Upcoming Events.

November 5 / 3pm
Jones Library
43 Amity St • Amherst, MA
Featuring Samuel Ace & Camille Rankine.

November 9 / 8pm
Wahsington University in St. Louis • Hurst Lounge
Duncker Hall • St. Louis, MO
MFA Program Fall Reading Series
Featuring Gabriel Friend & Camille Rankine


 Past Events.

2016. 2015. 2014. 2013. 2012. 2011. 2010.

May 1, 2017
Queens College • Flushing, NY
Belladonna* Series
Featuring Hoa Nguyen, Camille Rankine & Elena Rivera.

April 7, 2017
Phoenix Art Museum • Phoenix, AZ
Featuring Camille Rankine & Ocean Vuong

April, 2017
University of Arizona Poetry Center • Tuscon, AZ
Reading & Lecture Series
Featuring Camille Rankine & Ocean Vuong.

April 4, 2017
University of Richmond • Richmond, VA
University of Richmond Poetry Festival
Featuring Anaïs Duplan & Camille Rankine.

March 31, 2017
Kung Fu Cantina • Clemson, SC
Clemson Literary Festival
Featuring Shobha Rao, Camille Rankine & Brando Skyhorse.

January 27, 2017
The Delancey • New York, NY
Couplet Reading Series
Featuring Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Ailish Hooper, Meghan Privitellow, Camille Rankine, Terese Svoboda & Oceavn Vuong.


December 13, 2016
Jefferson Market Library • New York, NY
State of the Union: Poetry of Witness
Featuring Janani Balasubramanian & Camille Rankine. Co-sponsored by NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality and the NYPL Jefferson Market Library.

October 15, 2016
118 Elliot
&bull Brattleboro, VT
Brattleboro Literary Festival
Featuring Cate Marvin & Camille Rankine. Find the full festival schedule here.

October 12, 2016
SUNY Cortland • Cortland, NY
Distinguished Voices in Literature Series

September 20, 2016
Shrine • New York, NY
First Person Plural
Featuring Desiree Cooper, Daniel José Older, Camille Rankine & Charles Taylor.

September 18, 2016
Brooklyn Book Festival • Brooklyn, NY
New Works: A Poetry Reading
Featuring Rickey Laurentiis, Camille Rankine, Ocean Vuong & Monica Youn. Moderated by Ricardo Alberto Maldonado.

September 8, 2016
61 Local
• Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Poets Reading Series
Featuring Camille Rankine, Mathias Svalina & Paige Taggart.

July 31, 2016
New York City Poetry Festival
Governors Island • New York, NY
Poetry Society of New York Reading
Featring Jericho Brown, Camille Rankine & Matthew Yeager.

July 14, 2016
Poets House • New York, NY
24th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening
Featuring Patricia Spears Jones, Alicia Jo Rabins, Camille Rankine & Stacy Szymaszek.

June 19, 2016
Kelly Strayhorn Theater • Pittsburgh, PA
Celebrating Cave Canem
A celebration of Cave Canem's 20th anniversary with poetry readings and performances by Danez Smith, Tyehimba Jess, Camille Rankine & Duriel E. Harris.

June 17, 2016
KGB Bar • New York, NY
Free Water #13
Featuring Leora Fridman, Camille Rankine, Iliana Rocha & James Richardson.

April 29, 2016
Art Café + Bar • Brooklyn, NY
Featuring Hossannah Asuncion, Ken Chen, Camille Rankine & James Richardson

April 25, 2016
Williams College • Williamstown, MA

April 23, 2016
Stephens College • Columbia, MO
Unbound Book Festival

April 20, 2016
The New School • New York, NY
New Works: A Cave Canem Reading
Featuring Jarita Davis, Camille Rankine, & E. Ethelbert Miller.

April 14, 2016
SUNY Geneseo • Geneseo, NY

April 8, 2016
Stadler Center at Uptown • Bucknell University • Lewisburg, PA

April 2, 2016
AWP Conference • Los Angeles, CA
Publishing Poets of Color: The Power of Diversity and the Literary Landscape
Featuring Jennifer Flescher, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Nate Marshall, & Camille Rankine.

April 1, 2016
AWP Conference • Los Angeles, CA
New Voices of Copper Canyon
Featuring Camille Rankine, Ocean Vuong, Paisley Rekdal, & Josh Bell.

April 1, 2016
AWP Conference • Los Angeles, CA
A Finished Conversation? Gendered Cultures of Creative Writing
Featuring Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Aimee Parkison, Monique Zamir, Lisa Lewis, & Camille Rankine.

March 25, 2016
B & N at Emory Bookstore • Emory University • Atlanta, GA
Literature is Alive @ Emory
Featuring Cathy Linh Che, Camille Rankine & Phillip B. Williams.

