May 13th

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

May 19th

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


October 27th

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


January 30th

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

February 24th

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

April 3rd

Poetry Reading, with Barbara Henning and Jon Curley

The Fox and Crow  594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302 at 8:00pm

May 25th

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

August 10th

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


August 22nd

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

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