KGB Monday Night Poetry Curators’ Reading


Susan Lewis, John Deming, Jada Gordon, Dani Brand, & Jason Schneiderman

April 1, 2024 7:30 PM

KGB Bar, 85 East 4th St., NY, NY 1003

Past Events

LIVE! Mag Launch and Party

Howl Happening, NYC

December 13, 2019

Susan Lewis
Lewis Warsh
Bob Hershon

Hosted by Jeff Wright

Writers Read

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Lee Public Library
Lee, MA

5:30 PM

Susan Lewis
David Giannini


May 14, 2019
7:00 pm9:00 pm


LiVE MAG! #16

Susan Lewis, Joe Elliot
Julia Knobloch, Larissa Shmailo

And super guest ANDREI CODRESCU

Hosted by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

Hosted by Susan Lewis

Monday September 24, 2018
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Welcome to Boog City 12 Arts Festival
Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

Featuring Susan Lewis, Chris Hosea, Mindy Levokove, Hillary Keel, & Anna Gurton-Wachter

Thursday, July 26, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Shakespeare & Co.
Launch event for They Said, an anthology of collaborative poetry (Black Lawrence Press, 2018)

Zinc Poetry Series

Sunday, May 6, 2018
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Zinc Bar
82 West 3rd Street
NY, NY 10012

Celebrating news books by Susan Lewis, Lauren Russell, and Jordan Davis

Cafe Muse Reading Series
Monday, April 16
7:00 PM
Friendship Heights Village Center
Chevy Chase, MD

With Susan Lewis and a tribute to Elaine Magarrell by Barbara Goldberg

KGB Monday Night Poetry

Monday, April 9, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 PM
85 East 4th Street
NY, NY 10003

With Susan Lewis and Danielle Pafunda

Poetry 99 @ Spoonbill
Monday, February 12, 2018
7-10 PM
Spoonbill Studio
99 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206-2007

Susan Lewis, Maddie Mori, Momina Mela, Bill Lessard, Annabel Graham, Jane LeCroy, Sonja Hristina Bjelić

Hosted by JC Hopkins

Five Poets: A reading

Friday, December 6, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM
Caffe Vivaldi
32 Jones Street NY, NY 10014

Susan Lewis, Anton Yakovlev, Sophie Malleret, David Lawton, J.C. Hopkins

Why There Are Words Presents Six Acclaimed Authors

Sunday, November 5, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery NY, NY 10012

Tickets and more information


Susan Lewis, Helen Benedict, Louise Marburg, Sarah Van Arsdale

Hosted by Michael Collins

Cool as F*** Reading Series

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:30-8:30 PM
Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer Street Brooklyn, NY
Susan Lewis, Monica Lewis, Chris Campanioni, Nicole Basta
Hosted by Bill Lessard

Poetry Reading at the Golden Notebook
Saturday, September 30, 2017
4:00 – 6:00 PM
29 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498
Susan Lewis, Anne Gorrick, Lori Anderson Moseman, Lucia Cherciu

Posit @ 7th Annual New York City Poetry Festival
Saturday, July 29  4:30 PM
Chumley’s Stage, Governor’s Island NY, NY 10004
Featuring Sharon Mesmer, Gregory Crosby, Laurie Stone, Sarah Sarai, and Stephanie Berger
Hosted by Susan Lewis
Presented by Sundress Academy of the Arts
May 21, 2017
7-7:30 PM EDT

Live on Facebook

Resist Much/Obey Little launch
April 16, 2017
Queens Museum
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, NYC
2:00-5:00 PM


Susan Lewis, Eileen Myles, Bob Holman, Lee Ann Brown, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Donald Wellman, Vincent Katz, Bruce Andrews, Anton Yakovlev, Andrew Levy, Charles Borkhuis
AWP 2017 off-site reading for Posit, Prelude, Inter/rupture, & Bone Bouquet
Washington, DC
Hosted by Susan Lewis, Stu Watson, Curtis Perdue, and Krystal Languell
At the Inkwell Mixed Genre Night
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 PM
85 East 4th Street, NYC

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Urgent Bards Poetry Anthology Release
Sunday, September 10, 2016 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Brooklyn Safehouse
120 Franklin Street
Susan Lewis, melissa christine goodrum, Michael Whalen, Ed Go, Billy Cancel
Panel: The Exhilaration Of Upheaval: Poets Who Write On the Visual Arts in the 21st Century
Sunday, August 7, 2016 2:30 PM
Unnameable Books
Brooklyn, NY
Hosted by Geoffrey Gatza

Featuring: Susan Lewis, Michael Kelleher, Loren Kleinman, Andre Spears, Anne Tardos

Couplet Reading Series
Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:00 PM
The White Horse Stage Governor’s Island, NYC
Hosted by Leah Umanski

Featuring: Susan Lewis, Stella Padnos-Shea, Gina Myers, Silvia Bonilla, Candace Williams

A reading for Posit New York City Poetry Festival
Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00 PM
The Algonquin Stage Governor’s Island, NYC
Hosted by Susan Lewis

