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NOTE: This list attempts to stay current, but its primary function is as an archive. If event details seem to be missing, try checking my facebook page..

Upcoming


November 12, 2014 - 8 PM. I guest-curate the reading series at Hi-Fi (11th and Ave A), and will read with Alec Niedenthal and Leopoldine Core.

December 5, 2014 - Reading at Mellow Pages with Sean Hoen, Katharine Faw Morris, and Andri Magnason. Details TK.


Past Appearances

November 10, 2014 - 7:30 PM. The Agriculture Reader comes to the KGB Bar. Jeremy Schmall, Melinda Wilson, and Ian Dreiblatt will read their own work. I will present some "greatest hits & B-sides" from the magazine's extensive back catalog.

Austin, TX October 25-26, 2014 - I will be part of the Texas Book Festival and Austin Lit Crawl. At Lit Crawl (10/25): I'm reading for Gigantic magazine with Porochista Khakpour, Kelly Luce, Meghan McCarron, and Jess Sauer at The Liberty (1618 1/2 E 6th St, Austin, Texas 78702). My TBF panel, "Growing Up Fast" with Darcey Steinke and Bill Hillman, is on Sunday (10/26) from 2-3 PM in Capitol Extension Room E2.014.

October 8, 2014 - at WORD Bookstore Greenpoint with Brian Morton and David Ryan

Newton, MA September 30, 2014 - I'm reading with Yannick Murphy at Newtonville Books, 7 PM. 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre, Newton, MA.

September 21, 2014 - Brooklyn Book Festival. I'll be signing my own books and recommending some titles at the WORD Books booth from 1:30-2:30 PM. I'll also be part of PEN America's "Something To Hide: Writers Against the Surveillance State," a group reading taking place at 5 PM.

September 17, 2014 - Brooklyn Book Festival bookend event & issue #10 launch party for H.O.W. Journal, with Sons of an Illustrious Father, Ishion Hutchinson, Deborah Landau, and Merritt Tierce. 7 - 11 PM at The Paper Box (please note that this is a fundraiser and a ticketed event).

Portland, OR September 12, 2014 - 7:30 PM at Powell's City of Books. Downtown location at 1005 W Burnside.

Seattle, WA September 11, 2014 - 7:00 PM at Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue.

September 8, 2014 - Franklin Park Reading Series with Marie-Helene Bertino, Jess Row, and Dolan Morgan.

September 6, 2014 - DAYTIME: Slice Literary Conference; 7:00 PM: conference reading open to the public at powerHouse Arena, with Kseniya Melnik, Ingrid Nelson, and others TBA. Presented by Henry Holt.

September 2, 2014 - McNally Jackson Books, David Gutowski's "Literary BFF" series with Adam Wilson, 7 PM.

August 26, 2014 - at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, "Where are Jess Row and Justin Taylor?", 7 PM. Free dumplings!

August 19, 2014 - Flings launch reading & party at BookCourt, 7 PM.

May 30, 2014 - Blunderbuss magazine 1 year anniversary party, at Muchmore's in Williamsburg.

Portland, Maine May 22, 2014 - Slice Magazine Literary Bash at Longfellow Books with Joshua Bodwell, CJ Hauser, Douglas Milliken, Mira Ptacin, Kimberly Elkins.

November 4, 2013 - 7 PM "Majesty of Impulse: On the Great Lost Works of Camden Joy" at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, with Adam Wilson, Ben Bush, Samuel Cohen, and Camden Joy himself.

September 12, 2013 - 7 PM, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Reading with Lucy Corin, Shelley Jackson, Nelly Reifler.

September 9, 2013 - 7 PM, McNally Jackson Booksellers. Reading and Q&A with Jeff Jackson (Mira Corpora).

September 7 & 8, 2013 - Slice Literary Writers Conference; group reading at powerHouse Books on the 7th; panel discussion, "Life after the MFA" at St. Francis College on the 8th.

April 28, 2013 - 6 PM. Reading with Joshua Clover, Rachel Kushner, and Malcolm Harris at BookCourt. Moderated by Ben Bush.

