Past Events

Book Launch for Letters to a Young Brown Girl by Barbara Jane Reyes

110/28

6pm EDT

Presented by the San Francisco Public Library

With Barbara Jane Reyes, Rachelle Cruz, and Aldrin Valdez

More info at the SFPL website

SFPL YouTube Live: https://youtu.be/EkeYcNiNYlQ

9/12

7:30pm EDT

Presented by Singapore Unbound

With Paul Rozario-Falcone and Rachel Stempel

More info on the Facebook Event Page

RSVP Jee Leong Koh at jkoh@singaporeunbound.org for Zoom link

New York City Poetry Festival event with BOA Editions and The Poetry Society of New York
7/22
8pm EDT

With Geffrey Davis, Keetje Kuipers, and Erika Meitner

Watch here 

Gender Reveal Party: Glow
7/18
6pm EDT

With Omotara James, Ashna Ali, Donika Kelly, and Nina Puro.

Hosted by Robin Gow

Watch here

The Poetry Project
6/22
With Michelle Peñaloza and Kay Ulanday Barrett
5/27
5 PM EST
With Esther Lin and Janine Joseph
Instagram Live: @CTUndocuFund
5/27
Readers TBD, curated by Olga Livshin
Berl's Poetry
Brooklyn, NY
Undocupoetry Week: A Benefit for Connecticut UndocuFund
5/26
5 PM EST
With Danilo Machado
Instagram Live: @CTUndocuFund
Maracuyá Peach presents: TV Dinner
5/24
5 PM EST
With Tara Jayakar
Hosted by Devyn Mañibo and Danilo Machado
Tickets
Words Together Worlds Apart: Sex
5/20
8:30 PM EST
With Katie Condon, Flower Conroy, Erika Meitner, and Rachel Neve Midbar. 
Hosted by Kelly Grace Thomas and Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach.
Watch here
Asian American Writers' Workshop ****CANCELED****
4/17
Panel discussion with Michelle Peñaloza and Aldrin Valdez 
4/16
With Michelle Peñaloza and Aldrin Valdez
The Powerhouse Arena
Brooklyn, NY
Gender Reveal Pary: Bloom ****CANCELED****
4/29
With Moncho Alvarado, Michelle Bermudez, Jack Freedman, and Zefyr Lisowski
KGB Bar
NYC, NY
A Queer Feast: Fruit, Documents, Possibilities ****CANCELED****
3/28
3:30 PM EDT
With Chen Chen, Devyn Mañibo, and Sam Herschel Wein
Split This Rock
Marvin Center 310
Washington, D.C.

3/27

3:30 PM EDT
With Oliver de la Paz, Eugene Gloria, and Michelle Peñaloza
Split This Rock
Marvin Center 413
Washington, D.C.
"Gesundheit" Chapbook Tour ****CANCELED****
3/24
With Chen Chen, Sarah Gambito, and Sam Herschel Wein
Location TBD
NYC, NY
3/6
1:45 PM CST
With Frankie Concepcion, Esther Lin, Aline Mello, and Jesus Valles
AWP 2020
Room 006D, Henry B. González Convention Center, River Level
San Antonio, TX
3/6
10:35 AM CST
With Marianne Chan, Mark Galarrita, and Grace Talusan 
AWP 2020
Room 218, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
San Antonio, TX
Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text
1/26
Reading with Sara Elkamel and Malcolm Tariq
Curated by Danilo Machado
Exhibiting artists: Phil America, Bahar Behbahani, Hannah Black, Jesse Chun, Noelle de la Paz, Joey De Jesus, Alex Dolores Salerno, Francisco Eraso Jr., Noah Fox, Jenny Holzer, Tony Lewis, Ana Mendieta, Oscar Muñoz, Niina Pollari, Pope.L, Wendy Red Star, and Jennif(f)er Tamayo
Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
An Evening of Poetry: Black, Ben-Oni, Gray, and Steinberg
1/24
With Ryan Black, Rosebud Ben-Oni, and Nicole Steinberg
A Novel Idea on Passyunk,
Philadelphia, PA
Achoo! The Tour
10/26
Collaborative Chapbook Release Party: Gesundheit! by Chen Chen and Sam Herschel Wein. Reading with H. Melt, Sam Herschel Wein, and Chen Chen
First Sip Cafe
Chicago, IL
10/25​
Reading with Edgar Kunz
Bookends & Beginnings
Evanston , IL
Lewis University Creative Writing Series
10/24
Reading with Beth McDermott and Alison Rollins
Lewis University
Romeoville, IL
10/12
With Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta, Christina Querrer, Elmer Omar Bascos Pizo, Jason Bayani, and Eugene Igloria. Moderated by Karen Llagas
"Filipino Diasporic Poetry" panel
San Francisco Public Library, Hormel Center, 3rd floor.
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA
Featured Reader and Class Visit
10/11
Details TBD
Skyline College 
San Bruno, CA
9/28
3 PM EST
Reading inside Shantell Martin's The May Room with poets R.A. Villanueva and Jan-Henry Gray
Governors Island
New York, NY 
9/17
Hosted by Isaac Fitzgerald
Umpired by Kimiko Hahn & Terrance Hayes
With Dorothea Lasky, Evie Shockley, Tommy Pico, Tyehimba Jess, & Melissa Lozada-Oliva
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe & Bar
New York, NY
Writers for Migrant Justice
9/4
Along with Writers for Migrant Justice and Latinx in Publishing, The Poetry Project will host a benefit event to support Immigrant Families Together, which posts bail bonds, provides pro bono legal representation, detention assistance, and ongoing support after release to detained migrants.
With Alexis Aceves Garcia, Daniel Alarcón, Desiree C. Bailey, Mahogany L. Browne, Wo Chan, Megan Fernandes, Ariel Francisco, Rigoberto González, Jan-Henry Gray, Ellen Hagan, Terrance Hayes, Marwa Helal, Zakia Henderson-Brown, Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Rindon Johnson, Vivian Lee, Joseph O. Legaspi, Esther Lin, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Sheila Maldonado, David Tomas Martinez, Yesenia Montilla, José Olivarez, RA Villanueva, and Javier Zamora.
The Poetry Project
New York, NY 
8/3
National Convention Center
Leesburg, Virginia
Meanwhile Presents: Bye Girl Bye, a Going-Away Party for Jan

