Upcoming Events


Saturday November 10, 2018, Angry Reading Series, Grill on the Hill, Harlem.  Link here.

Selected Past Readings, 2017

Thursday February 9, Washington, D.C., Reading for Sixth Finch w/ Jellyfish, The Big Hunt, 4 pm - 6pm

Friday February 10, Washington, D.C., Reading for Octopus Books, Bloombars

Saturday April 22, Bushwick, A Woman Alone, Sixth Finch, at Wendy's Subway

Brooklyn, Sunday May 14th 7pm, 67 Russell Street, 2nd Floor, Greenpoint with Brandon Kreitler, Andres Cerpa, Jeremy Clark and others

Boston, May 20, reading w/ TBA at TBA

New York, Thursday May 25th at the KGB Red Room with Matthew L Thompson and Melanie Almeder

Sun, June 18, 4–6 PM, Red Hook, Brooklyn, Pioneer Books,  289 Van Brunt (in the space behind the bookstore) am reading with Marina Blitshteyn, Nick Flynn, Jacqueline Johnson, David Mills, Michael Morse, Meghan O'Rourke, and Camilo Roldan

Selected Past Readings, 2016

New York, National Poetry Month Celebration and Book Launch, 7 pm, The Academy of American Poets and Abrams present a reading in celebration of the 20th National Poetry Month, featuring poets in the new anthology Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion (Abrams, 2015).
With readings by Joseph Fasano, Monica Ferrell, Dorothea Lasky, Rickey Laurentiis, Amy Lawless,  Jeffrey McDaniel, Pablo Medina, Kamilah Aisha Moon, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips.

Brooklyn, Saturday, February 6th

Red Hook Brooklyn, February 23rd, LAUNCH FOR I Cry: The Desire to Be Rejected, Pioneer Works!!!!!  Conversation with Laurel Nakadate  

Los Angeles, Ace Hotel, Upstairs, Friday April 1, 2016, for Octopus Books with Dan Hoy, and lots of other readers from Canarium Books, Fence Books, and Wave Books!

Sarah Lawrence College: Wednesday April 27th. 8pm.

Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, May 12th, Unnameable Books w/ Ali Power

Brooklyn, NY: Reading at Kendra DeColo's book launch with Paige Taggart and Ana Bozicevic, Wendy's Subway, October 15th  

Selected Past Readings, 2015

February 11, 2015, 6-9pm, DUMBO, BROOKLYN, New York Foundation for the Arts, Literary Salon (topic: marginalized groups).

NEW YORK March 11 2015, 7pm, Poets at The Yard  @ The Yard Lower East Side (85 Delancey St.).

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA Saturday April 11th, Black Forrest Inn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Big Lucks x Black Cake x Magic Helicopter (An AWP Party).  The Massachusetts Poetry Festival, May 2015, on a panel "Getting It Done".

Saturday May 30th.   Celebration for The Essential Ginsberg,  Howl Happening, Manhattan.

Wednesday June 3, Allen Ginsberg Birthday Party, a Celebration for The Essential Ginsberg, Poets House

Monday June 15, Molasses Books, Reading w/ Jeff Allesandrelli, Trey Moody, and  Joshua Ware and TBA

Wednesday July 22nd, Berl's Poetry Shop, "A Farewell Reading for Dan Magers" @  7pm

Saturday July 25, The 5th Annual New York City Poetry Festival on Governor's Island, HOSTING a reading under the guise of "Lawless Curatorial" from 1:30 pm - 2pm. THE WHITE HORSE STAGE.  Readers are Lauren Hunter, Chris Cheney, and Halie Theoharides and check this link for updates and full list.

