Events & Readings

Upcoming

Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 10-noon
Sunday Funday Book Club with Colored Colors
Hops Scotch Bottle Shop 848 LI Ave Deer Park NY
Reading I’m Judging You by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
FREE RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunday-funday-book-club-tickets-335828150037
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/737536884092007
This event is FREE! But you can surely grab a bite or bev.

Monday, June 13, 2022 at 6 PM – 7:15 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Let’s Talk About Love? Poetry
Online via Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts
To register, email info@babylonarts.org
FREE
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/377942830522515

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 7 PM EST
Afrofuturistic Pastoral Speculative Poetry Series
Chatting poetry with Akua Lezli Hope
Facebook Live: link coming soon
FREE
This project is made possible by the NYS Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the NYS Legislature. (Kudos, Akua, on earning this grant!)


Past

Friday, May 13, 2022 at 6:30 PM
Sit Around and Write at Starbucks in Lynbrook
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2863860633760695

Monday, May 9, 2022 at 6 PM – 7:15 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Let’s Talk About Erasure Poetry with BACCA
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/368999361523008

Friday, May 6, 2022 at 7 PM
Poets Meet Musicians with Colored Colors at Lithology Brewing Co

Monday, April 25, 2022 at 7 PM EST
Open Mic Poetry Chat: Favorite Poems with Oceanside Library
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1685820291758757

Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 10 AM
Sunday Funday Book Club with Colored Colors at Hops Scotch Bottle Shop Reading Hole In My Life by Jack Gantos
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/111556967595240

Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 7 PM EST
Poetic Yoga and Meditation with Northport Arts Coalition and Northport Library

Monday, April 11, 2022 at 6 PM – 7:15 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Let’s Talk About Concrete Poetry with BACCA

Friday, April 1, 2022 at 7 PM EST (or whenever you wish)
Sit Around And Write: FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/edit/383125989986301

Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 10 AM
Sunday Funday Book Club with Colored Colors at Hops Scotch Bottle Shop (The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck)

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 7 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Rising Contemporary Poets Via Oceanside Library
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/474903967600629

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 2 PM EST
Lit, Live! with Nassau Community College’s Creative Writing Program
On-campus: Tower 11th Floor
Zoom: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/94992104068
ID: 949 9210 4068

Monday, February 21, 2022 at 7 PM EST
Poets Near & Afar with Oceanside Library
Christina M. Rau (NY) and Nathan Brown (OK)

Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 4 PM
Pen & Brush Reads with Ivory Tower Boiler Room
https://www.store.penandbrush.org/event-details/p-b-reads-with-ivory-tower-boiler-room

Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 7 PM EST
Oceanside Library Poetry Chat: I Don’t Get It: Poems That Confuse Us (Again)
Bring confusing poems and hear some from What We Do To Make Us Whole

Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM
PPA Reading at East Meadow Public Library Christina M. Rau and Bernard Hicks

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 6 PM EST
Alien Buddha Press Live On Twitter!
Featuring Danny Winter, Skyla Allen, Beth Gulley, Kip Knott, and Sara Minges
Hosted by Christina M. Rau
https://twitter.com/thealienbuddha (must use your phone to access)

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Book Launch After Dark: What We Do To Make Us Whole
Book signing, poetry reading, live painting by Sarah Camhi, and open mic
The Muse at Industry hosted by Pete Arevalo
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1364262027352249

Friday, January 21, 2022 at 8:00 PM EST
Virtual Poetry Slam with Westbury Arts Council
https://westburyarts.org/event/virtual-poetry-slam-2022/

Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 2 PM
Book Launch-by-Day: What We Do To Make Us Whole
Book signing, poetry reading, and artisan market with Brian Geraghty, ESS NYC, and Mindful Holistics
Ground Central Coffee Company, Sunrise Hwy, Lynbrook
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/428080612379704

Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 4 PM EST
New Year’s Day Twitter Reading
Open mic 4 – 4:35
Alien Buddha Press poets read at 4:35 – 6 PM.

Friday, December 31, 2021
It’s Pub Day!!!! What We Do To Make Us Whole releases from Alien Buddha Press! Buy your copy asap by clicking on this link!
(Or you can wait for the launch to buy it in person.)
((Or do both.))

Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 7:00-8:30 PM EST
“Our Stories, Our Art, Our Lives: Theater, Poetry, Story Telling” Conversations in the Arts through the Huntington Arts Council. ICYMI, watch here: https://fb.watch/9QAjyt_QSI/

Thursday, December 2, 2021 6:30 – 8:30 PM
BVAC Reading Series at Jack Jack’s. ICYMI, watch here: https://youtu.be/2cAwT6tKC-w

Friday, November 12, 2021 at 7 PM
Tap The Mic Signature Brew Release / Poets Meet Musicians
Sponsored by Colored Colors at Lithology Brewing Co, Farmingdale, NY

Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 1 PM
Sip and Un-Wine: Artisans, Panel Talk, and Live Music
Sponsored by Colored Colors at Fire Island Vines, Bay Shore, NY

Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 1 PM EST
Grief and Gratitude: A Creative Panel Discussion Featuring Christina M. Rau (moderator), M. J. Flood and Ben Rothenburg at Oceanside Library (Made possible with funds from a DEC grant of the NYSCA and Huntington Arts Council).

Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 2:30 PM
Spooky Poetic Meditation and Yoga Walt Whitman Birthplace
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/673241966987719/

Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 1 PM
Nine Cloud Journal Public Reading at King Manor 150-02 Jamaica Ave, Queens
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/534962917570043

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 8:30 PM
Mr. Beery’s 4019 Hempstead Tpk Bethpage, NY 11714
FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/570279110788685

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7 – 8 PM
Poet In Residence Poetry Chat at Oceanside Library: Object Poems
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1497193684013492

Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1 to 6 PM
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association at Arts On Terry 2021
Info from WWBA: https://www.waltwhitman.org/wwba-at-arts-on-terry-2021/

Monday, August 30, 2021 at 7 PM EST
Summer Gazebo Reading Series Feature!
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/415992133151819

Sunday, August 29, 2021 from 1 to 4 PM
Tablin’ at LI Tropic Con with Destinies The Voice of Science Fiction Radio
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/584877109556636

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Sit Around and Write: Rain: Ground Central // Shine: Grant Park
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3016660961885534

Friday, June 11, 2021 at 5:30 PM
Sit Around and Write
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/316681479850564

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 7 PM EST
Poetry Chat: “I Don’t Get It:” Discussing Confusing Poems Via Oceanside Library
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/266152318300853

Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 5:30 PM EST
Sit Around And Write at Ground Central in Lynbrook
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/469895857593136

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 7 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Using Submittable via Oceanside Library
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1372831716448815

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop as part of the virtual WWBA and Pollock-Krasner Tour
via Walt Whitman Birthplace Association FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1345726329142351

Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11 AM – however long you wish
Sit Around And Write Grant Park, Lynbrook, NY or wherever you may be
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/286873376399877

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7 PM EST
Poetry Workshop: Word Play Via Oceanside Library

Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 11:30 AM – 2:15 PM EST
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop

Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 11:30 AM – 1 PM EST
Yoga and Writing Workshop online with NCC’s Chapter of LIWP

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Concrete Poems Via Oceanside Library

Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 11:30 AM – 2:30 ish PM EST
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 7 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Erasure Poetry Via Oceanside Library

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 7 PM EST
First Tuesdays via Zoom

January 10, 2021 at 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM ish EST
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop

December 31, 2020 at 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM EST
Yoga Dance Party Online via Revolution Yoga

December 13, 2020 at 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop: FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/381950876482238

December 6, 2020 at 7 PM to 7:30 PM EST
Meditation Moment: Donation based — offering a portion of the proceeds to The Nest at NCC

November 3, 2020 at 7 PM – 8 PM EST
Reading and Submitting to Literary Journals via Oceanside Library
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/4611528598920777

October 20, 2020 at 7 PM – 8 PM EST
Sci Fi Fantasy Poetry Chat via Oceanside Library

October 18, 2020 at 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop in Gardiner Park, Bayshore, NY

October 11, 2020 at 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Bards, Buskers, and Broadstrokes at Ground Central, Lynbrook, NY

Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop in Gardiner Park, Bayshore, NY
https://www.facebook.com/events/3077631905686716/

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7 PM – 8 PM EST
Poetry Chat: Ekphrastic Poetry Oceanside Library via Facebook

Monday, September 14, 2020 at 8 AM EST
Truth to Power on Radio Free Brooklyn Hosted by Vijay R. Nathan
https://radiofreebrooklyn.com/show/the-truth-to-power-show/
Available as a podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-truth-to-power-show/id1331225871

