Past Events

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened up a number of opportunities for remote events. Below is a selection of remote events from Wesleyan University Press authors, including some video clips of readings and interviews. Enjoy!

October 22, 2021

Wendy Xu Reading

Downtown Writers Center

October 13, 2021

Wendy Xu in conversation with Rosmarie Waldrop

The Poetry Project

September 27, 2021

Wendy Xu at “Creative Thinking in Times of Crisis”

Rutgers University Writers House

September 20, 2021

Wendy Xu in conversation with Miller Oberman

Eugene Lang College First-Year Writing Program

August 5, 2021

Minnie Bruce Pratt at Stonewall National Museum

Stonewall National Museum

July 8, 2021

JUPITER INVINCIBLE by Yusef Komunyakaa

A live radio play hosted by Stella Adler Center for the Arts

June 17, 2021

Minnie Bruce Pratt at Lesbian All-Star Extravaganza

Belladonna Books

May 22, 2021

A Body in Fukushima: Film and Performance

Wesleyan University Center for the Arts

May 13, 2021

Alvin Lucier’s 90th Birthday Celebration

ISSUE Project Room

April 28, 2021

A Conversation with M. NourbeSe Philip

Wesleyan University Center for the Arts

April 22, 2021

Minnie Bruce Pratt Fireside Chat

University of Alabama’s LGBTQ Alumni Association

April 22, 2021

Katherine In-Young Lee at Samul Nori: Dynamic Rhythms from Korea

The Korea Society

April 19, 2021

Camille T. Dungy and Ed Roberson in conversation

The Seminary Co-op, 57th Street Books

April 19, 2021

Interview with Minnie Bruce Pratt

The Reckon Podcast

April 16, 2021

Minnie Bruce Pratt Reading

Downtown Writers Center, YMCA of Central New York

April 10, 2021

Dianne Bilyak at National Siblings Day Celebration

Wesleyan University

April 8, 2021

Abigail Chabitnoy Reading

Long Museum and Cultural Center

March 16, 2021

Minnie Bruce Pratt Magnified Publication Celebration

Sinister Wisdom

March 8, 2021

Socially Distant Verse featuring Dianne Bilyak

The Sacramento Poetry Center

March 4, 2021

“We’ll Give You Something To Laugh About: Navigating Disability Through Humor” featuring Dianne Bilyak

AWP Conference panel

March 3, 2021

“The Topical Poem” featuring Rae Armantrout

AWP Conference panel

February 25, 2021

Will Harris at Poets in Conversation

A Mighty Blaze

February 25, 2021

Hari Krishnan in conversation with Swarnavel Eswaran Pillai

Bangalore International Centre

February 21, 2021

“Our Queer Lives, Stranger Than Fiction: A Writing Workshop” with Minnie Bruce Pratt

Sexual Minorities Archive

February 20, 2021

The Collectibles Series with Minnie Bruce Pratt

Headmistress Press

February 10, 2021

Peter Gizzi in conversation with Ocean Vuong

Rain Taxi

January 28, 2021

Peter Gizzi in conversation with CA Conrad

City Lights Bookstore

January 13, 2021

“The Dance Historian Is In” featuring Wendy Perron

Bennington College

January 10, 2021

“The Final Frontier: Space, Race, and Survival in Speculative Fiction” featuring Samuel Delany

MLA Convention panel

January 10, 2021

“Samuel R. Delany on Sex”

MLA Convention panel

January 8, 2021

“Presidential Plenary: Poetics of Persistence in Black Life” featuring Claudia Rankine, Fred Moten, N. Nourbese Phillip, and Evie Shockley

MLA Convention panel

January 7, 2021

“Law at the Border” featuring a presentation on Charles Baudelaire

MLA Convention Panel

January 3, 2021

Interview with Rae Armantrout

Poetry LA

December 15, 2020

Wendy Perron in conversation with Jed Bark and Barbara Dilley

PCG Studio

December 12, 2020

Rae Armantrout Reading with John Sakkis

The Segue Reading Series

December 7, 2020

Hafizah Geter Reading with Ricardo Alberto Maldonado

The Poetry Project

December 5, 2020

Rae Armantrout at “In Brief: The Pleasures and Perils of the Short Poem

Masterclass at Poets House

November 30, 2020

Will Harris and Hafizah Geter Poetry Reading

Books Are Magic

November 21, 2020

Wendy Perron at “Conversation Without Walls: Barbara Dilley & Yvonne Rainer

Danspace Project

November 19, 2020

Native American Heritage Month Poetry Reading

American Writers Museum

November 19, 2020

Rachel Blau Duplessis at “Close Readings in a Virtual Space”

The Flow Chart Foundation

November 13, 2020

Eve Kahn at “Mary Roger Williams: The Mary Cassatt You Never Heard Of”

The National Arts Club

November 6, 2020

Wendy Perron in conversation with Stephen Petronio

Virtual Bloodlines Festival

November 5, 2020

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers at “Phillis Wheatley Peters and African Lineage and Kinship in The Age of Phillis

American Antiquarian Society

November 2, 2020

Ian Boyden at “Know Your Islanders: A Forest of Names”

San Juan Island Library