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Tarpaulin Sky Events


(reverse chronology)

– 2020 –

25 June 2020: Online
VCCA Fireplace Series
Ft. Lauren Russell and musician Caroline Keys
Hosted by Christina Chiu
Facebook Live and YouTube

12 June 2020: Online
Virtual Book Launch for Lauren Russell’s Descent
7pm Eastern
Hosted by White Whale Bookstore

14 March 2020: Seattle, WA
Rebecca Brown with Mark Petterson
7pm @ The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue

7 March 2020: San Antonio, TX
AWP Offsite Reading with Tarpaulin Sky, Fence, Octopus, Reality Beach, Ugly Duckling, and others
ft. Johannes Göransson and Lauren Russell
6-10pm @ La Villita Cafe
418 Villita St

26 February 2020: NYC
Johannes Göransson and Joyelle McSweeney
7:30pm @ Columbia University School of the Arts
401 Dodge Hall
2960 Broadway

12 February 2020: Amherst, MA
Lora Straub & Steven Dunn
8pm @ Amherst Books
8 Main Street

11 February 2020: Boston, MA
Lora Straub & Steven Dunn
6pm @ Massachusetts College of Art & Design
Kennedy, Room 406
621 Huntington Ave

– 2019 –

28 October 2019: Providence, RI
Megan Milks & Lauren Russell
6:30pm @ Willis Reading Room, John Hay Library
Brown University
20 Prospect Street

11 October 2019: Boulder, CO
Amina Cain & Steven Dunn
7pm @ Naropa School of the Arts
6278 Arapahoe Ave

3 May 2019: Fort Collins, CO
Steven Dunn
Northern Colorado Writers Conference

26 April 2019: Grand Junction, CO
Steven Dunn
7pm @ Colorado Mesa University

30 March 2019: Portland, OR
AWP Offsite Reading
ft. Rebecca Brown, Mary-Kim Arnold, Shiv Kotecha, Ted Dodson, Alexis Almeida, Andrea Abi-Karam, Kristin Dykstra, Monica De La Torre, Brian Teare, Rosamond S. King
7-10pm @ 1122 Gallery

29 March 2019: Portland, OR
AWP Offsite Reading
ft. Rebecca Brown, Shira Dentz, Steven Dunn & many more!
6:30pm @ Tea Chai Té
616 East Burnside

29 March 2019: Portland, OR
AWP Offsite Reading
ft. Piper J. Daniels, Nicole McCarthy, Ryan Spooner, and Sarah C. Townsend
6-8pm @ Turn Turn Turn
8 NE Killingsworth St

27 March 2019: Portland, OR
AWP Offsite Reading
ft. Piper J. Daniels, Kristen E. Nelson, Frankie Rollins, TC Tolbert & many others!
7-9:30pm @ Dismantle Change Build Center

25 March 2019: Vancouver, BC
Steven Dunn with Soma Feldmar, Katrina Otounye
7pm @ Massy Books

14 January 2019: Denver, CO
Rebecca Brown
University of Denver

– 2018 –

14 December 2018: Seattle, WA
Rebecca Brown w/ Mark Petterson, Suzanne Morrison & Fr. John Whitney
7pm @ St Joseph Church Parish Center
723 18th Ave E

8 December 2018: Greely, CO
Steven Dunn
7pm @ University of Northern Colorado

15 November 2018: Ft. Collins, CO
Writer’s Harvest Reading
with Rebecca Brown
Colorado State U

11 November 2018: Denver, CO
Steven Dunn with Richard Froude, Camille Dungy

8 November 2018: Lakewood, CO
Steven Dunn
1pm @ Red Rocks Community College

5 November 2018: Laramie, WY
Steven Dunn
7pm @ University of Wyoming

1 November 2018: Littleton, CO
Steven Dunn
4pm @ Arapahoe Community College

27 October 2018: Portland, OR
Rebecca Brown w/ Kevin Sampsell
7pm @ Mother Foucault Books
523 East Morrison St,

25 October 2018: Valencia, CA
Rebecca Brown

23 October 2018: North Adams, MA
Steven Dunn
7pm @ Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

22 October 2018: North Adams, MA
Steven Dunn
7pm @ Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

18 October 2018: Philadelphia, PA
7pm @ Tire Fire Reading Series
Steven Dunn with Oki Sogumi, Quinton Lawrence, Warren Longmire

