Readings & Events


Audio of poems can be heard at the Library of Congress, Internet Archive, PennSound, Emergency Reading Series, Out of Our Minds with J.P. Dancing Bear, Joe Milford Poetry Show and From the Fishouse

Upcoming Readings & Panels

Past Readings

Barrelhouse Presents Coconut, Petworth Citizen & Reading Room, Washington, DC (March 2014); Call + Response, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC (June 2012); In Your Ear Reading Series, DCArts Center, Washington, DC (September 2011); d.a. levy lives: celebrating the renegade press, ACA Galleries, NYC (November 2010); Monday Night Poetry Season at KGB Bar, NYC (November 2010); Chapter & Verse Reading Series, Philadelphia, PA (July 2010); Poetry Lab at The Soundry, Vienna, VA (July 2010); Meadowlark Poetry Marathon, Denver, CO (April 2010); What’s New in Poetry Reading Series, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (April 2010); Gallery Neptune, Bethesda, MD (March 2010); Bard College, Hudson River Valley, NY (March 2010); Articles Press Hour, Iota Club & Cafe, Arlington, VA (February 2010); Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD (December 2009); Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY (October 2009); Fall for the Book, Fairfax, VA (September 2009); Artomatic, Washington DC (June 2009); Sunday Kind of Love at Bus Boys & Poets, Washington DC (June 2009); Busboys & Poets, Alexandria, VA (March 2009); Sova, Washington, DC (March 2009); Myopic Books, Chicago, IL (February 2009); In Your Ear Reading Series, DCArts Center, Washington, DC (December 2008); Cheryl’s Gone, Washington, DC (July 2008); Cadmium Text Series, Kingston NY (April 2008); MicroPress Poetry Pageant, Stain Bar, Brooklyn, NY (February 2008), The So and So Series, Boston, MA (December 2007); Dire Literary Series, Cambridge, MA (December 2007); KGB Bar, NYC (December 2007); What’s New In Poetry Series (Emory University), Atlanta, GA (February, November 2007); Earshot at The Lucky Cat, Williamsburg/Brooklyn, NY (November 2007); Emergency Reading Series at Kelly Writers House, Philadelphia, PA (November 2007); Towson Arts Collective, Towson MD (October 2007); Frequency Series, NY, NY (October 2005, May 2006, May 2007); series A, Chicago, IL (May 2007); Mt. Vernon Poetry Festival at George Washington University (April 2007); Apache Cafe, Atlanta, GA (March 2007); PUSSIPO at Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA (February 2007); The Ordinary Evening Reading Series, New Haven, CT (December 2006); Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT (December 2006); Behind the Egg: A reading series, Albany, NY (December 2006); i.e. Poetry series, Baltimore, MD (June, July 2005, January, December 2006); MiPO Reading Series; NY, NY (October 2006), Soon Productions, Albany, NY (August 2006); Grace Church Poetry Coffee House, Washington, DC (March 2006), LIT/Redivider/Kitchen Press Reading, Austin, TX (March 2006); MiPOesias Reading, Miami, FL (November 2005); Carrboro Poetry Festival, Carrboro, NC (May 2005); Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA (July 2002); Bennington College (January 2001); Cafe Con Amore, St. Paul, MN (October 1999); Borders Bookstore, Pittsburgh, PA (May 1998), Enlightenments on WRCT, 88.3 FM; Pittsburgh, PA (1993), Prosidy on WYEP, 93.1 FM; Pittsburgh, PA (1992)

Past Panels

“What Editors Love and Hate,” Conversations and Connections Conference, Washington, DC (April 2011); “A Conversation with Mary Karr and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon” (moderator), Folger Theatre, Washington, DC (March 2011); “Writing the Beltway: Four Washington, DC Publishers Navigate the Capital” (Associated Writers Program Conference, Washington, DC, February 2011); “Publishing in Local Journals” (Fall for the Book, George Mason University, September 2009); “Rethinking Methods in Poetry Publishing Panel” (Conversations and Connections Writer’s Conference, John Hopkins, Washington, DC, April 2009); “New Media and Publishing Creative Writing Panel” (Fiction Seminar, George Mason University, February 2009); “Publishing” Marist Writing Institute, (Marist College, Poughskeepsie, NY, August 2008); “Web Markets and Marketing” (Conversations and Connections, Washington, DC, April 2008); “Small Press Publishing” (The New School, New York, NY, March 2008); “Online Publishing” (Writing by Degrees Conference, Binghamton, NY, September 2007); “Making Connections: Networking and the Business of Writing” and “Writers and the Web: Markets, Tools, and Connections” (Conversations and Connections, Bethesda, MD, May 2007); “DIY Publishing: Chapbooks, Zines, Webzines, Blogs, Collectives & Etc.” (Associated Writing Program Conference, Austin, TX, March 2006); “Literary Magazines” (F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference (Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, October 2005); “Songs of Myself” and “Everyone’s Blogging--Should You?” (James River Writers Conference, Richmond, VA, September 2005); “Literary Journals” and “Literary Blogging” (Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, September 2005); “Literature on the Web” (Bethesda Literary Festival, Bethesda, MD April 2005)

Invited Speaker

University of California-Riverside (Palm Springs, June 2011); California College of the Arts (Berkeley, CA, April 2010 & December 2007); University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA, April 2009); Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY April 2008); Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA, March 2008)

Reb Livingston is a writer, curator of the Bibliomancy Oracle and regular contributor to Queen Mob's Teahouse

Email: reb *at* rebaroni *dt* com


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