Here are some events I am doing–readings, mostly, but also conferences, panels, shows, and reading series I help organize. If you want me to read or be part of a reading series or event, contact me. I’ll probably say yes.
Lots of cool shit going on at the AWP Conference in Boston, MA
I’ll be minding the table of The College of Saint Rose MFA in Creative Writing Program. Our table number will be G9 in the AWP bookfair. Stop by!
Wednesday, March 6
Festival of Language at Dillon’s in Boston (next to the Hyne’s convention center). Three 90-minute sessions. There will be a cash and carry bar. I’m kicking off the third set at 9pm. Facebook event page.
Friday, March 8
Make sure you get your copy of Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine, which will be available at the University of Iowa Press tables (E1 and E2) at the AWP Bookfair. Co-editors Mari L’Esperance and Tomas Q. Morin will be signing books. I’ll be there admiring copies as well.
Saturday, March 9
Never before have this many Write Bloody authors been in one geographic location. We are pulling out each and every stop to put on a live literature event to be remembered for years to come. But let’s not get nostalgic for the present JUST YET! Join your hosts Derrick Brown and Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz for a high-stakes evening of poems, music, heartbreak, and (almost) TOO many hard wrought good times.
Featuring: Anis Mojgani! Mindy Nettifee! Derrick Brown! Jeanann Verlee! Jon Sands! Cristin O’Keefe-Aptowicz! Buddy Wakefield! Taylor Mali! Lauren Zuniga! Laura Yes Yes! Jade Sylvan! Victor Infante! Lea Deschenes! Elaina Ellis! Jeremy Radin! Daniel McGinn! Daniel Nester! Megan Falley! Miles Walser! w/ special musical guest Gracious Calamity! & on the keyboard, Mr. Adam Falkner!
The Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston St. (A 7-minute walk from Hynes Convention Center!) $7, $5 Students and Veterans