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September 2018

Publishing poetry workshop with Gail Thomas

September 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop, 16 Main Street
Williamsburg, MA 01039 United States
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Whether you want to submit individual poems to journals or publish a complete manuscript, this workshop will give you practical advice for presenting your best work. We'll explore how to find journals and contests that best fit your writing style, and the importance of formatting, titles, and cover letters. Publication involves risk-taking, so we'll also talk about dealing with rejection. Please bring five poems for the hands-on demonstration of how these might work as a manuscript. Fee: $45 Where: Commons…

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October 2018

Lynne Thompson reading in CGU’s 7th Annual Poetry & Art Show

October 12, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CGU Art, 251 E 10th St
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Claremont Graduate University's Kingsley & Kate Tufts Poetry Awards, Foothill: a journal of poetry, and CGU Art invite you to attend their 7th Annual Poetry Reading & Art Show. This event celebrates the publication of the 10th volume of Foothill and will feature readings by 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner Patricia Smith, Foothill interviewee Lynne Thompson, and Foothill contributors Ashanti Anderson and Inez Tan.

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Megan Peak reading at Lawndale Arts Center

October 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lawndale Arts Center, 4912 S. Main St.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Megan Peak will be reading with Laura van den Berg for a Brazos Bookstore event at the Lawndale Arts Center, in partnership with Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. Megan Peak will read from her Perugia poetry collection Girldom, and Laura van den Berg will read from her novel The Third Hotel.

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November 2018

Megan Peak reading at Mocha Maya’s Café

November 1, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mocha Maya’s Café, 47 Bridge St
Shelburne Falls, MA
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Megan Peak will be reading from her new Perugia Press collection Girldom at Mocha Maya's. Peak and fellow poet Jennifer Wallace will share the stage for this evening as part of the Collected Poets Series.

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Megan Peak reading at Writer’s Harvest

November 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity Valley School, 7500 Dutch Branch Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76132 United States
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Megan Peak will be reading from her new Perugia Press book Girldom at her high school alma mater, Trinity Valley School, in support of the Annual Canned Food Drive.

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Melody S. Gee reading at The Dial Bookshop with Kundiman

November 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Dial Bookshop, 410 S Michigan Ave #210
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Kundiman is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature, and creating a space where Asian Americans can explore, through art, the unique challenges that face the new and ever-changing diaspora. Join Kundiman at The Dial Bookshop to welcome writers Melody S. Gee, Suman Chhabra, and Christopher Santiago to read from their works. Refreshments will be served.

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Lynne Thompson reading for Fire & Rain Ecopoetry Anthology

November 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Concordia University Irvine, 1530 Concordia West, Grimm Hall 302
Irvine, CA 92612 United States
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To celebrate the publication of the important new anthology Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California, co-editor Ruth Nolan and contributors Thea Gavin, Candace Pearson and Lynne Thompson will share poems that highlight what California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia calls "a generous record of California poets' love and concern for their common world" in his foreword to the book. After the reading, a Q & A panel session will give audience members a chance to gain insight into the poetic processes that brought…

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Megan Peak reading at The Wild Detectives Bookstore & Bar

November 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wild Detectives Bookstore, 314 W Eighth St
Dallas, TX 75208 United States
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Megan Peak will be reading from her new Perugia collection Girldom at The Wild Detectives Bookstore & Bar for the "Inner Moonlight Reading."

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