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June 2019

Abby Murray featured reader for Puget Sound Poetry Connection

June 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Featured reader for the Puget Sound Poetry Connection. Abby will read from her forthcoming Perugia Press book, Hail & Farewell, plus new work!

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Lynne Thompson participating in “The Poet Is In”

June 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Metro Art Los Angeles is presenting the return of “The Poet is In,” an interactive poetry exchange inspired by a program originally conceived by poet Marie Howe and produced by MTA Arts and Design (New York). The event is Friday, June 28, 3:00pm - 6:00pm at Union Station North Patio, is free and open to the public, and features 12 Los Angeles based poets who will collaborate with station visitors to create personalized poems, including Lynne Thompson at 3:00. *…

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Lynne Thompson reading at the Mandrake Bar

June 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mandrake Bar, 2692 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States
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Join authors Lynne Thompson, Susan Banyas, Mike the Poet Sonksen, David Rocklin and Lisa Locascio for an afternoon of exquisite readings. Hosted by Julia Ingalls; book sales by Skylight Books.

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August 2019

Jennifer K. Sweeney & Chad Sweeney reading for Spoken Word Club

August 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

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September 2019

Diane Gilliam to present at Hobart Festival of Women Writers

September 7, 2019 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Hobart Festival of Women Writers is entering its seventh, consecutive year of platforming and promoting the work of women writers. Festival 2019 takes place on September 6, 7, & 8th in Hobart, New York, The Book Village of the Catskills. This exciting weekend includes readings, workshops, intensives, and a panel discussion. Festival 2019 is an opportunity for lovers of books and words to gather, interact with and appreciate women writers. Diane Gilliam's workshop, "Leaping Poetry," will take place on Saturday 9/7 from…

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Lynne Thompson reading at Beyond Baroque

September 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Melanie Braverman reading at Provincetown Public Library

September 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Melanie Braverman is reading at the Writer’s Voice Cafe on September 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The September Writer’s Voice Cafe will feature a presentation, discussion, and sharing for caregivers of loved ones by Braverman, Co-founder and Cultural Director of the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod. The evening will begin with a caregiving-themed open mic.

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Lynne Thompson reading at Eagle Rock Center for the Arts

September 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  Eagle Rock Center for the Arts,         2225 Colorado Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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Frannie Lindsay reading at Arts at the Armory

September 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Arts at the Armory, 19 Highand Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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Frannie Lindsay and Bert Stern are reading Thursday, September 12, as part of the Cervena Barva Poetry Series at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville. There is ample free parking in back of the Armory.

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Lynne Thompson reading at Book Passage

September 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamil Vista
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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LynneThompson will be reading with Andrea Hollander and Susan Terris at the Book Passage Corte Madera Store on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 4:00pm.  

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October 2019

Abby E. Murray: Hail and Farewell Tacoma Launch at King’s Books

October 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
King’s Books, 218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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This is the Tacoma launch for Hail and Farewell, the first full-length poetry collection of Tacoma's poet laureate, Abby E. Murray. There will be a short reading, time for Q&A, refreshments and a book signing.

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Corrie Williamson Book Launch at Holter Museum of Art

October 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Holter Museum of Art, 12 E Lawrence St
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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Corrie Williamson’s book launch for her second full-length collection, The River Where You Forgot My Name, will include a reading with Keetje Kuipers and Sean Hill, followed by a reception. About the Poets: Corrie Williamson was born on a small farm in southwestern Virginia. Her first book, Sweet Husk, won the 2014 Perugia Press Prize, and was a finalist for the 2015 Library of Virginia Poetry Award. Her second book, The River Where You Forgot My Name, was selected by…

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Corrie Williamson reading at Shakespeare & Co.

October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore, 103 S 3rd St W.
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
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Corrie Williamson and Henrietta Goodman will be reading from their recent collections of poetry.

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Lynne Thompson reading at The Ugly Mug

October 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ugly Mug, 261 North Glassell
Orange, CA 92866 United States
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L. I. Henley and What Books authors read at Skylight Books

October 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Celebrate the launch of four new books from What Books Press: Whole Night Through (L.I. Henley), Time Crunch (Cathy Colman), Echo Under Story (Katherine Silver) and Decoding Sparrows (Mariano Zaro).

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November 2019

Abby E. Murray, Karen Skolfield, and Craig Hall in conversation at Westfield State University

November 7, 2019 at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Loughman Living Room, 577 Western Ave, Westfield State University
Westfield, MA 01086 United States
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As part of the Library of Congress Veterans' History project, Abby E. Murray, Karen Skolfield, and Craig Hall and will take part in a community conversation at Westfield State University in the Loughman Living Room. Abby E. Murray teaches writing to army officers & detained, undocumented youth. Abby edits a journal about the impact of war, is married to an active-duty soldier, and is Tacoma, WA Poet Laureate. Her first book, Hail and Farewell, won the 2019 Perugia Press Prize.…

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Abby E. Murray and Ellen Doré Watson reading at Mocha Maya’s

November 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mocha Maya’s Café, 47 Bridge St
Shelburne Falls, MA
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Abby E. Murray and Ellen Doré Watson will be reading in the Collected Poets Series * In this popular, local reading series, Perugia Press’s latest winning poet, Abby E. Murray, will read from her just-released debut full-length collection Hail and Farewell. She will be joined by Ellen Doré Watson, poet, translator, professor, and former director of the Smith College Poetry Center, who will read from new and published works, including her most recent collection, pray me stay eager (Alice James, 2018).…

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Abby E. Murray Poetry Salon at Smith College

November 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Smith College Poetry Center, Wright Hall
Northampton, MA, United States
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Abby E. Murray and Karen Skolfield: Two Poet Laureates Explore Their Military Ties

November 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley Street
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Perugia Presents: A Poetry Reading for Veterans Day: Two Poet Laureates Explore Their Military Ties * During November’s Arts Night Out, Perugia Press will hold a poetry reading at the Center for the Arts in honor of Veterans Day, featuring Abby E. Murray & Karen Skolfield. Murray is Perugia Press’s latest winning poet and will be traveling here from WA State (where she is Tacoma, Washington’s current poet Laureate) to celebrate her new Perugia Press book, Hail and Farewell. Skolfield…

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Abby E. Murray, Pamela Hart, and Frances Richey reading at McNally Jackson Books in NYC

November 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Veteran's Day Poetry Reading: This event brings together Tacoma, WA Poet Laureate Abby E. Murray, whose first book, Hail and Farewell, won the 2019 Perugia Press Prize, Pamela Hart, whose first book, Mothers Over Nangarhar, won the 2017 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and was published by Sarabande in 2019, and Frances Richey, author of The Warrior, The Burning Point, and Voices of the Guard.

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