Events

Andrei Codrescu  

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10/27/14 - 11/01/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Andrei Codrescu in Oaxaca City, Oaxaca A World Heritage Site, Oaxaca Mexico
U.S. poets in Mexico, “Reading Poetry Every day to Prepare for Death,” a discussion about the terror offered the reader by poetry, and its usefulness for a good death. We will read and range from Blake’s “Energy is Eternal Delight” through Rilke’s “There is nothing that does not see you/ You Must Change Your Life,” to the latest in genuine verse-apprehension of mortality. A unique offering by the editor of “Exquisite Corpse” for the Dias de los Muertes. Also a writing workshop: “Writing the Exquisite Corpse: Paper and Flesh Varieties,” a collective experience.

Anne Waldman  

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11/05/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/06/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopthe-iovis-trilogy/ Anne Waldman in New York, NY The Poetry Project, St. Mark’s Church United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 131 E. 10th Street. Jack Kerouac School 40th Anniversary Reading Related post. More information

Bill Berkson  

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10/23/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/08/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopexpect-delays-2/ Bill Berkson in San Francisco, CA Gallery Paule Anglim United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 14 Geary Street. Venue phone: 415.433.2710. Bill Berkson and Cedar Sigo read from their latest collections of poetry Related post.
11/11/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Bill Berkson in New York City, NY DIA Art Foundation United States
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: $6 GA, $3 for members. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor. More information
12/02/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/08/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopexpect-delays/ Bill Berkson in San Francisco, CA City Lights Books United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 261 Columbus Avenue. Venue phone: (415) 362-8193. Bill Berkson reads from his newest collection of poetry, Expect Delays. Related post. More information
12/02/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Bill Berkson in San Francisco, CA City Lights Books United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 261 Columbus Avenue. Venue phone: (415) 362-8193. Berkson will be reading from his new poetry collection, Expect Delays, from Coffee House Press. Buy tickets
02/10/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Bill Berkson in Philadelphia, PA Kelly Writers House United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3805 Locust Walk. Venue phone: 215-746-POEM.

Bob Holman  

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11/05/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in New York, NY The Poetry Project, St. Mark’s Church United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $8/Students & Seniors $7/Members $5 or Free. Address: 131 E. 10th Street. The Jack Kerouac School at Naropa University is celebrating its 40th year on the planet. Founded by Anne Waldman, Allen Ginsberg and Diane di Prima, the vision of an interactive, cross-genre, contemplative zone for writing and poetics has flourished and thrived all of these years. Celebrate with some of the people who made and continue to make it “the zone” that it is! With Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Samuel R. Delany, Brenda Coultas, Bob Holman, Erica Hunt, Eileen Myles, Ammiel Alcalay, David Henderson, Lewis Warsh, Edwin Torres, Julie Patton, Nicole Peyrafitte, Fast Speaking Music and more tba. More information
11/14/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in New York, NY NYU ITP United States
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 721 Broadway, 4th Floor. ITP Code Poetry Slam 2014 –More details to come regarding format, judges, special guests, etc. Stay tuned! More information
11/19/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in Ellensburg, WA Central Washington University United States
Address: 400 E. University Way. Sing This One Back to Me: A Reading and Film Screening Time TBA More information
11/22/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in Miami, FL Miami International Book Fair, Miami Dade College United States
Address: 300 NE 2nd Avenue. Sing This One Back to Me: A Reading and Discussion with Bob Holman Buy tickets More information
01/24/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in San Francisco, CA Exploratorium United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: Pier 15. Join Bob Holman and Language Matters filmmaker David Grubin for a screening, panel discussion and performance. Presented in conjunction with KQED, News From Native California, Heyday Books, and The Center for the Art of Translation. More information
01/28/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in Chicago, IL The Poetry Foundation United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 61 West Superior Street. Venue phone: 312.787.7070. Join Bob Holman, Language Matters filmmaker David Grubin, and America’s greatest Sign Language Poet Peter Cook for a screening, performance, and panel discussion. More information

