Saturday, October 14, 2017, 3 PM. Old South Church, 29 Federal St, Newburyport, MA: The City of Newburyport Honors the Life and Work of Rhina Espaillat. I will talk about Rhina’s poetry in a way that I hope does justice to her literary achievement and her Herculean good works.
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7 PM. The Custom House, 25 Water Street, Newburyport. A Melopoeia with Rhina Espaillat and John Tavano.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 7 PM. Yenching Library, Harvard University. New England Poetry Club Contest Winners Reading.
Friday, April 6, 2018. Boston National Poetry Month Festival, The Boston Public Library: A Melopoeia with Rhina Espaillat and John Tavano.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 7:00 PM. Portsmouth Poetry Hoot, Café Espresso, Portsmouth, NH. Featured readers: Rhina Espaillat and Alfred Nicol
Sunday, August 13, 2017, 3-4:30 PM. The John Greenleaf Whittier Home, 86 Friend St, Amesbury, MA 01913. Annual reading to honor the life and work of the abolitionist poet.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1:30-3:30 PM. The Newburyport Public Library, Program Room: “Why was Bob Dylan Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?”
Saturday, April 29, 2017. 8:30 AM-4 PM. The Newburyport Literary Festival Poetry Events, Central Congregational Church Social Hall.
Friday, April 7, 2017. 12 Noon. Boston National Poetry Month Festival Keynote Poets. Boston Public Library.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 6:30 PM. Berklee College of Music Words and Music Symposium.
Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 PM. The Actors Studio of Newburyport. A performance of “melopoiea” with Rhina Espaillat and John Tavano.
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 3:00 PM. Newburyport Public Library. Powow River Poets Reading Series. Reading with Carolyn Raphael.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00 PM. Amesbury Public Library.
Thursday, October 20, 2016. 7:30 PM. Emma Andrews Library.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016. 7 PM. The Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport, MA.