15 October 2018: Seattle, WA
Rebecca Brown w/ Jennifer Borges Foster
7pm @ Elliot Bay Bookstore
1521 10th Ave

13 October 2018: Seattle, WA
Pistil Books 25 year Anniversary Party and Reading
Rebecca Brown w/ Stacey Levine
(RSVP for time & place)

13 October 2018: Denver, CO
7pm @ Counterpath
Steven Dunn book launch with Julia Madsen, Nancy Stohlman, Jason Arment

11 October 2018: Seattle, WA
Seattle Lit Crawl
w/Rebecca Brown, Richard Chiem, and JM Miller
(time & place TBD)

6 October 2018: Olympia, WA
5-Track in Argan Band
11am @ Olympia Arab Festival

28 September 2018: Seattle, WA
5-Track in MKB ULTRA w/ Maklak (CD release), Kid Leather, Summoned By Giants
8pm @ Substation, Frelard

28 September 2018: Seattle, WA
UW Bothell Convergence Conference Group Reading
ft. Rebecca BrownSteven DunnDanielle Dutton, Dao Strom, Pimone Triplett, Srikanth Reddy, Terri Witek, Anida Yoeu Ali, Jeanne Heuving and Natalie Singer
7pm @ Elliot Bay Books

28 September 2018: Seattle, WA
Steven Dunn
Convergence Conference
9am @ UW Bothell

13 June 2018: Oakland, CA
Jennifer S. Cheng w/ Rita Bullwinkel & Vi Khi Nao
Wolfman Books

12 June 2018: San Francisco, CA
Jennifer S. Cheng w/ Vi Khi Nao
Green Apple Books on the Park

26 May 2018: Orinda, CA
Jennifer S. Cheng
Orinda Pan-Asian Arts Festival
Orinda Library

22 May 2018: San Francisco, CA
Jennifer S. Cheng w/ Jenny Xie
City Lights Books

8 May 2018: Boston, MA
Jennifer S. Cheng w/ Jennifer Tseng, Loring Greenough House
Papercuts JP

6 May 2018: Brooklyn, NY
Jennifer S. Cheng w/ Kristin Chang, April Freely, Eugenia Leigh, & Carina del Valle Schorske
Berl’s Poetry Shop

4 May 2018: Chicago, IL
Jennifer S. Cheng w/ Emily Yoon and Mai Der Vang
57th Street Books

3 May 2018: Chicago, IL
Jennifer S. Cheng
University of Chicago PanAsia Solidarity Coalition
University of Chicago

24 April 2018: Montpelier, VT
VT Book launch for Elena Georgiou’s The Immigrant’s Refrigerator
Fundraiser for the VT Refugee Relocation Project (VRRP)
Reading & Q & A
7pm at Bear Pond Books

13 April 2018: Chicago, IL
Jenny BoullyPiper J. Daniels, and Alexis Pope
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.

12 April 2018: Pittsfield, MA
Elena Georgiou at Berkshire Community College
1350 West St
Time TBD

4 April 2018: Lincroft, NJ
Elena Georgiou and Haroon Moghul
Refuge: Literary Readings from Diverse Writers
7-9pm in the Warner Center
Brookdale Community College

8-10 March 2018: Tampa, FL
AWP Bookfair Table #644
Featuring new TS authors Jennifer S. Cheng and Piper J. Daniels, along with TS Editors Julianna Spallholz and Shira Dentz

10 March 2018: Los Angeles, CA
Eileen G’Sell, Elizabeth Hall, and JoAnna Novak
7:30 PM – 11:30 PM PST
Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Rd

