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July 2017

A Garden Variety – POETRY and PROSE

July 22, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
6 Street and Avenue B Garden, 6th Street and Avenue B
New York, NY United States
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I am happy to be reading in this lovely series along with—so far—Patricia Carragon and Arden Levine. I'll be sharing work from The Silence of Men and For My Son, A Kind of Prayer.

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November 2017

Words for What Those Men Have Done — The NYC Launch

November 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kew <span class="amp">&</span> Willow Books, 81-63 Lefferts Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11415 United States
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I cannot tell you how excited I am that Words for What Those Men Have Done, my second full-length collection of poetry, is officially in the world. And I am equally excited to announce the New York City book launch, which will be on Sunday, November 5th, from 7:00-8:30 PM, at Kew & Willow Books, 81-63 Lefferts Boulevard in Kew Gardens. There’ll be wine and cheese; I’ll read some poems and sign some books; we’ll drink and chat; and it’ll…

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Reading at #YeahYouWrite

November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bo’s Kitchen and Bar Room, 6 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10010 United States
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Found in Translation at The Lewis H. Latimer House

November 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lewis H. Latimer House, 34-41 137th Street
Flushing, NY 11354 United States
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Found in Translation brings together 3 published translators: Margaret Carson, Chia-Lun Chang, and Kyoo Lee, working in the 3 most common non-English languages spoken in Flushing—Spanish, Chinese, and Korean—to lead a workshop on the poetry translation process with the public, facilitated by poet and essayist Richard Newman. Participants will NOT need to know the original language. We will use the information provided by the translators to make a version that stands on its own as a poem in English. In…

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Words for What Those Men Gets Its Long Island Book Launch

November 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Matt <span class="amp">&</span> Terri’s House, 922 Thompson Drive
Bay Shore, NY 11706-7531 United States
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I am very fortunate to have friends and colleagues who support my work. Matt Pasca and Terri Muuss, wonderful poets in their own right, have very generously opened their house to help launch Words for What Those Men Have Done. If you can come, try to respond on the Facebook event page, so they have an idea of how many people to expect. It would be lovely to see you there.

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December 2017

Pete’s Big Salmon

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 302-3770 www.petescandystore.com petesbigsalmon@gmail.com

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Bright Hill Literary Center @ Poets House

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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I'll be reading at Poets House to help celebrate Bright Hill's 25th Anniversary.

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Risk of Discovery @ Blue Cups

December 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blue Cups, 38-04 61st Street
Woodside, NY 11377 United States
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The Setauket Neighborhood House

December 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main Street, United States
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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January 2018

Out of Our Minds — on KKUP 91.5 FM

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

I'll be interviewed on Rachelle Escamilla's radio show about my new book, Words for What Those Men Have Done. You can listen live here, or wait for the podcast.

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February 2018

Line Break Reading Series

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Q.E.D. A Place to Show and Tell, 27-16 23rd Street
Astoria, NY 11105 United States
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I'll be reading at QED Astoria with theseother writers in what the series host calls "a live literary magazine:" William Shunn, who hosts and produces the Line Break Reading Series. His latest short story, "Last," recently appeared in the online science fiction anthology Seat 14C, presented by XPRIZE. His poetry is forthcoming in Analog and Asimov's. Chandler Klang Smith, who has worked in book publishing, as a ghostwriter, and for the KGB Bar literary venue. Her novel The Sky Is…

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March 2018

Cornelia Street Café

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street
Greenwich Village, NY 10014 United States
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I'll be reading with Joseph Legaspi and one other poet TBA.

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