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Author Events

Find the latest online and in-person events, readings, workshops, and more from BOA's authors.

 

Upcoming Author Readings and Events

A Conversation with Renia White and Aracelis Girmay (05/26/2022)

Renia White will read from her new collection Casual Conversation (BOA Editions, 2022) and engage in conversation with Aracelis Girmay, Editor-at-Large of the Blessing the Boats Selections. This event will be hosted by Angel Nafis and will take place at Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn.

Reading: Melissa Studdard, Erika Meitner, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Dani Janae (05/28/2022)

Tune in to celebrate Melissa Studdard's latest, Dear Selection Committee! Featuring Erika Meitner, Rosebud Ben-Oni, and Dani Janae! This event will be hosted on Zoom. You'll receive the link to the Zoom meeting the day of the event via email.

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Author Readings On-Demand

In-Store: Erika Meitner: Useful Junk w/ Jodi Kantor (Past event)

Kantor was in conversation with award-winning poet Erika Meitner, about her newest book Useful Junk (BOA Editions, 2022). This event was in person but was also broadcast on YouTube Live. 

Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor Lucille Clifton at St. Mary's College of Maryland, featuring Li-Young Lee and Leah Naomi Green

Deborah Paredez reading at the Miami Book Fair

Deborah Paredez read from her new poetry collection Year of the Dog (BOA, 2020) in conversation with poet Leslie Sainz as part of the Miami Book Fair's first ever virtual festival. The video is available to watch on demand. A free and simple online registration at Miami Book Fair Online is required.

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Tuesdays with BOA Editions (Past Events)

Join Writers & Books for Tuesdays with BOA Editions, the iconic Rochester-based publisher of poetry and literary works. Previous readings and conversations with some of today's most exciting authors are archived on the Writers & Books website for on-demand viewing.

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Lucille Clifton: A Poet's Life and Legacy 

BOA Editions and Hunger Media are delighted to present this mini-documentary "Lucille Clifton: A Poet's Life and Legacy," which provides an insightful overview of Lucille Clifton's life, career, and how her work continues to shape the contemporary poetic landscape! This short, ten-minute documentary shares the wisdom of one of the greatest American poets of our time.