Saturday, September 05, 2015

Fall 2015 Readings + Writers @ Newark + RU-N AAAS Reading

This summer, I undertook a three-venue book launch for Counternarratives, and now that the fall has rolled in, I'll be resuming readings to promote the book. Below is a rough calendar of upcoming events and venues.

As more firm up, I'll post them, and if you are in and around any of these spots, please do join me!

Sunday, September 6 - NYC: Bowery Poetry Club Fantasy Reading Series (reading with Forrest Gander), 6 pm

Monday, September 14 - Newark: Rutgers University-Newark, Dana Room, Dana Library, Rutgers University-Newark, 5:30 pm

Sunday, September 27 - Brooklyn:  Brooklyn Rail Reading (with Paolo Javier), 3 pm

(TBA - Monday, September 28 - Brooklyn: Unnameable Books (with Vincent Czyz), 7 pm)

Wednesday, September 30 - Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Library, 6:30 pm

(TBA - Thursday, October 1 - Washington: Howard University, 6 pm)

Tuesday, October 6 - NYC: Betsy Fagin's Book Launch, Torn Page Parlor (with Ricky Laurentiis & R. Erica Doyle), 7 pm

(TBA - Weekend of October 8-11) - Detroit: Fire & Ink, Inc. TBA)

Thursday, October 22 - Santa Cruz: University of California, Santa Cruz, TBA

Thursday, October 29 - San Francisco: San Francisco Poetry Center, 4:30 pm

Friday, October 30 - Oakland: Green Apple Books (in conversation with Tan Khanh Cao), 7:30 pm


This fall, the Rutgers University-Newark MFA Program in Creative Writing Writers @ Newark series will feature an incredible lineup of writers, mostly on Tuesday evenings through next November.

The season opens on September 22 with fiction/nonfiction writer Suki Kim and poet/photographer Rachel Eliza Griffiths. Please come and hear these writers; the events are all free and open to the public.


On November 6, Rutgers-Newark's Department of African American and African Studies will host the distinguished Jamaican poet and scholar Edward Baugh. This event is is open and free to the public.

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