October brings us to
MAMMAL TOUR 2023
.a slo-mo whirlwind to deliver
the posthumanist word of Mammal
to the unsuspecting East Coast
of the United States of America
.FIRST STOP: CAMBRIDGE
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
738 Mass Ave.
Open mic @ 8 <—————- c’est moi
Featured reading follows
What’s goin on in Boston? Gonna find out.
SECOND STOP: WOODSTOCK
Saturday, October 7, 2023
6 Hillcrest Ave/Sgt. Richard Quinn Drive
(up Neher St from Tinker St, next to the American Legion, in the back)
The Ashram says: “It’s our usual community garden poetry party with featured reader, bonfire, open mic sharing circle, & a vegetarian potluck.” Sounds yum all around!
Click here for the FB event page, which has more info and a decent map if you wanna find the joint.
THIRD STOP: NEW YORK CIT-AY: Appetizer
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Jefferson Market Library
425 – 6th Avenue
6 – 8 pm
Yeah, I know I’m not on the flyer, so you’re just gonna have to trust me.
FOURTH STOP: NEW YORK CIT-AY: The Main Course
Saturday, October 21, 2023
door at 4:30
Proceeds go directly to the readers.
Event starts promptly! Arrive early to catch the art exhibits.
This reading is curated and hosted by Nightboat Books.
It will be live-streaming on Zoom.
Click here or use Zoom ID 893 9594 7519 to join.
FIFTH AND FINAL STOP (THAT I KNOW OF): PHILADELPHIA
Friday, October 27, 2023
(between Bainbridge & Monroe Sts)
MAMMAL TOUR 2023
(for a full list of readings prior to 2023, click here)
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Live Oak Park
Picnic Area #2
1275 Walnut Street
(on the east side of Walnut in front of the Berkeley Art Center)
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Excited to be reading at:
Saturday, July 22, 2023
3:30 – 10:30 in Downtown Oakland
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Since this is part of a festival, the reading will definitely start on time.
#we will proudly feature trans and intersex poets:
(right across the darn street from Awaken Cafe)
Richard Loranger (that’s me)
Booty will be kickéd.
I’ll link Facebook pages and other info for these events once I have them.
And of course, there’s all the rest of
AfroSurreal Writers Workshop of Oakland
All Gender Reading Group
Black Freighter Press
Black Lawrence Press
Cal Poets in the Schools (Laney)
California Writer’s Club (Berkeley)
El Martillio Press
Kearny Street Workshop
La Palabra Musical
Lower Grande Radio
Lyrics & Dirges
Make Gold Showcase
Milvia Street Journal
Oakland Youth Poet Laureate (OYPL)
Paper Press Books
SF Creative Writing Institute
Starting Points Open Mic
Synchronized Chaos Magazine
To Live and Write
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Thursday, June 8, 2023
in the lower level of the Main Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Venice, CA 90291
2 pm – 6 pm Pacific
Elisabeth Adwin Edwards
Don Kingfisher Campbell
Michael C. Ford
and, apparently, myself
Hosted by Lead Editor Rich Ferguson and Editor-In-Chief Eric Morago of Moon Tide Press.
Each reader will perform their poem from this fabulous anthology. I was added last minute so you won’t see me mentioned in promo materials, but I will read my piece as well. I promise.
If you can’t join us in-person, you can view it livestreamed on Beyond Baroque’s YouTube channel.
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Paul Corman Roberts
Suzi Kaplan Olmsted
Kathryn De Lancelotti
Alexis Rhone Fancher
Saturday, April 8, 2023
Intersection for the Arts
1446 Market St.
San Francisco, CA
live and in person!
Life-bringing readers include:
Andrew J. Thomas
Hosted by Charisel Parla.
With live open mic to follow!
You can find the Facebook event page here.
Admission is free but it is a benefit. There will be books by each reader to purchase, with all proceeds going to funding the Beast Crawl, plus I’m sure a hat you can throw extra inta.
We are not foolin around.