Cambridge, MA, March 8, 2013 - AWP off-site reading at Lorem Ipsum Books with Adam Wilson and Ariana Reines.

February 23, 2013 - 6:30 PM at the powerHouse Arena. "Closed Circuits: Shrunken Dystopias" panel with Leif Randt, Silke Scheuermann, and Clemens Setz; moderated by Susan Bernofsky. This panel is part of the Festival Neue Literatur.

February 13, 2013 - At the Atlas Review reading series at 61 Local in Carroll Gardens, with Ana Bozicevic, Roger Bonair-Agard, Patrick Gaughan, and Sophia Le Fraga.

January 14, 2013 - I'll be appearing on this panel: "A Legacy of Innovation: Panelists from Pratt's 40 Under 40 Discuss How Failure Breeds Success," which will be moderated by Metropolis magazine's editorial director Paul Makovsky. 6:30-7:30 PM at Pratt Manhattan, 144 West 14th Street.

January 3, 2013 - Reading at the KGB Bar with Salvatore Pane, Adam Wilson, and Teddy Wayne.

November 16-18, 2012 - MOBY-DICK MARATHON NYC!!! I'll be reading on Friday night, and hanging out all weekend. Details, complete schedule, &c. all available here.

October 17, 2012 - 2 PM Slonim House Living Room, Sarah Lawrence College, as part of the SLC MFA reading series.

September 28, 2012 - Picasso Machinery series with Allysen Hooks (dance), Dan Gingold (film), Molly Tolsky (fiction), and Zaimph (music).

July 20 & 21, 2012 - Two panels as part of the Slice Writers Conference.

June 27, 2012 - Reading for The Coffin Factory Issue 3 release party at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, with Ali Hosseini, Sam Allingham, Chinelo Okparanta and Lara Vapnyar.

May 19, 2012 - 7-745PM Reading dirty stories for The Coffin Factory at Boat Bar as part of Brooklyn Lit Crawl.

May 17, 2012 - 7PM Double Take at Apex Art, with Joshua Cohen, Shelley Jackson, Darcey Steinke, Paul La Farge and Emily Barton. Directions & details here.

May 9, 2012 - The Agriculture Reader comes to Housing Works for a night of readings and music. In conjunction with Harlequin Creature and Ugly Duckling Presse.

May 8, 2012 - I'll be part of a panel discussion on editing at McNally Jackson, with editors from The Coffin Factory and FSG. Details TK.

May 7, 2012 - Reading with Gregory Howard and Mark Doten at WORD Books in Greenpoint.

April 20, 2012 - Reading with Jeremy Schmall at Polly Bresnick's conceptually palindromic reading series.

March 29 & 30, 2012 - Catch The Agriculture Reader at the CUNY Chapbook Festival.

Chester, New Hampshire March 22, 2012 - I'll be reading and speaking at Chester College of New England.

March 11, 2012 - Reading for Lumina magazine at Milk & Roses (1110 Manhattan Ave) in Greenpoint. With Mira Ptacin, Seth Fried, Joey De Jesus, and Heather Aimee O'Neill.

March 6, 2012 - Pratt Institute Apocalypse Panel with Jame Hannaham, Steve Doloff, Suzanne Verderber and Ira Livingston.

*Chicago, IL* March 2, 2012 - AWP off-site reading at the Stopsmiling event space, with Jeremy Schmall, Adam Wilson and Hannah Gamble.

*Chicago, IL* March 1, 2012 - Moderated AWP panel discussion on "Keeping Your Debut Book Alive."

*Orono, Maine* January 26, 2012 - Class visit and reading at University of Maine at Orono. I saw Stephen King's house!

December 19, 2011 - "What the Dickens? A Christmas Carol Marathon" at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Details here.

November 10, 2011 - "I Would Prefer Not To": A marathon reading of Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener" in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, at the public atrium at 60 Wall Street.