9 March 2018: Tampa, FL
AWP Offsite Reading with Essay Press and Reality Beach
Featuring Mary-Kim Arnold, Jennifer S. ChengPiper J. DanielsShira Dentz, Kenning J.P. Garcia, Johannes Göransson, Dylan Krieger, and Amie Zimmerman
7pm @ Blind Tiger Cafe
1901 E 7th Ave
Ybor City / Tampa
(just 10 mins from convention center)

6 March 2018: Macomb, IL
Fred Ewing and Lola Austin Case Writer-in-Residence presents
Steven Dunn, Keith Lesmeister, and Ben Percy
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
(Fiction Panel Discussion and Q&A is 3pm in the Sherman Hall Auditorium. Reading is 5pm in Taylor Hall downtown, next door to Sullivan Taylor.)

– 2017 –

10 October 2017 : San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Hall at Litquake Festival
Vesuvio Bar
255 Columbus Ave

26 August 2017: San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Hall with Kristin Sanders
7:30pm at Green Apple Books
1231 9th Ave.

25 August 2017: Los Angeles, CA
Release of Kristin Sanders’s CUNTRY
with Elizabeth Hall, Myriam Gurba, Danielle Pafunda, and Vi Khi Nao
7:30pm at Other Books

5 August 2017: Denver, CO
Steven Dunn at The Myths & Legends Convention
(Panels and readings)
Ramada Plaza Denver North
10 E 120th Ave

1 August 2017: Toronto, ON
Elizabeth Hall Reading + Interview with Sex City Radio
11:00pm on CIUT 89.5 FM

25 July 2017: Brooklyn, NY
Cool As F*** Reading Series
featuring Claire Donato & Steven Dunn
Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer St

30 June – 2 July 2017: Denver, CO
Steven Dunn at Denver ComiCon
700 14th St

27 June 2017: Denver, CO
Tattered Cover Bookstore
2526 East Colfax Avenue
featuring David Hicks, Courtney Morgan, Steven Dunn, and Erika T. Wurth

12 May 2017: Denver, CO
Colorado Book Award Finalist Reading
featuring Mona Awad, Steven Dunn, Carolina Ebied, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and Steven Schwartz
7pm @ The BookBar
4280 Tennyson Street

15 April 2017: Boulder, CO
Steven Dunn hosts Vi Khi Nao, Elizabeth Hall, and Caroline Swanee Swanson
4pm – 5pm MT
Innisfree Bookstore and Cafe
1301 Pennsylvania Ave

6 March 2017 : Los Angeles, CA
Lambda Lit Fest Off-Site – Yes Femmes
ft. Elizabeth Hall
7 pm @ Pieter
420 W Avenue 33

16 February 2017: Amherst, MA
Elizabeth Hall w/ Melissa Buzzeo and LA Warman
7pm – House Reading

15 February 2017: Providence, RI
Claire Donato & Elizabeth Hall
7pm @ The Empty Room

11 February 2017: Washington DC
AWP Off-Site w/ Action Books, Calamari Archive, Per Second Press, and Tarpaulin Sky
ft. Claire DonatoJohannes Göransson, & Elizabeth Hall
7pm @ Rhizome
6950 Maple St NW

26 January 2017: New Orleans, LA
Dogfish Reading Series
ft. Elizabeth Hall & Sherrie Flick
2448 N Villere St

19 January 2017: Marquette, MI
Steven Dunn and Ginny MacDonald
Bards & Brews Reading Series
6pm at Ore Dock Brewing Company
114 W Spring St

18 January 2017: Philadelphia, PA
Steven Dunn with Caren Beilin, Hilary Plum, Vi Khi Nao, and Matt Jakubowski
Marginalized Work, Innovate Critique
Hosted by Full Stop Magazine
6:00 PM in the Arts Cafe
University of Pennsylvania
3805 Locust Walk

15 January 2017: Denver, CO
Steven Dunn at Regis University
Regis University Lowell Campus
3333 Regis Blvd. / Park in Lot 4 (off of Lowell Blvd.)

