Cool as F*** Reading Series
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:30-8:30 PM

Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY


Susan Lewis
Monica Lewis
Chris Campanioni
Nicole Basta

Hosted by Bill Lessard

Past Events

Poetry Reading at the Golden Notebook
Saturday, September 30, 2017
4:00 – 6:00 PM

29 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498

Susan Lewis
Anne Gorrick
Lori Anderson Moseman
Lucia Cherciu

Posit reading
7th Annual New York City Poetry Festival
Saturday, July 29  4:30 PM
Chumley’s Stage, Governor’s Island NY, NY 10004
Featuring Sharon Mesmer, Gregory Crosby, Laurie Stone, Sarah Sarai, and Stephanie Berger
Hosted by Susan Lewis
Poetry reading and Q & A:
Susan Lewis and Sharon Mesmer
Muhlenberg Library
June 29, 2017
5:00 -6:45 PM

209 West 23rd Street
NY, NY 10011


Presented by Sundress Academy of the Arts
May 21, 2017
7-7:30 PM EDT

Live on Facebook


Resist Much/Obey Little launch

April 16, 2017
Queens Museum
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows, Corona Park
2:00-5:00 PM


Susan Lewis
Eileen Myles
Bob Holman
Lee Ann Brown
Rosebud Ben-Oni
Donald Wellman
Vincent Katz
Bruce Andrews
Anton Yakovlev
Andrew Levy
& more!

AWP 2017 off-site reading for Posit, Prelude, Inter/rupture, & Bone Bouquet

Saturday, February 11, 2017
3:00 – 5:00 PM
DC Arts Center
2438 18th St NW
Washington, DC
Featuring Rae Armantrout, G.C. Waldrep, Amy King, Catherine Blauvelt, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, Lindsay Turner, Sarah Sarai, Laura Jaramillo, Dominique Salas, Eloisa Amezcua, Lucian Mattison, and Caroline Crew. Hosted by Susan Lewis, Stu Watson, Curtis Perdue, and Krystal Languell.
“At the Inkwell Mixed Genre Night”

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 PM

85 East 4th Street



Susan Lewis
Lori A. May
Stephanie Dickinson

“Urgent Bards” Poetry Anthology Release

Sunday, September 10, 2016
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Brooklyn Safehouse
120 Franklin Street

Susan Lewis
melissa christine goodrum
Michael Whalen
Ed Go
Billy Cancel

Panel: The Exhilaration Of Upheaval: Poets Who Write On the Visual Arts in the 21st Century
Welcome to Boog City 10

Sunday, August 7, 2016
2:30 PM
Unnameable Books
Brooklyn, NY
Hosted by Geoffrey Gatza

Susan Lewis
Michael Kelleher
Loren Kleinman
Andre Spears
Anne Tardos

Couplet Reading Series
New York City Poetry Festival

Sunday, July 31, 2016
2:00 PM
The White Horse Stage
Governor’s Island, NYC
Hosted by Leah Umanski


Susan Lewis
Stella Padnos-Shea
Gina Myers
Silvia Bonilla
Candace Williams

A reading for Posit
New York City Poetry Festival

Sunday, July 31, 2016
3:00 PM
The Algonquin Stage
Governor’s Island, NYC
Hosted by Susan Lewis


B.K. Fischer
Joanna Fuhrman
Anne Gorrick
Kate Lutzner
Christina Mengert

The Poets of Dancing Girl Press

Sunday, June 26, 2016
4:00 PM
The Bookmark Shoppe
8415 3rd Ave.
Brooklyn, NY


Susan Lewis
Katie Longofono
Janeen Rastall
Vicki Iorio
Christina Rau

Ping Pong celebration

Friday, April 15, 2016
7:30 PM
Howl Arts
636 Broadway

Hosted by Ping Pong Poetry Editor Joanna Fuhrman

with readings by Susan Lewis and other Ping Pong contributors


Posit featured in Boog City Small Presses Night

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:30 PM
Sidewalk Cafe
94 Avenue A

With readings by Posit contributors:

