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Dine & Rhyme 2021

On Friday, October 8, 2021, BOA held its 24th annual Dine & Rhyme celebrating 20 years of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize with a documentary created by Kai Carlson-Wee. Geffrey Davis, Chen Chen, & Keetje Kuipers enriched the evening with readings from their various repertoires of BOA published books. This year's silent auction was hosted online through 32actions thanks to donations from many incredible sponsors and donors.  2021 brought back Dine & Rhyme as an in-person event at the Rochester Academy of Medicine and created an atmosphere accented with a beautiful architectural space, good company, and opportunities to interface with the...

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Dine & Rhyme 2019

On Friday, October 4th, attendees of BOA’s 22nd annual Dine & Rhyme fundraiser were treated to a very special evening with poet Naomi Shihab Nye. With a focus on her newest BOA poetry publication, The Tiny Journalist (BOA, April 2019), Naomi read poems and shared stories about her personal connections to Palestine. 

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Dine & Rhyme with poet and filmmaker Kai Carlson-Wee

Annual fundraiser gala will feature poetry, film, a live auction, and a conversation with the author. BOA Editions invites you to ride the rails at this year’s Dine & Rhyme on Friday, September 28th, at the Rochester Academy of Medicine. This event celebrating poetry, film, and the art of the journey will feature poetry readings and a film screening by Kai Carlson-Wee, author of Rail (BOA Editions, 2018) and director of the award-winning documentary short film Riding the Highline. Tickets are $65 in advance ($75 at the door). Kai Carlson-Wee is a poet, photographer, and filmmaker who began riding freight...

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