– 2016 –

10 December 2016: Sleepy Hollow, NY
Hudson Valley Writer’s Workshop
Workshop with Amy KingReclaiming Eve, Lilith, Medusa & Kali: Poetry as Pandoric Praxis
300 Riverside Drive

9 December 2016: Sleepy Hollow, NY
Hudson Valley Writer’s Workshop
w/ Amy King & Camille Rankine
300 Riverside Drive

3 December 2016: Los Angeles, CA
Amina Cain, Myriam Gurba, Elizabeth Hall, Vi Khi Nao
7pm at The Pop Hop
5002 York Blvd

9 November 2016: NYC
Amy King moderates “The Power of Poetry in a Complex World
for the Women’s National Book Association
Pace University
Bianco Room/Pace University Downtown Campus
One Pace Plaza (in Lower Manhattan)

4 Nov 2016: Athens, GA
Elizabeth Hall, Melissa Buzzeo, & TBD
493 Prince Ave

29 October 2016: Chicago, IL
Elizabeth Hall and Erik Anderson
7pm @ Sector 2337
2337 N Milwaukee Ave

28 October 2016: Montclaire, NJ
Elizabeth Hall
11:30 am @ Cohen Lounge in Dickson Hall
Montclaire State University
1 Normal Ave

27 October 2016: Brooklyn, NY
Claire DonatoElizabeth HallAmy King, Vi Khi Nao, and Laura Warman
8pm @ Molasses Books
770 Hart St

26 October 2016: Philadelphia, PA
Elizabeth Hall with Gina Meyers, Cynthia Dewi Oka, and Nicole Steinberg
7:30pm @ Tattooed Mom
530 South St.

25 October 2016: New York, NY
Sexism in the Literary World
w/ Bonnie Nadzam, Porochista Khakpour, Kavita Das, and Amy King
7:00 pm
The Center for Fiction
17 E. 47th Street (between Fifth and Madison)

16 October 2016: New York, NY
Amy King, Daniel Owen, and Tommy Pico
6pm (w/ sculpture viewing and social hour @ 5pm)
44-19 Purves St
(718) 361-1750

15 October 2016: Northampton, MA
House Reading
w/ Steven Dunn, Alex Benke and Brian Lupo
7:00pm 9:00pm
36 Forbes Ave

13 October 2016: Pittsfield, MA
Steven Dunn
2:00pm 3:00pm
Berkshire Community College
1350 West St

24 September: New York, NY

The New International: Working Poets of the World, Unite!
w/ Laura Sims, Amy King, Rickey Laurentiis, Rashida Jones, Corey P. Spencer, Alex Bernstein, Sasha Smith, Anmarie Souchi
7:00pm – 9:00pm
@KGB Bar in Manhattan
85 E 4th St

17 September 2016: NYC
Amy King & Brenda Coultas
Dominique Levy Gallery
909 Madison Ave

28 July 2016: Fort Collins, CO
Steven Dunn and Mathias Svalina
Time & location TBA

24 July 2016: Denver, CO
Gina Tron’s release for Eggolio and Other Fables
w/Steven Dunn and Ben T. Karge
Syntax Physic Opera
554 S Broadway

9 July 2016: Los Angeles, CA
LA Book Launch with Myriam Gurba, Elizabeth Hall, and Wendy C. Ortiz
7:30 pm @ Poetic Research Bureau
951 Chung King Rd

July TBA: Boulder, CO
Steven Dunn and Mathias Svalina
Innisfree Bookstore

26 June 2016: Los Angeles, CA
Sumarr Reading Series
with Myriam Gurba, Elizabeth Hall, Kenyatta Hinkle, Ani Raya-Flores
and music by Emily Lacy
3pm @ Pop-Hop Books & Print
5002 York Blvd, Highland Park

25 June 2016: Denver, CO
Steven Dunn Reading, Q&A, Booksigning
Mutiny Information Bookstore
2 So. Broadway

18 June 2016: Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Tarpaulin Sky Book Launch
Steven DunnDana Green, and Kim Parko
With guest readings/performances/artwork by:
Meg Tuite, Jamie Figueroa, Autumn Gomez, Anna Yarrow, Collestipher Chatto, Edie Tsong, and Jamison Chas Banks
6pm at El Zaguán
Historic Santa Fe Foundation
545 Canyon Road

