Upcoming Events

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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

David Downie in Conversation with Matthew Felix at the Mechanics Institute Library in San Francisco, CA

Mechanics Institute Library 57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

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 Mechanics Institute Library in San Francisco, 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 […]

Free

Saida Agostini at The Art/Life Institute in Kingston, NY

The Art/Life Institute of Kingston 185 Abeel st, Kingston, NY, United States

Night of Black Queer Manifestation: Poetry and Spoken Word by Hudson Valley Artists featuring Saida Agostini (Poet - Poughkeepsie), Cyrée Jarelle Johnson (Poet - Kingston) and Ness White (Spoken Word - Rosendale)

David Downie at A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland, CA

A Great Good Place for Books 6120 La Salle Avenue, Oakland, CA, United States

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 A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland, CA. This event is open to all. David will be joined in conversation with author Joanna Biggar.

Free

David Downie at Olivia and Daisy Bookstore in Carmel Valley, CA

Olivia and Daisy 13766 Center St, Carmel Valley, CA, United States

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 Olivia and Daisy in Carmel Valley, CA. This event is open to all.

Free