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October 2018

Poets Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq and Sarah Azzara read at Canio’s Book

October 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Poets Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq and Sarah Azzara read from recent works at Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 6 p.m. Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq is a poet and writer who devotes his time to inking the soul in a way that questions our inner assumptions. Sarah Azzara is a poet, songwriter, visual artist and lecturer at Stony Brook University. 631.725.4926  |  canios.wordpress.com

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December 2018

Poet Lloyd Schwartz Speaks at Writers Speak Wednesdays

December 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Lloyd Schwartz

Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and Professor of English at UMass Boston, Lloyd Schwartz regularly appears on NPR's Fresh Air, is a leading authority on poet Elizabeth Bishop, and his work has been selected for the Pushcart Prize, The Best American Poetry, and The Best of the Best American Poetry. His latest poetry collection is entitled Little Kisses. Reception is at 6:30 p.m., readings begin at 7 p.m. in the Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton.

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February 2019

Winter Fireside Poetry for the Entire Family at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

February 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Winter Fireside Poetry for the Entire Family at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, February 16th, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Quogue Wildlife Refuge presents an afternoon of fireside poetry reading in the Nature Center, hosted by local poet and published author Maggie Bloomfield. Open reading for poets, listeners, and friends. Bring a poem of your own, a favorite by someone else, or a very short essay to read, or just enjoy a warm winter respite. All ages, especially children, are invited to read. The topic for the event is ‘Celebrating Nature and…

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April 2019

Poets Kyla Marshell and Shane McCrae at Writers Speak Wednesdays

April 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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KYLA MARSHELL’s poems, essays, criticism, and interviews have appeared in BuzzFeed, Gawker, and The Guardian, among others. In 2013, ‪Ebony.com named her one of “7 Young Black Writers You Should Know.”     SHANE McCRAE's most recent books are The Gilded Auction Block (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019) and In the Language of My Captor (Wesleyan University Press, 2017), which won the 2018 Anisfield-Wolf Prize for Poetry, and was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the William Carlos Williams Award. He has…

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Poetry Evening at Southampton Cultural Center

April 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Dear Fellow Poets, It’s our pleasure to announce that the first poetry evening and open mic will be happening at the Southampton Cultural Center on Friday evening, April 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Levitas Center for the Arts. Join us for an evening of poetry readings and an open mic, hosted by Bruce Levine and Jane Briganti. And feel free to invite your family, friends, fellow poets and all lovers of poetry to join in the fun. We look…

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May 2019

The Way of Haiku at Canio’s Books

May 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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$5
Bart Mallio

Fri. May 10 at 6 p.m. The Way of Haiku poetry presentation with Bart Mallio. Introduction to the form, a peek at Basho, Buson,and Issa, then time to write your own haiku. Registration requested. $5. fee.

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June 2019

Poets & Writers Celebrates The Amy Awards at Peconic Landing

June 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Pe   The Amy Award was established in 1995 by Ms. Trachtman and Mr. Butscher, in memory of Ms. Trachtman’s daughter, Amy Elisabeth Rothholz, an aspiring actor and poet who died at age twenty-five. The award in her memory furthers the careers of young women poets, age thirty and under, living in the New York City metropolitan area or on Long Island. Many winners of the Amy Award, which is administered by Poets & Writers, have gone on to impressive…

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Poets Maria Terrone  and Marisa Frasca read at Canio’s Books

June 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Sat. June 15 at 5 p.m. Poets Maria Terrone  and Marisa Frasca read from their new works published by Bordighera Press: an essay collection At Home in the New Worldby Terrone, and Wild Fennel: Poems and Other Stories by Frasca.

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Author Mary Norris speaks at Canio’s Books

June 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Author Mary Norris speaks at Canio's Books

Sat. June 22 at 5 p.m. Author Mary Norris reads from her new book Greek To Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen. Mary Norris, former copy editor at The New Yorker is author of Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen.

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Poetry Street Open Mic at Blue Duck Bakery in Riverhead

June 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blue Duck Bakery Café — Riverhead, 309 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Poetry Street Open Mic 2 - 4 PM At the Blue Duck Bakery Café, Riverhead "POETRY STREET...where every voice is heard!" welcomes writers of all ages to the Blue Duck Bakery Café for this series of "Open Mics", the spoken word project of Susan Dingle for the East End Arts' JumpstART program. Poets, comedians and storytellers are invited to sign up at 1:30 PM; the first 15 writers to sign-up have 3 minutes to perform original work. $5 fee for…

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September 2019

Voices of Poetry & Muse of Blues at Southampton Cultural Center

September 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$25
Voices of Poetry & Muse of Blues at Southampton Cultural Center

Voices of Poetry & Muse of Blues Saturday, Sept. 14th 6pm Voices of Poetry and Muse of Blues are delighted to present an evening of great poetry and music.  This event will feature a stellar array of poets – Jessica Greenbaum, Michael Klein, Eva Salzman & Neil Silberblatt – plus music by acclaimed vocalist/composer Christine Tobin. Ticket Info General Admission: $ 25

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November 2019

Autumn Reflections on Nature – Poems and Short Readings for the Entire Family at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

November 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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QWR presents an afternoon of fireside poetry reading in the Nature Center, hosted by local poet and published author Maggie Bloomfield. Open reading for poets, listeners, and friends. Bring a poem of your own, a favorite by someone else, or a very short essay to read, or just enjoy a warm winter respite. All ages, including children, are invited to read. The topic for the event is ‘Celebrating Nature and our Local Environment’. Cookies and tea will be served, and…

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December 2019

Poets Philip Schultz & Jill Bialosky read at Canio’s Books

December 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Philip Schultz

Sat. Dec. 14 at 5 p.m.  Pulitzer prize-winning poet Philip Schultz reads from Luxury, just out in paperback, along with poet, novelist, memoirist Jill Bialosky. Founder and director of the Writers Studio in New York, Philip Schultz grew up in Rochester, New York. He earned a BA from San Francisco State University and an MA from the Iowa Writers Workshop. He is the author of numerous poetry collections, among them Like Wings (1978), winner of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award…

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February 2020

Winter Fireside Poetry for the Entire Family at Quogue Wildlife Refuge,

February 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Free
Winter Fireside Poetry for the Entire Family at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

QWR presents an afternoon of fireside poetry reading in the Nature Center, hosted by local poet and published author Maggie Bloomfield. Open reading for poets, listeners, and friends. Bring a poem of your own, a favorite by someone else, or a very short essay to read, or just enjoy a warm winter respite. All ages, especially children, are invited to read. The topic for the event is ‘Celebrating Nature and our Local Environment’. Cookies and tea will be served, and…

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The Poetry Jam at The Lin Beach House

February 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Lin Beach House, 455 Route 25
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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The Poetry Jam at The Lin Beach House

T.J. McGowan is a producer, writer, and spoken word poet based out of NYC. He has a self published collection of poetry, We Are Not One Thing, currently available on Amazon. And he's coming out to the North Fork! This is not to be missed! Local Featured Openers: Stella Keating Billy Hands Vivian Eyre There will be music and musings by Julia King. Open Mic slots will be available between 7:00 - 9:00 PM with five minute slots for anyone…

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