September 18, 2011 - Brooklyn Book Festival! I'm on a panel sponsored by Housing Works with David Goodwillie and Jennifer Gilmore.

September 15, 2011 - 7 PM. Laura Kipnis, Joshua Cohen and Yours Truly read at the Bookforum fall issue release party at BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn).

September 13, 2011 - Reading non-fiction for a Believer event at the KGB Bar (85 East 4th street).

September 6, 2011 - Reading with Ben Lerner at St. Mark's Book Shop (31 3rd Avenue).

August 30, 2011 - 8 PM. I'm reading for the FICTION ADDICTION Reading Series at 2A bar: 25 Avenue A, NYC.

June 12, 2011 - 7 PM. Reading at the Sunday Salon at Jimmy's 43 on East 7th Street with Benjamin Hale.

Sarah Lawrence College April 30, 2011 - Reading and launch party for Lumina #10.

April 17, 2011 - WORD Bookstore. Blake Butler and I cap off our "tour" with a return-to-Brooklyn show, as part of the Largehearted Boy reading series.

The April '11 Western Swing: Blake Butler and I will be appearing together on 4/11/10 in Portland, ORE at Powell's City of Books; on 4/12/10 in Seattle, WA at University Book Store; 4/14/10 in San Francisco, CA at City Lights, and 4/15/10 in Los Angeles at Skylight Books.

April 7, 2011 - The Agriculture Reader comes to Housing Works! Justin Taylor, Jeremy Schmall and Eileen Myles read.

March 31, 2011 - Reading at Pete's Candy Store.

Oxdord, Mississippi March 24-26, 2011 - At the Oxford Conference for the Book. I read with Tea Obrecht.

Lawrence, Kansas March 16-20, 2011 - I'll be reading at University of Kansas. Details forthcoming.

March 10, 2011 - Part of a group reading at KGB for Behind the Book, a literacy nonprofit.

Montclair, NJ February 17, 2011 (4 PM) - I'm reading at Montclair State University as part of their Live Literature series.

February 10, 2011 - I'm reading at McNally Jackson books in Soho.

February 8, 2011 - The Gospel of Anarchy's publication day! I'll be at Word Books in Greenpoint with Brando Skyhorse.

Washington, DC February 3-5, 2011- I'll be at AWP '11, on behalf of The Agriculture Reader and my novel, The Gospel of Anarchy which is officially published on February 8th, but copies will be available at AWP.

January 31, 2011 - Reading for BOMB magazine at The Half-King with Dorothea Lasky and Ben Mirov.

January 15, 2011 - Reading at Brooklyn Fireproof in Bushwick, with Eileen Myles, Julia Wertz, Arthur Nersesian, and Tom Oristaglio.

December 13, 2010- at the Franklin Park reading series with Eva Talmadge, Beth Greenfield, Peter Hyman, and Dan Lopez.

December 9, 2010- At the NYU Writers House with Jennifer Egan.

October 28, 2010- The Word Made Flesh will be at WORD Books in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

October 20, 2010- Launch party for The Word Made Flesh at powerHouse Arena.

OAKLAND, CA October 14-15, 2010- I will be attending the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Conference.

NASHVILLE, TN October 8-10, 2010- I will be part of several events at the Nashville Festival of Books.

September 20, 2010- New School MFA alumni reading, with Nick Burd and Elizabeth Fodaski

September 12, 2010- tag-team reading at The Cell Theater, with James Yeh, Chloe Cooper Jones and Elissa Bassist.

August 25, 2010- the Candlestick Reading series at Lumenhouse with Jesse Nathan and more.

August 22, 2010- At the KGB Bar with J.C. Hallman, for InDigest Magazine.

August 18, 2010- 7 PM at Housing Works with Tim Johnston, Dylan Landis, and Matt Debenham. Further details here.

June 30, 2010- Reading at the Guerilla Lit Series, NYC.

June 18, 2010- Read for Ellen Moynihan's SCANDAL! in South Park Slope, at the office of Zone Books.

May 20, 2010- Reading with Sam Lipsyte for the St. Mark's Books Reading Series at Solas.

