Upcoming 2017 Events

 

JUNE

6/2 - Alternative Facts hosted by Luivette Resto

6/16 - Allied Media Conference in Detroit •Poetry as Witness Panel

6/19 - BREAKBEAT POETS PRESENT: JUNETEENTH • 7:30 pm • ACE Hotel • 929 South Broadway  Los Angeles, CA 90015

6/23 - Reading Celebrating Norman Zelaya's Book Release of Orlando and Other Stories • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM • Ave 50 Studio • 131 N. Ave 50 • Los Angeles, CA 90042

JULY

7/5 - 90x90 Writ Large Press Begins

7/15 - un::fade::able: writing workshop & community engagement • 10 am - 12 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013

7/22 - DJ Event!

7/25 - un::fade::able: poetry reading honoring the legacy of Sandra Bland • 7:30 - 10 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013 


Archived Events

2017

FEBRUARY

2/18 - un::fade::able: writing workshop & community engagement • 10 am - 12 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013

2/18 - PoetrIE presents: F. Douglas Brown 6-8 pm • 536 W 11th St, San Bernardino, CA 92410

2/24 - Three Doug Night: Part IV w/ Doug Knot and Doug Kearney and Doug Manuel • 7:30 pm • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

2/28 - un::fade::able: poetry reading honoring the legacy of Sandra Bland • 7:30 - 10 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013

MARCH

3/15 - The Yellow House Book Release Party! Come Celebrate Chiwan Choi and this amazing book hosted by Writ Large Press7-9 pm • Resident • 428 S. Hewitt, Los Angeles, CA 90113 

3/18 - dj'ing HITCHED Reading Series hosted by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo  4 pm - 7 pm

3/19 - Rich Fergeuson

3/30 - dj'ing Art Jam for Loyola HS Modern Poets and Composer's Club 3-5 pm St. Rapheal's School • 924 West 70th Street • Los Angeles, CA 90044 

3/30 - Steve Abee

APRIL

4/6 - dj'ing Art Jam for Loyola HS Modern Poets and Composer's Club 3-5 pm St. Rapheal's School • 924 West 70th Street • Los Angeles, CA 90044 

4/9 - Angels Flight Reading literary west Salon With Chiwan Choi & José Luís Peixoto 4-6 pm • Clifton's Republic • 648 S. Broadway • Los Angeles, CA 90014

4/20 - The Northridge Creative Writing Circle presents Poetry Palooza  8 pm  Northridge University,  Jerome Richfield Room 319

4/22 - Harvard-Westlake School Wider than the Sky Young People's Poetry Fest 

4/23 - So Cal Soul Patrol • The Spark of Groove  Resident • 428 S. Hewitt, Los Angeles, CA 90113

4/25 - The Big Read Emily Dickinson Fest 6 pm 3900 S. Western Ave Los Angeles, CA 90062

4/27 - dj'ing Loyola HS Modern Poets and Composer's Club for Urban Compass Supreme Evening  6:30 pm Los Angeles River Center and Gardens 570 W Ave 26 • Los Angeles, CA

MAY

5/4 - PEN Center USA • Living in Your Own Narrative Master Class • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm • Four Thursdays, May 4 through May 25 

5/9 - dj'ing for PEN Center USA Author Evening Roxanne Gay & Randaa Jarrar  The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever • 6000 Santa Monica Blvd • Los Angeles, CA

5/13 un::fade::able: writing workshop & community engagement • 10 am - 12 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013

5/20-21 - Pasadena LitFest 

5/23 - un::fade::able: poetry reading honoring the legacy of Sandra Bland • 7:30 - 10 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013 

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2016

FEBRUARY 2016

2/3 - Swan Song: a Requiem for Sandra Bland Reading Series • Second installment: Our Anger. Our Pain. Our Restoration. • 7:30 - 10 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013 

2/11 - Sad Girl Book Release and Tour to End Queer Youth Homeless • 7 pm • Gatsby Books • 5535 E. Spring St. • Long Beach, CA 90808

2/16 - AULA Literary Uprising Reading • 6pm reception, 6:30 pm readings • FREE to the public • Antioch University, Room A1000 • 400 Corporate Pointe • Los Angeles, Culver City, CA 90230 

2/22 - The Instant: literature + music + ramen  8 pm • Ham & Eggs Tavern • 433 W. 8th Street • Los Angeles, CA 90014

MARCH

3/10 - For the Love of the City • Poetry & Hip Hop Night • 9 pm The Reserve • 650 S. Spring St. • Los Angeles, CA. 90014 

3/18 - Not Just Another Reading • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM • Ave 50 Studio • 131 N. Ave 50 • Los Angeles, CA 90042

3/30 - 4/1 AWP CONFERENCE • Los Angeles, CA

2016 AWP Off-Site Readings

3/30 - Cave Canem 2016 AWP Reading • 8-10 pm • Elysian • 2806 Clearwater St. • Los Angeles, CA. 90039

