Date: Thursday, June 18
Time: 10:00 am PDT / 7:00 pm CET
Resolutely Black, a conversation with Françoise Vergès (Independent Scholar, Paris), Matthew Smith (Northern Illinois University), and Donna Jones (UC Berkeley), moderated by Karl Britto (UC Berkeley).
Black Visions Collective: https://secure.everyaction.com/4omQDAR0oUiUagTu0EG-Ig2
Reclaim the Block: https://secure.everyaction.com/zae4prEeKESHBy0MKXTIcQ2
Assata’s Daughters: https://donorbox.org/nov-2016-push
Bail and Legal Defense Funds:
June 4th at 5:00pm
Live zoom performances by poets Andre Bagoo, Des Seebaran and Shivanee Ramlochan, and the participation of exhibition curator Andil Gosine
It has been something of a particular challenge to reach the finish line with this fourth issue of our journal, and this for two reasons—both of them, in the end, exhilarating. First, there is what feels like a momentous transition: hatched four years ago and graciously incubated in the luxurious intellectual nest that is the Small Axe Project, we now set off on our very first solo flight.
March 19-September 6, 2020
Nightboat Offsite Reading & Celebration AWP 2020: Friday, March 6th, 2020 from 5:30-7:30pm at La Quinta Inn & Suites in San Antonio, TX
A book signing will be hosted at Nightboat books on Friday, March 6th Nightboat Reading from 5:30-7:30 pm at La Quinta Inn & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk (The Crockett Room, 303 Blum San Antonio, Texas 78205).
Rosamond S. King, associate professor of English at Brooklyn College, CUNY and author of Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination (University Press of Florida, 2014) will be at booth #1045 signing books of poetry.
AWP San Antonio Office Hours & Friends Reading: Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at Grand Hyatt San Antonio (3:00-4:30pm)
Join members of the Office Hours Poetry Community for an onsite reading at AWP San Antonio. Location: Grand Hyatt, (Seguin A), 4th Floor. The event goes from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.
Robin Gow is the author of Our Lady of Perpetual Degeneracy (Tolsun Books, 2020) and the chapbook Honeysuckle (Finishing Line Press, 2019. They are an adjunct instructor and grad student at Adelphi University. Gow is also the author of A Million Quiet Revolutions, a forthcoming Young Adult Verse Novel.
The 12th Annual Festival of Language 2020: March 4, 2020 at Cherrity Bar in San Antonio, TX (4:30-9:30 pm)
The 12th Annual Festival of Language 2020 brings together 33 poets and writers from more than a dozen states and a couple of countries to perform flash readings from their works in a celebration of innovation, creativity, inclusion, and words. Free. Pre-reading gathering starts @4:30pm, first readers at 5pm. Hosted by Ted Pelton.
The lineup includes poet Rosamond S. King, associate professor of English at Brooklyn College and author of Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination (University Press of Florida, 2014). King will read from 6-7 pm.