South Deerfield, MA May 16, 2010- Reading with Joshua Cohen at Schoen Books.

May 3 & 4, 2010- Agriculture Reader will be at the CUNY Chapbook fair.

DENVER, CO April 7-10, 2010- AWP Conference. The Agriculture Reader, which will debut issue #4 at the conference. I read at high noon on the 10th, with Kevin Sampsell.

Portland, OR April 4- I read at Powell's City of Books.

Portland, OR April 1- I read at Ampersand Books with Pauls Toughtoni and Zachary Schomburg. Hosted by Kevin Sampsell.

March 24, 2010- I read in the "How I Learned" series at Happy Ending lounge, with Daniel Nester, Julie Klausner, and Stefan Merrill Block.

Rhinebeck, NY March 11, 2010- I read with Joanna Smith Rakoff at Oblong Books and Music.

March 4, 2010- Literary Fortune Telling for Canteen Magazine.

March 1, 2010- I'm reading at McNally Jackson in Soho.

February 23, 2010- at ACA Gallery for Boog City's Forklift, Ohio reading

February 19, 2010- 7:30PM at WORD Books in Brooklyn (126 Franklin street). Harper Perennial night featuring me and Kevin Sampsell.

February 18, 2010- 8 PM at Happy Ending (302 Broome street, NYC). In the Flesh reading series, hosted by Rachel Kramer Bussell. I'm reading with Kevin Sampsell and some other fine folks. More details as they emerge on Rachel's site.

BOSTON, MA February 17, 2010- with Kevin Sampsell at the Harvard Bookstore.

February 11, 2010- at Bar Matchless: the greatest 3-minute rock 'n' roll show ever: really short readings from rockers, writers and raconteurs." What can I tell you? I'm one of them.

January 21, 2010- 7-10PM at Broadway East (which is at 171 East Broadway, by Rutgers street). The Rumpus 1 Year Anniversary Party, co-sponsored by HTMLGiant. The night will feature readings by Rivka Galchen, Tao Lin, Deb Olin Unferth, Justin Taylor and Stephen Elliott, musical guests Alina Simone, Diane Louvel, and just added, Jeffrey Lewis. With special guest DJ Khaela Maricich of The Blow and video art installation by Monofonus. Five bucks.

November 23, 2009- 7 PM at PS 122, with the Wu Ming collective.

November 6, 2009- Agriculture Reader comes to NYU, featuring Heather Christle, Joshua Cohen, Matthew Rohrer and Diane Williams.

October 9, 2009- Reading poetry at Pete's Candy Store in Brooklyn.

August 5, 2009 in Hong Kong- A featured reader at Poetry Out Loud at the Fringe Club.

June 25, 2009- 7:30 PM at Happy Ending (302 Broome Street). Reading with Nick Flynn, Bianca Stone, Halley Feiffer, and Sung J. Woo. The theme of the reading is Generation X/Y/Z.

June 20, 2009- 10am-6:30pm. X-ing Books at the Jackson Heights Poetry Festival, held in the playground of The Garden School. Many small/micro-presses selling wares, plus readings (including yours truly) and bands. Free to the public. Address: 33-16 79th Street. You can get there by the E, F, R & V and the 7 Train. 7 Train is closest.

May 31, 2009- Reading at KGB Sunday Night Fiction Series with Luis Urrea.

May 26, 2009- elimae marathon reading at KGB.

May 16, 2009- LitCrawl NYC! I'm reading poetry for Columbia: A Journal of the Arts at the Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery) with Timothy Donnelly, Elizabeth Wurtzel, Peter Graham, and Stefan De La Garza. The event begins at 4 PM. Then at 8 PM I'll be reading fiction for The New York Tyrant with Robert Lopez at Fontana's on the LES (105 Eldridge Street) as part of LitCrawl NYC. The LitCrawl afterparty will be at Fontana's immediately following this reading.