7/23

Performances by: DJ Williams, Zyle Cook, Megan Kirby, and more TBD
Nightingale Cinema
Chicago, IL

7/28

BOA Editions Reading with Chen Chen and Christine Kitano
Governors Island
New York, NY

7/16

Hosted by Scott Free
Big Chicks Bar (my favorite bar in Chicago!)
Chicago, IL

7/6

With Naomi Washer, Jan-Henry Gray, Maya Marshall, and Sarah Goodman
"American Girl Doll" is published by Ursus Americanus Press
Volumes Bookstore
Chicago, IL

6/19-6/23

Poetry faculty include Craig Santos Perez, Myung Mi Kim, and Jennifer Tseng.
Fordham University
New York, NY
6/16
With Maya Marshall and Connie Voisine, Hosted by Simone Muench and Kenyatta Rogers.
Hungry Brain
Chicago, IL
Reading

6/6

With Anni Liu, Dan "Sully" Sullivan, and Chantel Massey
Hoy Polloy Gallery
Indianapolis, Indiana

6/1-6/5

Faculty include Héctor Tobar, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Meghan Daum, Jan-Henry Gray, Lilliam Rivera, and Patrick Coleman.
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

5/21

Hosted by Megan Kirby, Catherine Eves, and Jan-Henry Gray
Delilah's
Chicago, IL

5/18

Mess House is a free event that is part house party, part performance, part gallery that brings art into people's homes.
Uptown
Chicago, IL

5/18

With Kimberly Dixon-Mays, Nina Sudhakar, Jeremy T. Wilson, Liam Hubbard, Foster Monroe, and Daniela Morales, hosted by Faisal Mohyuddin.
Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center
Chicago, IL

4/26

Documents and mai c. doan's water/tongue with Xandria Phillips
Double book launch followed by a conversation with three poets of color and their first books of poetry. Part of the Six Points Reading Series, presented by the Poetry Center of Chicago. 
Women and Children First Bookstore
Chicago, IL

4/12

With Barbara Jane Reyes, Jennifer S. Cheng, and Irwin Swirnoff
Alley Cat Bookstore
San Francisco, CA

4/9-4/10

Co-sponsored by the English department and MFA program, the Emerging Writers Festival features two days of readings by up-and-coming writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. On the second day of the festival, the authors hold a panel discussion on their experiences navigating life as a writer and the complexities of the publishing industry.
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

3/29

With Jennifer S. Cheng, Diana Khoi Nguyen, Joseph Rios, Ching-In Chen, and Will Vincent
Passages Bookshop
Portland, OR
AWP Portland: BOA Editions Ltd. Book Signing: Documents

3/29

Exhibit Space 7093, Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

3/29

With Barbara Jane Reyes, Jake Vermaas, Michelle Peñaloza, Janine Joseph,
Sam Roxas-Chua, Janice Lobo Sapigao, Luisa Igloria, Hari Alluri, and Asa Drake
Bota Bar/Bar Botellón
Portland, OR

3/29

With Esther Lin, Anni Liu, Jan-Henry Gray, Aline Mello, Janine Joseph, and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
This panel explores the diversity of undocumented poets and their challenges of moving through the literary world. Poets will read their work, and discuss how their status has informed their craft and the particular aesthetic concerns of writing about, through, and in spite of documentation.
Portland, OR