The Book Tour for The Analyst continues in Canada and the US, all details below. January 2-6, 2017: A Blog and a Newsletter–New Year’s week blog about The Analyst and attending my all Jewish except for me Public School in Buffalo, NY at Visiting Scribe. A craft column in Diane Lockward’s Newsletter.
February 5, 2017: New York City-Painting the Poem at 92St Y. Four Sundays, Feb 5, 12, 26 and March 5, 2-pm. This seminar/studio, designed for students at every level, considers how the visual inspires poetic craft and vice versa. We also consider the uses, functions, rhythms, forms and dreams of word painting. Each student receives
February 9, 2017: Washington, DC–A Celebration of Plume Annual 5 at the Associated Writing Programs Conference. 7-9:30pm. Molly reads with Phillis Levin, Tom Sleigh, Dean Kostos, Dennis Nurkse, Nin Andrews and Jennifer Michael Hecht at The Atrium, Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
February 15, 2017: Philadelphia—Molly reads from The Analyst at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Historic Landmark Building, second floor, at 7pm. Presented by Poetry by the Sea and introduced by Kim Bridgford. Reception following the reading. 118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102. Details here.
February 16, 2017: New York City Launch– Molly’s first Manhattan reading from The Analyst at The Corner Bookstore. Book signing and wine & cheese reception will follow the reading. RSVP to email@example.com. February 16, 6pm. 1313 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10128 at 93rd Street. The Facebook event page is here.
February 28, 2017: New York City–NYU Bookstore, 6-7:30pm, 726 Broadway. A Reading in Tribute to a Literary Friendship Molly Peacock and Phillis Levin have shared their poems for over forty years, ever since they met in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University. Celebrating decades of creative exchange, in this special evening each poet will read
March 10-12, 2017: Vancouver Island, Campbell River Words on Water Festival. Molly participates on Friday and Saturday. See the Festival site for schedule and directions.
March 14, 2017: University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, (206)-634-3400, 7pm. Molly Reads from The Analyst in the city where her analyst has retired.
For anyone who has ever reached a now-or-never moment in life, Snap Sonnets will crystallize how poets seize that now-or-never crisis and drive it into fourteen lines with a turn—using a magic proportion of 8 to 6. Molly Peacock will examine a classic sonnet and a contemporary sonnet, then will provide individualized writing prompts—the Snap—for
March 25, 2017: Hartford, CT, 12:30pm American Association of University Women Scholarship Fundraiser. Author Luncheon. Aqua Turf in Southington, CT.
March 26, 2017: Mystic, CT, 2pm, Molly reads from The Analyst with Gunilla Norris at Bank Square Books, 53 West Main Street, Mystic, CT.
Please stay tuned for details about the Toronto launch of The Analyst on March 30!
April 4, 2017: Toronto-Rowers Reading Series, 7pm at Supermarket Restaurant & Bar, Kensington Market, 268 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON. Doors open 6:30pm, with the readings beginning at 7pm.
April 5, 2017, 6:30 p.m: Toronto: Parkdale Library, 1303 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON. Celebrate National Poetry Month with poet and author Molly Peacock. Molly will read from her latest collection of poems, The Analyst. She will also share her knowledge of creating a Poetry Circle and discuss the writing craft and offer tips for
Molly will be holding “The Little Lyric” workshop at the Poetry by the Sea Conference at Long Island Sound on May, 26 2017, 10-11:30 am. Visit the conference site here. The pungency of the brief remark is the subject of our workshop on the little lyric. We will be reading and writing little lyrics, deciphering
Molly will appearing at the West Chester Poetry Conference in West Chester, PA. She will be part of a panel on June 7, chair: Annie Finch. Molly will be holding “The Ekphrastic Muse” workshop on June 8-10, 1-3pm. Visit the conference site here.