May 13, 2009- 6:00pm - 8:00pm Poets & Writers trivia night in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Agriculture Reader will field a team consisting of me, Jeremy Schmall, Eva Talmadge, and Mathias Svalina. The event will be held at Radegast Hall and Biergarten, 113 North 3rd Street.

April 25, 2009- 8pm at Starr Space in Bushwick. GIGANTIC magazine launch party. Many readers reading briefly, multiple DJs. $6 at the door gets you a copy of the magazine. 108 Starr street (L to Jefferson). More directions and details here.

April 23-24, 2009- 10 AM-6 PM both days. X-ing Books will participate in "A Celebration of the Chapbook," at the CUNY Grad Center. The Chapbook Fair will be held at 365 Fifth Avenue.

April 23, 2009- 5:30pm. "WE MAKE BOOKS AND YOU CAN TOO!" X-ing Books and Small Anchor at Pratt Library in Brooklyn. Justin Taylor, Jeremy Schmall, and Joshua Cohen will read. Mark Wagner & Amy Mees will answer questions about DIY publishing and how to make it not look like crap.

April 14, 2009- 6 7:30 pm. I'm reading nonfiction for Canteen Magazine at the New York Public Library. This is a CLMP event. Other participating magazines are Redivider and Broken Bridge Review. The event will take place in the DeWitt Wallace Periodical Room of The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd street (Please use Fifth Avenue entrance; admittance is free).

April 9, 2009- 8 PM. I'm reading for Jay Diamond's Vol. 1 series, with Tao Lin, Jonathan Goldstein, Aaron Lake Smith, Brian Abrams, Smith Magazine (which is a thing, not a person), and Soft Black (which is a band). Bar Matchless is at 557 Manhattan Avenue. For more details, visit: Hex Education website.

April 2, 2009- 730 PM. Agriculture Reader #3 launch party at Stainbar (766 Grand street, Brooklyn). Jeremy and I will present four contributors from the new issue: Mark Doten, Sharon Mesmer, Justin Marks and Mike McDonough.

March 4, 2009- 7PM. Reading for Teachers & Writers in Manhattan with Andrew Porter and Ben Blum. 520 Eighth Avenue (between 36th and 37th Streets), 20th Floor.

March 13, 2009, ATLANTA, GA- Reading with Rauan Klassnik for the Solar Anus Reading Series. Stand by for details.

February 26, 2009- NEW SCHOOL. Nonfiction Forum: Tracy Daugherty. Moderated by Justin Taylor. 6:30pm, 66 W 12th St, Rm 510, $5 (Free to NS Students and Alumni.) Tracy Daugherty is the author of Hiding Man: A Biography of Donald Barthelme. He is joined by David Gates, who wrote the introduction to the Penguin Classics edition of Barthelme's Sixty Stories.

February 11-14, 2009- Chicago, IL. Jeremy Schmall and I officially released The Agriculture Reader #3 at AWP Chicago.

January 23, 2009- EARSHOT! NYC at Rose Live Music. I will be reading with Jeremy Schmall and three MFA student readers for Nicole Steinberg's venerable series, in its NEW LOCATION. 345 Grand Street (b/w Havemeyer & Marcy).

December 19, 2008- 8:00 PM at Bar Matchless. 557 Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Part of the Vol. 1 Reading Series, with Tao Lin, Levi Asher, Mac Montandon, and DJ Dolack. Also, three bands. For more info visit the Hexedjournal website.

October 17, 2008- I am moderating a panel discussion for COLUMBIA: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE & ART. It will feature MARK GREIF, HEIDI JULAVITS, NATHANIEL RICH, and SHELLEY JACKSON at Housing Works Bookstore. 126 Crosby Street, NYC 10012 (212-334-3324)Subway: W / R to Prince Street OR B / D / F / V to Broadway-Lafayette OR 6 to Bleecker Street.

September 25, 2008- 7:30 PM. Reading with Ben Greenman for St. Mark's Bookshop series at Solas: 232 E. 9th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

August 22, 2008- 7:30 PM. Launch party for the inaugural issue of NO COLONY, a new litmag aimed to lick the inside of your face. Will include writing by massive voices including Tao Lin, Robert Lopez, Giancarlo DiTrapano, Nick Antosca and Justin Taylor. BARBES is at 376 9th St. (corner of 6th Ave.) Park Slope, Brooklyn.