9 June 2016: Portland, OR
Elizabeth Hall with Evelyn Hampton & Jason Snyder
7pm at Ristretto Roasters
555 NE Couch St.

8 June 2016: Eugene, OR
Elizabeth Hall with Evelyn Hampton & Jason Snyder
Good Clean Love
1480 Charnelton St.

3 June 2016: San Francisco, CA
Elizabeth Hall with Teresa K. Miller and Jordan Okumura
7:30pm at Green Apple Books
1231 9th Ave.

29 May 2016: Portland, OR
Elizabeth Hall with Jamondria Harris, Amy Lam, A.M. O’Malley, Robert Torres
5pm at Valentine’s
232 SW Ankeny St.

27 May 2016: Denver, CO
Dana Green with Lindsey Drager, Erica Lewis, Caroline Cabrera, Mathias Svalina
7pm at Leon
1112 E 17th Ave

21 May 2016: Provincetown, MA
Voices of Poetry
Featuring Amy King, Michael Klein, Jill McDonough & Afaa Michael Weaver.
With music and pre-recital reception with wine & appetizers at 4pm.
Reading starts at 5pm.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
460 Commercial Street

17 May 2016: Washington, DC
Poetry Reading with Amy King and Maureen Thorson
7 p.m.
Upshur Street Books
827 Upshur St NW

23 April 2016: Longmont, CO
Adult Story Time
David S. Atkinson, Angela Buck, Steven DunnDana Green, Katie Jean Shinkle, and Khadijah Queen
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Still Cellars Distillery & Art House
1115 Colorado Ave

19 April 2016: Denver, CO
Steven Dunn hosts FBOMB, featuring Brian Lupo
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Mercury Cafe

16 April 2016: Denver, CO
Tarpaulin Sky Press Book Launch at Counterpath Press
Kim Parko, Dana Green, and Steven Dunn
7:00pm to 9:00pm
7935 East 14th Ave

1 April 2016: Los Angeles, CA
AWP Offsite Reading
Anomalous, Drunken Boat, Goldline, Noemi, Ricochet, Shearsman, Tarpaulin Sky
Brent Armendinger, Cameron Awkward-Rich, drea brown, Kirstin Chen, Maxine Chernoff, Shira Dentz, Scott Esposito, Carrie Etter, Elisabeth Frost, Temim Fruchter, Chloe Garcia-Roberts,Dana Green, A. Kendra Greene, Elizabeth Hall,  Sandra Hunt, Grace Shuyi Liew, Deborah Meadows, Nathan Parker, Kim Parko, and Tim Tomlinson
6:30 at Opodz in Little Tokyo
362 East 2nd St.

1 April 2016: Los Angeles, CA
AWP Panel: F299. Women’s Caucus.
Featuring Amy King, Katherine Ann Rowlands, Lois Roma-Deeley, and Margaret Rozga.
6:00 PM TO 7:15 PM
Room 501,
LA Convention Center, Meeting Room Level

1 April 2016: Los Angeles, CA
AWP Offsite event: Camp Real Pants
Featuring Amy King, Camille Rankine, Lynn Melnick, and others
Astroetic Studios
224 E 11th St #700a

1 April 2016: Los Angeles, CA
AWP Panel: F109. More Than Numbers: How Conscientious Poetry Editors See Beyond Quotas.
Featuring Amy King, Timothy Donnelly, Airea D. Matthews, Phillip B. Williams, and Lynn Melnick.
9-10:15 a.m.
Room 402 AB
LA Convention Center, Meeting Room Level

31 March 2016: Los Angeles, CA
AWP Offsite Reading
Denver Quarterly, Dorothy, and Tarpaulin Sky
Cathy Linh Che, Ching-In Chen, Claire DonatoDana GreenElizabeth Hall, Manuel Paul Lopez, Kim Parko, and Suzanne Scanlon
7:15 at Pieter in Lincoln Heights
420 W Ave 33, Unit 10