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February 2021

The But Also #25: Hunter, Castro Luna, Doan, and Nakayasu

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Nightboat author Carrie Hunter reads as part of the But Also reading series on Saturday, February 13 at 7PM, alongside Claudia Castro Luna, Mai Doan & Sawako Nakayasu! The event is free, and on Zoom. RSVP here for the Zoom link.

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Two Events with Kelly Writers House Fellow Erica Hunt!

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - February 23 @ 11:00 am
Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Nightboat Author Erica Hunt, the first Kelly Writers House Fellow of the year and renowned poet and essayist, will join the Kelly Writers House for two special programs--a reading of her work on Monday February 22 at 6:30PM ET, and an interview and conversation program moderated by Kelly Writers House Faculty Director Al Filreis on Tuesday, February 23 at 11:00AM ET. Both programs will be streaming live on our YouTube channel, and an RSVP is not required to attend.

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High Dawn 6: Reading with Muriel Leung & Stephon Lawrence 2/26

February 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Please join us on Friday, February 26th for the 6th High Dawn Reading Series featuring our very own Muriel Leung, who will be reading with Stephon Lawrence. The reading will be held on zoom from 6-7 pm PST / 9-10 EST. Please RSVP here for the zoom link! Hope to see you there!

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March 2021

LIVE ON CROWDCAST: JACKIE WANG READS FROM HER COLLECTION THE SUNFLOWER CAST A SPELL TO SAVE US FROM THE VOID WITH BRANDON SHIMODA

March 11 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nightboat author Jackie Wang reads with Brandon Shimoda virtually at Skylight Books! This event will take place on Crowdcast. Register here to attend live or watch the replay.   March 11, 2021 6 PM PST/9PM EST

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Reading from WE WANT IT ALL: AN ANTHOLOGY OF RADICAL TRANS POETICS at Open Books: A Poem Emporium!

March 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

6-8 PST, Thursday, March 11, 2021 Please join Open Books and the MFA for Creative Writing and Poetics Cultural Change seminar for a Seattle-area anthology launch of We Want It All: an Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics (co-edited by Andrea Abi-Karam and Kay Gabriel) via Zoom. This reading is open to the public and will be recorded. Please pre-register to receive an e-mail with the Zoom details here.  If you have any access needs for this reading, please let them know at openpoetrybooks(at)gmail(dot)com. Facebook…

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Andrea Abi-Karam for What Happens After the End: A four-part series from Wendy’s Subway

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free, register via Eventbrite here. These events will include live captioning in English. Livestreaming will also occur on Youtube. In the aftermath of a traumatic event(s), how does one shape their practice beyond survival and towards new ways of being? This four-part series will include guests from different artistic disciplines speaking in conversation to examine and unpack what it means to create and be a maker in this contemporary moment. Organized and moderated by Erika Hodges, the series examines a set of issues including…

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A Celebration for Akilah Oliver’s the she said dialogues: flesh memory

March 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Poetry Project, 131 E 10th St
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The Poetry Project is proud to join Nightboat in celebrating the republication of Akilah Oliver’s beloved book, the she said dialogues: flesh memory, a collection of poems which – 20 years on – continue to sustain us with new, essential, and prescient force in their investigation of “the non-linear synapses between desire, memory, blackness (as both a personal identity and a non-essentialist historical notion), sexuality and language.” Brilliant in their listening and utterance, Oliver’s poems embrace grief, desire, obstacle, and possibility,…

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Brian Teare reads for Filled with Possibility: Poetry!

March 18 @ 4:00 pm
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Poets Erika Meitner (Holy Moly Carry Me), Kiki Petrosino (White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia), and Brian Teare (Doomstead Days) read from their newest collections, highly-acclaimed poetry that speaks to contemporary life, working through history, genealogical roots, environmental crises, loss, and more, finding ways to understand and live and breathe. As part of the all-virtual 2021 Virginia Festival of the Book, this event is FREE to attend and open to the public. To attend, please register below or simply make plans to watch on Facebook.com/VaBookFest. The video recording from this…

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Nightboat Winter Reading with Carrie Hunter, Jackie Wang, Asiya Wadud, and Noah Ross!

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, March 30th at 7pm Eastern as we celebrate the recent releases of four Nightboat titles by Carrie Hunter (Vibratory Milieu), Jackie Wang (The Sunflower Cast a Spell to Save Us from the Void), Asiya Wadud (No Knowledge is Complete Until It Passes Through My Body), and Noah Ross (Active Reception)! Find more info on the event page here & RSVP here!

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April 2021

4/9 Book Launch – All the Rage: Desire stronger than fear

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You don't want to miss this special edition of Gibney’s Living Gallery, celebrating the launch of All the Rage! The event takes place April 9th from 7 PM – 8:00 PM virtually. The featured readers alongside Rosamond S. King are Gabrielle Civil, Purvi Shah, Candace Thompson-Zachery, Cynthia Oliver, Bianca Nedjée, and Tyehimba Jess. RSVP here!

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