August 10th, Poet In New York, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY

Manhattan, August 12th, James Goodman Gallery

Boston Poetry Marathon, August 15th,  Outpost, Cambridge

Thursday August 27, Berl's Poetry Book Shop: Schomburg, Martinez, Ellsworth, Montes, Lawless

October 4, 2015, jubilat/Jones Reading Series in Amherst, Massachusetts

October 8, 2015, New York City,  Hosting and Presenting at Howl Happening, October 8, Ekphrasis Writing Event (film)

Selected Past Readings, 2014

New York City, Friday, January 17, 2014, Pangea, NYFA Curatorial, New York Foundation for the Arts

Brooklyn, New York, Thursday, January 30th 2014, Tri Lingua Reading Series, with David Lehman and Chris Tonelli, and Sampson Starkweather

Seattle, Washington, reading for POETRY CRUSH on Thursday Feb 27

Seattle, Washington, AWP Off-site reading: Black Ocean + Letter Machine +Poor Claudia + Octopus Books + Sidebrow   with Zach Savich, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Aaron Kunin, Andrea Rexilius, Kelly Schirmann, Danniel Schoonebeek, Emily Kendal Frey, me, Elaine Bleakney, Teresa K. Miller.  

Seattle, Washington, reading for The Poetry Society of New York, Atlas, and Coldfront Magazine present The Champagne Room.

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Friday March 28, 2014, Picasso Machinery

Brooklyn, New York, Friday May 16, 2014, No Dear Magazine, Debris Issue with a bunch of people.  See the invite.  Issue guest curated by Paige Taggart.

(Hosting, not reading) Sunday July 27: I am hosting/curating a reading from 4:00-4:30 at the NEW YORK POETRY FESTIVAL.  Readers are Zachary Schomburg, Joshua Marie Wilkinson and Bridget Talone! 

Monday July 28: Mellow Pages, Brooklyn, New York with Cecily Iddings, Zachary Schomburg, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson and John Beer.

Tuesday July 29: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with Zachary Schomburg, Cecily Iddings, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Wednesday July 30: Washington, DC  with Zachary Schomburg, Cecily Iddings, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Thurs July 31 Atlanta Georgia: with Angela Veronica Wong, Noah Eli Gordon, and Sommer Browning, 7:30 pm.

August 9 Boston Poetry Marathon:  Afternoon of the 9th
Tuesday, August 12, 2014, Manhattan,  Sasha Fletcher and Leigh Stein's The Book Report, Third Anniversary Event with Sampson Starkweather, Todd Anderson, Nadxi Nieto, Gabby Moss, and Tommy Pico.   Facebook event here.
Saturday September 20, 2014, Book Court Brooklyn, Atlas Review Issue 4 Release Party
Event RSVP link here
Sunday October 26th, Washington, DC, @ Petworth Citizen (w/ Mathias Svalina and Joanna Ruocco) in celebration of Wastoid

Sunday November 9th, Reading @ Alexis Pope's book release party with Tommy Pico, Hafizah Geter, and others at Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, NY.  6:30 pm.

Saturday November 15th, Mr. Hip Presents @ Poets House with TBA

Sunday November 16th, Moby-Dick marathon @ Housingworks Bookstore Café.
Sunday November 23rd, Poetry Brothel, featured reader with B.C. Edwards

Thursday December 11th, Mellow Pages,   Morgan Parker/Tommy Pico's Birthday Party Concert
Tuesday December 16th, 7 pm, FREE WATER series with Bianca Stone, Saeed Jones, and Andres Cerpa, @ KGB Bar, East 4th st., New York, NY

Friday, October 11, 2013, BASH reading series, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, Massachusetts
Wednesday October 2, Mellow Pages LIbrary, 8pmThursday, September 19, Best American Poetry 2013 Gala Launch, New York, NYWed, Sept 11, Atlas Review Reading Series, Local 61, with Glaser, Pafunda, and LensonTuesday, Sept 10, Academy of American Poets at the New York Public Library with Stephen Burt and Michael Cirelli, 6:30-8:00Saturday, August 3, Marathon Reading of Solaris for Atlas Review and the Marina Abramovic InstitutePoet's House Showcase Reading, Tuesday, June 30th, at 7pm

Saturday, June 15, 2013, So and So Series, North Carolina, w/ Alina Gregorian, Lauren Hunter, and Christine Kanownik

Monday July 8, The Book Report Series, Le Poisson Rouge

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