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Daniel Borzutzky
National Book Award Winner
for The Performance of Becoming Human

Lake Michigan

Feb. 23, 7 p.m.
100 Boots Poetry Series
with Don Mee Choi
Pulitzer Arts Foundation
3716 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

March 10, 3:30 p.m.
Politics & Prose
with Ilan Stavans
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008

March 14, 6 p.m.
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
with Nate Marshall
5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by
University of Pittsburgh Press
and the Center for African American Poetry & Poetics
Ace Hotel Gymnasium
120 S. Whitfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

April 27, 7:30 p.m.
Women and Children First
with Nate Marshall
5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

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Author Events

Lauren Clark

Music for a Wedding

February 23, 7 p.m.
Literati Bookstore
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48194

Shauna Barbosa

Cape Verdean Blues

March 5, 7 p.m.
Poets with Attitude
with Camonghne Felix and Diana Marie Delgado
Liberty Hall at Ace Hotel
20 W. 29th St.
New York, NY 10001

March 16, 9 p.m.
Book Launch
Civic Center Studios
207 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012



Robin Becker

The Black Bear Inside of Me

March 6, 8 p.m.
Florida State University
The Warehouse
706 W. Gaines St.
Tallahassee, FL 32304

March 11, noon
Poetry Marathon
Readings by Poets in Florida for AWP
12 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236

March 13, 6 p.m.
Books at Park Place
with Helen Pruitt Wallace
10468 Roosevelt Blvd.
St. Petersburg, FL 33716

March 16, 7:30 p.m.
Fourth River Launch
Chatham University
Welker Room, James Laughlin Music Hall
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

March 17, 7 p.m.
White Whale Bookstore
with Rachel Mennies
4754 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Dore Kiesselbach


February 25, 2 p.m.
Common Good Books
with Betsy Brown, Anna George Meek, and Paige Riehl
38 S. Snelling Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Mississippi Library
410 Mississippi St. NE
Findley, MN 55432

Richard Robbins

Overtaken by the Night

March 12, 6 p.m.
Octavia Books
513 Octavia St.
New Orleans, LA 70115

Ross Gay

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

March 15, 7 p.m.
UNCG Faculty Center
3302 MHRA Building
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402

David Wojahn

For the Scribe

March 23, 8 p.m.
Virginia Festival of the Book
“Poets of Freedom, Poets of Death Rites
with Nin Andrews and Tyehimba Jess
Meade Hall, Christ Episcopal Church
120 W. High St.
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Sarah Rose Nordgren

Darwin's Mother

April 2, 7 p.m.
KGB Poetry Reading Series
85 East 4th St.
New York, NY 10003

April 4, 7 p.m.
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

Grace Kennan Warnecke

Daughter of the Cold War

April 10, 5:30 p.m.
Kennan Institute at Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

Columbia University Harriman Institute
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room
1219 International Affairs Bldg.
420 W. 118th St.
New York, NY 10027

May 12, 1 p.m.
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008

Richard "Pete" Peterson

The Slide

May 3, 7 p.m.
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
From Connie Mack to Danny Murtaugh: Irish-Americans in Pittsburgh Baseball
16 Castle Shannon Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15228-2252

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Congratulations to Tiana Clark, whose collection I Can’t Talk about the Trees without the Blood has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. The book is scheduled for publication in Fall 2018. Read the press release.

Congratulations to Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman, whose edited volume, Science Museums in Transition: Cultures of Display in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America has won a Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award for 2017.

Alicia Suskin Ostriker is the recipient of the 2017 National Jewish Book Award, poetry category, for her collection Waiting for the Light.

With great sadness, we mourned the passing of Samuel P. Hays in November, 2017. Hays was pioneering scholar in the field of environmental history.

Rasha Diab has been awarded the 2018 CCCC Outstanding Book Award for Shades of Sulh, from the National Council for Teacher Education.

Congratulations to Celso Thomas Castilho, whose book Slave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political Citizenship, has won both the 2018 Bolton Prize (best book on Latin American History) and the2018 Dean Prize (best book on Brazilian history) from the American Historical Association.

Congratulations to James Monroe and David Wright, whose book Butterflies of Pennsylvania, won the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award, nature guidebook category. More information.

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