A Night of Poetry with Carolina Hospital and Maureen Seaton
5:30 PM17:30

A Night of Poetry with Carolina Hospital and Maureen Seaton

A night with visiting Anhinga poets Carolina Hospital and Maureen Seaton.

CAROLINA HOSPITAL is a poet, essayist, novelist, and professor at Miami Dade College. Her individual works have appeared in numerous national publications, most recently in the Norton Anthology of Latino Literature; Saw Palm’s Cuba Issue, the anthology Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Occupy the Workplace; Bedford/St. Martin’s Florida Literature, and Longman’s Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing. To date, she has published six books including the novel A Little Love, under the pen name C. C. Medina, and A Century of Cuban Writers in Florida, a seminal work for understanding the cultural history of Florida. She participated with 13 South Florida authors such as Carl Hiaasan, James Hall, Dave Barry and Edna Buchanan, in the New York Times’ best-selling novel Naked Came the Manatee, and more recently she published The Child of Exile: a Poetry Memoir and No Excuses! A Brief Survival Guide to Freshman Composition. Her new poetry collection Key West Nights and Other Aftershocks has just been published by Anhinga Press.

MAUREEN SEATON has authored twenty-one poetry collections, both solo and collaborative, most recently, Sweet World (CavanKerry Press, 2019) and Fisher (Black Lawrence Press, 2018). Her awards in poetry include the Iowa Prize and Lambda Literary Award for Furious Cooking, the Audre Lorde Award for Venus Examines Her Breast, an NEA fellowship, and two Pushcart Prizes. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry as well as numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her memoir, Sex Talks to Girls (University of Wisconsin Press), also garnered a “Lammy” and was recently reprinted in paperback (2018). With poet Neil de la Flor, she edited the anthology Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos (Anhinga Press, 2018). Seaton is Professor of English/Creative Writing at the University of Miami.

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8:00 PM20:00

Anhinga Press Reading Series at Blue Tavern

Anhinga Press has teamed up with Blue Tavern on the third Wednesday of the month, to present a monthly reading of local and regional poetry, prose, and more. Each month will feature a different group of writers. This month (February 21) features readings by:

Tanya Grae
Kristine Snodgrass
Peggy Kassees

and musical guest
Billy Weeks

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2:00 PM14:00

A Celebration of Feminist Poets Who Span a Generation--Lory Bedikian

On Saturday, May 7th, Red Hen Press and the Women’s Center of Los Angeles will hold a benefit reading - A Celebration of Feminist Poets Who Span a Generation – From the 1960's to Present Day featuring renown feminist poets Judy Grahn and Eloise Klein Healy in conversation with up-and-coming contemporary feminist poets Lory Bedikian, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Adrienne Christiansen, Nicelle Davis, and Jenny Factor.

The event will begin with a champagne reception at 2 p.m. at the Feminist Majority Foundation/Ms. Magazine (433 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212). Tickets are available in advance for $16.00 for adults, $12.00 for students and seniors, and for $25.00 at the door. This benefit is in support Red Hen Press and WCLA - two nonprofit organizations dedicated to the shared values, voices, legacy, and impact of women writers. 

Free book, champagne, and hors d'oeuvres included with ticket.



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to Nov 7

Other Words Conference

The Florida Literary Arts Conference 

This year's Other Words Conference at the beautiful campus of Flagler College in St. Augustine promises another strong showing of Anhinga poets. 

This year's features panels and readings by Sylvia Curbelo, Kenneth Hart, Phil Deaver, Patricia Waters, Sean Sexton, Diane Wakowski, Gerry LaFemina, Mia Leonin, and Earl S. Braggs.

Also featured will be Robin Beth Schaer, winner of the 2014 Robert Dana Award, selected by Jan Beatty;
and Christine Poreba, winner of the 2014 Phillip Levine prize, selected by Philip Levine.   

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7:00 PM19:00

Bryant Park Reading with Robin Beth Schaer

Anhinga poet and 2014 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize winner, Robin Beth Schaer, will read with Tina Chang, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Tracy K. Smith.

The reading presented by Mark Doty.

Location: Reading Room in Bryant Park, Manhattan

Location Details: Located on the 42nd street side of the park, between the back of the New York Public Library and Sixth Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.

Cost: Free

For more details: http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/06/30/bryant-park-reading-room-poetry

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3:00 PM15:00

Vroman's Bookstore Presents...

Join Vroman's bookstore on Saturday, June 20th at 3 p.m.
as they present:

Lory Bedikian
Anhinga poet and author of The Book of Lamenting
winner of the 2010 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry 

William Archila
author of The Art of Exile and newly released The Gravedigger's Archaeology
winner of the 2015 Letras Latinas/Red Hen Press Poetry Prize 

The reading will be held at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California, with an introduction by Prof. Michael Datcher

Vroman's Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101


The Book of Lamenting, 2010 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, Anhinga Press

William Archila: http://redhen.org/authors/?author_UUID=210119D1-B57B-2D86-0DD7-000AAD9FDF27 

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7:00 PM19:00

Anhinga Poet Lory Bedikian at Boston Court Performing Arts Center

Date: May 13th, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Boston Court Performing Arts Center
Address:70 N. Mentor Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106  (map)

Come hear William Archila, Lory Bedikian, and Fary Joudah read at Boston Court Performing Arts Center on May 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM with moderator Charif Shanahan! More info here.

See more at: redhen.org/events

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6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with Diane Wakoski

Join in for an evening of poetry and film. Tickets are $25 and $10. Attending only the reading is free. To see more about this event and to purchase tickets please go to our Eventbrite page.  We'll be screening the remastered classic Bay of Angels, and are the second in the country after NYC to do so! Should be an excellent night, and our biggest Spring fundraising event of the year. Come out and support our small, independent press!

6PM - Cocktail reception
7PM - A Reading by Diane Wakoski
8PM - A screening of the film Bay of Angels

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2:00 PM14:00

Writing Film-inspired Poems: the Media as Muse

Bay of Angels: Media as Muse

Bay of Angels: Media as Muse

A workshop with Diane Wakoski and Lynne Knight.
2p.m., Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the inspiring Tudor-style Lichgate cottage, 1401 High Road, Tallahassee

Buy Tickets  here.

Registration is $25

Contact info@anhinga.org to reserve your spot.

Read more about Diane Wakoski

In tandem with the screening of the film “Bay of Angels” at the All Saints Cinema on Monday, May 4th, Anhinga Press is offering a poetry workshop that examines our relationship to the media as poets. How can we harness what inspires us in film and write about what we see and hear in our own voice? The discussion will be lively, the writing glorious!

Be inspired at Lichgate

Be inspired at Lichgate

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