Upcoming Events

2022 Washington Writers Conference feat. Rose Solari (live)

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel 5701 Marinelli Road,, North Bethesda, MD

The 2022 Washington Writers Conference is thrilled to welcome you back in person on May 13-14! In addition to our one-on-one agent-pitch sessions, we’ll have an exciting array of panels covering everything from the business of writing to specialized craft workshops.

$350

Rose Solari: “The Great Unknown: Documenting the World through Poetry” (panel) (in-person)

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel 5701 Marinelli Road,, North Bethesda, MD

Join Rose Solari at the Washington Writers Conference for her panel entitled The Great Unknown: Documenting the World through Poetry “When you don’t know what to say anymore, try poetry.” Join renowned poets Teri Ellen Cross Davis, 2022 Maryland State Arts Council Independent Artist State Awardee and author of Haint (Gival Press, 2016), winner of the 2017 Ohioana […]

Rose Solari: To Agent or Not to Agent? (panel) (in-person)

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel 5701 Marinelli Road,, North Bethesda, MD

Join Rose Solari at the Washington Writers Conference for her panel entitled To Agent or Not to Agent? VENUE: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center ROOM: Glen Echo

Elizabeth Hazen: Girls Like Us, Ft Rose Solari & Jessica Anya Blau (in-person)

The Ivy Bookshop 5928 Falls Road, Baltimore, Maryland

From The Ivy: The Ivy is thrilled to welcome poet Elizabeth Hazen for a reading from her latest collection, Girls Like Us! Liz will be joined by Rose Solari, the poet and publisher who published Girls Like Us, and Jessica Anya Blau, author of Mary Jane. This event will also be to celebrate the paperback release of Mary Jane, which came out […]

Free

Rose Solari Reading for Little Patuxant Review Summer Launch (virtual)

LPR is hosting a virtual reading and discussion to celebrate the launch of the 2022 Summer Issue of the Little Patuxent Review. Please virtually gather with us to celebrate the talents of our contributors and featured artists. This reading will feature ASP's Rose Solari who has a poem in the Summer issue. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-patuxent-review-summer-2022-virtual-launch-reading-tickets-347282400007?aff=efbneb

Free

Saida Agostini at Red Emma’s (in-person)

Ren Emma's 3128 Greenmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD

Saida Agostini presents her debut collection of poetry, let the dead in, at Red Emma's bookstore in Baltimore. Audacious, sensual, and grieving, this work explores how Black women harness the fantastic to craft their own road to freedom. A journey across Guyana, London, and the United States, it is a meditation on black womanhood, queerness, the […]

Free

Short Fiction Workshop with Dave Housley (virtual)

SUMMARY: 8 weeks starting on June 12, 2022 $250 Limited to 12 Every participant will have a chance to workshop 2 stories. HOW DOES IT WORK? These are online workshops, so, you know, everything is online and asynchronous. Participants log in to the workshop space throughout the week, whenever convenient for them. We’ve had workshop […]

$250

Saida Agostini at NMWA Book Club for a Discussion of STUNT (virtual)

National Museum of Women in the Arts Join us for a dynamic live reading of Saida Agostini’s poetry collection STUNT (2020), a reimagining of the life of Nellie Jackson, an early twentieth century brothel owner, freedom fighter, and entrepreneur. Literary maven Lisa Pegram will lead the reading, which will also feature Agostini and performing artists Holly Bass, […]

Free

THE PUSHKIN CLUB. LOOK AT HIM: AN EVENING WITH ANNA STAROBINETS AND TRANSLATOR KATHERINE E. YOUNG (hybrid)

"The Pushkin Club is delighted to welcome Anna Starobinets, a journalist, scriptwriter and novelist who has recently fled Russia, and Katherine E. Young, a translator and laureate of the Pushkin House translation residency. They will discuss Anna's recent book, Look At Him – a 'beautiful, darkly humorous, and deeply moving' memoir that explores the moral […]

$5

Saida Agostini and Teri Ellen Cross Davis; Reading + Q&A + Curated Open Mic + Book Signing(in-person)

African American Museum in Philadelphia 701 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA

From The African American Museum in Philadelphia: Come and enjoy Saida Agostini + Teri Ellen Cross Davis as they explore the Black femme erotic. Witness these award-winning poets and best friends come together to celebrate Saida's first full-length collection of poetry, let the dead in. Audacious, sensual, and grieving, this work explores how Black people […]

$10

David Downie in conversation with Matthew Felix at Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA

Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista, Corte Madera, CA

Join David Downie, author of the Daria Vinci Series, which includes Red Riviera and Roman Roulette, and many esteemed travel books such as Paris, Paris and Paris to the Pyrenees, for a talk and book signing at Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA. This event is open to all.

Free

David Downie at Readers’ Books in Sonoma, CA

Readers' Books 130 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA

Join David Downie, author of the Daria Vinci Series, which includes Red Riviera and Roman Roulette, and many esteemed travel books such as Paris, Paris and Paris to the Pyrenees, for a talk and book signing at Readers' Books in Sonoma, CA. This event is open to all.

Free

Saida Agostini at the Emily Dickinson Tell it Slant Poetry Festival (virtual event)

"How is a queer love poem different from a heterosexual love poem? How have the contours of queer courtship been transformed as LGBTQ+ people have become more visible in our culture?" Join Saida Agostini and other LGBTQ+ poets for a panel discussing queer love poems from their own oeuvre and that of other American poets […]

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