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Alert: Due to Hurricane Ian, some events have been canceled or postponed. We are working to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.
Join the Urban Think Foundation for a reading by Ariel Francisco from his new book (published by Burrow Press) + musical performances of Francisco's poems selected by CF2 composers and set for voice and piano. Q&A and book signing to follow. ABOUT THE BOOK In Ariel Francisco's Miami, invasive lionfish are sympathetic creatures, the beach succumbs to sea-level rise, and "305 till I die" is a cry for help. Taking
Join Burrow Press to celebrate the release of Avni Vyas' poetry collection "Little God" and Selah Saterstrom's longform essay "Rancher" with a reading, conversation, and Q&A. LIMITED FIRST EDITION HARDCOVERS AVAILABLE AT: burrowpress.com/little-god (hyperlink: https://burrowpress.com/product/little-god/) burrowpress.com/rancher (hyperlink: https://burrowpress.com/product/rancher/) About the authors: Avni Vyas is a poet living and writing in Florida. Her poetry and nonfiction can be found in journals such as Grist, Meridian, Thee Pinch, Juked, Crab Orchard Review,
Burrow Press and The Center for Post-Capitalist History are presenting a book launch and performance by Leah Sandler. Celebrate the book launch of Leah Sandler's "Field Guide to Embodied Archiving," part of her ongoing multimedia project under the moniker of The Center for Post-Capitalist History. In this publication, Sandler explores themese of the body and subjectivity in relation to the writing of history. Idenifying one's own body as a valuable
When people gather around books and literature, community materializes. This panel features Racquel Henry, Jared Silvia, and Burrow Press Publisher Ryan Rivas, who've all worked together to create literary community in Central Florida through a wide range of physical (and recently virtual) events. They will discuss the importance of community-building, as well as the nuts and bolts of event-making, providing both the inspiration and tools for you to make your
Join Burrow Press for the launch of Marisa Siegel's poetry collection, Fixed Stars. In this collection, Siegel investigates the in-between: windows, porches, drawers, bedrooms, and basements are portals to examine how language shapes and is shaped, and to what ends. Siegel's poems take readers on a lush voyage through trauma and toward the reestablishment of hope. Celebrate the release of Fixed Stars with readings by an all-star lineup of poets
Together with guest editor Chad B. Anderson, Burrow Press is hosting a virtual reading and conversation with contributors to the Burrow Press Review's special issue, "What's Mine of Wilderness?" Featuring Gardiner Brown, Ariana Francesca, Kyo Padgett, Wilson Peden, Shannon Pulusan & Jane Satterfield, the writers will read poetry and prose from this special issue, discuss aspects of the themes explored in each piece, and engage in audience Q&A. "What's Mine