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2021 Virtual Reading Series

We’re back this spring, hosting virtual readings with Black Lawrence Press authors and Far Villages Anthology workshops.

All events are free, hosted on Zoom, and require registration to attend.

Can’t make it? Catch up on past events with captioned readings on our YouTube Channel.

JUNE
MONTHLY AUTHOR READING
Tuesday, 6/29 @ 8PM EDT: KEVIN PILKINGTON & TJ SANDELLA
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Kevin Pilkington is a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College.  He is the author of ten collections: Spare Change was the La Jolla Poets Press National Book Award winner; Getting By won the Ledge chapbook award; In the Eyes of a Dog received the New York Book Festival Award; The Unemployed Man Who Became a Tree was a Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award finalist.  His poetry has appeared in many anthologies including: Birthday Poems: A Celebration, Western Wind, and Contemporary Poetry of New England.  Over the years, he has been nominated for four Pushcarts.  His poems have appeared in numerous magazines including: The Harvard Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Iowa Review, Boston Review, Yankee, Hayden’s Ferry, Columbia, North American Review, etc.  He has taught and lectured at numerous colleges and universities including The New School, Manhattanville College, MIT, University of Michigan, Susquehanna University, Georgia Tech.  His debut novel Summer Shares was published in 2012 and a paperback edition was reissued in summer 2014. His collection Where You Want To Be: New and Selected Poems was a 2017 IPPY Award Winner.  A new collection entitled Playing Poker With Tennessee Williams was just published by Black Lawrence Press. He recently completed a second novel.

T.J. Sandella is the author of Ways to Beg (Black Lawrence Press, 2021), which was a finalist or semi-finalist for several awards, including the Miller Williams Poetry Prize, the Brittingham & Felix Pollak Prizes, and the Crab Orchard First Book Award. Selected by Dorianne Laux for inclusion in the Best New Poets anthology, he is the recipient of an Elinor Benedict Prize for Poetry (selected by Aimee Nezhukumatathil), a William Matthews Poetry Prize (selected by Billy Collins), two Academy of American Poets Prizes, and two pushcart prize nominations. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

JULY
FAR VILLAGES ANTHOLOGY WORKSHOP
Tuesday, 7/13 @ 8:00PM ET: A Workshop with Nathan McClain
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MONTHLY AUTHOR READING
Tuesday, 7/27 @ 8PM EDT: SAMANTHA DEAL, ÖSEL PLANTE, MARCELA SULAK
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AUGUST
FAR VILLAGES ANTHOLOGY WORKSHOP
Tuesday, 8/10 @ 2:00PM ET: A Workshop with Zoe Brigley
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MONTHLY AUTHOR READING
Tuesday, 8/31 @ 8PM EDT: GRANT FAULKNER & ISAAC PICKELL
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