browsenews and eventsordering informationfor authorsprizesfor instructorsrights and permissionsdigital editionsEBooksAuthor Videoabout the pressSupport the Presscontact us
Pitt Author Events

Events are in alphabetical order by author last name.

Event/Location/Date Author Title


October 1, 7 p.m.
Talking Leaves Bookstore
3158 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14214

October 7, 7 p.m.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Rachel Tzvia Back (translator) for Tuvia Ruebner

In the Illuminated Dark

Reading and Signing

October 23, 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
with various other poets
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St.
Newark, NJ 07102

October 25, 3 p.m.
Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
with Aja Monet, Claudia Emerson and Alice Oswald
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St.
Newark, NJ 07102

Jan Beatty The Switching/Yard

Reading and Signing

October 13, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street
Sacramento, CA 96816

October 16, 7:30 p.m.
Marin Poetry Center
with W.S. Di Piero
Falkirk Cultural Center
1408 Mission Ave at E Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

October 18, 7 p.m.
WordTemple Poetry Series
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Sebastopol Vets Bldg.
282 S. High Street
Sebastopol, CA 95472

October 23, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Flash Reading Series at Moe's Books
2476 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704

October 28, 7 p.m.
Red Hen Press at Boston Court
70 N. Mentor Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106

Robin Becker Tiger Heron
October 17, 4 p.m.
Academy of American Poets “Poets Forum”
Theresa Lang Center
The New School
55 West 13th St., 2nd floor
New York, NY 10011
Richard Blanco Looking for The Gulf Motel

Reading and Signing

October 10, 7:30 p.m.
Chapter and Verse Series
Loring-Greenough House
12 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

October 17
University of Texas at San Antonio
with Kevin Prufer
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249

November 12, noon
University of Wisconsin-Waukesha
1500 N. University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188

November 23, 2 p.m.
The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh St.
Bethesda, MD 20815

December 9, 6 p.m.
Collected Works Bookstore
with Susanna Space
202 Galisteo St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Martha Collins White Papers
October 16, 7 p.m.
Academy of American Poets “Poets Forum”
with Marilyn Hacker, Juan Felipe Herrera, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Khaled Mattawa, Naomi Shihab Nye, Claudia Rankine, Alberto Ríos, Arthur Sze, Anne Waldman, and C. D. Wright
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
New York University
566 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012
Toi Derricotte The Undertaker's Daughter
October 3, 2 p.m.
Indiana University (lecture)
Indiana Memorial Union, Persimmon Room
900 East 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-3905
Donna Drucker The Classification of Sex

Reading and Signing

September 30, 8 p.m.
Florida State University
Warehouse Reading Series
706 Gaines St.
Tallahassee, FL 32304

October 13, 7 p.m.
Poets at the Library
with Jake Crist
Princeton Public Library
65 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ 08542

November 5, 5:30 p.m.
Syracuse University
Raymond Carver Reading Series
Gifford Auditorium, Huntington Beard Crouse Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
preceded by Q&A session, 3:45 p.m.

November 6, 7 p.m.
State University of NY-Fredonia
MLW Visiting Writers Series
202 McEwan Hall
Fredonia, NY 14063
preceded by Craft Talk, 4 p.m.

Daisy Fried Women's Poetry

Reading and Signing

October 15, 6:30 p.m.
Carnegie Library-Squirrel Hill
5801 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

November 7, 10 a.m.
Osher Institute at Pitt
Cathedral of Learning 471
4200 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Kathleen George The Johnstown Girls

Reading and Signing

October 3, 7:30 p.m.
The Orangery
with Wendy Fulton Steginsky and Bill Wunder
Bucks County Community College
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

October 5, 1:30 p.m.
Hunterdon Art Museum
71 Lower Center Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

October 17, 7:30 p.m.
Open Books
2414 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98103

October 18, 7 p.m.
Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

December 13, 6 p.m.
Panoply Books
46 N. Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Kasey Jueds Keeper
Reading and Signing

November 11, 6 p.m.
Kelly Writers House
with Daisy Fried and Kasey Jueds
University of Pennsylvania
3805 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

December 10, 7 p.m.
South Jersey Poets Collective
Word Above Reading Series
Dante Hall Theater
14 North Mississippi Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

April 6, 6:30 p.m.
Monday Poets Reading Series
The Free Library of Philadelphia
with Kasey Jueds
Parkway Central Library, Room 108
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Teresa Leo Bloom in Reverse

Reading and Signing

October 2, 7 p.m.
(6:30 reception)
The National Aviary
with David Guterson
700 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Kent Nelson The Spirit Bird

Reading and Signing

October 11, 5 p.m.
Book launch at Heterotopia Books
2803 Woodburn Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45206

October 17, 2 p.m.
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Faculty Center
1400 Spring Garden St.
Greensboro, NC 27412

October 17, 6:30 p.m.
West End Poetry Festival
Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

October 18, 5 p.m.
Letters Bookshop
313 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701

October 21, 7 p.m.
Miami University of Ohio
501 E. High St.
Oxford, OH 45056

October 23, 7 p.m.
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Rookwood Pavilion
2692 Madison Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45208

November 2, 7 p.m.
Berl’s Poetry Shop
126A Front St.
New York, NY 11201

November 4, 7:30 pm.
Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207

Sarah Rose Nordgren Best Bones

Reading and Signing

November 4, 7:30 p.m.
Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207

November 6, 7 p.m.
Scuppernong Books
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, SC 27401

November 17, 8 p.m.
Blacksmith House Reading Series
56 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

David Roderick The Americans

Reading and Signing

October 10, 7 p.m.
Innisfree Poetry Bookstore
1203 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302

October 13, 7 p.m.
University of Colorado
Heller Center for Humanities
1250 N. Campus Heights
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

December 19, 7 p.m.
Virginia at the Bridge
209 Monticello Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902

December 21, 5 p.m.
Sunday Kind of Love
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009

Sam Taylor Nude Descending an Empire

© 2014 University of Pittsburgh Press. All rights reserved.