Nathan McClain and Ben Purkert Reading at McNally Jackson Books @ McNally Jackson
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hear Four Way Books authors Nathan McClain (Scale) and Ben Purkert (For The Love of Endings, March 2018) read alongside authors Leah Umansky and Beth Dufford at McNally Jackson Books.

Valerie Wallace Reading at Normal Public Library @ Normal Public Library
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Hear Valerie Wallace read from her debut collection House of McQueen (Four Way Books, March 2018) with Kathleen Kirk for the Poetry is Normal series.

Kevin Prufer at LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day
Ben Purkert Reads at NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Poetry Reading @ Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Hear Four Way Books author Ben Purkert (For The Love of Endings, March 2018) read along with fellow NYU Creative Writing Program alumni Joseph O. Legaspi, Amy Meng, January Gill O’Neil, and Emily Jungmin Yoon.

Valerie Wallace and Aaron Coleman Reading for RHINO Reads! @ Bookends and Beginnings
Sep 28 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Hear Four Way Books authors Valerie Wallace (House of McQueen, Four Way Books March 2018) and Aaron Coleman (Threat Come Close, Four Way Books March 2018) read from their debut collections.

Four Way Books Author Cynthia Cruz Reading for Artists Connect Reading Series 6:00 pm @ Gallery 212
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hear Cynthia Cruz (Dregs) read at the Artists Connect Reading Series.

Kate Colby, Lauren Shapiro, and G.C. Waldrep Reading at White Whale Books @ White Whale Books
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hear Four Way Books author Kate Colby (The Arrangements, forthcoming in September 2018) read at White Whale Books.

Brian Komei Dempster Reading for Uncovering Our Stories: Legacies of the Japanese American Imprisonment Event at the San Francisco Public Library @ San Francisco Public Library
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Hear Brian Komei Dempster (Topaz) read along with Florence Ohmura Dobashi, Sato Hashizume, Harumi Serata and Michi Tashiro for the release of  Mia Ayumi Malhotra a Yonsei’s new book Isako, Isako. Jon Osaki will share his father’s story and important work on his films.

A book sale by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library follows the event.

Four Way Books Author Carol Moldaw Reading for Salida Poetry Festival
Oct 6 all-day

Hear Carol Moldaw (Beauty Refracted) read.

Four Way Books Reads: Brooklyn Lit Crawl @ Bottoms Up Wine & Spirits
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a night to remember, featuring rapid fire readings by five amazing poets with books recently published by Four Way Books! There will be a wide range of voices covering topics such as ghosts of the past, the end of the world, and brides. With Monica Ferrell (You Darling Thing, September 2018), Miranda Field (Imaginary Royalty, September 2017), Jennifer Franklin (No Small Gift, September 2018), Ben Purkert (For the Love of Endings, March 2018), and Tom Thompson (Passenger, September 2018). This event is a PEN America’s Lit Crawl NYC event.