Our Friday Live Readings are hosted on Zoom, allowing our writing community a casual and intimate environment in which to hear authors read and discuss their work. You’ll find the Zoom links and passwords on our calendar of events and linked here. We hope you’ll join us and be as inspired as we are!
2020 Friday Live Readings, 8pm EDT
E. Ethelbert Miller reads from unpublished work as well as from his latest book, If God Invented Baseball, published by Simon and Schuster. The discussion touches on process, politics, and spirituality.
Purchase If God Invented Baseball here.
Wang Ping reads from her latest book of poems, My Name Is Immigrant, published by Hanging Loose Press. Ping talks about how she came to poetry, her friendship with Allen Ginsberg, her research on fungi and Chinese medicine.
Purchase My Name Is Immigrant here.
Veronica Golos reads from her latest book of poems, Girl, published by 3: A Taos Press, as well as poems from her earlier books. Discussion touches on her writing process, research, and the benefits of experimenting with form.
Purchase Girl by contacting her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erin Soros reads from her work and discuss her Lyric Essay process.
Read her essay, “Who Could Have Lived” in The Puritan here. Join us live tonight at 8pm EDT.
June 26, Lyla June Johnston
Lyla June Johnston (known publicly as Lyla June) will read her essay, The Story of How Humanity Fell In Love With Itself Once Again, and discuss her writing process and activism.
Learn about Lyla June and read more of her work here.
July 10, Stephen Kuusisto
Stephen Kuusisto reads from his latest book , Have Dog, Will Travel, published by Simon & Schuster. Stephen will discuss his work, process, and activism.
July 24, Martín Espada
On Friday, July 24th, Martín Espada will read from his new book, Floaters, discuss his process and activism, and answer questions.
Meeting ID: 829 6691 4705
Join Zoom Reading: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82966914705?pwd=elUxMnU1MVd2TDFuZjZXUDdsK2d1UT09
August 7, Peter Balakian
Pulitzer Prize winner Peter Balakian will read from his work and discuss poetry of witness.
Join Zoom Reading
Meeting ID: 854 6459 8638 Password: 510847
August 21, R.L. Maizes
R. L. Maizes will read from her new novel, Other People’s Pets, discuss her process and developing empathy through creative writing.
Meeting ID: 834 0976 7580
Join Zoom Reading: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83409767580?pwd=amJwUXA2c3pEMHZ4UWJCdUhOTUZIQT09
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