March 23, 2016
McNally Jackson • New York, NY
The Poetry Society Readings @ McNally Jackson
Featuring Kyle Dargan & Camille Rankine.

March 10, 2016
Nicholas Roerich Musuem • New York, NY
Columbia Poets Reading
Featuring Samuel Amadon, Natalie Eilbert, Filip Marinovich & Camille Rankine.

March 5, 2016
Ada Books • Providence, RI
Publicly Complex
Featuring Ravi Shankar, Shira Dentz & Camille Rankine

March 3, 2016
New York University • Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House • New York, NY
Lillian Vernon Reading Series

February 25, 2016
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe • New York, NY
Well-Read Black Girl Presents: Reimagining the Literary Canon
A reading and celebration of Well-Read Black Girl book club, hosted by founder Glory Edim, with readings by Nicole Sealey, Morgan Parker, Camille Rankine, Ashley C. Ford, Bsrat Mezghebe, Jenna Wortham & Nicole Dennis-Benn.

February 12, 2016
Pete's Candy Store • Brooklyn, NY
Pete's Big Salmon
Featuring Stephen S. Mills, Camille Rankine & Nicole Sealey.

February 6, 2016
Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop • Brooklyn, NY
Featuring Regan Good, Camille Rankine, Gregory Pardlo & Ruth Ellen Kocher.

January 28, 2016
University of Massachusetts at Amherst • Amherst, MA
Visiting Writers Series

January 20, 2016
Cakeshop • New York, NY
MIXER Reading Series
Featuring Brett Fletcher Lauer, Alexandra Kleeman, Rae Meadows, & Camille Rankine.

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December 6, 2015
Enoch Pratt Free Library • Baltimore, MD
An Afternoon of Poetry
Annual Cave Canem poetry reading featuring Reginald Dwayne Betts & Camille Rankine, plus Cave Canem fellows from the Baltimore-Washington area. Hosted by Reginald Harris.

October 10, 2015
The New School • New York, NY
American Poets Magazine Publication Party
A reading and reception at the close of the Poets Forum, featuring 2015 Walt Whitman Award winner Sjohnna McCray, Elaine Equi, & Camille Rankine in celebration of the Fall-Winter issue of American Poets, the Academy of American Poets’ biannual magazine.

September 20, 2015
Bowery Poetry Club • New York, NY
Mental Marginalia
Featuring Lisa Fishman, Chris Martin, Camille Rankine, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib & PROJECT Trio in celebration of the reading series' fourth year.

July 23, 2015
Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop • Brooklyn, NY
Tender Points Release Party
A celebration of the release of Amy Berkowitz's collection, Tender Points. Featuring readings by the author & guests Emily Brandt, Marie Buck, Camille Rankine & Marina Weiss.

July 25, 2015
New Yok City Poetry Festival • New York, NY
Phantom Books Reading
Featuring contributors Darrel Holnes, Brandon Kreitler, Camille Rankine & Kara Billey Thordarson.

July 14, 2015
KGB Bar • New York, NY
PSA Chapbook Fellows Reading
Featuring former PSA Chapbook fellows Justin Boening, MRB Chelko, John Estes, Camille Rankine & Angela Veronica Wong.

June 10, 2015
61 Local • Brooklyn, NY
Atlas XXVIII: A Night of VIDA
Featuring readings by a few of VIDA's organizers. Featuring Amy King, Lynn Melnick, Camille Rankine & Metta Sáma.

June 8, 2015
La Mama Club • New York, NY
Poetry Electric: Holding the Space
An evening of poetry, music & dance dedicated to the late radical poet, performer, and activist Akilah Oliver. Featuring Tyler Burba, Nettie Chickering, Yoshiko Chuma, Amy King, Trace Peterson, Camille Rankine, Taylor Steele, & host Karl C. Leone.

June 5, 2015
Hudson Valley Writers Center • Sleepy Hollow, NY
Please Excuse This Poem Anthology Reading
Featuring Brett Fletcher Lauer, Katy Lederer, Lynn Melnick, Camille Rankine & Danniel Schoonebeck.

May 1, 2015
La Sala • New York, NY
Swan Feast: A Launch
Featuring Anna Moschovakis, Camille Rankine & Natalie Eilbert in the launch her debut collection Swan Feast.

March 2, 2015
Sanctuary • Iowa City, IA
Cyborg Support Group
Featuring Haley Larson, Camille Rankine & S.E. Smith.

February 27, 2015
Muchmore's • Brooklyn, NY
East River Reading Series
Featuring William Alden, Brandon Kreitler, Robert Ostrom, & Camille Rankine.

February 24, 2014
MoCADA • Brooklyn, NY
Vision Quest: A Poetry Reading
A reading featuring Aracelis Girmay, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Camille Rankine, & Patricia Smith in connection with MoCADA's spring exhibition Vision Quest, featuring work by the artists Sheena Rose and Amaryllis de Jesus Moleski.

