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Allison Hedge Coke  

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02/23/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Allison Hedge Coke in Edmond, OK University of Central Oklahoma United States
Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Pegasus Theatre, Liberal Arts Building.

Andy Sturdevant  

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02/20/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Andy Sturdevant in St. Paul, MN Firelogues #2 United States
Admission: Free—bring food or drinks to share.. Address: Mounds Park. Accompanied by LOTT (Leah Ottman of We Are The Willows). Maximum attendance is 35, so please reserve your free ticket using the following link: Buy tickets 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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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.

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

Elaine Equi  

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02/22/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Elaine Equi in New York, NY KGB Bar United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 85 East 4th Street. Venue phone: (212) 505-3360. An Evening with Coffee House Press. Elaine Equi, author of Click and Clone (Coffee House Press, 2011), was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and raised in Chicago and its outlying suburbs. In 1988, she moved to New York City with her husband poet Jerome Sala. Over the years, her witty, aphoristic, and innovative work has become nationally and internationally known. Her last book, Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and on the short list for Canada’s prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize. More information

John Dermot Woods  

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02/05/15 http://coffeehousepress.org John Dermot Woods in Canton, New York St. Lawrence University United States
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 23 Romoda Drive. Venue phone: 800-285-1856. The St. Lawrence University Writer’s Series kicks off the new year with John Dermot Woods in the Sykes Common Room. His most recent book is an illustrated novel, The Baltimore Atrocities. More information
02/22/15 http://coffeehousepress.org John Dermot Woods in New York, NY KGB Bar United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 85 East 4th Street. Venue phone: (212) 505-3360. An Evening with Coffee House Press. John Dermot Woods is a writer and cartoonist living in Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of a collection of comics, Activities (Publishing Genius, 2013), and two previous illustrated novels, No One Told Me I Was Going to Disappear (with J.A. Tyler) and The Complete Collection of people, places & things. He and Lincoln Michel created the funny comic strip, Animals in Midlife Crises, for The Rumpus. His most recent novel, The Baltimore Atrocities (Coffee House Press, 2014) is a mordant, deadpan collection of more than one hundred murders, betrayals, heartbreaks, suicides, and bureaucratic snafus—each with a half-page illustration by the author. He is a professor of English at Nassau Community College. More information

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

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

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.

Patricia Smith  

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02/02/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Patricia Smith in New York, NY KGB Bar United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 85 East 4th Street. Venue phone: (212) 505-3360. Monday Night Poetry with Patricia Smith and Saeed Jones. Patricia Smith is the author of six books of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah (2012), which won the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets; Blood Dazzler (2008), a chronicle of the human and environmental cost of Hurricane Katrina which was nominated for a National Book Award; and Teahouse of the Almighty, a 2005 National Poetry Series selection. Saeed Jones is the author of Prelude to Bruise, as well as the editor of Buzzfeed LGBT. More information

Rikki Ducornet  

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02/25/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Rikki Ducornet in San Francisco, CA Green Apple Books on the Park United States
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1231 9th Avenue. Venue phone: (415) 742-5833. Rikki Ducornet, author of nine novels and several collections of non-fiction and poetry, in conversation with Anne Germanacos about her latest essay collection, The Deep Zoo (Coffee House Press). More information

Ron Padgett  

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03/12/15 http://coffeehousepress.org/shop/alone-and-not-alone/ Ron Padgett in New York, NY Lillian Vernon Writers House @ New York University United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 58 West 10th Street. Ron Padgett’s How Long was a 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Poetry and his Collected Poems received the 2014 L.A. Times Best Book of Poetry prize. 2015 will see the publication of his new collection, Alone and Not Alone, and a book of translations,Zone: Selected Poems of Guillaume Apollinaire. Co-Sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program. Related post. More information

Saeed Jones  

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02/02/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in New York, NY KGB Bar United States
Time: 7:30pm. Address: 85 East 4th Street. Venue phone: (212) 505-3360. Monday Night Poetry with Patricia Smith and Saeed Jones. Saeed Jones is the author of Prelude to Bruise, as well as the editor of Buzzfeed LGBT. Patricia Smith is the author of six books of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah (2012), which won the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets; Blood Dazzler (2008), a chronicle of the human and environmental cost of Hurricane Katrina which was nominated for a National Book Award; and Teahouse of the Almighty, a 2005 National Poetry Series selection. 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
02/10/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in New York, NY Strand Books United States
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 828 Broadway (at 12th Street). Venue phone: (212) 473-1452. Michelle Tea in conversation with Saeed Jones. Buy a copy of Michelle Tea’s How to Grow Up or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. More information
02/13/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in Brooklyn, NY The Cave @ Methods Archaic United States
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: $15. Address: 98 Moore Street. The Bellwether Presents: NOCTURNE, an installation of poetry by Saeed Jones. An evening inspired by Prelude to Bruise, the National Book Critic’s Circle Award-nominated volume of poetry by Saeed Jones. It’s four poems blown out into a multi-disciplinary installation. It’s speakeasy meets The Cave at Methods Archaic. Nina Simone meets Alexander McQueen. Cassandra and Daphne meet Hansel and Gretel. There may be an indoor forest. There will be cocktails. Come join us. Buy tickets
02/22/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Saeed Jones in New York, NY KGB Bar United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 85 East 4th Street. Venue phone: (212) 505-3360. An Evening with Coffee House Press. Saeed Jones is the editor of BuzzFeed LGBT and a Pushcart Prize-winning poet. His debut poetry collection Prelude to Bruise (Coffee House Press, 2014) was described by Publishers Weekly as “a dark night of the soul presented as the finest of evening gowns.” NPR says his work is both “beautiful and unsparing.” His work has appeared in publications like Guernica, The Rumpus, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Blackbird among others. Saeed is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and Queer / Art / Mentors. 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

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 with Erica Kaufman in conjunction with the Poets on the Book festival. 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

Valeria Luiselli  

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02/22/15 http://coffeehousepress.org Valeria Luiselli in New York, NY KGB Bar United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 85 East 4th Street. Venue phone: (212) 505-3360. An Evening with Coffee House Press. Valeria Luiselli is a Mexican novelist and non-fiction writer. She is the author of the book of essays Sidewalks and the internationally acclaimed novel Faces in the Crowd. Luiselli’s short fiction and non-fiction pieces have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, Granta, McSweeney’s and Dazed and Confused. Her work has been translated to multiple languages, and in 2014 she was the recipient of the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 award. Her forthcoming novel, The Story of My Teeth, will be available from Coffee House Press in fall 2015. More information

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