Brad Zellar  

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10/29/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Brad Zellar in Madison, WI Wisconsin Book Festival (Overture Center for the Arts) United States
Time: 11:30am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 201 State Street. Venue phone: (608)258-4141. MADISON AREA NETWORK FOR INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION (MANIAC) LUNCHTIME TALK WITH ALEC SOTH AND BRAD ZELLAR Buy tickets
10/29/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Brad Zellar in Madison, WI Wisconsin Book Festival (Overture Center for the Arts) United States
Time: 11:30am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 201 State Street. Venue phone: (608)258-4141. BRAD ZELLAR is an American author and journalist. Zellar’s writing often is accompanied by photographs; he has collaborated several times with photographer Alec Soth. The Coen brothers film A Serious Man, nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Picture, took some inspiration for the visuals based off Zellar’s book Suburban World: The Norling Photos. His book Conductors of the Moving World was named in TIME’s “Best of 2011: The Photobooks We Loved,” and the recipient of the 2012 Photography for Design Professional Award from D & AD (British Design & Art Direction. Buy tickets

Brad Zellar & Alec Sloth  

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10/25/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Brad Zellar & Alec Sloth in Minneapolis, MN Walker Art Center United States
Time: 3:00am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue. Capacity is limited! Free tickets available at the Bazinet Garden Lobby desk from 2 pm! Join artist Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar at the Walker for a discussion in conjunction with their new book House of Coates (Coffee House Press). Originally published as a limited-edition artists’ book, this illustrated novel is now available in a trade format. The story focuses on Lester B. Morrison, a legendary recluse washed up in the shadow of a refinery, and documents his life in a series of photographs taken with a disposable camera. In a landscape of off ramps, warehouses, and SRO hotels occupied by terminally lonely men, love and faith break in, quietly offering human connection and the possibility of redemption.

Eimear McBride  

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Tour: Eimear McBride Fall 2014 US Tour
10/23/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Eimear McBride in Seattle, WA Elliott Bay Book Company United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 1521 Tenth Avenue. Venue phone: 1-800-962-5311. Co-presented by the Elliott Bay Book Company and Lit Crawl Seattle. More information
10/25/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Eimear McBride in Austin, TX Texas Book Festival @ Texas State Capitol United States
Time: 12:45pm. Address: 1100 Congress Ave. Presenting as part of the Texas Book Festival. Eimear McBride will be speaking in Capitol Extension Room E2.028. Please see the Texas Book Festival website for maps and directions. More information
10/27/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Eimear McBride in Washington, DC RiRa Irish Pub United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 3125 M Street, NW. Venue phone: (202) 751-2111. Politics & Prose (co-sponsored by Solas Nua). More information
10/28/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Eimear McBride in Cambridge, MA Porter Square Books United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 25 White St.. Venue phone: 617-491-2220. In conversation with Madeline Miller, author of SONG OF ACHILLES that won the Orange Prize. More information
10/30/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Eimear McBride in New York, NY Irish Arts Center United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 553 W. 51st St.. In conversation with Rivka Galchen. More information
11/01/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Eimear McBride in Brooklyn, NY WORD Brooklyn United States
Time: 5:00pm. Address: 126 Franklin St. Venue phone: 718.383.0096. “Art & Monsters with Eimear McBride and Jenny Offill.” In conversation with Isaac Fitzgerald, BuzzFeed Books (media sponsor and moderator). More information

Elaine Equi  

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01/17/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Elaine Equi in New York, NY Poets House United States
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $390. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 10 River Terrace. Venue phone: (212) 431-7920. Elaine Equi’s recent books include Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems, and Click and Clone. A new collection, Sentences and Rain, is forthcoming in 2015. She teaches at New York University and in the MFA Program at The New School. Master Class Application Guidelines In a single attachment, email three poems accompanied by a cover sheet with your name, address, email address, phone number, and the name of class for which you are applying to classes@poetshouse.org. Poems must arrive by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear on the poems themselves. More information

Lightsey Darst  

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03/19/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/2014/07/httpcoffeehousepress-orgshopdance/ Lightsey Darst in Portland, OR Literary Arts United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 925 SW Washington St.. Venue phone: 503.227.2583. Lightsey Darst will read from several selected works. Related post. More information