Martine Bellen
Joanna Fuhrman
Joe Pan
Leah Umansky

Writers Read

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

5:30 PM
Lee Public Library
100 Main Street
Lee, MA


Susan Lewis
David Giannini

New York City Poetry Festival
Other Rooms reading

Sunday, July 26, 2015
12:00 noon
White Horse Stage
Governor’s Island, NYC


Susan Lewis
Billy Cancel
Paul Vargas
Travis Macdonald
Melissa Christine Goodrum


Book Party for Joanna Fuhrman’s “Year of Yellow Butterflies”
May 21, 2015
6:30 PM
Flag Foundation
Chelsea Art Tower
545 West 25th Street, 9th Floor
New York City
Susan Lewis, Martine Bellen, Jillian Brall, Nicole Callihan, Christine Hamm, Karen Hildebrand, Gina Inzunza, Boni Joi, Adeena Karsick, Ronna Lebo, Kate Lutzner, Bob Kerr, Sheila Maldonado, Shelley Marlow, Sharon Mesmer, Suzanne Osborne, Joe Pan, Jean-Paul Pecqueur, Sarah Sarai, David Shapiro, Toni Simon, Cat Tyc and Leah Umansky

Dead Rabbits Reading Series
DTUT Bar & Cafe
1744 2nd Avenue
Sunday, April 19, 2015
8 PM

Susan Lewis

Rebecca Schiff
Sandra Newman
Liv Lansdale
K.T. Billey
Brooke Ellsworth


Plus MadLibs, trivia games, craft cocktails, and couches!


AWP Offsite event: TV Party with Brooklyn Arts Press, Nightboat, Ping Pong, Hanging Loose, Penguin Poets, and Swerve

Thursday, April 8, 2015    7 PM
(filmed for future airing on MTN)!

MTN Studios
1620 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis

Daniel Borzutzky, Fred Schmalz reading Jenny Browne, John F. Buckley, Melissa Buzzeo, Jackie Clark, Julia Cohen, Thomas Devaney, Joanna Fuhrman, Eugene Gloria, Caroline Hagood, Nathan Hoks, Paulo Javier, Vincent Katz, Gabriella Klein, Susan Lewis, Shelley Marlow, Dawn Lundy Martin, Ted Mathys, Rose McLarney, Pablo Medina, Sharon Mesmer, Joe Pan, Martin Rock, Broc Rossell, Lauren Russell, John Sakkis, Erika Jo Brown, William Stobb, Orlando White, Robert Wrigley, Keith Taylor


Welcome to Boog City 8.5

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
12:55 PM
Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave. (between Prospect Place and St. Marks Avenue)
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

(note: readings will start at 12:00 noon and continue until 9:00 PM)

Recommended by The New Yorker and TimeOut!


Readings in Color

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Color Brooklyn
760 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Hunter College Writer’s Conference
June 7, 2014
Small Press Panel


Susan Lewis
Gay Degani
Bonnie ZoBell
Susan O’Neil

moderated by Susan Tepper

ECHO Reading Series
Heart Music Hall
Accord, NY
Friday, May 30, 2014


Susan Lewis
Gretchen Primack
Christina Mengert

Červená Barva Press celebrates
How to be Another  by Susan Lewis

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Center for the Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA


Susan Lewis
Sam Witt
Gloria Mindock

Saturn Series Poetry & open mic
Monday August 5, 2013
Revival Bar
129 East 15th Street


Susan Lewis
Marc Vincenz
Jonathan Penton

Saturday – 11 / 9 / 2013
Sidewalk Bar and Restaurant

Spring into Fall! Celebrate innovative literature with:

Susan Lewis
Debra Di Blasi
Justin Petropoulos
Carla Gannis
David Moscovich
Yuriy Tarnawsky
Sam Witt

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Sidewalk Bar and Restaurant

Host: Susan Lewis


Susan Lewis, George Held, Roger W. Hecht, Susan Tepper, Alan Elyshevitz, Ateet Tuli, Adam Shechter, Roger Sedarat, Larissa Shmailo, Claudia Serea, Roberto Garcia, Sami Shalom Chetrit, Andrei Guruianu, Martin Golan, and William James Austin

Ocellus Reseau: A reading featuring poets from the OR Panthology
Sunday July 21, 2013
Greenpoint, Brooklyn


Susan Lewis
Alan Gilbert
Melissa Goodrum
Dolan Morgan
Sarah Sarai

Phoenix Reading Series @ Launchpad
Sunday, July 14, 2013
721 Franklin Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238


Susan Lewis
Mia Barkan Clarke
Stanley Barkan
Andrey Gritsman
Michael Graves