GRITO

EVENTS

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8/6/2021

Soul Sister Review

Hosted by Cynthia Manick and J.P. Howard

7 p.m. EST

ZOOM link forthcoming!

 

5/25/2021

The Writer's Center and

Letras Latinas

Institute for Latino Studies at

The University of Notre Dame

Curated Conversations

featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

discussing

Things to Pack on the Way to Everywhere

with Yesenia Montilla

8 p.m. EST

Link forthcoming!

 

5/21/2021

Divine Feminist

Book Release Celebration

Featuring Editor Marina Carriera

and Anthology Contributors

7-9 p.m. EST

Zoom link forthcoming!

 

5/8/2021

Things to Pack on the Way to Everywhere

Book Celebration

sponsored by Get Fresh Books

and Word Up Bookstore

Hosted by Jenny Saldaña

Featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta, author

and Special Guests

Vincent Toro

Roberto Carlos Garcia

Marina Carriera

Raina Leon

Danny Shot

Ellen Hagan

Francisco Aragón

Willie Perdomo

JP Howard

Link forthcoming!

 

4/24/2021

The Poetry Coalition

Letras Latinas

Institute for Latino Studies at

The University of Notre Dame

Latinidad and Environmental Justice workshop

Culminating Reading

Hosted by

Artistic Director Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Featuring

Ana Portnoy Brimmer

Workshop Leader Peggy Robles-Alvarado

and all workshop participants

1 p.m. EST

ZOOM link forthcoming!

 

4/21/2021

Divine Feminist Book Party

Featuring Editor Marina Carriera

and Anthology Contributors

Queer Newark/

Newark LGBTQ Center

6 p.m.

Link forthcoming!

 

4/17/2021

Get Fresh Books

Book Release Celebration

Featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Dr. Darla Himeles

7 p.m. EST

Zoom Link here!

 

4/14/2021

Wild and Precious Life Reading Series

Featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Dr. Darla Himeles

7:30 p.m. EST

Link forthcoming!

 

4/10/2021

Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon

Hosted by J.P. Howard and Cynthia Manick

3 p.m. EST

Zoom link forthcoming!

 

3/22/2021

Hispanecdotes hosts

A Conversation with Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

and In Full Color Founder Summer Dawn

about Things to Pack on the Way to Everywhere

Link forthcoming!

 

3/6/2021

AWP Off-Site Event

Get Fresh Books Instagram Party

Featuring Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Cindy Goncalves

Maria Carriera

Maria Fernanda

Vincent Toro

4 p.m. EST

Instagram link here!

 

2/25/2021

Black Cuir Revolutions: Reflections on Brazil,

Colombia, Cuba, and the Bronx

Part of the Audre Lorde Great Read at Lehman College

4 p.m. EST

ZOOM

 

2/19/2021

Blooming Fiascoes Book Party

featuring Ellen Hagan

Berry

Andy Powell

Grisel Y. Acosta

Vincent Toro

Kamilah Aisha Moon

Alondra Uribe

Parneshia Jones

Kelly Norman Ellis

Aracelis Girmay

7 pm. EST

ZOOM

 

2/3/2021

The Daily Writer

hosted by Wendy Call

Pacific Lutheran University

4 p.m PST/ 7 p.m EST

ZOOM

 

12/6/2020

New Jersey Women Make History

Hoboken Historical Museum

Poetry Reading

1301 Hudson Street

Hoboken, NJ 07030

(possibly Online Event)

 

10/29/2020

Dodge Poetry Festival 2020

Mirror/Blossom/Urn/Collage (Conversation and Live Q&A)

Moderated by Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Featuring

 Tyehimba Jess

Aurielle Marie

John Murillo

Charles Simic

8 p.m. EST

Online Event!

Buy a Festival Pass Here!

 

10/25/2020

Dodge Poetry Festival 2020

Festival Poet Reading and Live Conversation

Featuring

George Abraham

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Robert Carnevale

Camonghne Felix

Collin Kelley

Rich Villar

Paul-Victor Winters

5 p.m. EST

Online Event!

Buy a Festival Pass Here!

 

10/25/2020

Dodge Poetry Festival 2020

Letras Latinas Poetry Reading and Live Q&A

Hosted by Francisco Aragón

Featuring

Andrés Montoya Poetry Award Winner and Finalists

Darrel Alejandro Holnes

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Jasminne Mendez

JP Infante

Caridad Moro-Gronlier

Martin Hill Ortiz

12 p.m. EST

Online Event!

Buy a Festival Pass Here!

 

10/18/2020

Kitchen Table Reading Series

Sponsored by The Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program

Hosted by Iain Haley Pollock

Featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Tommye Blount

Vincent Toro

3 p.m. EST

Online Event!

Register Here!