3/31 - The Sugar House Review Reading  6-8pm • R Bar • 3331 W 8th St. • Los Angeles, C

3/31 - Literary Friction • 7:30-9:30 pm  These Days Gallery • 118 Winston Street, 2nd FL • Los Angeles, CA 90013

4/1 - Reading celebrating Thief of the Interior by Phillip B. Williams  7pm • The Falls • 626 S. Spring St.  Los Angeles, CA 90014

2016 AWP Panel Presentations

3/31  -What are You? Mixed-Race Writers Find Voice in the Community

4/2    -The Unbearable Too-Whiteness of the Workshop 

         -#BlackPoetsSpeakOut: AWP Edition

APRIL

4/7 - For the Love of the City • Poetry & Hip Hop Night • 9 pm  The Reserve • 650 S. Spring St. • Los Angeles, CA. 90014

4/16 - Wider Than the Sky, Harvard Westlake Youth Poetry Workshop and Reading

MAY

5/4 -  Swan Song: a Requiem for Sandra Bland Reading Series • Third installment: This Loss. This Sadness. This Consolation. • 7:30 - 10 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013

5/5 - 5/26 - Master Class: poetry remix with F. Douglas Brow • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm • Four Thursdays, May 5 through May 26  Beverly Hills

JUNE

6/4 - AIR 11 Gallery and Book Store Grand Opening • 5 pm • 359 N. Fairfax • Los Angeles, CA 90036

6/10 - 4 Poets and a Dash of Non-Fiction Beyond Baroque • 8 pm • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

6/11 - Mixed Remix Festival  and Featured Writer's Reading • 2:30-4 pm • Japanese American National Museum • 100 N. Central Ave. • Los Angeles, CA 90012

6/15 - 6/19 - KUNDIMAN RETREAT! in NYC, baby BABY!!!

6/20 - LA welcomes Liz Kay • AIR 11 Gallery and Book Store • 359 N. Fairfax • Los Angeles, CA 90036

6/23 - Poetics of Location • Kaleidoscope Kollective • 1511 W. Sunset Blvd. • Los Angeles, CA 90026   

JULY

7/2 - Poetry Circus (Ring Two) • 7-8 pm • 4730 Crystal Springs Road near the Los Feliz entrance to Griffith Park • Los Angeles, CA 

7/13 - Swan Song: a Requiem for Sandra Bland Reading Series • Forth and final installment: Transcendence • 7:30 - 10 pm • Art Share LA • 801 E. 4th Place  • Los Angeles, CA 90013 

SEPTEMBER

9/29 - Celebrating the release of PC Munoz's Half Breed  7 pm  Last Bookstore •  453 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

OCTOBER

10/14-16 - Southern Festival of Books • TBD

10/18 - Stories Bookstore •  6:30 pm • 1716 W. Sunset • Los Angeles, CA 90026

10/29 - Nevermore Reading

NOVEMBER

11/4 - RAPP Salon • 8:30 pm 1436 2nd Street (between Broadway and Santa Monica Blvd.) • Santa Monica, CA 90401

11/17 - ***BEGOTTEN RELEASED***

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2015

JANUARY

1/26 -  Brophy Literary Arts Magazine (B.L.A.M.) Poetry ALOUD Kickoff Reading • Brophy College Prep • 4701 N Central Ave. • Phoenix, AZ 85012

FEBRUARY

2/7 - #BlackPoetsSpeakOut: LA • The Sweat Spot • 3327 Sunset Blvd. • Los Angeles, CA 90026

2/22 - Three Doug Day w/ Doug Knot and Doug Kearney • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

2/28 - Los Angeles Poet Laureates Reading featuring Luis Rodriquez & Amanda Gorman w/ special guests Mason Summit, Ashaki Jackson and F. Douglas Brown • Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

MARCH

3/25-27 - Oxford Conference for the Book Workshop and Reading • Cave Canem fellows Reading and Q&A w/ Geffrey Davis, Chiyuma Elliot, Caroline Randall Williams • Oxford, MS

APRIL

4/1-4/30 - THAT Space 30 for 30 Poetry Prompts  • Sign on to the THAT Space Facebook page and start writing!!!

