March 5, 2013


The following events all feature Pussipo members. We're also meeting up for an informal daily happy hour. (This list is not all-inclusive, nor are all participants Pussipo members, but here's what we know.)

See you in Boston!


8:30 AM–5:30 PM

Hynes Convetion Center: AWP Bookfair
Tables & booths featuring presses run by or publishing Pussipo members include (but are not limited to): 

Bloof Books & Coconut Books(J6)
Sundress Publications & Gold Wake Press Bookfair table (K13)

5:30 PM–7:30 PM

Come to Pussipo's own Happy Hour at the Lir on Boylston, just down from the Convention Center, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights! No readings, just an informal meetup. 

6:00 PM–9:00 PM

Gold Wake Press AWP Reading
Trident Booksellers and Cafe
338 Newbury Street
Readers and details here

2:00 PMDanielle Pafunda & Elizabeth Treadwell sign their new books at the Bookfair
Dusie table, Q3

3:00 PM–4:15 PM

PANEL: "Larkin to Love or Hate: British Poetics in Conversation"
PANELISTS: Carrie Etter, Carol Watts, Zoe Brigley, Lytton Smith, Tim Liardet
Hynes 110, Plaza Level

5:00 PM–7:00 PM

Millay Colony Gathering
29 Newbury
29 Newbury Street
Readers and details here

6:00 PM–8:00 PM

No Thousands Pt 1: Offsite Reading with 1913 Press, Action Books, Black Ocean, Octopus Books, & Poor Claudia
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub - Upstairs 472 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge
Readers and details here

7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Offsite Reading with Sundress Publications, Connotation Press, and BOXCAR Poetry Review
The Greatest Bar
262 Friend Street
Readers and details here

8:00 PM–10:00 PM

Offsite reading for New America anthology
186 1/2 (Rear) Hampshire Street in Cambridge
Readers and details here

8:00 PM–10:00 PM

The Distillery
516 East Second Street in South Boston
Readers and details here


10:30 AM–11:45 AM

PANEL: Post-black? Culture, Craft, & Race in Verse
PANELISTS: Evie Shockley, Khadijah Queen, Mitchell Douglas, Doug Kearney, and Randall Horton
Hynes 309

12:00 PM–1:15

PANEL: The Poet Magician: Writing Out of Single Motherhood
PANELISTS: Marcela Sulak, Mairéad Byrne, Khadijah Queen, Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Leah Souffrant
Hynes 109, Plaza Level

4:00 PM

Book Signing, You Have To Laugh: New + Selected Poems by Mairéad Byrne
Barrow Street table

The New School Presents: LIT and 12th Street
Bookfair Stage
Hynes Plaza Level
Readers and details here
7:30 PM (Doors at 6:30, Reading at 7:30) 

BLOOF, COCONUT & SWITCHBACK at the Beacon Tavern
1032 Beacon in Brookline (a short trip on the T Green Line)
Readers and details here


9:00 AM–10:15 AM

PANEL: E-lit Reading/Performance PANELIST: Stephanie Strickland and more
Hynes 201

10:30 AM–11:45 AM

PANEL: Feminism Meets Neo-Benshi: Movietelling Talks Back
PANELISTS: Sarah Rosenthal, Jennifer Firestone, Dana Teen Lomax, Anne Waldman, Tracie Morris and Paolo Javier
Hynes 201

3:00 PM–6:00 PM

Some of So to Speak's Favorite FeministsSonsie327 Newbury Street

Readers and details here

4:00 PM–6:00 PM

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: Collaborative Poetry & Poetics from LIKESTARLINGS
Boston Playwrights' Theatre
949 Commonwealth Avenue
Readers and details here

5:00 PM–7:00 PM

Black Radish Books Launch Kindergarde: Avant-Garde Poems, Plays, Stories, & Songs for Children
Outpost 186 
186 1/2 Hampshire Street in Cambridge
Readers and details here

5:00 PM–8:00 PM

GET LIT, with Mental Marginalia reading series
Club Cafe, Napoleon Room
209 Columbus Avenue
Readers and details here

6:00 PM–9:00 PM

Offsite with Highway 101, Furniture Press Books, Parlor, La Alameda, Apogee, Lunar Chandelier, Flim Forum, Fact-Simile, Stockport Flats, Instance/EtherDome, Propolis Press, and Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe
The Burren 
247 Elm Street in Somerville (Take the Red Line T)
Readers and details here