June Poetry and Book Events

June Poetry & Book Festivals

Be sure to support your local authors by visiting your nearest poetry and book festival this month. Here’s a list of those upcoming literary events:

Sparring With Beatnik Ghosts
June 4, 2011 to June 6, 2011
Beyond Baroque, Whitefire Theatre, Grand Star Jazz Club (two shows) and Stella Adler Theatre, 5 different shows, 4 addresses, Los Angeles, Venice, Hollywood and Sherman Oaks, CA
http://www.sparringwithbeatnikghosts.com

Buffalo Commons Storytelling Festival
June 10-11, 2011
McCook, Nebraska
http://www.buffalocommons.org/

Panoply Books Reading Series: Basil Rouskas
Jun 11, 2011
Lambertville, NJ
http://www.panoplybooks.com/

Ugly Duckling Presse Book Launch
June 11, 2011
Pierogi Gallery, 177 N. 9th St., Brooklyn, NY
http://www.uglyducklingpresse.org/

Books NJ
June 12, 2011
Paramus Public Library
116 East Century Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
http://www.booksnj.org/

The Poet’s Asylum
June 12, 2011,
WCUW Front Room, 910 Main Street, Worcester, MA
http://www.poetsasylum.org/

BooksNJ 2011
Jun 12, 2011
Paramus, NJ

Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds
June 13, 2011
92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St., New York, NY
http://www.92YTribeca.org

SEA Poetry Series No. 7
June 14, 2011
Exit Art, 475 Tenth Ave, New York, NY
http://www.exitart.org/exhibition_programs/current_programs/slavery.html#events

Big Apple BAP: NYC’s Best American Poetry Poets
June 16, 2011
One and One (downstairs Nexus Lounge)
76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue), New York, NY
http://inspiredwordnyc.blogspot.com/

Poetry from the Rooftops
June 16, 2011
The Arsenal Building at Central Park
 64th Street at 5th Avenue, New York, NY
academy@poets.org

National Federation of State Poetry Societies
June 16-19, 2011
Dearborn Inn, Dearborn , MI

Carriage House Poetry Series
Jun 21, 2011
Fanwood, NJ
http://carriagehousepoetryseries.blogspot.com/

Drew University’s MFA Program June 2011 Reading Series
Jun 22-28, 2011
Madison, NJ
http://www.drew.edu/graduate/academics/poetry-mfa/calendar

THE U.P. BOOK TOUR 2011
June 23, 2011 to July 23, 2011
Various venues throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
217 North Front Street, Marquette, MI
http://rariekki.webs.com/apps/blog/

Gerald Fleming reads from Night of Pure Breathing
June 24, 2011
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA
http://bookpassage.com/events

Poets and Painters
June 30, 2011
H.D. Smith Gallery
Hoogland Center for the Arts
420 S. Sxith Street, Springfield, IL
http://www.pwlf.com

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