 

10/17/2020

Speculative Fiction for Dreamers: A Latinx Anthology

Facebook Live Reading

Hosted by Editor Matt Goodwin

Featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Diana Burbano

Reyes Ramirez

Sara Rivera

7 p.m. EST

Join Here!

 

10/8/2020

In Full Color

All New Stories from an

All-Star Cast

8 p.m. EST

Online Event

 

10/2/2020

Celebrating Tertulia

In Conversation with Vincent Toro

for Latinx History Month

Bronx Community College-CUNY

7 p.m.

Online Event

 

9/21/2020

Black, Indigenous, & People of Color

Writing Community

Guest Hosting

w/Vincent Toro

EVERY MONDAY at 5pst / 7cst / 8est

Online Event

 

8/21/2020

Split this Rock

Virtual Open Mic Feature

Ongoing

Online Event

 

7/30/2020

Gathering of the Tribes

Spotlight Feature

5 p.m. EST

Online Event

 

5/29/2020

Get Fresh Books

LIVE Poetry Reading

via Instagram

7 p.m. EST

Online Event

 

5/7/2020

Readings, Resilience, and

Reproductive Freedom

Sponsored by the National Institutes

of Reproductuve Health

6 p.m. EST

Online Event

 

4/16/2020

Gathering of the Tribes

Virtual Open Mic Feature

8 p.m. EST

Online Event

 

11/2/2019

One Art Hoboken

Issyra Gallery

8 p.m.

300 Observer Highway

Hoboken, NJ 07030

 

11/1/2019

turn around, BRXGHT XYXS

Book Release Party for Rosbud Ben-Oni

Langston Hughes House

New York, NY

7-9 p.m.

 

10/15/2019

Latina Outsiders Celebration

hosted by the Association of Latino Faculty and Staff

Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY

2 p.m.

Link Coming Soon!

 

10/12/2019

Brick City/CavanKerry Press Reading

Newark Arts Festival

Newark, NJ

3-6 p.m.

Event Link

 

9/21/2019

Diversity in Public Art

Poetry Reading

and Hall of Fame or Bust Photo Kiosk

Bronx Community College Hall of Fame

Bronx, NY

Event Link

 

9/20/2019

Short Plays on Reproductive Freedom

Release Party

Bluestockings Bookstore

New York, NY

Event Link

 

7/20/2019

Latina Outsiders in Conversation

Kweli International Literary Festival

The New York Times Building

New York, NY

Event Link

 

3/27/2019

An Evening of Latinx Literature

Latina Outsiders Remaking Latina Identity

Book Celebration

(Off-Site Event/AWP)

Milagro Theater

Portland, Oregon

Event Link

 

2/14/2019

Geraldine Dodge Poetry Mini-Festival

Toms River North

Toms River, NJ

 

11/28/2018

Histories Repeated: Cycles of Injustice

Brick City Collective

Newark Public Library

 Newark, New Jersey

 

8/25/2018

GRITO  Reading

Libreria La Sede

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

6/19/2018

Nuestra Palabra

90.1 KPFT Interview

6-7 p.m. CST

Soundcloud Archive

 

6/3/2018

We (Too) are Philly:  Black and Brown Joy

Curated by Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera

Pentridge Station

7 p.m.

5116 Pentridge Street

Philadelphia, PA 19143

FB Page

 

5/22/2018

Theaterworks! Plays on Caregiving

The Center for Humanities

City University of New York Graduate Center

Elebash Recital Hall

7 p.m.

365 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10016

Event Page

 

4/27/2018

Teachers and Students Reading and Writing Together

Lehman College

7 p.m.

250 Bedford Park Boulevard

Bronx, NY 10468

 

4/24/2018

Geraldine Dodge Poetry Foundation

Mini-Festival

Ramsey High School

256 E. Main Street

Ramsey, NJ 07446

 

3/29/2018

Geraldine Dodge Poetry Foundation

Mini-Festival

Hunterdon Central Regional High School

84 New Jersey 31

Flemington, NJ 08822

 

3/15/2018

Montclair Poetry Festival

First Congregational Church

6:30 p.m.

40 South Fullerton Avenue

Montclair, NJ 07042

Event Page

 

1/4/2018

“Returning to the Bronx: Homosexuality and

Coming of Age in Chulito and Juliet Takes a Breath”

Writing New York: The Other Boroughs

Modern Language Association Annual Conference

Midtown Hilton

New York, New York

Conference Proceedings

 

9/16/2017

South Bronx Love Letter

Five Boro Story Project

New York Restoration Project

Rhodebeck Community Garden

5 p.m.

927 Faile Street

Bronx, NY 10455

Event Page

 

8/17/2017

Lunchtime Poems at Military Park

The Geraldine Dodge Poetry Foundation

12:30 p.m.

Newark , NJ

FB Event Flyer

 

6/24/2017

Poetas: Celebrating Latinx Poets

Volumes Book Cafe

7:30 p.m.

