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Allison Hedge Coke  

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04/08/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, Minnesota Pow Wow Grounds Cafe/All My Relations Gallery United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Address: 1414 E Franklin Avenue. Related post.
04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN Black Earth Institute Reading: Regla de Oro United States
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 2743 Lyndale Ave S. Related post. More information
04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN Red Dirt MFA Reading: Glueks Bar United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 16 North 6th Street. Related post. More information
04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN Hick’s Poetics: Patrick’s Cabaret United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 3010 Minnehaha Ave. Related post. More information
04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair United States
Time: 4:30pm. Address: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S. Venue phone: (612) 335-6000. “Get Ready to Rumble: Where Art and Activism Meet” Room 200 D&E, Level 2. Four writer-activists will present duality in their interfacing work, with assertion of autonomy, involvement in community, and negotiations in protecting the autonomy of others and the rights of a larger community, while working the front line with literary sensibility. Related post. More information
04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Minneapolis, MN The Crooked Pint United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 501 Washington Ave S.. Venue phone: 612-877-6900. A WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE: POETS RESIST GENDER VIOLENCE anthology reading by several of the poets. The anthology views poetry as a transformative art to challenge narratives about violence against women and making alternatives to that violence visible. Related post. More information
04/16/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Dallas, TX Cancer Support Community United States
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 8194 Walnut Hill Lane. Hedge Coke will speak at “Writing Your Way to Health.” Some short generative exercises will be offered, but no one has to share unless self-motivated to do so. Related post. More information
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
04/23/15 - 04/26/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/streaming/ Allison Hedge Coke in Little Rock, AR Arkansas Literary Festival 2015 United States
A full schedule, including times and locations, will be available April 1. Related post. 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

Bill Berkson  

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04/14/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Bill Berkson in San Francisco, CA San Francisco Public Library United States
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 100 Larkin Street. Venue phone: (415) 557-4400. Joanne Kyger reads from her newest collection of poems, On Time with special guest Bill Berkson who will read from his new collection, Expect Delays (Coffee House Press). This reading will take place in the main auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch in downtown San Francisco More information

Bob Holman  

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04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Bob Holman in TBA, MN 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair (offsite event) United States
Screening of the documentary feature, Language Matters with Bob Holman. Information about the film can be found at www.languagemattersfilm.com. More information

Chris Fischbach  

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04/25/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Chris Fischbach in Minneapolis University of Minnesota United States
Time: 9:00am. Admission: $50.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 125 Nolte Center for Continuing Education. Ever wonder how a publishing house decides where to invest all its literary marbles? This seminar gives you the rare opportunity to learn what the life of a book–from publication to international best-seller–looks like. We’ll also discuss how the contemporary landscape of publishing books by international authors and books in translation, works, and what this says about the American voice in literature. LearningLife seminars embrace Socrates’s belief in the power of inquiry and exchange. Seminars begin with a one-hour presentation by the instructor, which is followed by an hour of engaged, critical discussion. Tuition includes refreshments. Buy tickets More information

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

Coffee House Press  

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04/08/15 - 04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Coffee House Press in Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair United States
Time: 8:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S. Venue phone: (612) 335-6000. The 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair will featured over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosts over 700 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. Buy tickets More information

Eleni Sikelianos  

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04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Eleni Sikelianos in Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair United States
Time: 4:30pm. Address: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S. Venue phone: (612) 335-6000. Location: Room M100 B&C, Mezzanine Level. Panel R276: Experimental Lyric (with Erica Mena, Cole Swensen, and Cal Bedient).
04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Eleni Sikelianos in Minneapolis, MN Walker Art Center United States
Time: 5:00pm. Address: 1750 Hennepin Avenue. Off-site AWP reading.
04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Eleni Sikelianos in Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair United States
Time: 9:00am. Address: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S. Venue phone: (612) 335-6000. Location: Room 205 A&B, Level 2. Panel and reading S116. New Translations from Socially Engaged French and Francophone Writing (with Andrew Zawacki, Cole Swensen, and Julie Carr).

