Upcoming Readings & Workshops
Cave Canem 20/20: A Panoramic View of Black Poetry
May 29th, 2017, 2-3:15 PM
A Reading and Conversation with #BlackPoetsSpeakOut co-founders Mahogany L. Browne and Amanda Johnston, and poet Kyle Dargan, moderated by writer and performance artist Kenyon Adams.
For more information on the three days of event:
Hurston/Wright Summer Writers Week
August 5th - 11th, 2017
For 20 years, the Hurston/Wright Summer Writers Workshop has offered a safe space for writers in intensive workshop sessions and master classes.
Workshops are led by award-winning writers who are influencing today’s literature. The program features critiques, craft talks, writing time and public readings.
[Apply Here for Admission]
Recent Past Events
2017 Association of Writing Programs Conference
February 8th - 11th
Panel: "Criticism or Chronicle? Poetry Reviewing Today"
Thursday, February 9, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm [Event Listing]
Marquis Salon 6, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Two
Panel: "Writing Centers: Building a Community of Writers Outside the Traditional Classroom"
Saturday, February 11, 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm [Event Listing]
Room 207A, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
Saturnalia Books / UGA Press Reading
Thursday, February 9th, 7-9PM
Uphsur Street Books [Event Listing]
A Celebration of African American Poetry & Music
Co-Sponsored by Split This Rock and Furious Flower
Friday, February 10th, 5-7PM [Event Listing]
National Portrait Gallery
Grist Journal / Nashville Review / Iron Horse Literary Review Reading
Friday, February 10th, 7-9PM [Event Listing]
The Next Chapter: An 826 Reading Celebrating Writing From Coast to Coast
Saturday, February 11th, 7-9PM [Event Listing]
The D.C. Literary Pub Crawl
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 4-7 PM
Buy Tickets ($10) via Eventbrite.
4:00-5:00 – Walters Sports Bar
Readers: Thea Brown, Rion Amilcar Scott, Oliver Bendorf
Drink Specials: TBA
5:00-6:00 – The Twisted Horn
Readers: Regie Cabico, Amber Sparks, Nate Brown
Drink Specials: TBA
6:00-7:00 – Upshur Street Books
Readers: Ross White, Tolonda Henderson, Kyle Dargan
Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Nominees Reading and Signing
Thursday, October 20th, 6;30 - 7:30
Busboys and Poets (14th and V location)
Washington, D.C. [link]
RSVP & Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1707045966280327/
For more information about the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards and the 2016 nominees, visit the Hurston/Wright website.
Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Program
Winter Residency Visiting Poet
January 2nd - 3rd, 2017
Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College St. Montpelier, VT
VCFA Visiting Writers: http://vcfa.edu/programs-faculty/writing/visiting-faculty