patricia smith, poet
 
Itinerary

February
  9: AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE, 4700 College Oak Drive, Sacramento CA. Time and location TBA.
  15: BOWERY POETRY CLUB. 9 pm, 308 Bowery, NYC.
March
  10: WOMEN OF THE WORLD POETRY SLAM, Brooklyn NY. Time and location of presentation TBA.
  18: DODGE POETRY AT NJPAC: NEWARK VOICES. Curating an evening of reading and performance by emerging poets from Newark, New Jersey. 8 pm, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark NJ.
  30-April 3: ASSOCIATED WRITING PROGRAMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE. Most programs at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles CA. Thursday, 3 pm: Panel, “Beyond Sex, Drugs and Rock n’ Roll: Poems about the ‘60s,” with Alicia Ostriker, David Parsons, Tim Seibles, Rm 515B; Friday, 10:30 am: “Black Bodies Matter,” with Justin Phillip Reed, Susan Somers-Willett, Adriana Ramirez, Jonah Mixon-Webster, Rm 515A.
April
  26: GOULD ACADEMY. Class visits during the day, plus public reading from 7:30-9:15 pm. 39 Church Street, Bethel ME.
  2-4: JUDGE, POETRY OUT LOUD NATIONAL FINALS. reading/booksigning, 6 pm, Renaissance Washington Dupont Circle Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW. Finals @ Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
  6-8: SPRACHSALZ 2016. International literature festival, featuring 323 authors, including John Cleese, Michael Stavaric and Peter Bichsel. Pforzheim, Germany.