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Cooper Wilhelm presents Dumbheart/Stupidface

Dec 2, 2017

7:00 - 8:30 PM

This wonderful collection will be celebrated at WORD with wine and a reading from Wilhelm and fellow authors Joanna C. Valente, Paul Stone, Katie Longofono, and Omotara James. Tickets available here.

WORD Brooklyn

126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, New York 11222


Spoonbill & Sugartown Anthology: Love Within Love

Dec 11, 2017

7:00 - 10:00 PM

A stellar lineup of poetry, hosted by JC Hopkins, at Spoonbill & Sugartown Booksellers. Stay tuned for details!

99 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206-2007

Refreshments for sale.


Sinister Wisdom 107 Black Lesbians:

We Are the Revolution

Feb 27, 2018

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Celebrate the launch of Sinister Wisdom 107 Black Lesbians: We Are the Revolution, at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, in Soho. 

Order your copy of the journal: here!

Stay tuned for details!

Selected Previous Events


Poetry Conversations: A Reading at Cave Canem with Camille Rankine, Brooklyn Nov 14, 2016

Say Yes Electric Collective, Three's Brewing, Brooklyn Jan 21, 2017

The Poetry Project, St Mark's Church, NYC, Feb 1, 2017

COUPLET - a Quarterly Reading Series & Social, The Delancey, NYC April 21, 2017

Poetic Queens with Newton Literary, Queens Library at Sunnyside branch, Queens April 8, 2017

Writing Across Cultures: A Reading at Cave Canem with Joseph O. Legaspi, Brooklyn May 2, 2017

The Recluse #13 Launch Party, The Poetry Project, St Mark's Church, NYC May 24, 2017

Lamprohonic: Emerging Writers Series, Bar Thalia, NYC June 2, 2017

Open Studio 2017: SOMA Artists Studio Tour with Ananda Lima, Maplewood NJ June 4, 2017

Newton Literary: Issue 10 Launch Reading, Socrates Sculpture Park, June 25, 2017

Honeysuckle Magazine: HERS issue Launch, Norwood Club NYC, July 26, 2017

2017 Lambda Literary Writer's Retreat Reading Series, West Hollywood Library, WEHO Aug 9, 2017

In This Body: with Say Yes Electric Collective & Seventh Wave, Dixon Place Brooklyn, Aug 15, 2017

The Other Side of Violet Anthology Release Party, Great Weather for Media, NYC Aug 17, 2017

Cool As F*** Reading Series, Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn Aug 22, 2017

Poetry 99 - Monthly Poetry Reading Series, Spoonbills & Sugartowpn Booksellers, Brooklyn Sept 11, 2017

XXO Reading ft. DJ Ashtray and All His Friends, BGSQD, NYC, Oct 13, 2017


Queens Writes Weekend: "Write Without Fear" workshop with Newton Literary, Queens May 20, 2017