Julie Iromuanya  

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04/10/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Julie Iromuanya in Minneapolis, MN Nomad World Pub United States
Time: 6:00pm. Address: 501 Cedar Ave S. Venue phone: 612) 338-6424. Women Writing Scandal: AWP Off-Site Reading. Join us for a pint and an off-site reading featuring women writers of various genres whose work explores the boundaries of propriety. Featuring: DeMisty Bellinger, Daisy Hernández, Julie Iromuanya, Arra Lynn Ross, Renee Simms More information
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

Linda Hogan  

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04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Linda Hogan in Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair United States
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S. Venue phone: (612) 335-6000. Location: Main Auditorium, Minneapolis Convention Center, Level 1. Coffee House, Graywolf, and Milkweed are proud to present a reading by award-winning poets Linda Hogan, Eric Pankey, and Mary Szybist. Each will read from their work, and then will be in conversation, introduced and moderated by Rob Casper. More information

Margret Aldrich  

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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.
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

Marjorie Welish  

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04/02/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Marjorie Welish in New York, NY E.R. Butler United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 55 Prince Street. A screening and discussion of two short movies by Marjorie Welish and Buzz Spector. “With this video Marjorie Welish incorporated art to address the functional differences between an 18th century residence in Edinburgh and what it has become: a 20th century project space for art.”

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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03/31/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in Villanova, PA 17th Annual Villanova University Literary Festival United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Radnor/St. David’s Room, Connelly Center, Villanova University. All readings are followed by a reception and book signing. More information
04/09/15 - 04/12/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair United States
Address: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S. Venue phone: (612) 335-6000. 3:00 pm Thursday (Room 101 B&C, Level 1): “Slamming Down the Academy’s Door,” panel with Ava Chin, Crystal Williams, and Bob Holman; 12:00 pm Friday (Room 208 A&B, Level 2): Southern Indiana Review’s 20th Anniversary Reading, with Marcus Wicker, Robert Wrigley, Michael Waters and Ron Mitchell; 7:00 pm Friday (Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave S): Bust Magazine Bash with Roxane Gay, Amber Tamblyn, Frannie Choi and Margaret Cho; 9:00 pm Friday (Loft Literary Center): EQ SpokenWord Supershow. More information
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

Saeed Jones  

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04/08/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Minneapolis, MN 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair (offsite event) United States
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: $5. Address: 701 1st Ave. N.. The Prince Purple Poetry Party @ AWP at The Record Room. Poems about Prince, about Prince’s music or accompanied by Prince’s music–then, of course, an appropriately nasty all-Prince dance party at the mercy of DJ Shannon Blowtorch. ADMISSION: $5. And WEAR SOMETHING PURPLE. (This cannot be stressed enough. It’s cold out there on the sidewalk.) More information
04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Minneapolis, MN 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair (offsite event) United States
Time: 6:00pm. Address: Minneapolis Central Library Pohlad Hall, 300 Nicollet Mall. A reading to raise awareness for the Minneapolis & Suburban Host Home Programs of Avenues for Homeless Youth.
04/11/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Minneapolis, MN 2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair (offsite event) United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: The corner of 6th St. and 1st. Ave.. Embawdied Lit: A Drag Reading. Embawdied Lit, hosted by Adam Atkinson, Molly Gaudry and Tim Jones-Yelvington, threatens to be your most memorable experience at AWP 2015, through literary readings that explore self-conscious, exaggerated and/or hyperbolic performances of gender, both on the page and on stage. Hosted in the POET’S CORNER at Kieran’s Irish Pub. More information

Sun Yung Shin  

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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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04/09/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Ted Mathys in Minneapolis, MN JoyFace Poetry and Arts United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave. NE. AWP Reading More information
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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