Tour Dates! A Little More Red Sun on the Human

We’re thrilled to share that Gillian Conoley is going on the road! She will be touring through the fall and into the spring in support of her newest book, A Little More Red Sun on the Human to be released in October. This collection of poems is also available on Consortium. Be sure to catch Conoley at one of these magical events.



October 12, 2019: Reading, Grace Cathedral, Litquake San Francisco, CA, 8 pm:

October 13, 2019: Reading, Napa Valley Writer’s Conference 20th anniversary, 5 pm, Napa Bookmine, 964 Pearl St., Napa, CA

October 22, 2019: BOOK LAUNCH and Reading  for A Little More Red Sun on the Human: New and Selected Poems, 7 pm., City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, CA.

October 25, 2019: Reading with Brian Teare, So-and-So Books, 7 pm, Raleigh, North Carolina.

October 26, 2019: Reading with Brian Teare, New Dominion Bookstore, 7 pm, Charlottesville, VA.  Brian Teare and Gillian Conoley – New Dominion Bookshop

October 27, 2019: Reading at University of Massachusetts, Jones Library, Amherst, MA, 3 pm.

October 30, 2019: Reading at University of Richmond, Brown-Alley Room, Weinstein Hall, 7 pm, Richmond, VA

November 5, 2019: Reading at 100th Anniversary of Surrealism: Inside the Magnetic Fields. City Lights Bookstore, with Norma Cole, Michael Palmer, Alan Bernheimer, San Francisco, 7 pm

November 7, 2019: Reading at Moe’s Books, Berkeley, CA, with Maxine Chernoff, 7 pm

November 12, 2019: Reading at Colorado State University, Eye-to-Eye Series, Fort Collins, CA, 7 pm.

November 14, 2019: Reading at University of Colorado, Boulder, Co, 7 pm.

January 16, 2020, 4:30-6 pm,  Panel, 4:30 pm. Reading 7 pm: Dominican College,  MFA Program Writer in Residence.

February 14, 2020: California State University, San Bernadino, CA, with Brian Teare, 7 pm.

February 15,  2020:  Reading at Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles, CA with Brian Teare, 7 pm.

March 3, 2020: Reading, Malvern Books, Austin, Texas, Book launch, 7 pm.

March 4-7, 2020: San Antonio, TX: Associated Writing Programs, Nightboat Books Events TBA.

March 27, 2020,  Reading, New York University, Lillian Vernon Writers’ House, 7 pm.

April 16, 2020: Reading, Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., San Francisco, with Aaron Shurin, 7 pm.

April 18, 2020: Los Angeles Times Book Fair Reading, TBA.

April 22, 2020,  Reading, Sacramento Poetry Festival, Sacramento State University, CA. 3 pm.

April 24, 2020, Sonoma Writers’ Festival, Sonoma State University, Green Music Center, The Prelude6 pm.



Gillian Conoley was awarded the 2017 Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. A Little More Red Sun on the Human: Selected Poems is forthcoming with Nightboat Books in Fall 2019. Her seventh poetry collection, PEACE, was named an Academy of American Poets Standout Book for 2014 and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Conoley’s work has received the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, and a Fund for Poetry Award. Her translations of Henri Michaux, Thousand Times Broken, appeared with City Lights in 2014. Conoley is Poet-in-Residence and Professor of English at Sonoma State University, where she edits Volt.