Monday, August 31, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST
Summer Gazebo Reading Series

Sunday, August 30 2020 at 3 – 5 PM
Bards, Buskers, and Broadstrokes Featuring poet Brian Geraghty, musician Darrell Cheng, and artist ESS NYC

Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 1 – 2:30 PM
Outdoor or Virtual Meditation and Yoga

Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop with Russ Green and Christina M Rau

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 6:30 – 7:30 PM EST
Fantastic Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop at Walt Whitman Birthplace

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 6:30-7:15 PM EST
Poetry Read Around Via Henry Waldinger Memorial Library

Wednesday June 10, 2020, 7:30-9:00 PM EST
Sit Around And Write Workshop Edition: Love Letter Poetry Guided by Christina M. Rau

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST
From Verse To First: A Writer’s WORDShop: The Prose Poem
Oceanside Library, A Poet In Residence Event
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/927556717676384/

Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 11:30 ish AM – 2:00 ish PM EST
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop
https://www.facebook.com/events/270876694309912/

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 4:00 – 5:15 PM
Yoga Writing Workshop for Long Island Writers Project

Friday, May 1, 2020 at 2:30-3:30 PM EST
From Verse To First: A Writer’s WORDShop: Surrealist and Deep Imagist Poets
Oceanside Library, A Poet In Residence Event
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/213536746732098/

Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 11:30ish – 2:00 ish EST
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop
https://www.facebook.com/events/698648087608847/

Saturday April 25, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Not My Poem Eco-Reading
Oceanside Library
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1203307570060669/

Friday, April 17, 2020 from 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST
From Verse To First: A Writer’s WORDShop: New York School Poets at Oceanside Library

Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 2 PM NOW VIRTUAL
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Poet of the Year Ceremony and Reading
https://www.facebook.com/events/173529373945304/

Friday April 3, 2020 at 2:30-3:30 PM (EST)
From Verse To First: A Writer’s WORDShop: Identity Poetics; Oceanside Library, A Poet In Residence Event

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 4-6 PM
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: For The Love Of Lists: How To Catalog Effectively in Poetry
Via Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Facebook Live

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 1PM – 2 PM
Sit Around And Write on World Poetry Day!

Friday, March 20, 2020 at 2:30-3:30 PM
AMA About Writing Virtual in conjunction with the Oceanside Library

Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6 PM
Literary Excursions Featuring Christina M. Rau and Elizabeth Fonseca at Setauket Neighborhood House

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2 PM
How To Be On A Gameshow! Panel at Oceanside Library

Monday, February 17, 2020 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sit Around And Write

Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 1PM – 4PM
South Bay Sundays: A Monthly Workshop Series

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Crossroads Talent Showcase @crossroadstalent.li on Instagram

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 6PM
Poetry Out Loud at Nassau Community College

Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10-12
Sit Around and Write at Pipeline Coffee Co

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 6PM
Poetry Out Loud at Walt Whitman Birthplace, Huntington, NY

Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 3 PM – 6 PM
Open Mic (Writers Raise A Glass Returns!) Ground Central, Lynbrook
https://www.facebook.com/events/578905616254748/

Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 1-4PM
South Bay Sundays Poetry Workshop, Patchogue
https://www.facebook.com/events/578604072928924/

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 6 PM – 8 PM
Sit Around and Write Sip This, Valley Stream
https://www.facebook.com/events/2459803244294084/

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 9 AM – 12:30 PM
Karma Yoga Sunday — FREE Yoga for the ladies at Peaceful Presence Yoga Studio
https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Peaceful-Presence-Teachers-Offer-Free-Yoga-for-Women-on-Sunday-12-15.html?soid=1109843076799&aid=e49NfYjeQh4

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1PM – 4 PM
South Bay Sundays: A Monthly Workshop Series
https://www.facebook.com/events/718682538640580/

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 6:30 – 8 PM
Sit Around and Write at Ground Central, Lynbrook

Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 1:30-4:30 PM
South Bay Sundays: A Monthly Workshop Series Hosted by Christina M. Rau and Russ Green

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Teen Workshop with the Fox Lane Writers in Fishkill, NY

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 5:30 PM
Lit, Live! at Nassau Community College

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6 – 7:30 PM–directly before the PPA reading!
Sit Around and Write at Sip This

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:30 – 9:30 PM — directly following Sit Around & Write!
It’s Poetry Baby!

