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June 2021

Book Party for Art in Time by Cole Swensen!

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“Because…every time I walked out into the view, I, for a split second, participated in that endlessness…” Cole Swensen Art in Time Laura Mullen, Jennifer K. Dick and Eléna Rivera invite you to participate in a celebration of Cole Swensen’s new work Art in Time. Please join us at this June 5th book party, where various brief interventions will salute the beauty of this new work--and Cole Swensen will read from her fabulous collection as a finale! Bring a beverage of your choice and…

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6/7 Rosie Stockton at the Poetry Project

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

Join us on Monday, June 7 @ 8pm EST for a *virtual* reading with Rosie Stockton (author of Permanent Volta) and poet Jonah Mixon-Webster. RSVP here. Book: https://nightboat.org/book/permanent-volta/

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Spring 2021 Poetry Reading with Rosamond S. King, Muriel Leung, Rosie Stockton, Cole Swensen, Divya Victor

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Nightboat on June 14, 7PM EDT for a reading in celebration of our Spring 2021 poetry titles! Featuring readings from Rosamond S. King, Muriel Leung, Rosie Stockton, Cole Swensen, and Divya Victor. RSVP here.

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06/22 – QPlayaz | QPride : @Salon 2021

June 22 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Zoom

Please join us on Tuesday, June 22, for @Salon's *virtual* Pride showcase and performance event celebrating the joy and power of contemporary innovative genderqueer writers and artists. The evening launches the call for Obsidian's genderqueer, genrequeer "Playground" issue curated by interdisciplinary artist and Nightboat author Ronaldo V. Wilson, and will feature an interactive poetry reading and mixed-genre queer conversation with Vidhu Aggarwal, Lucas de Lima, Dawn Lundy Martin, and Angela Peñaredondo!   RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qplayaz-qpride-salon-2021-tickets-156024380121?keep_tld=1

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6/29 Honey Mine Launch! Camille Roy with Eileen Myles, hosted by City Lights!

June 29 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zoom

Join us on Tuesday, June 29th at 6PM PT / 9PM ET for the launch of Honey Mine: Collected Stories by Camille Roy (edited by Lauren Levin and Eric Sneathen) who will be joined by Eileen Myles, hosted by City Lights!   RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camille-roy-in-conversation-with-eileen-myles-tickets-157753877093

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6/30 – Gillian Osborne and Jen Bervin discuss Green Green Green!

June 30 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Zoom

We hope you will join us June 30th at 9pm EDT as Gillian Osborne and Jen Bervin discuss Green Green Green, a collection of hybrid essays that engage the intersection of habitats, horticulture, and histories both poetic and personal!   Rsvp here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/greengreengreen/register

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July 2021

7/18 – O | Sessions: Black Listening

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Zoom

Please join us Sunday, July 18, at 4pm EST for a conversation with Lauren K. Alleyne, featuring Duriel E. Harris, Douglas Kearney, avery r. young, and Nightboat author Rosamond S. King. The first event of Obsidian's new series, O|Sessions, Black Listening will investigate the role of listening and improvisation in performance, centering Black creative expression and imagination across the diaspora.   Rsvp here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/o-sessions-black-listening-tickets-158433943189

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August 2021

8/12 – Poetry & BYOBiscuits with Divya Victor

August 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Please join us on Thursday, August 12, for a *virtual* salon-style reading series featuring Ruben Quesada, George Abraham, Nathan Hoks, and Nightboat author Divya Victor. Poetry & Biscuit's pandemic series, curated by Carrie Olivia Adams and Fred Schmalz in partnership with Black Ocean, features poets in dialogue, not only sharing their work, but their questions, ideas, and observations.   Rsvp here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-byobiscuits-for-august-tickets-162969599459.

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September 2021

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

September 17 @ 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 @ 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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