Tuesday, May 8, 2018

My 2018 Climbing up the Neck of America Tour!

With my western poetry trip (which Dianne and I called our Stabbing into the Heart of America tour) and the Kleft Crisis festival and the Haiku Society of America's Spring Meeting behind me, I am preparing to head northeast for what I am now calling my Climbing up the Neck of America tour. But it begins this week in Cleveland.

8 May at 7 p.m. in Cleveland, Ohio 
Incite: A Poetic Conversation: Dianne Borensik + John Burroughs. RA Washington discusses poetry, small presses and more with Borsenik and Burroughs at Guide to Kulchur Books, 5222 Lorain Avenue, 44102. 

10 May at 7 p.m. in Cleveland, Ohio 
Broadsides & Ephemera w/ John Burroughs at Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Boulevard, 44120. Includes open mic, hosted by Paul Ryland.

17 May at 7 p.m. in Portsmouth, New Hampshire 
Beat Night featuring John Burroughs, Jeff Stern and Stephen Haven at the Portsmouth Book and Bar, 40 Pleasant Street, 03801.

19 May at 2 p.m. in Clinton, Connecticut
Len Fried, Alan Kleiman and John Burroughs will read at the Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, 06413

20 May from 2 to 10 p.m. in Northford, Connecticut
Sol’s Path Launch featuring Leslie McGrath, Terry Blackhawk and John Burroughs, hosted by Meg Harris at the Sol’s Path Writing Center, 1785 Middletown Avenue, 06472.

22 May at 7 p.m. in Portland, Maine 
Loss and Foundering By John Burroughs at Longfellow Books, 1 Monument Way, 04101.

24 May at 7 p.m. in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
May Poetry Reading featuring John Burroughs plus open mic at Millrace, 40 South Main Street, 02895. [My appearance had to be canceled in favor of a funeral and will hopefully be rescheduled.]

26 May at 1:30 p.m. in Somerville, Massachusetts
Stephen Haven, Gloria Mindock, and John Burroughs at Arts at the Armory, Červená Barva Press Studio, Basement, B8, 191 Highland Avenue, 02143.

1 June at 1 p.m. in Nyack, New York
Write! hosted by Siwsan Gimprich at La Fontana, 95 S. Broadway, 10960.

1 June at 4:30 p.m. in Nyack, New York
Write! hosted by River River at the Carson McCullers House, 131 S. Broadway, 10960.

2 June at 3:30 p.m. at 7 p.m. in New Hartford, Connecticut
National Beat Poetry Festival featuring John Burroughs, Tchalla Williams, special guest William DeVault and musical guest George Porto, plus open mic at The The Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library, 10 Central Avenue, 06057.

3 June at 7 p.m. in Peekskill, New York 
John Burroughs and others will perform during the Bean Runner Open Mic presented by The Artist Collective at the BeanRunner Café, 201 S. Division Street, 10566.

4 June at 8 p.m. in Buffalo, New York
Poets Storm Nietzsche’s featuring John Burroughs, Dianne Borsenik, Julio Montalvo Valentin and Jennifer Skelton at Nietzsche’s, 248 Allen Street, 14201.

And stay tuned for more. To see my full, ever-evolving 2018 poetry event schedule, please click here.