Tuesday, March 29, 2016

March & April events (AWP, BSPBF & more)

AWP, Los Angeles: March 30–April 2

Though Bloof is not participating in the bookfair at AWP this year, we are pitching in for a joint during Camp Real Pants on Friday night, and several of our poets will be at the conference. Here's where to catch their readings & panels next week:

 Wednesday, March 30 

Sandra Simonds at the AWP Saturnalia Books Party/Reading! (8 PM)

 Thursday, March 31 

Khadijah Queen at Mile-High MFA at AWP, Bookfair Table 623, signing (11 AM)

Ginger Ko at the High Plains Collective - AWP offsite Reading & Art Exhibit (6 PM)

Natalie Eilbert is cohosting Switchback / No, Dear / Gazing Grain / Atlas: an AWP off-site (7 PM)

Natalie Eilbert at the Muzzle, the Offing, and Vinyl plus DANCE PARTY! (8 PM)

 Friday, April 1 

Ginger Ko at Asian-American Writers Reinventing Los Angeles panel (10:30 AM)

Ginger Ko & Natalie Eilbert at Happy Hour with Bloof, Green Mountains Review & Hunger Mountain at Submittable presents Camp Real Pants (6 PM)

Sandra Simonds at Bennington Review & Black Warrior Review Launch Party and Reading (6 PM)

Khadijah Queen is hosting Courting Risk: Epilogue (6:30 PM)

Ben Fama is cohosting Nightboat, Krupskaya, Wonder (7 PM)

Sandra Simonds at Lana Turner and Nightboat Books Reading: AWP Offsite Event (8 PM)

 Saturday, April 2 

Ginger Ko at Craft & _____: Creating Interdisciplinary Possibilities in the MFA panel (10:30 AM)

Khadijah Queen at Spectacular Poetics & the Poetry of Spectacle panel (3 PM)

Ginger Ko at All of Us Witches: An AWP Offsite with Nat. Brut & The Spectacle! (9 PM)

+++ Some of our books will be available in limited quantities at YES FEMMES AWP '16 off-site reading + party (6 PM) +++

 Bloof at Buffalo Small Press Book Fair, April 9–10 

Bloof is going to be tabling at the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair the following weekend, April 9th and 10th! Come see us at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum on Porter Street, all day Saturday at Sunday. We'll have a bunch of our handmade chapbooks, all of our books, and some special ephemeral surprises. This is the 10th anniversary of BSPBF, and it's sure to be a great time, as always.

Also in April: Jennifer L. Knox is reading in Ames, Iowa, with Ada Limón on 4/5. Sandra Simonds is doing a mini tour for her new book from Saturnalia, Steal It Back. She'll be in Philadelphia 4/19 and 4/20, DC 4/21, Baltimore 4/23 & Tuscaloosa 4/30—details on these to come. Get the latest & subscribe to our events at Facebook.

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