Reading in Hong Kong, Sept, 2015


Reading in June 2019 at Bastion Books in Victoria, with John Barton

Past Events

April 8 2021 | Thurs | 9pm EST
Book launch for Micheline Maylor’s “The Bad Wife”
Hosted by John Wall Barger
University of Alberta Press, Shelf Life Books, & Glass Bookshop 
Online (Zoom):


November 23 2020 | Tues | 7pm EST
Festival Internacional de Poesía Ignacio Rodríguez Galván 2020
Panel with Indran Amirthanayagam and Sara Cahill Marron
Hot Poetry, Cold Poetry, Migrant Poetry: Contemporary Poetry in English
Online (Zoom): Info below

February 13 | Wednesday | 6:30pm
Launch of Philadelphia Stories winter 2019 issue 
Philadelphia City Institute
Free Library of Philadelphia (1905 Locust St)

March 30 | Saturday | 5pm
Reading a poem in response to
“She/Shield/Sheath” (sculpture by Ravenna Taylor)
with Vasiliki Katsarou, Shannon K. Winston, John Timpane and others
Ravenna Taylor’s studio: 233 N. Union Street
Lambertville, Pennsylvania

April 14 | Sunday | 7:30pm
Reading at Random Name Poetry Series
with Tim Fitts and David Jones
Dahlak Paradise (4708 Baltimore St)

April 24th | Wednesday | 7pm
Philadelphia Launch of The Mean Game
Special guest readers: Ernest Hilbert, Vasiliki Katsarou,
Cris Iacoponi, Tim Fitts, Kyle Brown-Watson
Emcee: Fayyaz Vellani 
A NOVEL IDEA Bookstore (1726 E Passyunk Ave)

May 1  | Wednesday  | 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Poetry Reading with Five Poets
St. John Neumann Shrine (1019 N. 5th Street)

May 4 | Saturday | 1pm
Reading with Leonard Gontarek
Satterlee Hospital poems read in Clark Park
West Philly 

May 5 | Sunday | 6pm 
Reading at Why There Are Words (WTAW-NYC)
Bowery Poetry Club
New York City (308 Bowery)

May 9 | Thursday | 7pm
Reading at Atomic Books (3620 Falls Rd)
Baltimore, Maryland

May 15 | Wednesday
Reading with marvelous Painted Bride Quarterly editors
Hosted by The Hatchery 
The Monkey Club
Kensington, Philadelphia (2101 E York St)

May 18 | Saturday | 10:30 am – 4:30pm
Co-leading a chapbook workshop with Vasiliki Katsarou
Hunterdon Art Museum (Clinton, NJ)

May 22 | Wednesday | 6-9pm
Duende Workshop
Writers Federation of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

May 23 | Thursday | 7pm
Halifax Launch of The Mean Game
Cempoal Cafe
Agricola Street, Halifax

May 24 | Friday
Reading at: Lexicon Salon
w/ trombonist Andrew Jackson 
Lexicon Books (125 Montague St)
Lunenburg, NS

June 2 | Sunday | 7:30pm
Reading at The Lit Live Reading Series
Hamilton, Ontario

June 5 | Wednesday | 6:30pm
Reading at LOMP Reading Series
Brown and Dickson Bookstore
London, Ontario (203 Dundas St) 

June 6 | Thursday
Palimpsest Launch
Another Story Bookshop
Ronsesvalles, Toronto

June 8 | Saturday | 2-5 pm
Workshop on The Underglimmer
Sponsored by VERSeOttawa/VERSeFest
Carleton University Library
MacOdrum Library 583 (Archives & Special Collection)
Ottawa, Ontario

June 12 | Wednesday |  5:30-7:30
Co-leading a workshop with Stephanie Yorke
Atwater Library (1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount)
Montreal, Quebec 

June 12 | Wednesday | 8pm
Palimpsest Launch
Argo Bookshop (1915 Ste. Catherine St. West)
Montreal, Quebec

June 13 | Thursday | 7pm
An Evening of Verse, Prose & Song
with Carolina Echeverria, Ilona Martonfi,  John Wall Barger, H. Nigel Thomas,  Mike Di Sclafani, Geneviève Lacombe,  Shaheen Munir (music),  Domenic Marinelli,  Sheryl Halpern
Argo Bookshop (1915 Ste. Catherine St. West)
Montreal, Quebec

