Upcoming Readings and Workshops

  • Mon
    7:00 pmBitwise Industries Auditorium - 700 Van Ness Avenue Fresno, CA 93721

    TONIGHT it's FRESNO! This is my third stop on the road with BuddyWakefield, orator and professional lighthouse, Husband Extraordinary by appointment to the House of Ava Gardner! We will do EVERYTHING in our power to entertain with poetry and extravagant promises. Tickets and additional details at buddywakefield.com

  • Tue
    7:00 pmThe Holland Project 140 Vesta St  Reno, NV 89502 

    CAN YOU STAND IT? Buddy Wakefield, Anis Mojgani, and Derrick C. Brown are doing a show TOGETHER! And SOMEHOW, I get to be RINGO. This event marks the release of new books by both Brown and Mojgani and the end of my brief tour with Professor Wakefield. I DON'T DESERVE TO BE THIS HAPPY! 

    ONLY $15.50 for the whole shebang! here's the link for tix! 


  • Wed
    7:00 pmWest Hollywood Public Library - 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. - Second Floor - Los Angeles, CA 90069

    Kim Dower has curated a poetry reading as part of the City’s WeHo Reads series. The event, “Route 66 Through The Eyes of Poets” builds on the success of last year’s “Sunset Strip Through The Eyes of Poets,” which was later recorded by radio station KPFK and re-broadcast. Participating poets include Laurel Ann Bogen, Elena Karina Byrne, Yvonne Estrada, Bill Mohr, Lynne Thompson, and ME! Admission is free. For more information and to RSVP: www.weho.org/wehoreads   


  • Fri
    3:00 pmNorth Patio, Los Angeles Union Station, 800 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

    In celebration of National Poetry Month and LA Arts Month in April, Metro Art Presents the Los Angeles debut of The Poet Is In, an interactive poetry exchange at Union Station inspired by a program originally conceived by Marie Howe in New York. The Poet Is In features twelve Los Angeles based poets who will collaborate with station visitors to create personalized poems. Participating poets include William Archila, Lory Bedikian, Laurel Ann Bogen, Elena Karina Byrne, Jessica Ceballos, Nicelle Davis, Kim Dower, Liz Gonzalez, Steve Petersen, Lynne Thompson, and Cecilia Woloch. Poetry sessions will be accompanied by Colburn School students performing a range of musical styles.  THIS EVENT IS FREE!

  • Sat
    12:00 pmChevalier's Books 126 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90004

    It is my very great honor to be 'Honorary Bookseller' for Independent Bookseller Day. I'll be on hand to sign books, read some poems, and make new friends. Ever been to Chevalier's? It's the oldest indie bookseller in Los Angeles! Come find out what makes it a keeper!

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