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Four Way Books Author Gabriel Fried Reading for Blacksmith House Poetry Series 8:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Gabriel Fried Reading for Blacksmith House Poetry Series @ Blacksmith House
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Gabriel Fried (The Children Are Reading) read with Gabrielle Calvocoressi.
Four Way Books Author Aaron Coleman Reading for St. Louis Poetry Center 7:30 pm
Four Way Books Author Aaron Coleman Reading for St. Louis Poetry Center @ Dressel's
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Aaron Coleman (Threat Come Close) read with Erika Sánchez and Ari Banias.
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Four Way Books Author Kevin McIlvoy Reading and Q&A at Bucknell University 12:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Kevin McIlvoy Reading and Q&A at Bucknell University @ Bucknell University, Stadler Center for Poetry, Walls Lounge
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hear Kevin McIlvoy (57 Octaves Below Middle C) read and answer questions.
Four Way Books author Joan Houlihan Reading with Martha Collins at Newtonville Books 7:00 pm
Four Way Books author Joan Houlihan Reading with Martha Collins at Newtonville Books @ Newtonville Books
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Joan Houlihan (Shadow-feast) read with Martha Collins.
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Hear Margaree Little Read at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn! 7:00 pm
Hear Margaree Little Read at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn! @ WORD Bookstore
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hear Margaree Little read from her new book Rest, just out from Four Way Books!
Four Way Books Author Carol Moldaw Reading at Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse 6:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Carol Moldaw Reading at Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse @ Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm
Hear Carol Moldaw (Beauty Refracted) read, followed by a book signing.
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Four Way Books Author Joan Houlihan Reading for Boston National Poetry Month Festival 2:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Joan Houlihan Reading for Boston National Poetry Month Festival @ Boston Public Library, The Commonwealth Room
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Joan Houlihan (Shadow-feast, March 2018) read with Charles Coe and George Kalogeris.
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Why There Are Words Reading Series: Four Way Books Spring 2018 Launch 6:00 pm
Why There Are Words Reading Series: Four Way Books Spring 2018 Launch @ The Bowery Poetry Club
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Featuring Four Way Books authors Kevin Prufer (How He Loved Them), Margaree Little (Rest), Lee Briccetti (Blue Guide) and Aaron Coleman (Threat Come Close) as well as friend of the press Cornelius Eady.
Ben Purkert at Dead Rabbits Reading Series 7:00 pm
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Four Way Books Author Aaron Coleman Reading for Cave Canem 6:30 pm
Four Way Books Author Aaron Coleman Reading for Cave Canem @ Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Aaron Coleman (Threat Come Close) read with Camille Dungy and Shane McCrae.
Launch Reading for House of McQueen by Valerie Wallace 6:00 pm
Launch Reading for House of McQueen by Valerie Wallace @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Valerie Wallace (House of McQueen) read from her new book! Please click the link to RSVP (requested, not required).
The Archive as Resistance: A Craft Talk with Cynthia Cruz 7:00 pm
The Archive as Resistance: A Craft Talk with Cynthia Cruz @ Poets House
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
Featured talk by Four Way Books author Cynthia Cruz (How the End Begins) in the Elizabeth Kray Hall at Poets House.
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Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert Reading with Brenda Shaughnessy 7:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert Reading with Brenda Shaughnessy @ Watchung Booksellers
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Ben Purkert (For the Love of Endings) reading with Brenda Shaughnessy.
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Four Way Books Author Jen Levitt Reading for NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Poetry Reading 5:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Jen Levitt Reading for NYU Creative Writing Program Alumni Poetry Reading @ Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hear readings by Four Way Books author Jen Levitt (The Off-Season), Chase Berggrun (R E D, Birds, LLC 2017), DéLana R. A. Dameron (Weary Kingdom, University of South Caroline Palmetto Poetry Series 2017), Jen Hyde (Hua Shi Hua,华诗画 [Drawings & Poems from China], Ahsahta 2017), Elsbeth Pancrazi (FULL BODY PLEASURE SUIT, Tavern Books, 2017), and Jenny Xie (Eye Level, Graywolf Press, forthcoming April 2018).
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Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert Reading with Jennifer Franklin 4:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert Reading with Jennifer Franklin @ Local 138
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Ben Purkert (For the Love of Endings) read with Jennifer Franklin.