Wednesday, October 2 – Friday, October 4, 2019
The Americas Poetry Festival (tapfny) at Instituto Cervantes NY
http://www.poetryny.com/?p=1890

Saturday, September 28, 2019
Join Team Joe Rau for the Walk To End ALZ
Go to this team page to join the team, donate, or leave some words of cheer:
http://act.alz.org/goto/TeamJoeRau

Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 9 PM EST
Check out $100,000 Pyramid on ABC 7.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 @ 8:30 AM
Join Team Joe Rau for the Long Island Heart Walk
Go to this team page to join the team, donate, or leave some words of cheer:
http://www2.heart.org/goto/TeamJoeRau

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Sit Around and Write at Starbucks in Lynbrook (839 Sunrise Hwy)

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 2 PM – 4 PM
PPA PoeArtica Literary Series: Chat and Q&A about Speculative Poetry
Levittown Town Hall

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 6 PM – 7 PM
Sit Around and Write at Starbucks (2755 Long Beach Rd, Oceanside, NY)

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 7 PM
Summer Gazebo Reading Series Featuring Christina M. Rau, Dd. Spungin, Deborah Hauser, Robert Savino, and Rohini Ramanathan on the Schoolhouse Green

Sunday, June 23, 2019 @ 4-7 PM
Reading at Industry Lounge & Gallery in Huntington, NY

Friday, June 14, 2019 @ 10 AM – Noon
Sit Around And Write at Lynbrook Public Library or wherever you may be.

Friday, June 7, 2019 @ 7 – 9 PM
Walking With Whitman Community Reading Series at Walt Whitman Birthplace
Reading and hosting the open mic; Book signing reception follows with music by 1 Step Ahead

Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 10 AM – 12 PM
Sit Around And Write
at Sip This or wherever you may be

Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 1 – 2 PM
Sit Around And Write
Oceanside Library or wherever you may be.
Followed by:
2-4 PM Celebrate Poetry & Prose

Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 12 – 1 PM
Cambridge Writers Workshop Table T13106

Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Why They Keep Coming: Examining Two-Year College Creative Writing Students
with moderator Dan Portincaso and panelists Sharon Coleman and Kathryn Kysar
AWP Conference 2019: Portland
https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/overview

Friday, March 29, 2019 @ 11 AM – 12 PM
Two Year College Caucus Table 9027

Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 6-7 PM
(R324) Two Year College Caucus, caucusing!

Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 1-2 PM
Cambridge Writers Workshop Table T13106

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, afternoonish
Come with me on a walking tour of Portland’s Municipal Fountains & Donuts!

Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 6-8 PM
Sit Around And Write at Starbucks in Lynbrook (Sunrise Hwy)

Friday, March 8, 2019 @7 PM
BJ Spoke Gallery Reading in Huntington, NY

Sunday, March 3, 2019 @ 5:30 PM
Literary Sundays Reading Series Featuring Christina M. Rau and Vijay R. Nathan
Kew & Willow Books

Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Sit Around And Write at Ground Central Coffee Company (Philips Plaza 659 Sunrise Highway Lynbrook)

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 6 PM
Poetry Out Loud: Regional Competition — Judging at Walt Whitman Birthplace

Friday, February 8, 2019 @ 6 PM
Poetry Out Loud: Regional Competition — Hosting at Nassau Community College, CCB

Friday, February 1, 2019 @ 11:30 PM
Tune in to 90.1 WUSB to listen to Destinies: The Voice Of Science Fiction to hear me chat with Dr. Howard Margolin. http://captphilonline.com/Destinies.html

Sunday, January 13, 2019 @ 2 – 4 PM
Sit Around And Write
Henry Waldinger Public Library (6 Verona Pl, Valley Stream) OR wherever you may be!