1474 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Chicago, IL 60622

FB Event Page

 

6/22/2017

Palabra Pura

The Guild Literary Complex of Chicago

Pint

7:30 p.m.

1547 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Chicago, IL 60622

FB Event Page

 

6/3/2017

"Something Has Tried to Kill Me and Has Failed:

Life-giving Poetry and Social Change"

Celebrating the Poetic Legacy of Whitman,

Williams, and Ginsberg: A Literary Festival and Conference

The Poetry Center

Passaic County Community College

Paterson, NJ 07505

Event archive

 

 3/24/2017

"Life in a Flash: Teaching Bronx Writers to Slow Down

 and Write Flash Fiction"

Flash Fiction Theory and Practice

Northeast Modern Language Association

4:45-6:15 p.m

Chasseur Room

Baltimore Marriot Waterfront

700 Aliceanna Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

Convention Schedule

 

 3/16/2017

Thinking In Full Color

Bronx Community College

12-2 p.m.

2155 University Avenue

Bronx, NY 10453

Free!

FB Page

 

 2/17/2017

 “Punks and Hipsters: Latina Outsiders in Literature and Media"

City University of New York

Colloquium for Research in Latina/o Culture and Theory

CUNY Graduate Center

2-4 p.m.

365 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10016

Bill Orchard at worchard@qc.cuny.edu to RSVP by 2/7/17

(and obtain the paper in advance)

 

2/2/2017

Montclair Monthy Poetry Series

Montclair Public Library Auditorium

7 p.m.

50 South Fullerton Avenue

Montclair, NJ 07042

Free!

Event Ad and Map

 

 1/28/2017

Latinxs Against Everyone: Poetry and Protest

powerHouse Arena

5-7:30 p.m.

28 Adams Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Free!

FB Page

 

1/25/2017

South Jersey Poets Collective

World Above  Free Poetry Night

7 p.m.

Dante Hall

14 N. Mississippi Avenue

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Free!

Event Page

 

11/15/2016

New Jersey City University's

Multicultural Awareness Month

Thinking In Full Color

7 p.m.

2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City , New Jersey

 

11/7/2016

New Jersey City University's

Multicultural Awareness Month

Thinking In Full Color

6 p.m.

2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City , New Jersey

 

 10/21/2016

 Geraldine Dodge Poetry Festival

Poetry and Storytelling

Center for Investigative Reporting Project on the NJ Heroin Epidemic

North Star Auditorium

3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

10 Washington Pl, Newark, NJ 07102

Dodge Festival Program and Registration

 

9/28/2016

 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

The Art of Latinidad: Playwright Carmen Rivera and

the Role of the Arts in the Latino Community

Featured Speaker

Bronx Community College

North Hall Library

Thurgood Marshall Law Room, NL 314

2 p.m.

2155 University Avenue, Bronx , NY 10453

Event Page

 

 9/23/2016

The University of Texas

Creative Writing Program  Reading Series

featuring GRITO!

7 p.m.

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249

Event Page

 

7/12/2015

Brick City Speaks

@ Living Incubator Performance Space (LIPS)

in the Gateway Project Spaces

7 p.m.

2 Gateway Center

Newark , NJ

(in Penn Station)

Brick City Website

 

6/12/2016

Stereo. Island. Mosaic. Book Party

presented by Kweli Journal

 12 noon

at The Nuyorian Poets Cafe'

 

featuring

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta

Rosebud Ben-Oni

Marina Carreira

Wo Chan

Rigoberto Gonzalez

Ellen Hagan

Kamilah Aisha Moon

Carlos Manuel Rivera

 

MC Troy Burton

Music by DJ MIC of the Welfare Poets

 

236 E. 3rd Street

New York, NY 10009

212-780-9386

FREE!

Event page here!

 

4/7/2016

BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CUNY

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FACULTY LECTURE SERIES

North Hall Library, Room 314

2 P.M.

2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453

GRITO AT BCC WEB INFO

 

3/24/2016

Poetry and Pine

at CounterEvolution

8 p.m.

37 W. 17th Street

New York, NY 10011

Open mic spaces open!

 

3/22/2016

LIVE LIT

MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY

11:30 A.M.

1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043

Live Lit Website

 

3/20/2016

REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM FESTIVAL

The TACT Studio

6-9 P.M.

900 Broadway, Suite 905, NYC 10003

btwn 19th and 20th Streets

AND STREAMED LIVE

@ http://reproductivefreedomfestival.org/watch/

 

3/20/2016

IN FULL COLOR

Monologues by Women of Color

THE ART HOUSE

3 P.M.

136 Magnolia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

(201) 915-9911

http://www.arthouseproductions.org/

 

3/17, 3/18/, 3/19/2016

IN FULL COLOR

Monologues by Women of Color

THE ART HOUSE

8 P.M.

136 Magnolia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306

(201) 915-9911

http://www.arthouseproductions.org/

 

 

 

 

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