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December 4, 2014
DUMBO Sky • Brooklyn, NY
Apogee Alternate Canon Reading Series
The first in a line of special readings in a series by Apogee Journal. Featuring New York Times Critic-at-Large Margo Jefferson, poet Camille Rankine, writer Anelise Chen, and performer Juliana Huxtable.

October 6, 2014
KGB Bar • New York, NY
Monday Night Poetry
Featuring Rusty Morrison & Camille Rankine

August 5, 2014
KGB Bar • New York, NY
Rat Court Reading Series
Featruing Steve McLaughlin, Camille Rankine & Sampson Starkweather.

May 27, 2014
Elizabeth Street Garden • New York, NY
Poets in the Garden with McNally Jackson Books
Featuring Cecilia K. Corrigan, Cassandra Gillig, Sophia La Fraga, Camille Rankine, Beth Steidle & Jennifer Tamayo

May 6, 2014
The New School • New York, NY
Poets on Craft
A conversation on aesthetics and the role of the contemporary poet with Sherwin Bitsui & Evie Shockley. Moderated by Camille Rankine. Sponsored by Cave Canem Foundation.

April 28, 2014
Milk & Roses • Brooklyn, NY
Spilt Milk
Featuring Brooke Ellsworth, Spencer Everett, Mark Leidner, & Camille Rankine.

February 28, 2014
Noble Neon • Seattle, WA
Augury Books & Friends Offsite at AWP
Featuring Frances Justine Post, Halina Duraj, Alison Espach, Maureen Alsop, Alicia Jo Rabins, Diana Spechler, Camille Rankine, Lauren Hunter, Lia Yaranon Hall, Cynthia Lowen, Karyna McGlynn, & Patrick Moran.

January 6, 2014
Unnameable Books • Brooklyn, NY
Featuring Yanara Friedland, Uljana Wolf, Camille Rankine & visual artist Mollie Hosmer-Dillard.

January 15, 2014
Molasses Books • Brooklyn, NY
The Highwaymen NYC #15
Featuring Rangi McNeil, Natalie Eilbert, Tom Oristaglio, & Camille Rankine.

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November 12, 2013
New York Public Library • New York, NY
Periodically Speaking: The Future of the Periodical
Editors and contributors from Atlas Review, Bodega, & No Dear share work and discuss the future of the periodical. Featuring Cat Richardson, Sasha Fletcher, Natalie Eilbert, Camille Rankine, Emily Brandt, & Julia Guez.

November 7, 2013
Cooper Union • New York, NY
Yet Do I Marvel: Black Iconic Poets of the 20th Century
Featuring readings by Ken Chen, Toi Derricotte, Michael Dickman, Nathalie Handal, Nikky Finney, Ross Gay, Major Jackson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Marilyn Nelson, Sharon Olds, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Camille Rankine, Paul Romero, Sapphire, Gerald Stern, CK Williams, & Susan Wheeler. With Music by Cornelius Eady. Sponsored by the Poetry Society of America.

October 26, 2013
Brooklyn Ladies' Text-Based Salon
Featuring Felicia Barr, Katie Bohinc, Cathy Lin Che, Melissa Le, Kyla Marshell, Camille Rankine, Katie Strickland, & Jennifer Tamayo.

June 7, 2013
Poetry Project • New York, NY
Featuring contributors to issue 9 of The Recluse Edmund Berrigan, R. Erica Doyle, Laura Henriksen, Matt Longabucco & Camille Rankine.

June 6, 2013
KGB Bar • New York, NY
Columbia Selects
Featuring Columbia MFA alumni Leyla Ertegun, Elizabeth Lapin & Camille Rankine.

May 30, 2013
The Strand • New York, NY
The 10th Anniversary of the Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship
Reading and discussion celebrating ten years of the PSA Chapbook Fellowship, featuring Camille Rankine & Cornelius Eady.

May 23, 2013
Gallery MC • New York, NY
Introducing: The Manhattanville Review
Launch party for The Manhattanville Review, featuring readings by Mahogany Browne, Filip Marinovich & Lynn Melnick; live music by Miru Mir featuring vocals by Camille Rankine; & interactive text projections by Nalini Abhiraman.

May 1, 2013
Nuyorican Poets Café • New York, NY
Cave Canem at the Nuyorican
Featuing Derrick Weston Brown, Natalie Diaz, Robin Coste Lewis & Camille Rankine.

April 12, 2013
Pete's Candy Store • Brooklyn, NY
The Multifarious Array Reading Series
Featuring Christina Davis, Camille Rankine & Jared Stanley.

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December 8, 2012
Brooklyn Ladies' Text-Based Salon
Featuring Nicole Dennis-Benn, Melissa Broder, Alex Callender, Mimi Cabell, Cathy Lihn Che, Iris Cushing, Nuria Montiel, & Camille Rankine.

