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September 2021

9/17 – A celebration of Camille Roy’s Honey Mine!

September 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
The Lab, 2948 16th St
San Francisco,
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Please join us on Friday, September 17, at 7:00pm PT in celebration of Honey Mine: Collected Stories! Presented by Small Press Traffic and guest hosted by Anne Walsh, the evening will consist of readings by Claudia La Rocco and Camille Roy and an exhibition + talk with ZH Leonard. RSVP here: https://www.smallpresstraffic.org/sept-rsvp. Book: https://nightboat.org/book/honey-mine/.

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9/17 – Andrea Abi-Karam: Villainy reading

September 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Books Are Magic, 225 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Join us on Friday, September 17, at 7pm ET for a *virtual* reading by Villainy author Andrea Abi-Karam, NM Esc, Sahar Khraibani, Andrea Lawlor, Eileen Myles, and Kamelya Omayma Youssef. Their second book, Abi-Karam's Villainy answers the call to action for poetry itself to become the radical accomplice it was destined to be, at heart aiming to destroy all levels of hierarchy to establish a participatory, temporary autonomous zone in which the targeted other can thrive. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/andrea-abi-karam-villainy-reading-registration-169536786091 Book: https://nightboat.org/book/villainy/

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9/23 – Andrea Abi-Karam in conversation with Randa Jarrar!

September 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom

Please join us on Thursday, September 23, at 7:30pm ET for a *virtual* conversation with Villainy author Andrea Abi-Karam and Randa Jarrar! Abi-Karam's second book, Villainy harnesses street protest as a poetic formation, both embodying direct action and exhibiting the desires that bring queers into public space.   RSVP here: https://www.skylightbooks.com/event/live-crowdcast-andrea-abi-karam-discusses-villainy-randa-jarrar

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9/29 – Divya Victor at The Poetry Project

September 29, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zoom

Please join us on September 29 at 8:00pm ET! In conjunction with the recent publication of CURB, Nightboat author Divya Victor joins Serena Rose Chopra, Kama La Mackerel, Aditi Machado, and Prageeta Sharma for a *virtual* evening of readings and conversation tracing breadths of South Asian diasporic experience. Across a range of inquiries, five poets consider the textual scaffoldings of empire, the human entanglements of production and consumption, and the tenuous, beautiful work of relations to thrive and endure. RSVP: https://www.poetryproject.org/events/south-asian-poets-on-diaspora-kith-with-serena-rose-chopra-kama-la-mackerel-aditi-machado-prageeta-sharma-and-divya-victor. Book: https://nightboat.org/book/curb/.

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October 2021

10/7 Town Hall Seattle and Grist present Allison Cobb with Clayton Aldern on Plastic: An Autobiography

October 7, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom

We hope you can join us Thursday, October 7th at 7:30pm PT/10:30pm ET for a virtual reading featuring Allison Cobb with Clayton Aldern, presented by Town Hall Seattle and Grist!   RSVP here: https://townhallseattle.org/event/allison-cobb-with-clayton-aldern/

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//CLUB LIT// ft. Hazem Fahmy, Zaina Arafat, Sahar Khraibani, Kamelya Omayma Youssef, & Andrea Abi-Karam

October 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Backyard Reading, Hancock St & Tompkins Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11216
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Free

Please join us on Saturday, October 16, @ 7:30pm ET for a backyard reading with Hazem Fahmy, Zaina Arafat, Sahar Khraibani, Kamelya Omayma Youssef, and Nightboat author Andrea Abi-Karam. As a creative response to the ongoing political turmoil we keep finding ourselves in, this assemblage of NYC based SWANA writers will convene to deal with the following themes across poetry, prose, lyric, experimental, and hybrid: queerness, desire, grief, placelessness, homes, migration, obsession, addiction, memoriam, resistance, memory, and healing. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/club-lit-backyard-ft-nyc-swana-writers-tickets-184355431057.…

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Book Launch for Paolo Javier’s O.B.B.

October 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moore Homestead Playground, Broadway & 45th Ave & 82nd St
Queens, NY 11373 United States
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Please join us on Sunday, October 17, @ 2pm ET to celebrate the publication of O.B.B. a.k.a. The Original Brown Boy, by Paolo Javier, and the debut of Lynne Sachs’ short video, Swerve, which adapts poems from the book. The reading will take place at the Moore Homestead Playground in Elmhurst, Queens—a neighborhood park and location of Sachs’ video—and Javier will be joined by Stephen Motika, Aldrin Valdez, and the cast and crew members of Swerve—Emmy Catedral, ray ferreira, Inney Prakash, Jeff Preiss,…

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November 2021

Book Launch! A Forest on Many Stems: Essays on the Poet’s Novel, edited by Laynie Browne!

November 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Zoom

Nightboat Book Launch! A Forest on Many Stems: Essays on the Poet’s Novel, edited by Laynie Browne, featuring readings from contributors Traci Brimhall, Lee Ann Brown, Norman Fischer, Sonnet L’Abbé, Cedar Sigo, Brian Teare, and Tyrone Williams. Editor Laynie Browne will host!   RSVP here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpf-ypqTojGNArXePq3HVWGidoAQRtdf39

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Nightboat Fall Reading! Featuring Andrea Abi-Karam, Paolo Javier, Oscar Oswald, Kit Schluter, Olivia Tapiero, and Joey Yearous-Algozin

November 22, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom

We hope you can join us on Monday, November 22 at 8pm ET for our fall reading, featuring Andrea Abi-Karam, Paolo Javier, Oscar Oswald, Kit Schluter, Olivia Tapiero, and Joey Yearous-Algozin!   RSVP here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckfuyuqDspE9dMYhd7-3-IbygF-XZBwRFy

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December 2021

Holiday Pop-Up & Book Sale! Saturday 12/11 at 12pm-5pm

December 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nightboat’s Office, 310 Nassau Ave #205
Brooklyn, NY 11222-3813 United States
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Join us for our Holiday Pop-Up and Book Sale on Saturday, December 11th, from 12pm-5pm at our office in Greenpoint! Pick up an exciting new or a beloved backlist title you haven't had a chance to acquire! *Discounts on all new books, 25% off or higher *$1, $2, and $5 specials on hurts and remainders *Dozens of titles available Come by for cider and cookies, and fill your bag! We're located at: 310 Nassau Avenue, Suite #205 Brooklyn, NY 11222…

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