Foundation, and Wave Books. With limited complimentary drinks, generously provided by our friends at Poetry Society of America. Readings by: Patricia Smith, Cate Marvin, Danez Smith, Wendy Xu, Sharon Olds, Matthew Rohrer, and Rickey Laurentiis. More information

Ron Padgett  

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05/07/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ron Padgett in New York, NY St. Mark’s Bookshop United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 136 East Third Street. The latest from Pulitzer Prize finalist Ron Padgett, Alone and Not Alone follows 2013′s triumphant Collected Poems (winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the William Carlos Williams Prize) with new poems that demonstrate how vital Padgett’s skills as a poet remain, continuously reminding us that the world may be seen in a clearer and more generous light. More information

Sarah Fox  

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04/18/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Sarah Fox in Minneapolis, MN Soap Factory United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Address: 514 2nd St. SE. Venue phone: 612-623-9176. Book release party for Walls You Can Read, an anthology by 25 MN writers from TalkingImageConnection (TIC) celebrating The Soap Factory gallery’s 25th anniversary. More information

Steve Healey  

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04/18/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Steve Healey in Minneapolis, MN Soap Factory United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Address: 514 2nd St. SE. Venue phone: 612-623-9176. Book release party for Walls You Can Read, an anthology by 25 MN writers from TalkingImageConnection (TIC) celebrating The Soap Factory gallery’s 25th anniversary. More information

Sun Yung Shin  

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04/18/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Sun Yung Shin in Minneapolis, MN Soap Factory United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Address: 514 2nd St. SE. Venue phone: 612-623-9176. Book release part for Walls You Can Read, an anthology by 25 MN writers from TalkingImageConnection (TIC) celebrating The Soap Factory gallery’s 25th anniversary. More information
04/28/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Sun Yung Shin in Edina, Minnesota Edina Library United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 5280 Grandview Square. Coffee House Press Publisher and poetry editor Chris Fischbach and Graywolf Press fiction editor Katie Dublinski will introduce authors they have edited and published. The two editors, novelist Mary Rockcastle and poets Chris Martin and Sun Yung Shin will discuss the creative and practical sides of publication in the Twin Cities. An Edina Reads National Poetry Month event. More information

Ted Mathys  

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04/24/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ted Mathys in Iowa City, IA Prairie Lights United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 15 South Dubuque St.. Reading at Prairie Lights in conjunction with the Poets on the Book festival. Also featuring poet Matt Hart. More information
05/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ted Mathys in Kansas City, MO Irving Amphitheater at Kansas City Art Institute United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 4402 Oak Street. Common Sense Reading Series. Reading at the Kansas City Art Institute with Joshua Edwards and Lynn Xu. More information
05/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ted Mathys in Saint Louis, MO Llyewelyn’s Pub United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 4747 McPherson Ave. Observable Reading Series. Reading with Rebecca Hazelton. Upstairs at Llewelyn’s Pub in the Central West End. More information
05/21/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ted Mathys in Chicago, IL Sector 2337 United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2337 N Milwaukee Ave. Reading with Devin Johnston at Sector 2337 / Green Lantern Press in Logan Square. More information
07/17/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ted Mathys in Portland, OR Bad Blood Reading Series at ADX United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 417 SE 11th Avenue. Reading in PDX at the Bad Blood Reading Series. Other readers and location to be determined. More information

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