Saturday, 18 May, 7:00 pm | Nina Murray, Roksolana Zharkova, Rostyslav Melnikiv, Ihor Pavliuk and others perform via pre-recorded videos and/or live video links, with response by Wolverhampton poet laureate Kuli Kohli, award-winning novelist Niall Griffiths, poet Roy Macfarlane, translator Nina Murray and Professor Sofiya Filenenko and Professor Sebastian Groes (U. of Wolverhampton). Panel discussion on military crisis, the importance of arts and literature in times of crisis, reiterating the connection and support between cultures, and addressing war trauma whilst looking for a brighter future. Free, hybrid event. Register here

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 1:30 to 3 pm US Central | Bryan R. Monte and Rebecca Gonzalez-Bartoli read in event “Art of Recovery and Advocacy.” At Columbus Metropolitan Library, Meeting Room 3A, 96 S. Grant St., Columbus, Ohio 43215 info

Wednesday, 10 April, 1:30 to 2:30 pm US Eastern | Bryan R. Monte reads in event “Poems on Friends Spirituality and Living with MS.” At Haverford Friends Meeting, Forum Room, 855 Bucks Lane, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041 info

Monday, 8 April, 6 to 7:30 pm US Eastern | Bryan R. Monte reads from ON THE LEVEL, with fellow poets Timothy Liu and Ivy Raff. At Hudson Valley Writers Center, Hudson, NY. Info | Watch the reading on YouTube

Saturday, 4 April, 7 to 8 pm US Eastern | David Michael Belczyk reads from Travelers, with Gerald Costanzo, at Riverstone Books, Pittsburg, PA. Info


August 12, 12:00 – 2:00 pm US eastern | David Michael Belczyk signing TRAVELERS: POEMS at Delanie’s Coffee in Pittsburgh’s South Side info

August 8, 7 pm US eastern | Kenneth Pobo and Bryan R. Monte read at SoFloPoJo’s launch for their 30th issue. Via Zoom. Info

June 28, 6:30 – 8:30 pm US eastern | Warwick Center for the Arts, Warwick, RI | Robert Clinton reads his prize-winning poem “Still bison are bowing” and others. Info

June 25, 2-5 pm US eastern | Edgeworth Club, Sewickley, PA | Book release party for David Michael Belczyk’s TRAVELERS: POEMS info

April 2, 12:00 pm | North Columbus Friends Meeting, 1954 Indianola Ave, Columbus, OH 43201 | The Accessible Meetinghouse: Bryan R. Monte reads from On the Level: Poems on Living with Multiple Sclerosis as applied to accessibility and inclusivity in Friends (Quaker) meetinghouses. Add to Calendar

March 26, 1:00 pm | The Fireside Book Shop, 29 N. Franklin St., Chagrin Falls, OH 44022 website | Book signing and reading by Bryan R. Monte for On the Level: Poems on Living with Multiple Sclerosis | Add to Calendar

March 23, 7:30pm, March 25, 2:30pm & 7:30pm | North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford, England. Cassandra on stage. The Trojan story retold by Ukraine’s pioneering feminist writer, Lesya Ukrainka, translated by Nina Murray. Book tickets here

March 20, 21 & 22, 7:30 pm | Round Church, Cambridge, England. Cassandra on stage. The Trojan story retold by Ukraine’s pioneering feminist writer, Lesya Ukrainka, translated by Nina Murray.Book tickets here

March 1, 5:00 pm CET | University of Amsterdam | Bryan R. Monte at Spui 25, “Life After English” with reading from On the Level, and discussion on Amsterdam Quarterly and Monte’s monograph, Tiny Zion.

February 15, 9:00 pm UK / 4 pm US Eastern |  On-line here | Bryan R. Monte reads from On the Level at The Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry | Add to Calendar


October 27, 7-8:30 pm Eastern US | At the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD | Bryan R. Monte and Claudia Gary will celebrate the latest issue of Amsterdam Quarterly. The readings will be followed by an Open Mic for all attendees who would like to participate. Free and open to the public; and Circling Rivers will be there to sell signed books. | info | Add to Calendar

October 4–16, London | Lesia Ukrainka’s Cassandra, in award-winning translation by Nina Murray. Ominbus Theatre, Clapham | info & tix

September 18, 2-4 pm Eastern US | In person at Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA | Bernard Horn will read with Robert Clawson and Gary Duehr | info | Add to Calendar

June 9, 7:30 pm | in person at Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn, NY | Krista J.H. Leahy & Barbara Schwartz read from NOTHING BUT LIGHT: POEMS | Directions | Add to Calendar

May 15, 4 pm eastern US | info and link | Barbara Schwartz & Krista J.H. Leahy, coauthors of NOTHING BUT LIGHT, will participate in “Contemporary Jewish Poetry” at The Institute for Living Judaism in Brooklyn, in person and on Zoom.

April 11 | info & video of event | “Reading for Ukraine” – Participants include Nina Murray (ALCESTIS IN THE UNDERWORLD), Marilynne Robinson, and Oksana Kishko-Lut︠s︡yshyna.

