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Tarpaulin Sky Events


(reverse chronology)

– 2021 –

19 May 2021
A Conversation with Poet Lauren Russell and Poet Angel C. Dye
DBLAC (Digital Black Lit and Composition)
6pm Eastern

14 April 2021
The Whiting Awards
Online Ceremony
Featuring Steven Dunn

20 February 2021
Madison Arts + Literature Laboratory
Online Reading | 7pm
ft. Lauren Russell, Brittany Rogers, Nicholas Nichols, and Ayokunle Falomo

– 2020 –

16 December 2020
7-8:30pm Eastern
Hudson Valley Writers Center
Online Reading
featuring Lynn Emanuel, Lucia LoTempio, and Lauren Russell

9 December 2020
1-3pm Eastern
Brooklyn Rail
(online) Radical Poetry Reading for The Brooklyn Rail‘s “New Social Environment”
featuring Lauren Russell

29 November 2020
3pm Eastern
Cultivating Voices New Books Showcase
Jan Beatty, Don Krieger, and Lauren Russell

20 November 2020
7-8:30pm Eastern
White Whale Bookstore (online)
Poetry Reading featuring Lauren Russell, Emily Mohn-Slate, Sharon Fagan McDermott, and Bob Walicki

28 October 2020
Wisconsin Book Festival
online poetry reading
featuring Traci Brimhall and Lauren Russell

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 [email protected] 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