August 9, 2008- 6 PM at Melville House Books with Matvei Yankelevich, Julie Doxsee and Jeremy Schmall. Celebrating three new books: More Perfect Depictions of Noise (X-ing Books) by Justin Taylor, The Senator Letters (X-ing Books) by Jeremy Schmall, and undersleep (Octopus Books) by Julie Doxsee. Melville House Books is located at 145 Plymouth Street, in DUMBO Brooklyn. Take the F train to York street.

July 17, 2008- at McNally Robinson for Best of the Web 2007. With Peter Markus and other good people. I assume this starts at 7PM.

June 26, 2008- at the KGB Bar (E. 4th street and 2nd Ave) with Anthony McCann, Jeremy Schmall, and Mark Doten. 7PM

June 3, 2008- H.O.W. Journal ISSUE #2 LAUNCH PARTY & FUNDRAISER. Grace Bar and Restaurant. 114 Franklin St, Tribeca, NYC (between Church St & West Broadway) 7 PM. (1 train to the Franklin St. stop). Complimentary Cocktails and Hors D'ouevres. Reading by Justin Taylor. Performance by Stephanie McKay. RSVP by May 30th. For more info- http://www.howjournal.com/fundraiser/invite.html

April 10, 2008-Agriculture Reader event at Melville House store. I read with Tao Lin, Jeremy Schmall, and Aaron Petrovich in celebration of Melville House Press and the second printing of Agriculture Reader #2.

March 21, 2008-SPRING READ at 114 Forrest St. Buzzer 15. 8PM. admission is FREE $2 DRINKS (by donation). Join us to usher in the new season of birth and bunnies come hear works by: Andy Biscontini, Carmie Banasky, Chris Robinson, Justin Taylor, Matthew Kopel, Coco Karol. take the L to Morgan. Forrest St. is off of Flushing in between Morgan and Bogart.

January 18, 2008-DONALD BARTHELME TRIBUTE NIGHT AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CLUB. 7 PM. Free. I hosted David Gates, Ed Hirsch, Ben Greenman, Donald Antrim, and a number of other excellent writers in an evening of tribute to the great Don B. There was a reading of selections from Barthelme's work, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Ed Hirsch. The National Arts Club is located at 15 Gramercy Park South.


January 2nd, 2008-FORKLIFT, OHIO and THE AGRICULTURE READER. I read at the KGB Bar with Matt Hart, Jeremy Schmall, and Brett Price.

December 16th, 2007- Long Island City, Queens. 7 PM at The Creek and The Cave Reading Series. Andrew Richmond hosts Justin Taylor, Yvonne Garrett, Shelly Oria. 10-93 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 49th Ave. and Jackson Ave. Directions: 7 to Vernon/Jackson (one stop from Grand Central). Exit onto Jackson Ave. Walk one block north to 49th Ave. OR E or V to 23 St/Ely Ave . Exit onto 44th to Jackson Ave. Walk five blocks south on Jackson to 49th Ave. OR G to 21 St/Van Alst . Exit onto Jackson Ave. Walk 3 blocks south to 49th Ave.

November 29th, 2007- Dennis Cooper at NYU Fales Library. Justin Taylor presented the author, who read short stories from his forthcoming collection, Ugly Man, including "The Ash Gray Proclamation," which was originally published in The Apocalypse Reader.

October 7th, 2007- Mo Pitkins House of Satisfaction. Celebrating Lucy Corin's story collection The Entire Predicament. I read with Corin and Rachel Sherman (The First Hurt) at 7 PM at Sadie's Lounge at Mo Pitkins (Ave A at 2nd street).


October 4th, 2007- 7 PM at The New School, NYC. Readers: Shelley Jackson, Diane Williams, Matthew Derby, Jared Hohl. Justin Taylor emcees. Wollman Hall at The New School (5th floor of the 11th street building; enter at 66 W. 12th street, cross through courtyard).