March 24, 7 pm eastern US | info | Ted Poston and Robert Hazel (PRAISE AND THRENODY) will join living inductees George Ella Lyon, Loyal Jones, and James C. Klotter to be inducted into Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame during a free and public ceremony at the historic Kentucky Theater in Lexington, KY.

March 1, 1830-2000 UTC (1:30 pm eastern US) | online: info | Nina Murray and writer and scholar Dr Sasha Dovzhyk discuss Nina’s new translation (Ukrainian to English) of Lesia Ukrainka’s CASSANDRA, a groundbreaking feminist poetic drama of fin-de-siecle modernism. The event will include extracts from Nina’s translation, performed by professional actors.


September 12, 3:00 – 5:00 pm eastern US | info | Jean Huets will speak with Darren Morris, Poetry Editor, Parhelion; and Dorinda Wegener, Co-founder of Trio House Press, on getting your poetry published, at Poetry Society of Virginia Central Region Annual Meeting

August 24, 1:30 – 3:00 pm EDT | Online | Nina Murray reads from her translation of Oksana Lutsyshyna’s award-winning Ivan and Phoebe, an exclusive preview of a massive work in Progress. Ukraine at 30: Back to the 1990s, a fundraiser to support Ukraine House of Longon. | info & tickets

June 26, 1:30 pm | online | Jean Huets, Glen Craney and Susan Wands, discuss the Tarot in Historical Fiction panel at Historical Novel Society Conference | info

May 10, 9:00 am eastern US | online | Jean Huets discusses With Walt Whitman, Himself, at Osher Institute, William & Mary | info (PDF catalog: see page 38)

April 25, 5:30 pm eastern US | Bernie Horn reads four poems at the Third Jewish Climate Action Conference | info at Poetry of Resilience In Times of Climate Change

April 21, 12:00-1:00 pm eastern US | Nina Murray and others discuss “How to prepare for foreign markets: a round table discussion on translation.” Nina will focus on the US market for translated literary works. | info

April 17, 1:00 pm eastern US | online | Nina Murray will take part in an online symposium dedicated to the fascinating work of Ukrainian writer Oksana Lutshyshyna. | info

April 9, 7:00 pm eastern US | online | Kenneth Pobo reads from his most recent collection Uneven Steven | link to reading


September 28, 9:30 am eastern | online | Jean Huets discusses life and times of Walt Whitman, with illustrations drawn from her book With Walt Whitman, Himself, at Osher Institute, William & Mary, Virginia| info

September 13, 1:00 pm pacific | via zoom | Bernard Horn will read from his CR collection LOVE’S FINGERPRINTS (coming November 2020), and Jean Huets will introduce him at the Small Press Fair & EcoPoetry Panel, part of San José Poetry Festival 2020 | info

September 9, 7:00 pm eastern | via zoom | Ken Pobo will read at Moonstone Arts Center | info

July 2, 6:00 pm EDT | via Zoom | Kenneth Pobo reads at Berks Bards / Berks Council for the Arts | meeting link

June 19, 10:00 am | online | Jean Huets discusses life and times of Walt Whitman, with illustrations drawn from her book With Walt Whitman, Himself, at Osher Institute, University of Richmond, Virginia | info

June 2020 (and ongoing) | youtube | Nina Murray reads from Alcestis in the Underworld at Gaithersburg Book Festival | here

Canceled – June 5 | Philadelphia | Ken Pobo reads his work from Closet Cases anthology info

Canceled – March 21 | Charlottesville, VA | “Breaking Barriers & Building Bridges.” Nina Murray reads along with folk musicians’ performance. Virginia Festival of the Book. info

January 25, 9:45 am to 4:30 pm | Washington, DC | Free workshop with Nina Murray and others on professional development for poets. | info

January 21, 7:30 pm, & ongoing | PBS | Jean Huets interviewed on her book With Walt Whitman, Himself, on Blue Ridge PBS show Write around the Corner | watch online


December 15 | Richmond, VA | Jean Huets at Chop Suey Books’ Brew-ho-ho book fair, at Hardywood Brewery, 2–5 pm. info

October 26 | Pittsburgh, PA | Nina Murray on poetry and readers, at Conversations & Connections writers’ conference. info

October 10, 2:15 pm | Fairfax, VA | Jean Huets, “American Bard: With Walt Whitman, Himself” at Fall for the Book Festival. info

September 20–21 | Elizabethtown, KY | Nina Murray at Heartland Book Festival. info

September 12-15 | Missoula, Montana | Nina Murray at Montana Book Festival. info

August 9, 10, 11 | Huntington Station, Long Island | Jean Huets at the Walt Whitman International Conference. info

June 18, 8 pm | Arlington, VA | Nina Murray and others reading at Josephine’s Italian Kitchen, 2501 Columbia Pike, Arlington VA. This event is part of Arlington’s Readings on the Pike series. Info

May 31 | Happy 200th Birthday, Walt Whitman!

April 20, 5 pm | Richmond, VA |  Jean Huets at Belmont Public Library, Richmond, VA, for RVALitCrawl, with Dale Brumfield, Ben Cleary, and Henry Roczycki. Info

April 12, 7 pm | Richmond, VA | Nina Murray with Irene Mathieu at Chop Suey Books, Richmond, VA. Info