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Four Way Books Author Andrea Cohen Reading at The Brookline Public Library Main Branch 2:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Andrea Cohen Reading at The Brookline Public Library Main Branch @ The Brookline Public Library Main Branch
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Andrea Cohen (Unfathoming) read with Lloyd Schwartz.
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Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert reading with Cortney Lamar Charleston and Theresa Burns 7:30 pm
Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert reading with Cortney Lamar Charleston and Theresa Burns @ [words] Bookstore
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Ben Purkert (For the Love of Endings) read with Cortney Lamar Charleston and Theresa Burns.
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Four Way Books Author Valerie Wallace Reading for NOLA Poetry Festival 3:05 pm
Four Way Books Author Valerie Wallace Reading for NOLA Poetry Festival @ New Orleans Healing Center
Apr 21 @ 3:05 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Valerie Wallace (House of McQueen) read with Su Zi, Jen Karenick, and Jade Quinn for the New Orleans Poetry Festival, Small Press Reading 1 (Location: Mezzanine, 2nd floor, top of lobby stairs).
Four Way Books Author Bruce Willard Reading at Longfellow Books 6:00 pm
Four Way Books Author Bruce Willard Reading at Longfellow Books @ Longfellow Books
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author Bruce Willard read from his most recent poetry collection Violent Blues.
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Carol Moldaw reading from “Beauty Refracted” for the LA Times Festival of Books 11:40 am
Carol Moldaw reading from “Beauty Refracted” for the LA Times Festival of Books @ LA Times Festival of Books 2018, Poetry Stage signing area 2
Apr 22 @ 11:40 am – 12:00 pm
Hear Carol Moldaw read from her new book Beauty Refracted (March 2018).
Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Reading & Book Signing for Nebraska Girl: Open Reading 2:00 pm
Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Reading & Book Signing for Nebraska Girl: Open Reading @ Beyond Baroque
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books author April Ossmann (Event Boundaries) read, followed by a book signing.
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Bruce Willard Reading at AGNI 87 Launch 7:00 pm
Bruce Willard Reading at AGNI 87 Launch @ Boston Playwrights’ Theatre
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Ben Purkert Reading at Magers & Quinn 7:00 pm
Ben Purkert Reading at Magers & Quinn @ Magers & Quinn
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hear Four Way Books Author Ben Purkert (For the Love of Endings) read with Sally Franson (A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out).
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Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Reading & Book Signing at Cal State Fullerton 8:45 am
Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Reading & Book Signing at Cal State Fullerton @ California State University - Fullerton
Apr 24 @ 8:45 am
Hear Four Way Books author April Ossmann (Event Boundaries) read, followed by a book signing.
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Four Way Books Author Joan Houlihan Reading in Gloucester with Fred Marchant 7:30 pm
Four Way Books Author Joan Houlihan Reading in Gloucester with Fred Marchant @ The Gloucester Writers Center
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm
Hear Joan Houlihan read from her new collection Shadow Feast (Spring 2018).
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Four Way Books Showcase: Nathan McClain, Bruce Willard, Carol Moldaw, Margaree Little 7:00 pm
Four Way Books Showcase: Nathan McClain, Bruce Willard, Carol Moldaw, Margaree Little @ Hugo House
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hear readings by Nathan McClain (Scale), Bruce Willard (Violent Blues), Carol Moldaw (Beauty Refracted), and Margaree Little (Rest).
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Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Seminar at the Sacramento Poetry Center 10:00 am
Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Seminar at the Sacramento Poetry Center @ Sacramento Poetry Center
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Hear Four Way Books author April Ossmann (Event Boundaries) present “Thinking Like a Poetry Editor: How to Self-Edit a Poetry Manuscript” at the Sacramento Poetry Center Writing Conference 2018.
Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Reading & Book Signing at Sacramento Poetry Center 3:30 pm
Four Way Books Author April Ossmann Reading & Book Signing at Sacramento Poetry Center @ Sacramento Poetry Center
Apr 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Hear Four Way Books author April Ossmann (Event Boundaries) read with Raina J. León, Kirk Glaser, Nan Cohen, William O’Daly, & Cintia Santana, followed by a book signing.
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We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Levis Prize in PoetryCompany by Sam Ross will be published in 2019.
Carl Phillips was the judge. Congratulations, Sam!
Thank you to The Jerome Foundation for awarding us a generous grant in partial support of the 2018 publication of poetry books by two emerging New York City poets: Blue Guide by Lee Briccetti and For the Love of Endings by Ben Purkert.