June 16 | Sunday | 2pm
Reading at Audrey’s Books (10702 Jasper Ave)
Edmonton, Alberta 

June 17 | Monday | 6:30pm – 9:00pm. 
Workshop on The Underglimmer
artsPlace Canmore
Canmore, Alberta

June 20 | Thursday | 7pm
Reading at Single Onion
Shelf Life Books (1302 4 St SW)
Calgary, Alberta

June 26 | Wednesday| 2pm
Interview on Wax Poetic (Co-op Radio)
Vancouver, BC

June 27 |  Thursday |  7pm
Reading at Bastion Books
with John Barton
Victoria, BC (14 Bastion Square)

June 28 | Friday 
Reading at Poetry Gabriola Reading Series
Gabriola Island, BC

June 29 | Saturday | 2:00 – 4:30pm
Workshop on Duende
Kevin Spenst’s house (message us for location)
Vancouver (West End), BC

June 29 | Saturday | 7pm
Reading with Kevin Spenst and Alex Leslie
Kevin Spenst’s house (message us for location)
Vancouver (West End), BC

September 9 | Monday
Reading at Painted Bride Quarterly series
with Keetje Kuipers, James Arthur and Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach
The Black Sheep Pub (247 S 17th St)

September 17 | Tuesday| 6pm
Reading at Green Line Poetry Series
Book launch with Eli Goldblatt
Green Line Cafe (4426 Locust St)

October 6 | Sunday | 3pm
Reading at Manayunk Roxborough Art Center
with Vasiliki Katsarou and Bernadette McBride
Philadelphia (419 Green Ln # RR)

Oct 22 | Tuesday | 8pm
Reading at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center
with Leonard Gontarek
7 Lock St, Philadelphia


Nov 10 | Sunday | 10:30 am
Reading of chapter 110 of Moby-Dick
with other fine readers
The Rosenbach
Independence Seaport Museum (211 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia)

November 14 | Thursday | 12.45pm
Reading at La Salle University Art Museum
(1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141)

January 12 | Sunday
The HOT L Poets Series
Reading with Luke Stromberg and Don Berger
Host David Yezzi
Bird in Hand Bookshop (11 E. 33rd Street)
Baltimore, MD

January 16 | Thursday
Reading with Ernest Hilbert
Shakespeare and Co, Philadelphia

March 4-7
Various readings at AWP
San Antonio, Texas
Henry B. González Convention Center

with Alaska Quarterly Review [CANCELED: CORONAVIRUS]
Wednesday, March 4, 6:30-8 pm
La Villita Cafe

with The Hopkins Review / Literary Matters [CANCELED: CORONAVIRUS]
Friday, March 6, 12:30-2:30 pm
Location TBA

April 25
Reading with Luke Stromberg [CANCELED: CORONAVIRUS]
The Cathedral of All Saints church
62 S Swan St, Albany, NY 12210

May 19-22
with Marilyn Nelson (Keynote Speaker)
The Mercy by the Sea Center, Madison, Connecticut

May 10 | Sunday | 5:30pm PST 
The Bunker reading series 
Hosted by Really Serious Literature and Thirty West Publishing House
with Anna Suarez, B. Dani West, and others
Zoom Meeting ID: 830 8549 1852 PW: eggs

Poetry at the Port
with Yvette Neisser and Carol Volk
7912 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD

 Oct 7 | Wednesday | 7-8:30pm
Lost City Books / Beltway Quarterly Presents
A night of poetry readings, conversations, Q&A
with Marvyn Taylor, Sara Cahill Marron, and Indran Amirthanayagam
Online event (registration necessary)

Oct 17 | Saturday | 5pm
Poetry reading Benefit for Joe Biden
Indran Amirthanayagam, Marc Vincenz, and others
on Zoom (TBA)

Nov 24 | Saturday | 3pm
Poetry launch for new issue of Beltway Poetry Quarterly
with Sudeep Sen, Jack Hirschfield, and others
on Zoom (TBA)