4/8-4/11 - 2015 AWP Annual Conference & Bookfair in Minneapolis

4/8 - Cave Canem AWP Fellows Reading, 7 pm, The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S. Suite 200 • Minneapolis, MN. 55415

4/10 - University of Georgia Press Booth, 10-11 am, Book Signing 

4/10 - HOUSEQUAKE Reading @ Tia Chucha/Kaya/Scapegoat/Writ Large booth, 2:35 pm • Tia Chucha, Kaya Press, Writ Large Press, and Scapegoat Press present, HOUSEQUAKE, a celebration of writers of color! Help document the event #LITINCOLOR

4/11 - Cave Canem Booth, 11:30 am-2:30 pm

4/15 - THAT Space Workshop, 7-9 pm • Tap into your creativity through poetry prompts, reflection and guided writings/readings.  In an effort to see/use language to its full capacity, participants will be asked perform on the page as their words transform and dance with each new written work. • THAT Space  • 
1242 E. 7th #108 • Los Angeles, CA. 90021 • 213.265.7687 TO SIGN UP • FREE PARKING

4/22 - Zero to Three Book Release Party, 7 pm • ESO WON Bookstore • 4327 Degnan Blvd. • Los Angeles, CA 90008

4/29 - Cal State Fullerton Reading + Q&A, 4-7 pm

MAY

5/16 - Lummis Day’s VIVA POETRY, 3-5 pm • Eagle Rock Branch Library • Eagle Rock, CA

JUNE

6/12 - Some Slow Bees Reading for Carol Potter, 8 pm • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd.               • Venice, CA 90291

6/13, 6/14 - PEN Center USA Workshop, 11 am -1 pm both days • Revamping the Fire Pit: How Three New Poetic Forms can Reshape Your Narrative Poems • Beverly Hills, CA. 90212

6/13 - Dirty Laundry Lit: Ex, 7 pm • The Virgil • 4519 Santa Monica Blvd. • Los Angeles, CA 90029

JULY

7/12 - Solstice MFA Program/Cave Canem Partner Poet Reading and Q&A • Pine Manor College  • 400 Heath Street • Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

7/16 - Angel City Review Release Party & Reading • 7 pm • Ave 50 Studio • 131 N. Ave 50 • Los Angeles, CA 90042

7/19 - Three Generations Poetry Reading hosted by Mike "The Poet" Sonksen • 2 pm • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

7/24 - Metro Art Presents: PUBLISH! Your Journey • 4 pm • LA Union Station • 800 N. Alameda St. • Los Angeles, CA 90012

7/26 - La Palabra Reading and Q&A • 2 pm • Ave 50 Studio • 131 N. Ave 50 • Los Angeles, CA 90042

AUGUST

8/14 - The Messengers: a poetic response to the reality 50 years after the Watts rebellion hosted by Peter Woods and featuring poets Ashaki M. Jackson, Matt Sedillo & Teka Lark Fleming • 730 pm • Ave 50 Studio • 131 N. Ave 50 • Los Angeles, CA 90042

8/16 - A Rrose in Prose Poetry Reading • Stories Bookstore  • 1716 W. Sunset • Los Angeles, CA 90026

SEPTEMBER

9/10 -  Poetry Reading w/ poets: Jessica Cellabos, Chiwan Choi, Rachel Kaminer • 8:30 pm • Chevalier Books  • 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. • Los Angeles, CA 90004 

OCTOBER

10/13 - 2015 Poetry World Series: LitQuake Edition • 7 pm • The Make-Out Room 3225 22nd St. 
San Francisco, CA

10/14 - Zero to Three 1 year Birthday

10/29 - Cave Canem Reading w/ Tyehimba Jess  • University of Missouri

NOVEMBER

11/4 - Swan Song: a Requiem for Sandra Bland Reading Series • 7 pm • ArtShare LA • 

11/7 - Three Doug Night w/ Doug Knot and Doug Kearney • 8 pm • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

DECEMBER

12/5 - Fourth Annual Allendale Holiday Literary Festival and Tree Lighting • 4 - 6 pm • Allendale Branch Library • 1130 S. Marengo Ave. • Pasadena, CA 91106 

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2014

OCTOBER

10/15 - Zero to Three (University of Georgia Press, 2014) released and for sale!

NOVEMBER 

11/1 - The Poetry Lab Reading and Workshop w/ Geffrey Davis • Poetry Lab
235 E. Broadway, 8th Floor • Long Beach,CA 90802

11/2 - Poetry Reading w/ Geffrey Davis • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

DECEMBER 

12/4 - Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading w/ Leon Baham and Donika Ross and special guest Tracy K. SmithNYU's Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House • 8 West 10th St., • New York, NY

12/5 - Nuyorican Poet's Cafe Reading • 236 East 3rd Street • New York, NY 10009

12/11 - OM Supreme #2 Ezell Ford Fundraiser Reading • The Grand Star Jazz Club • 943 N. Broadway • Los Angeles, CA. 90012

12/ 21 - HITCHED Reading w/ Andrea Gutierrez, Maya Chinchilla, Vickie Vertiz, and Cathy Linh Che • This quarterly series couples established poets and writers with their emerging counterparts as a way of celebrating accomplishments, welcoming new voices, and broadening community. Hosted by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. • Beyond Baroque • 681 Venice Blvd. • Venice, CA 90291

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