Saturday, Noember 11, 2017: [G A T E S ]: Chapbook Launch & Party! / 6pm / City Lore
At last celebrating the arrival of this little beast! With verse, music, some projections, and Afghan chow no doubt.
Friday, October 13, 2017: EMPIRE: Berggrun, Dacuyan, Muradi, Procope / 8pm / Art Cafe + Bar, 886 Pacific St, Brooklyn
Tuesday, September 26, 2017: Then A Cunning Voice & A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars: Quilt Installation & Opening Reception / 7pm / Abron Arts Center, 466 Grand St
An installation of 84 hand-sewn, community-made quilts designed by Makwa Studio textile artist Maggie Thompson that served as a platform for Emily Johnson/Catalyst’ performance of Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars. We'll take the quilts outside, light a fire, and gather around the stories and poems of Sahar Muradi, Hadrien Coumans, Georgia Lucas, Clarinda Mac Low, and Tim Carrier.
Saturday, September 16, 2017: 5th Annual Amherst Poetry Festival / Evening Feature: Kaveh Akbar with Sahar Muradi / 8pm / Emily Dickinson Museum, MA
Reading with the phenomenal Kaveh Akbar! Melt!
Friday, September 15, 2017: Amherst Poetry Festival / Artist-Poets' Performance & Panel Discussion / 5pm / Hampshire College Gallery, MA
Joining the other poet-artists in Of Soil and Tongues, Miatta Kawinzi, lê thi diem thúy, and my collaborator Laimah Osman, to discuss and perform elements of our work and the experience of expanding our practice into the Gallery, as part of the 5th Annual Amherst Poetry Festival.
Wednesday, September 7, 2017: A Garden Variety: Poetry & Prose Reading / 7pm / 6&B Community Garden, Avenue B and East 6th Street, East Village
Co-hosting the reading series with fellow garden member and poet Mindy Levokove. Featured readers: Maria Gregorio, James Loop, and Ilsa Gilbert.
Newtown Literary is a semi-annual literary journal published in electronic and paper formats. It is dedicated to writers from and writing about Queens, NY and dedicates the journal to these writers and their work. Newtown Literary partners with Queens Library for an afternoon of poetry. Poets: Rosebud Ben-Oni, Ricardo Hernandez, Esther Lin, Sahar Muradi, and Luba Ostashevsky.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016: Emo Fru + Kundiman / 7:30pm / Botanic Lab Bar, 86 Orchard Street, LES
Celebrate LES History Month with neighborhood poets: Leila Ortiz, Marcella Durand, Edward Arrocha, Brenda Coultas, and friends. Come at 2pm and share your memories of the LES with Typewritten Tales (live typewriters present!). Organized by Mindy Levokove and Sahar Muradi.