LIT BALM: An Interactive Livestream Reading Series

 

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LIT BALM is a weekly interactive livestream reading series brought to you by Marc Vincenz of MadHat and New American Writing (Magazine), Jonathan Penton of Unlikely Stories Mark V and Unlikely Books, and your emcee, Larissa Shmailo of Scribes Media. Every Saturday at 5:00 pm East Coast time expect great writing, panels, open mic, and you!

 

Upcoming Readings

November 28: Daphne Gottlieb, Dawad Philip, Laura Mullen, and Mark Spitzer

December 5: Anthony Madrid, Dara Wier, Johannes Göransoon and Timothy Liu

December 12: Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Pui Ying Wong, Tim Suermondt, and Gloria Mindock with guest MC Karina van Berkum

December 19: Stephen Dunn, Moira Simon, Susana H. Case, and Margo Taft Stever with guest MC Indran Amirthanayagam

 

Previous Readings and Panels

April 4: Founders' Reading: Marc Vincenz, Larissa Shmailo, and Jonathan Penton

April 11: John Warner Smith and Celestine Woo

April 18: Indran Amirthanayagam and Carol Frost

April 25: Annie Finch and Hari Alluri

May 2: Donald Revell, Joseph Lease, & David Blair

May 9: Norman Finkelstein, Terese Svoboda, and Kristina Andersson Bicher

May 16: The New Orleans Poetry Festival: Bill Lavender and Megan Burns

May 23: Amy King, Kevin Gallagher, and Joanna Solfrian

May 30: Founders’ Reading: Jonathan Penton, Larissa Shmailo, and Marc Vincenz with special guests Paul Hoover, Maria Baranda, and Alexandria Peary

June 6: Looking Back on the Future of Poetry: Robert Archambeau, Mark Scroggins and Sally Connolly

June 13: Richard Jeffrey Newman, Patricia Spears Jones, and Dean Kostos

June 20: Aidan Rooney, Eddy Toussaint Tontongi, Mary O'Donoghue and Daniel Tobin

June 27: Nicole Cooley, Vincent A. Cellucci, Christopher Shipman and Maura Way

July 4: Founders Reading: Jonathan Penton, Larissa Shmailo, and Marc Vincenz with special guests Jerome Sala, Elaine Equi and John Yau

July 11: The Russian Panel: Irina Mashinski, Philip Nikolayev, Alexander Skidan, and Matvei Yankelevich

July 18: Fiction Night: Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Daniel A. Olivas, and Michael C. Keith

July 25: The Lower East Side Poets: Ron Kolm, Thad Rutkowski, and Jeffrey Wright

August 1: CA Conrad, Anna Halberstadt, Tara Campbell and Bill Yarrow

August 8: Emerging Poets: Karina van Berkum, Noah Burton, Lisa Rosinsky and D. Eric Parkison

August 15: The Gaudy Boy Showcase: Lawrence Lacambra Ypil, Jenifer Sang Eun Park and Paula Mendoza

August 22: Australian Poets: Cassandra Atherton, John Kinsella, Shastra Deo, and Judith Crispin

August 29: Founders’ Reading: Marc Vincenz, Larissa Shmailo, and Jonathan Penton with special guests Quincy Troupe and Keith Flynn

September 5: Rae Armantrout, Wang Ping, Lee Ann Brown, and Rion Amilcar Scott

September 12: Translation Panel: John Taylor, Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr., Alexander Dickow, and Lea Graham

September 19: Open Mic in conjunction with 100 Thousand Poets for Change

September 26: Janet Hamill, Maureen Owen, Mark Statman and Bob Holman

October 3: The Epic Rites Showcase: William Taylor Jr., Wolfgang Carstens, Julie Valin, and Todd Cirillo

October 10, Week One of the Lit Balm ZOOMATHON: Guest Moderator Tara Campbell and readers Charles Bernstein, Wendy Taylor Carlisle, Andrei Codrescu, Alison Hedge Coke, Martha Collins, Annie Finch, Joanna Fuhrman, Christopher Gonzalez, Erica Jong, Mark Pawlak, Lloyd Schwartz, John Skoyles, Timothy Steele, Terence Winch, and Damon Young!

October 17, Week Two of the Lit Balm ZOOMATHON: Guest Moderator Indran Amirthanayagam and readers John Wall Barger, David Blair, Hugo Burnham, Stephanie Burt, Jiwon Choi, Peter Cooley, Stuart Dischell, Camille Dungy, Martin Espada, Luis Francia, Nick Hakim, Jack Hirschman, Dorothea Lasky, Sara Cahill Marron, Roy Nathanson, David Rivard, Maurya Simon, and Baron Wormser!

October 24, Week Three of the Lit Balm ZOOMATHON: Guest Moderator Patricia Spears Jones and readers Kazim Ali, Margo Berdeshevsky, Chard deNiord, Mark Doty, Cornelius Eady, Carolyn Forché, Rachel Hadas, Kimiko Hahn, Tim Z. Hernandez, Denize Lauture, Dick Lourie, Jamie Manrique, Paul Muldoon, Naomi Shihab Nye, Jennifer Rathbun, Elaine Sexton, Mervyn Taylor, Anne Waldman, Chavisa Woods, and Sandy Yannone!

October 31: The Halloween Party: Patricia Carragon, Michael Anania, Big Mike, and Robert Archambeau with his daughter Lila

November 7: Mark DuCharme, Allison Joseph, Richard Peabody, Maxine Chernoff, and Kelli Stevens Kane

November 14: Steven Cramer, Joyce Peseroff, Gail Mazur, and Enzo Surin

November 21: Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte

Sunday, November 22, 5pm US East Coast Time: A Special Episode in conjunction with Arts and Letters journal: "The Literary Bohemian," poems and conversation with Robert Archambeau, Amish Trivedi, Penelope Rosemont and Michael Gregory Stephens