UPCOMING READINGS:

2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017: Newtown Literary Journal / 3pm / Queens Library, Richmond Hill Branch118-14 Hillside Avenue
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.

2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016: Emo Fru + Kundiman / 7:30pm / Botanic Lab Bar, 86 Orchard Street, LES
A night of live poetry that explores (un)documented immigration, migration, home, exile, and what it means to be(come) American. Poems written by the poets of Kundiman, which is dedicated to the creation, cultivation, and promotion of Asian American literature. Poems by: Janine Joseph, Sahar Muradi, Chialun Chang, Sokunthary Svay, Vikas Menton, Julia Munslow, Hieu Huynh, Rachel Ansong, Samina Hadi-Tabassum, Ansley Moon, and Marina Blitshteyn. Performed by a cast of actors from film, television, and stage. 

Sunday, May 15, 2016: A Garden Variety: Prose and Poetry / 3:30pm / 6th Street & Ave. B Community Garden, East 6th Street & Avenue B, East Village 
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. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016: Tract 187 Reading / 7pm / The West End Lounge, 955 West End Ave., NY, NY 10025 
Performers include: Playwright/Poet HOWARD PFLANZER, Writer/Performer SAHAR MURADI, Poet CLAUDIA SEREA, and Musical Guests MIKE SKLIAR AND SETH GOLDMAN... and you on the open mic? Come early and sign up! 

Thursday, April 21, 2016: WoC Writers Workshop Reading & Wine Reception / 7:30pm / Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Tuesday, April 5, 2016: A4 Town Hall Featuring Kundiman Fellows / 6:30pm / Asian American Writers' Workshop, 112 West 27 Street, Ste. 600New York, NY 10001

Friday, March 18, 2016: Persian Arts Festival 2016 / 8:30pm / National Sawdust, 80 N 6th St., Brooklyn, NY 11249