December 7, 2012
Poets House • New York, NY
The Paris-American Reading Series
Featuring Mark Strand, Malachi Black, Eduardo C. Corral & Camille Rankine

December 5, 2012
61 Local • Brooklyn, NY
Atlas Review Reading Series
Featuring Justin Boening, Catherine Lacey, Camille Rankine, Kathleen Ossip, & Eileen Myles & visual artists Roxy Drew, Jacquelyn Gleisner, Geddes Levenson, & Bianca Stone.

October 26, 2012
Blue Angel Wines • Brooklyn, NY
Metro Rhythm
Featuring Joanna Klink, Camille Rankine, Justin Boening & Gerard Coletta.

October 1, 2012
Manhattanville College • Purchase, NY
MFA Faculty Reading
Featuring Elizabeth Eslami, Camille Rankine & Neela Vaswani.

September 28, 2012
DUMBO Arts Festival • Brooklyn, NY
POEMobile: Poems Out Loud & Writ Large
Featuring Rachel Eliza Griffiths, JoAnne McFarland, John Murillo, Camille Rankine & Nicole Sealey. Sponsored by Cave Canem, City Lore & Bowery Arts + Science.

September 23, 2012
Brooklyn Book Festival • Brooklyn, NY
The Poet Novelist: A Conversation
Panel discussion featuring Ben Lerner, Eileen Myles & Sapphire
Moderated by Camille Rankine

September 12, 2012
Happy Ending Lounge • New York, NY
Southern Writers Reading Series

June 16, 2012
The Drink • Brooklyn, NY
Ladies' Text-Based Salon #9
Featuring Cathy Park Hong, Julie Kantor, Cate Marvin, Caitlin Moore, Camille Rankine & Legacy Russell

May 9, 2012
116 • New York, NY
The Inspired Word
Featuring Camille Rankine, Nicole Sealey & Hallie S. Hobson

April 26, 2012
The New School • New York, NY
Poets on Craft
A reading & conversation with Tracy K. Smith & Patrick Rosal
Moderated by Camille Rankine
Sponsored by Cave Canem & The New School for Public Engagement

April 11, 2012
Fordham University @ Linoln Center • New York, NY
Reid Family Writers of Color Series
Reading & conversation with Terrance Hayes & Patricia Smith
Moderated by Camille Rankine
Sponsored by Fordham University & Cave Canem

March 26, 2012
The New School • New York, NY
Women Writing in the Age of Post-Feminism
A panel discussion featuring Shelley Jackson, Cate Marvin, Camille Rankine, and Ann Snitow
Moderated by The Feminist Writers Organization

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December 8, 2011
Cave Canem • Brooklyn, NY
Happy Birthday, Alison! Celebrating Alison Meyers' 60th
Readings by Hafizah Geter, Myrna Greenfield, Camille Rankine & Cave Canem Executive Director Alison Meyers.

November 3, 2011
Hygenic Art Galleries • New London, CT
Hygenic Art First Thursday Poetry Reading

September 18, 2011
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn Borough Hall • Brooklyn, NY
Politics & Poetry: A Conversation
Panel discussion featuring Timothy Donnelly, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Nick Flynn & Evie Shockley
Moderated by Camille Rankine

April 29, 2011
Cave Canem • Brooklyn, NY
Resistance is Fertile
Niki Herd & Camille Rankine read with award-winning poet Harryette Mullen.
Sponsored by Belladonna*, Cave Canem & Poets House

April 13,2011
The New School • New York, NY
Poets on Craft
Reading & conversation with Tina Chang & Ross Gay. Moderated by Camille Rankine. Sponsored by Cave Canem & The New School for General Studies.

March 3, 2011
Annual Chapbook Festival
CUNY Graduate Center • New York, NY
Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship Reading
Featuring contest judges Cornelius Eady, Kimiko Hahn, James Tate and Rosanna Warren, and winners Hossannah Asuncion, Adam Day, Camille Rankine and Andrew Seguin.

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November 30, 2010
The New School • New York, NY
Poets on Craft
Reading & Conversation with Kazim Ali & Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
Moderated by Camille Rankine
Sponsored by Cave Canem & The New School for Public Engagement

September 12, 2010
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn Borough Hall • Brooklyn, NY
The Transformation of the Book
Panel discussion featuring Jen Bervin, Tan Lin, Mendi Obadike & John Yau
Moderated by Camille Rankine

May 10, 2010
92nd Street Y • New York, NY
"Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Contest Winners Reading
Featuring Chelsea Jennings, Brandon Kreitler, Tanya Olsen & Camille Rankine
Introductions by Timothy Donnelly & contest judges Nick Flynn, Susan Howe & Claudia Rankine

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