Allison Hedge Coke  

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01/24/15 Allison Hedge Coke in Honolulu Rita Young-Rigg’s home United States
Time: 9:00am. Admission: $50 – includes lunch. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3760 Diamond Head Circle. THE PACIFIC WRITERS’ CONNECTION 9th HONOLULU WRITERS WORKSHOP Guest Faculty: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke For more information contact Takiora Ingram, Ph: 808-781-6147 The mission of the Pacific Writers’ Connection is to encourage and support nature, environment, cultural, and place-based creative writing programs, as well as youth writing and reading programs that encourage and inspire writers. Related post. Buy tickets
01/29/15 Allison Hedge Coke in Santa Barbara, CA Interdisciplinary Humanities Center United States
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB. Allison Adelle Hedge Coke will be reading from her new book Streaming. She is an American Book Award-winning poet and is also the author of Dog Road Woman, Off-Season City Pipe, Blood Run, and Burn, as well as a memoir, Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer. She is the editor of the anthologies Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous Americas, Effigies and Effigies II and currently serves as a Distinguished Writer at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Hedge Coke came of age working fields, factories, and waters and is currently at work on a film, Red Dust: the dirty thirties, chronicling mixed-blood and Native life. Related post. More information

Bao Phi  

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06/26/15 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 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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01/24/15 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 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

Coffee House Press  

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01/17/15 Coffee House Press in Minneapolis, MN Open Book United States
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1011 Washington Avenue South. Venue phone: (612) 215-2650. Please join us for a public memorial service for our founder, Allan Kornblum, at Open Book on January 17 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. We’re so pleased to have the opportunity for far-flung friends and colleagues to remember Allan and his legacy, and we hope you’ll be able to join us.
04/08/15 - 04/11/15 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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01/17/15 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 Poems must arrive by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear on the poems themselves. More information

Kate Bernheimer  

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01/22/15 Kate Bernheimer in Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Poetry Center United States
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 1508 East Helen Street. Venue phone: 520-626-3765. Reading with Ander Monson.

Lightsey Darst  

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03/19/15 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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01/08/15 Linda Hogan in Santa Fe, NM Institute of American Indian Arts United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Center for Lifelong Education, 83 Avan Nu Po road. The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents The Writers Festival — January 3-9, 2015. Readings by noted authors will take place each night. Jon Davis, Director of IAIA’s Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program, the producer of the event, remarked, “This is a dream lineup — twenty writers, every one of whom can hit it out of the park.” More information
04/11/15 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

Mark Nowak  

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01/07/15 Mark Nowak in Amsterdam Potgieterzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek Netherlands
Time: 5:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Singel 425, 1012 WP. Venue phone: +31 20 525 2301. U.S. poet Mark Nowak will deliver “From Documentary Poetry to Social Practice,” a lecture and reading in which he will present excerpts from his acclaimed volumes Shut Up Shut Down and Coal Mountain Elementary as well as discuss his ongoing project of facilitating poetry workshops with trade unions, workers centers, and progressive labor organizations. Nowak is visiting the EU to conduct poetry workshops with migrant worker organizations in Amsterdam, the Hague, and Brussels. In the U.S., he is currently organizing the country’s first Institute for Worker Writers in collaboration with the PEN American Center. More information

Saeed Jones  

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01/08/15 Saeed Jones in Los Angeles, CA Art Share-LA United States
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 801 E 4th Pl, Los Angeles. Enjoy an evening of fine poetry in the Art Share LA theater. This is a free event. Featuring… Aaron Levy Samuels Tonya Ingram Beau Sia Saeed Jones Hosted by Jeremy Radin Doors at 7:30 PM ~ Show at 8:00 PM
02/06/15 - 02/07/15 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 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

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