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Jennifer K. Sweeney  
Poetry Readings, Workshops, Lectures


Claremont Library Poetry Series, Claremont, CA, June 28 2pm


2014 Long Beach Poetry Festival October 15, 2014

2013 LitFUSE: 3.5 hour Master class on craft, workshop "The Line as Breath", poetry reading, and informal dialogue with Dorianne Laux--"Coffee, Tea, and Poetry" Tieton, WA, September 27-29

Los Angeles Times Book Festival. USC Campus, Los Angeles, CA: April 20, 2013

Master Class “Invention and the Nature Poem,” and Readings at 16th Annual Tuolumne Meadows Poetry Festival. Yosemite National Park, CA: Aug 17-19, 2012

Cal State San Bernardino. December 1, 2011

Master Class, Reading, and Lecture: “Rhythm, Breath, Body,” LitFest: 9th Annual Literary Festival Nov 4-5, 2011. Millikin University, Millikin, I​L

Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo, MI: January 20, 2011.

Old Dog Tavern Reading Series. Kalamazoo, MI: January 10, 2011.

Perugia Press Poets. Amity Library, Amherst, MA: November 7, 2010.

Collected Poets Series. Shelburne Falls, MA: November 4, 2010.

WomenMade Poetry Reading. WomanMade Gallery, Chicago, IL: August 2, 2010.

Gwen Frostic Reading Series. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI: April 24, 2010.

Poets Follies Reading Series. Marick Press: Grosse Point Library, Michigan: March 18, 2010.

 Kalamazoo Public Library, with Chad Sweeney. November 10, 2009.

Other Words Poetry Conference. St. Augustine, FL: November 7, 2009.

FSU Poetry Series. Tampa, FL: November 4, 2009.

Poetry Flash Reading at Moe’s Books. Berkeley, CA: October 25, 2009.

San Francisco Center for the Book. San Francisco, CA: October 23, 2009.

Academy of American Poets Awards Ceremony. New School, NY, NY: October 16, 2009.

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center: Poets in Print. KBAC, Kalamazoo, MI: January 17, 2009.

Moe’s Books, with Chad Sweeney. Berkeley, CA: August 3, 2008.

Back Room Live. Oakland, CA: July 26, 2008.

Parthenon West and POOL. Pegasus Books Downtown, Berkeley, CA: May 17, 2008.

Watershed Poetry Festival. Martin Luther King Park, Berkeley, CA: August 18, 2007.

Bay Area Poetry Marathon. The Lab, San Francisco, CA: June 30, 2007.

The Other Voice Presents Jennifer K. Sweeney and Julia B. Levine. Unitarian Church, Davis, CA: May 7, 2007.

Inaugural Reading for the release of Ping-Pong. Henry Miller Library, Big Sur, CA: May 5, 2007. 

Small Desk Press Salon Featuring Jennifer K. Sweeney and Matthew Cooperman, San Francisco, CA: March 16, 2007.

Sacramento Poetry Center at The Place, with Indigo Moor, Sacramento, CA: March 12, 2007. 

Listen and Be Heard, 818 Marin St. Vallejo, CA: March 9, 2007.

Poetry International and Parthenon West Review LitFest. Claire de Lune, San Diego, CA: February 3, 2007.

Scripps Cottage, San Diego State University: February 2, 2007.

Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA: February 1, 2007.

Word Temple Poetry Series: Jennifer K. Sweeney and Al Young at Copperfield’s Books. Santa Rosa, CA: January 26, 2007.

Northpoint Café, Sausalito, CA: January 18, 2007.

RUNES 6 Release Reading. Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA: December 11, 2006.

Poetry Flash at Black Oak Books: Jennifer K. Sweeney and Clare Rossini. Berkeley, CA: December 3, 2006.

San Francisco Center For the Book Poets Pulling Prints Series, San Francisco, CA: December 1, 2006.

Wave Books Bus Tour. The Makeout Room, San Francisco, CA: October 22, 2006, and Santa Cruz, CA: October 21, 2006.

San Francisco Public Library: September 26, 2006.

Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA: July 3, 2006.