Nightboat AWP Schedule of Events 2018

It’s going to be an exciting, busy time at AWP in Tampa, FL for us this year. We’re looking forward to the soft launch of NEPANTLA: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color ed. Christopher Soto, the release of Some Animal by Ely Shipley & Suelo Tide Cement by Christina Wega-Westhoff, as well as readings from some of our fabulous 2017 authors including Duriel E. Harris, Samiya Bashir, Cole Swensen & even rockstar Vi Khi Nao from 2016.

Schedule of Events:

Nepantla Soft Launch at the AWP Queer Mixer!
Hosted by LGBTQ Writers Caucus & Lambda Literary
Thursday, March 8th, 7:30-9PM
Waterside Grill—Tampa Marriott Waterside
700 South Florida Ave, Tampa, FL

AWP Offsite Reading
Nightboat Books w/ Canarium Books, Dorothy, a publishing project, Essay Press, Octopus Books
Thursday, March 8th, 8-10PM
Flybar / Rooftop 1202 N Franklin, Tampa, FL

Duriel E. Harris
Christina Vega-Westhoff
Ely Shipley
Cole Swensen
Simone John
Karla Kelsey
Amy Lawless
Sawako Nakayasu
Sabrina Orah Mark
Joanna Ruocco
giovanni singleton
Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
Ronaldo Wilson

Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos AWP off-site reading
Friday March 9, 7-9PM
The Portico, 1001 N Florida Ave, Tampa, Fl

Samiya Bashir
Bryan Borland
Cathleen Chambless
Ching-In Chen
Gregg Shapiro
Jan Becker
Jericho Brown
J.P. Howard
Ruben Quesada
Sam Sax
Shane Allison
Valerie Wetlaufer

Gremlins 3: AWP Offsite Reading
Friday, March 9th, 7-10PM
QUAID 5128 N Florida Ave Tampa, FL
Civil Coping Mechanisms, Wonder, Ugly Duckling Presse, Theme Can, Nightboat Books

Vi Khi Nao
Ben Fama
Liz Bowen
Bianca Stone
Josef Kaplan
Bridget Talone
Ed Steck
Shy Watson
Amy Saul-Zerby
Rachelle Toarmino
Ben Pease
Kim Calder