Spring Book Launch for Marsh Hawk Press featuring Thomas Fink
& Maya Mason, Eileen Tabios and me reading from Remnant Halo.
(A pandemic poetry event and therefore another remote ZOOM reading.)
Poetry in an almost Post-Pandemic Park and World! I join poets Jiwon Choi
and Elena Alexander for a verdant, in-person event. The reading will take
place in the park on Pacific Street in downtown Brooklyn between
4th and Flatbush Avenues at 5:30pm.
2020 VERSE VERSUS VIRUS!!!
Lecture about Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Radical Immigrant Literature
at the Annual Dinner Meeting of the Braintree Historical Society
Granite Grill (703 Granite Street, Braintree MA 02184) at 6:30pm
Poetry and parkland talk and discussion as part of The Art of Nelson A.
Rockefeller tour led by art historian Dorothea Basile. The Real
World at Rockefeller Park, Battery Park City, Manhattan at 2:00pm
Discussion of poetry of Walt Whitman and Frank O'Hara's
poetry and lives as well as their lines inscribed in the North
Cove of Waterfront Plaza. Battery Park City, Manhattan at 2:00pm
(Cancelled due to rain)
Poetry Reading, with Elena Alexander, Jiwon Choi, Jon Curley and Rosie Schaap
KGB 85 E 4th (between Bowery St and 2nd Ave) 2nd FL at 7:00pm
Talk: "To the Barricades!: Commune Editions and the Raised First of a New Activist Poetry"
Respondent for "Hieroglyphs of Redeemed Life: Walter Benjamin and the Making of Constellations of Waking" (with Michael Heller and Ellen Fishman)
The 46th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Poetry Reading, with Barbara Henning and Jon Curley
The Fox and Crow 594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302 at 8:00pm
Marsh Hawk Press Spring Book Launch featuring Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 titles, including poets Paul Pines, Sandy McIntosh, Geoffrey O'Brien, and Jon Curley
Reading and Reception 6pm - 8pm
Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY
Special guest for discussion of ILLUMINATIONS: SHORT FILMS OF DISCOVERY, films adapted from Arthur Rimbaud's prose poems ILLUMINATIONS by Newark-based social activist filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno
7:30pm - 9pm
Cinema 505, 505 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
Featured lecturer on Bartolomeo Vanzetti, human rights, and radical literature followed by a reading of Vanzetti's EVENTS AND VICTIMS. Presented by Sacco and Vanzetti Commemoration Society and Dante Alighieri Society of Cambridge. 7pm
Dante Alighieri Auditorium, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139