Featuring: B.K. Fischer, Joanna Fuhrman, Anne Gorrick, Kate Lutzner, Christina Mengert

Ping Pong celebration
Friday, April 15, 2016 7:30 PM
Howl Arts
636 Broadway NYC
Hosted by Ping Pong Poetry Editor Joanna Fuhrman
with readings by Susan Lewis and other Ping Pong contributors
The Poets of Dancing Girl Press
Sunday, June 26, 2016 4:00 PM
The Bookmark Shoppe
8415 3rd Ave. Brooklyn, NY
Susan Lewis, Katie Longofono, Janeen Rastall, Vicki Iorio, Christina Rau

Posit featured in Boog City Small Presses Night
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:30 PM
Sidewalk Cafe
94 Avenue A NYC
With readings by Posit contributors:
Martine Bellen, Joanna Fuhrman, Joe Pan, Leah Umansky

Writers Read
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:30 PM
Lee Public Library
100 Main Street
Lee, MA
Featuring: Susan Lewis, David Giannini

Sunday, July 26, 2015
12:00 noon
White Horse Stage
Governor’s Island, NYC
Featuring: Susan Lewis, Billy Cancel, Paul Vargas, Travis Macdonald, Melissa Christine Goodrum

Book Party for Joanna Fuhrman’s “Year of Yellow Butterflies”
May 21, 2015
6:30 PM
Flag Foundation
Chelsea Art Tower
545 West 25th Street, 9th Floor
New York City
Susan Lewis, Martine Bellen, Jillian Brall, Nicole Callihan, Christine Hamm, Karen Hildebrand, Gina Inzunza, Boni Joi, Adeena Karsick, Ronna Lebo, Kate Lutzner, Bob Kerr, Sheila Maldonado, Shelley Marlow, Sharon Mesmer, Suzanne Osborne, Joe Pan, Jean-Paul Pecqueur, Sarah Sarai, David Shapiro, Toni Simon, Cat Tyc and Leah Umansky

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 12:55 PM
Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Recommended by The New Yorker and TimeOut!

DTUT Bar & Cafe
1744 2nd Avenue
Sunday, April 19, 2015 8 PM
Featuring: Susan Lewis
Rebecca Schiff
Sandra Newman
Liv Lansdale
K.T. Billey
Brooke Ellsworth

Thursday, April 8, 2015    7 PM (filmed for future airing on MTN)!
MTN Studios 1620 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis
Susan Lewis, Daniel Borzutzky, Fred Schmalz reading Jenny Browne, John F. Buckley, Melissa Buzzeo, Jackie Clark, Julia Cohen, Thomas Devaney, Joanna Fuhrman, Eugene Gloria, Caroline Hagood, Nathan Hoks, Paulo Javier, Vincent Katz, Gabriella Klein, Shelley Marlow, Dawn Lundy Martin, Ted Mathys, Rose McLarney, Pablo Medina, Sharon Mesmer, Joe Pan, Martin Rock, Broc Rossell, Lauren Russell, John Sakkis, Erika Jo Brown, William Stobb, Orlando White, Robert Wrigley, Keith Taylor

Readings in Color
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Color Brooklyn
760 Washington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11238

Hunter College Writer’s Conference
June 7, 2014
Small Press Panel with: Susan Lewis Gay Degani Bonnie ZoBell Susan O’Neil moderated by Susan Tepper

ECHO Reading Series
Heart Music Hall
Accord, NY
Friday, May 30, 2014

Featuring: Susan Lewis, Gretchen Primack, Christina Mengert

Červená Barva Press celebrates How to be Another  by Susan Lewis
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Center for the Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Avenue Somerville, MA

Featuring: Susan Lewis, Sam Witt, Gloria Mindock

Saturn Series Poetry & open mic
Monday August 5, 2013
Revival Bar
129 East 15th Street NYC

Featuring: Susan Lewis, Marc Vincenz, Jonathan Penton

Spring into Fall!
11 / 9 / 2013
Sidewalk Bar and Restaurant NYC

Celebrate innovative literature with: Susan Lewis, Debra Di Blasi, Justin Petropoulos, Carla Gannis, David Moscovich, Yuriy Tarnawsky, Sam Witt

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Sidewalk Bar and Restaurant NYC
Host: Susan Lewis
Featuring: Susan Lewis, George Held, Roger W. Hecht, Susan Tepper, Alan Elyshevitz, Ateet Tuli, Adam Shechter, Roger Sedarat, Larissa Shmailo, Claudia Serea, Roberto Garcia, Sami Shalom Chetrit, Andrei Guruianu, Martin Golan, and William James Austin

Ocellus Reseau: A reading featuring poets from the OR Panthology Sunday July 21, 2013
Greenpoint, Brooklyn

with: Susan Lewis, Alan Gilbert, Melissa Goodrum, Dolan Morgan, Sapphire, Sarah Sarai

Phoenix Reading Series @ Launchpad
Sunday, July 14, 2013
721 Franklin Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11238
Featuring: Susan Lewis, Mia Barkan Clarke, Stanley Barkan, Andrey Gritsman, Michael Graves