Upcoming Events:

Saturday February 15, 2020 at 4:30pm  Part of all-day Boog City Festival marathon reading. At Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Ave. Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

Past Events:

Saturday July 27, 2019 at 2:30pm-5:30pm. Multimedia Poetry at Penn Book Center, 130 S 34th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Hosted by Jason Zuzga. Featuring KC Trommer, Ted Rees, Paul Cunningham, Jason Mitchell, Oki Sogumi, Cort Day, and Emily Wallis Hughes.

Saturday June 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM . Frank O’Hara’s Last Lover :WITH Taylor Johnson & Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué at Sam’s Morning Glory Diner 1000 S 10th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147

Wednesday, June 19, 7pm, at The Bureau of General Services, Queer Division (BGSQD), the bookstore at The LGBTQ Center on W. 13th Street in New York City’s West Village.

 Saturday, July 27th at 2:30 pm. at the Penn Book Center 130 S 34th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 . (215) 222-7600

Friday, April 12th @ 7pm. Pete’s Candy Store w/ Ben Purkert and Dominika Wrozynski, 709 Lorimer Street Brooklyn, NY.

February 23, 2019. Athens, GA – Yumfactory Reading Series, Flicker Theater & Bar, with Mike McClellan and Lindsay Tigue, Doors @4:00pm, Reading @4:30.

January 6, 2017. Philadelphia, PA – MLA offsite reading, The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, 9:30pm-10:00pm.

Sunday, November 13 – 3pm -Philadelphia, PA – Reading with Henry Israeli and Michael Morse at the Manayunk Arts Center419 Green Lane (Rear) Philadelphia, PA 19128.(215)-482-3363.

Monday, October 31 – 7pm -Philadelphia, PA –LIVE at the Kelly Writers House / University of Pennsylvania / 3805 Locust Walk / Philadelphia, PA 19104  tel: 215-746-POEM  —- “LIVE” is a long-standing collaboration of the people of the Kelly Writers House and of WXPN (88.5 FM). Six times annually between September and April, the Writers House airs a one-hour broadcast of poetry, music, and other spoken-word art, along with one musical guest — from our Arts Cafe onto the airwaves at WXPN. Readers include Jason Zuzga, Jai Arun Ravine, Coda Wei, Nicole Steinberg, and Frank Sherlock with SCRAAATCH as the musical guest.

Saturday, October 29 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM. New York City, NY – 435 W 22nd St, New York, New York 10011 —- the gala party, live reading, and launch of Caroline Crumpacker’s ASTROBOLISM (Belladonna*, 2016) and Jason Zuzga’s HEAT WAKE (Saturnalia Press, 2016). 

October 12th – 7:00pm-9:00pm – San Francisco, CA, Reading with Caroline Crumpacker reading from her new collection ASTROBOLISM at Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St. (415) 824-1761. 

October 6th – 7:00pm – Portland, OR, Reading with Caroline Crumpacker reading from her new collection ASTROBOLISM at Another Read Through Bookstore, 3932 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227, (503) 208-2729.  

Sunday, September 11, 7:30 pm -Philadelphia, PA — Reading with Andy Emitt in the Random Name Poetry Series hosted by David Hancock at Dahlak Paradise Bar and Restaurant, 4708 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143.

Tuesday, July 5 — 5:00pm —  Stonington, CTStonington Borough Library

Friday June 24 — 7:00pm — Brooklyn, NY – With Jason Schneiderman and Brendan Constantine at Book Court, 163 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Saturday, June 4 — 5 PM – 7 PM — Manhattan, NYC, NY  CAKE SHOP NYC 152 Ludlow St, New York, New York 10002  “The transgressive sensation BERTIE MARSHALL makes his triumphant return to NYC and Enclave; acclaimed poets JASON ZUZGA and DOROTHY FRIEDMAN; and the Duke of the LES Literary Kingdom, RON KOLM. Don’t miss this one!As usual, the bar will be open, the lights will be dimmed, and admission is FREE.”

Wednesday, April 20 1pm — Philadelphia, PAPENN BOOKSTORE — 130 S. 34th Street / Philadelphia, PA 19104 / 215-222-7600 / National Poetry Month reading with Julia Bloch and Bob Perelman. Hosted by Leonard Gontarek

Wednesday, April 20th 6pm-8pm — Philadelphia, PA — Saturnalia Spring Launch Reading with Daisy Fried, Sandra Simonds, and Robert Ostrom. — The Atheneum of Philadelphia, 219 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, April 23 7pm-9pm — San Francisco, CA –  Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St. Reading with Shiloh Jines and Maxe Crandall.

Wednesday, April 27th –Philadelphia, PA – doors open at 7:00pm –  L’Etage,624 SOUTH 6TH STREET Philadelphia with Gabe Ojeda-SagueJai Arun Ravine, Raquel Salas.

Tuesday, April 5th — 6:00pm – Philadelphia, PA – Reading at the Kelly Writers House with poet and fiction-writer Anna Maria Hong on the University of Pennsylvania Campus.  3805 Locust Walk.  Reception follows.

Saturday, April 2 — 3:00pm-4:00pm –Los Angeles, CA. Signing books at the Saturnalia Books booth, AWP, Exhibit Space 826-828.

Wednesday, March 30 at 8-10pm: Los Angeles, CA.  Malo Cantina in Silver Lake -4326 Sunset Blvd. Saturnalia off-site AWP reading with Robert Ostrom, Natalie Shapero, Martha Silano, Sarah Vap, Hadara Bar-Nadav, and Derek Mong.

Tuesday, March 29: Tucson AZ — Intermezzo Reading Series at the Temple Lounge at the Temple of Music and Art –  330 S. Scott Avenue (Downtown Tucson).

Saturday, March 26: 8:00pm –  Tucson AZ — Book Launch Party at the home of Stacey Richter and Dan Coleman.

Wednesday, March 16 at 7pm. Ursinus College – 601 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA 19426.  Lenfest Theater – Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Reading and Book Signing.

Friday, March 4th at 7 PM – Manhattan, NYC, NY – Reading from the anthology DREAM CLOSET  at the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division:208 W 13th St #210, New York, NY.

Sat., December 5th – Ardmore PA – Saturnalia Friendraiser party, , 6-8 pm.

November 13th, 2015 — 7:00pm – 10:00pm Manhattan, NYC, NY — Reading and reception for the anthology DREAM CLOSET, edited by Matthew Burgess. My piece, “My Parents’ Bathroom” is happily included.

Monday August 10 2015 — Philadelphia, PA — Painted Bride Quarterly  at The Black Sheep Pub  247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103  with Brown Sanders, Koby Murphy, and John Ebersole.

More events to come!

More events to come!