Rikki Ducornet  

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11/06/14 - 11/08/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Rikki Ducornet in San Francisco, CA Hotel Kabuki United States
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $350. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1625 Post Street. A session as a part of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education. “Part of the A Novel Idea: Writers Creating Psychoanalysts, Psychoanalysts Becoming Writers, with Rikki Ducornet and Anne Germanacos.” Buy tickets More information

Saeed Jones  

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10/23/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/prelude-to-bruise/ Saeed Jones in Newark, New Jersey Dodge Poetry Festival United States
Time: 9:30am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Saeed Jones will be appearing at the Welcome & Poetry Sampler on Thursday, October 23rd at The Dodge Poetry Festival, widely acknowledged as the largest poetry event in North America, representing the most eminent poets from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Related post. Buy tickets More information
10/23/14 - 10/27/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Newark, NJ New Jersey Performing Arts Center United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1 Center St. Venue phone: (973) 642-8989. Saeed Jones will participate as festival poet at the 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.
10/26/14 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/prelude-to-bruise/ Saeed Jones in Newark, New Jersey Dodge Poetry Festival United States
Time: 9:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Festival Poet Readings. Featuring Saeed Jones, Rachel McKibbens, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, and C. Dale Young. Related post. Buy tickets More information
10/29/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Brooklyn, New York The Pratt Institute MFA in Writing United States
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 299 Willoughby Ave. Women Writers of Color celebrates Toni Morrison with Rachel McKibbens & Saeed Jones. Women Writers of Color (WWOC) is an organization housed at Pratt Institute created to bring together the student body of Pratt & its surrounding literary community, as a platform to celebrate the literary contributions of women writers of color. Book signing to follow Books for sale courtesy of Unnameable Boox
11/23/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Miami, FL Miami International Book Fair, Miami Dade College United States
Time: 3:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 300 NE 2nd Avenue. Saeed Jones will be presenting his collection Prelude to Bruise, followed by a Q&A with the audience and a signing. The first Miami Book Fair International, founded by Miami Dade College and community partners, took place in 1984. Since then it has been recognized as the nation’s finest literary festival. In 2001, the Fair became part of The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College, a cultural and academic initiative that promotes the advancement and appreciation of literature throughout the year. More information
02/06/15 - 02/07/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Incline Village, NV Sierra Nevada College United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 999 Tahoe Boulevard. Reading on Friday evening, 7 – 9 p.m. is free. Workshop on Saturday morning, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., is free to students, $50 for non-students. More information
03/27/15 - 03/29/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in New Orleans, Louisiana Saints and Sinners Literary Festival United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Saeed Jones will be appearing at the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival, founded in 2003 as a new initiative designed as an innovative way to reach the community with information about HIV/AIDS, particularly disseminating prevention messages via the writers, thinkers and spokes-people of the LGBT community. It was also formed to bring the LGBT literary community together to celebrate the literary arts. Buy tickets

Saeed Jones & Thomas Page McBee  

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11/13/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones & Thomas Page McBee in Brooklyn, NY WORD Brooklyn United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 126 Franklin St. Venue phone: 718.383.0096. Thomas Page McBee, author of the Rumpus’ “Self-Made Man” column, presents his highly-praised memoir, Man Alive at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn on November 13 at 7:00 PM with Saeed Jones, the editor of BuzzFeed LGBT and author of Prelude to Bruise. Examining the nature of manhood through two encounters that shaped his––his abusive father and the mugger who threatened his life––Thomas tries to understand these two deeply flawed men as he works out his identity. An examination of personal histories, and the ways in which we all work to create our identities, Man Alive has been praised by Roxane Gay and Heidi Julavits.

Valeria Luiselli  

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10/23/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Valeria Luiselli in Houston, TX Brazos Book Store United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2421 Bissonnet St. Venue phone: 713.523.0701. More information
11/17/14 http://coffeehousepress.org Valeria Luiselli in Brooklyn, NY Powerhouse Arena United States
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 37 Main Street. Please join us on November 17 as we celebrate the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Honorees of 2014. This year’s honorees are Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Alex Gilvarry, Phil Klay, Valeria Luiselli, and Kirstin Valdez Quade. And this year’s ceremony will be hosted by Ahmir “Questlove” Thomspon and Ben Greenman, with Rosie Schaap as our guest bartender! We look forward to celebrating with you. Sincerely, The staff of the National Book Foundation

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