Tuesday, June 30, 2020

YAU, EQUI, AND SALA JULY 4TH


Lit Balm Founders' Reading with John Yau, Elaine Equi, and Jerome Sala

This Saturday July 4 at 5:00 EST: Founders' Reading - Marc Vincenz, Jonathan Penton and I will read, as well as special guests John Yau, Elaine Equi, and Jerome Sala! Be sure to check it out, either in the Zoom room or Facebook Live!
https://www.facebook.com/events/744556266363891/
Every Saturday at 5pm US East Coast Time





Saturday, June 20, 2020

Reading Translations for Columbia University Harriman Institute

I will be reading my translations of Maria Galina virtually for Columbia University's Harriman Institute this Thursday at 3:00 pm EST in celebration of Anna Halberstadt's anthology of contemporary Russian poetry. Please join us for the webinar!

Friday, June 05, 2020

"Looking Back on the Future of Poetry"

Join me and my LIT BALM co-hosts Marc Vincenz and Jonathan Penton this Sat 6/6 at 5:00 pm for a stimulating panel featuring Robert Archambeau, Mark Scroggins, and Sally Connolly on "Looking Back on the Future of Poetry" plus open mic. Don't miss this lively episode of LIT BALM!


Thursday, May 28, 2020

LIT BALM FOUNDERS CELEBRATE NEW AMERICAN WRITING

LIT BALM presents a special reading celebrating issue 38 of New American Writing with readings by Paul Hoover, Maria Baranda (Mexico). Alexandria Peary plus open mic this Sat May 30 at 5:00 pm! The Lit Balm founders Marc Vincenz of MadHat, Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories and emcee Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.will also read. Be sure to join us!
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.
Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Livestream at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm
Website: www.litbalm.org
YouTube: LIT BALM

Monday, May 18, 2020

AMY KING, KEVIN GALLAGHER, JOANNA SOLFRIAN AT LIT BALM MAY 23

LIT BALM is thrilled to present Amy King, Kevin Gallagher, and Joanna Solfrian plus open mic this Sat May 23 at 5:00 pm! Be sure to join us! Our question for this reading is "Which books would you take to a desert island?"
LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and emcee Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.
Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Livestream at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm
Website: www.litbalm.org
YouTube: LIT BALM


Wednesday, May 13, 2020

LAVENDER, BURNS, AND THE NEW ORLEANS POETRY FESTIVAL AT LIT BALM MAY 16

We have a special show this week Saturday May 16, 5:00 pm East Coast time at LIT BALM - Jonathan Penton will be interviewing Bill Lavender and Megan Burns about the NEW ORLEANS POETRY FESTIVAL and there will be lively NOLA readings, too! Join us!
LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and emcee Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.
Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Livestream at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm
Website: www.litbalm.org


Wednesday, May 06, 2020

SVOBODA, FINKELSTEIN, AND BICHER AT LIT BALM MAY 9

LIT BALM is thrilled to present Terese Svoboda, Kristina Andersson Bicher, and special guest Norman Finkelstein plus open mic! Our question for this reading is "What are you reading?"
LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and emcee Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.
Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Livestream at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm
Website: www.litbalm.org


Thursday, April 30, 2020

REVELL, LEASE, AND BLAIR AT LIT BALM MAY 2

Saturday May 2 at 5:00 pm. East Coast time, LIT BALM is thrilled to present Donald Revell, Joseph Lease, and David Blair plus open mic! Our question for this reading is "Who are your influences?"


LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.


Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.

Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Livestream at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm
Website: www.litbalm.org




Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Annie Finch and Hari Alluri at LIT BALM April 25

This Saturday at 5:00 pm. East Coast time, LIT BALM is thrilled to present Annie Finch and Haril Alluri plus open mic! Our question for this reading is "Page or stage?"
Annie Finch is an award-winning feminist poet and writer, author of Spells: New and Selected Poems, The Poetry Witch Little Book of Spells, and Among the Goddesses, winner of the Sarasvati Award for Poetry. She has published influential books on poetry and edited numerous anthologies, most recently Choice Words: Writers on Abortion from Haymarket Books. Her poetry has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Paris Review, The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, and onstage at Carnegie Hall. Based in Washington, DC, she travels to teach and perform. Visit her website and schedule of classes at www.anniefinch.com
Hari Alluri (he/him/siya) is the author of The Flayed City, Carving Ashes, and the chapbook The Promise of Rust. A winner of the 2020 Leonard A. Slade, Jr. Poetry Fellowship for Poets of Color and a co-founding editor of Locked Horn Press, his current projects are supported by grants from the BC Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. His work appears recently in Anomaly, The Margins, Massachusetts Review, Poetry, Pulpmouth, and Quiddity, among others.
LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.
Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Website: www.litblam.org


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Holman, Amirthanayagam, Frost and You!

This Saturday April 18 at 5:00 pm East Coast time LIT BALM is thrilled to feature Bowery Bob Holman, Indran Amirthanayagam
and Carol Frost plus open mic. Our question for this reading is "How do you define poetry?"
LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.
Every Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.
Zoom https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228
Livestream at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm



Saturday, April 11, 2020

Today at 5:00 pm EST : LIT BALM

Today's question: What brought you into wiriting?
LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses.
Today at 5:00 pm East Coast Time LIT BALM features Louisiana poet laureate John Warner Smith and Celest Woo plus open mike and YOU! Join the fun at https://us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228

or watch us live at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

SAT APRIL 11 AT 5:00 EST - LIT BALM INTERACTIVE LIVESTREAM READING

This Saturday April 11 at 5:00 pm East Coast Time LIT BALM features Louisiana poet laureate John Warner Smith and Celest Woo plus open mike and YOU! Join hosts Marc VincenzLarissa Shmailo and Jonathan Penton at https://us04web.zoom.us/j/949509843
 or watch us live at https://www.facebook.com/LitBalm

Friday, April 03, 2020

LIT BALM - An Interative Livestream Reading Series

LIT BALM is a new weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), and Larissa Shmailo of the Feminist Poets in Low Cut Blouses. This Saturday April 4 at 5:00 pm East Coast Time expect great writing, panels, special guests, chat, open mikes and YOU! Join the fun at https://us04web.zoom.us/j/949509843

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