July 29, 2007- PORTLAND, OR. Powell's City of Books hosted a reading for The Apocalypse Reader: Justin Taylor (ed.), Lucy Corin, and Brian Evenson. We read at the Downtown (Burnside) location at 7:30 PM.


June 21, 2007- The Strand Bookstore (12th street & Broadway) hosted The Apocalypse Reader. This reading featured Rick Moody, Brian Evenson, Gary Lutz, Deb Olin Unferth, and me.


June 2nd, 2007-The KGB Bar (E. 4th street & 2nd Ave), 7-8:30PM: THE FIRST APOCALYPSE READER READING. I hosted and read with five of my contributors: Elliott David, Jeff Goldberg, Jared Hohl, Stacey Levine, & Tao Lin.


April 13, 2007- 7 PM at Stainbar (766 Grand St., off the Grand Street stop on the L). I hosted the first Bear Parade reading, which featured Matthew Rohrer, Tao Lin, Ellen Kennedy, & Gene Morgan.


March 22 & 23, 2007- Readings for Dennis Cooper's Userlands: New Fiction From The Blogging Underground. One at Bluestockings feminist bookstore, the other at Barnes & Noble in Park Slope.

March 6, 2007- I read fiction with Justin Maurer at The Press Club (2621 SE Clinton St) in Portland, Oregon.

February 21, 2007- 8 PM at Bar On A (Avenue A & 11th street, NYC). I read fiction with Jared Hohl, Elliott David, and other fine people for the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series.

February 18, 2007- 9 PM at Stainbar (766 Grand St., off the Grand Street stop on the L). I read with Justin Maurer, author of Don't Take Your Life: True Stories (Future Tense, 2006), Andrew Richmond, and Maggie Wells.

February 4, 2007- 4:30 PM at 440 Gallery in Brooklyn. (440 Sixth Avenue at 9th St., F to 7th Ave.) I read poetry with Steven Karl and John Findura.

November 30, 2006- The Agriculture Reader Issue #1 Launch Party. I read with Noelle Kocot, Mark Bibbins, Matt Henriksen, and the incomparable Michael McDonough! Edmund Berrigan's I Feel Tractor played music. Fantastic culinary offerings by Bennet and Darcy Entertain!
The event was FREE, at STAIN BAR (766 Grand St., off the Grand Street stop on the L, in Williamsburg), at 7:30. October 15th- Mad Hatters Review Issue #6 Launch Party, 5:30-8:00 at Gradisca Restaurant (126 West 13th Street, between 6th and 7th Aves). I read with FC2's Lance Olsen, Mad Hatters Review editor Carol Novack, and Claire Moed.

July 24, 2006 I read fiction at the KGB Bar (E. 4th street and 2nd Ave) with Diane Williams, Terese Svoboda, and Dawn Raffel. The event was hosted by Shya Scanlon, founder of the journal MonkeyBicycle.

July 20, 2006 I read at Freebird Books and Goods in Brooklyn. I read with Julia Cohen (in addition to above-mentioned, she is the author of two chapbooks forthcoming this summer and fall from Horse Less Press and H_NGM_N B__KS) and Tao Lin (author of Today The Sky is Blue and White with Bright Blue Spots and a Small Pale Moon and I Will Destroy Our Relationship Today).

June 19, 2006 I read poetry at the KGB Bar (E. 4th street and 2nd Ave) with Julia Cohen (managing editor of Nightboat Books), Jeremy Schmall (editor of The Agriculture Reader), and Matt Henriksen (publisher of Burning Chair, typo, and other rad things).

June 8, 2006 I read fiction for the Word of Mouth series at Cafe Village Delight (323 Bleecker Street; btwn Grove & Christopher)

May 12, 2006 I read my essay "Fort Smith, Arkansas" at Barrelhouse Magazine Event at KGB Bar (E. 4th street, between 3rd and 2nd Ave)



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