Monday, November 5, 2018 @ 7 – 8 PM
How To Write A College Essay
Oceanside Public Library

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 11 AM
National Day On Writing Conference: Collaboration at Goodwin College, Community Room
East Hartford, CT
https://www.goodwin.edu/files/pdfs/events/national-day-on-writing-2018.pdf

Sunday, August 5, 2018 @ 2 PM – 4 PM
Drop-in-pay-what-you-wish-one-on-one-poetry-feedback sessions
Dunkin Donuts: 120 E Sunrise Highway, Valley Stream, NY 11581
First come, first served for 10-15 minutes each.
You can bring one poem, up to two pages long using regular-sized font.
You must buy something from DD.
You can pay whatever amount you wish for the time and feedback.
In celebration of my updated Services page.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 @ 3:00 PM-5:00PM
Joaquin Miller Poetry Series sponsored by The Word Works at Rock Creek Nature Center Auditorium
 http://www.wordworksbooks.org/event/joaquin-miller-poetry-series-tara-bray-christina-rau/

Monday, June 25, 2018 @ 7PM
Summer Gazebo Reading Series presented by the Oceanside Kiwanis Club on the Schoolhouse Green
Christina M. Rau, Robert McKenna, Rohini Ramanathan, and Mike O’Keefe

Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Word Thursday Reading Series at Bright Hill Press — 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY 13846

Sunday, April 29, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Celebrating Valley Stream through the Eyes of a Poet at Henry Waldinger Memorial Library

Saturday April 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
Panelist/Moderator for “Fantasy as Reality: Activism and Catharsis through Speculative Writing” with Marlena Chertock, Alex DiFrancesco, and Rita Banerjee at Split This Rock Poetry Festival
Washington, D.C.

Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Disobedient Futures hosted by Cambridge Writers’ Workshop with Rita Banerjee, Alex Carrigan, Marlena Chertock, and Christina M. Rau at The Colony Club Washington, DC

Friday, April 13, 2018   7:30 – 9:00 PM
The Science of Poetry & The Poetry of Science
PLACE (Program for Learning and Community Engagement) Closed Workshop and Open Reading and Discussion at Texas A&M Texarkana
http://www.tamut.edu/Calendar/2018/04/PLACE-Christina-M.-Rau-Poetry.php

Sunday, April 8, 2018  7:30 – 9:30 PM
Visible Poetry Project Screening
KGB Bar Red Room
85 E 4th St, NYC, NY
No cover but 2 beverage min
https://www.facebook.com/events/918782924961948/

Sunday, February 11, 2018@ 2 PM – 4 PM
Yoga and Writing Workshop
Revolution Yoga –7 North Village Ave, Rockville Centre, NY
Join Christina for a yoga practice combined with short writing, and meditation.
Participants should bring a pen and a notebook.
$25
http://www.revolutionyogaspace.com/ [click on schedule, click on workshops]

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 6:30 PM (festivities) / 8:00 PM (reading)
Delayed Book Launch for Liberating The Astronauts
Come to Sip This to participate in poetry prompts, an open mic, sci-fi-fem trivia, and read along with your own copy of Liberating The Astronauts. There will be stickers and prizes as always.
In conjunction with Poets In Nassau’s First Fridays hosted by Dd. Spungin
64 Rockaway Ave, Valley Stream, NY
FREE
https://www.facebook.com/events/361307054301349/

 
November 18, 2017 @12 Noon – 1 PM
Submit Your Stuff Workshop
Christina M. Rau and Peter V. Dugan will lead you through twists and turns of publication.  — Oceanside Public Library
 

Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Poets In Port  Caffe Portofino, 249 Main St, Northport, NY

Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 2:30 PM
The Brownstone Poets present Alice B. Fogel, Howard Pflanzer, and Christina M. Rau
Park Plaza Restaurant  Hosted by Patricia Carragon w limited open mic

Monday, June 12, 2017 @ 7 PM
The Summer Gazebo Reading Series featuring Christina M. Rau et. al.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 7 PM
Second Saturday @ Cyrus Series Cyrus Chai & Coffee Company

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
Lit, Live! presents Barbara Barnard, Christina M. Rau, and Pramila Venkateswaran at Nassau Community College

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 7 PM
Boundless Tales Reading Series at The Local NYC

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ TBA
Panel: Putting Together Your Poetry Collection at  Oceanside Public Library

April 7-9, 2017
Lunacon
SATURDAY at 7 PM: Erasing SF+ Fantasy: Writing Found Poetry
Room:
Hudson with Christina M. Rau (moderator)
Cross out, cut out, and get creative with sf, fantasy, and science-based textbooks, novels, short stories, and plays to create new poems. A great way to either write a poem for the first time or change up the way you read and write poetry. All ages welcome.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 2 PM
Poetry Reading at East Islip Library,  Open mic follows features
Free: https://www.facebook.com/events/243885216042096/

Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
The Mid-Island Y Poetry Series 45 Manetto Hill Rd, Plainview, NY www.miyjcc.org

Sunday, November 13, 2016 @ 2 PM
Author Fair! Rockville Centre Library, 221 N. Village Ave, RVC

Saturday, November 12, 2016 @ 2 PM
Celebrate Poetry and Prose with Valerie G. Keane, Christina M. Rau, and Peter Arevalo
Oceanside Public Library

Sunday, October 2, 2016 @ 2 PM
Cedamere Reading Series with Micah Zevin, Ron Kolm, and Christina M. Rau
225 Bryant Avenue, Roslyn, NY 11575

Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 8 PM
Literary Vaudeville as part of the Pen America LitCrawl NYC
Bluestockings Bookstore  172 Allen St.
Join the show at the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop’s Literary Vaudeville! The evening will feature tantalizing performances from writers Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Megan Fernandes, Claire Ince, Emily Smith, Christina M. Rau, and Frederick-Douglass Knowles II. Enjoy the dexterity of our word-artists and their poetic & prose literary feats!

Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 8 PM
Barnes & Noble of East Northport

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Curley’s Diner in Stamford 62 West Park Place, Stamford, C

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 @ 11 AM
Reading and Q&A at Goodwin College in CT

Monday, June 27, 2016 @ 7:00 PM**

The Summer Gazebo Reading Series
featuring Christina M. Rau, Peter V. Dugan, Isabel Espinal, and Patricia Carragon

**Arrive at 6:20 to join a mini poetry workshop I’ll be offering for FREE!

Sunday, June 26, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
The Poets Of Dancing Girl Press feature at The BookMark ShoppeKatie Longofono, Susan Lewis, Vicki Iorio, Abigail Welhouse, Christina M. Rau, and Janeen Pergrin Rastall will read poetry including poems from their DGP chapbooks.8415 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209
FREE

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Workshop: Lists, Pop Culture, And Playing With Language Closed engagement.
If you’re interested in this workshop, contact me to set up another one .

Wednesday, June 1, 2016@ 7 PM
HOSTING: Poets In Nassau presents Writers Raise A Glass
Turn of The Corkscrew in Rockville Centre

Thursday, April 21, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Confluence/Confluencia — Naugatuck Valley Community College
Palace Theatre, 165 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 @ 7 PM
In Loving Memory – An Evening of Poetry & Music in Memory
Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Road, Roslyn, NY 11576

Monday, April 18, 2016 @ 7 PM
Poetry Writing Workshop
Oceanside Public Library

Saturday, April 16, 2016 @ 2 PM
Reading Your Poetry Out Loud: A Panel Discussion
Oceanside Public Library 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 @ 7 PM
Beat Poetry Group Reading
Sip This, 64 Rockaway Ave, Valley Stream, NY 11580

Monday, April 11, 2016@ 7 PM
HOSTING: Poets In Nassau presents Writers Raise A Glass
Turn of The Corkscrew in Rockville Centre

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 @ 7 PM
First Tuesdays reading series at the Terraza Cafe

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 @ 7 PM
FLAPPERHOUSE reading featuring Leona Godin, Stephen Langlois, William Lessard, Emily Linstrom, and Christina M. Rau as contributors to Issue 9, plus T. Mazzara, Joanna C. Valente, and Anthony Michael Morena
Pacific Standard, 82 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
FREE  https://www.facebook.com/events/573684219447594/ 

Monday, March 14, 2016 @ 7 PM
HOSTING: Poets In Nassau presents Writers Raise A Glass
Turn of The Corkscrewin Rockville Centre

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
The Poets of Finishing Line Press
KGB Bar 85 E 4th St NYC, NY 10003

Thursday February 11, 2016 @ 7:00 – 9:30 PM
Poets In Nassau presents Aviators, Poets, and Dreamers
Cradle of AviationMuseum

Sunday, December 13, 2015 2 – 4 PM
Queens Public Library Central Branch

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 @ 7 PM
Poetry: Verse In Person
Sachem Public Library

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 2PM
Gatsby On East Egg: A Reading of Poetry and Prose
Hempstead House on Sands Point Preserve during its Shop for a Cause Weekend

Thursday, October 22, 2015 @ 6:30 PM
Early Bird Reading at Hicksville Public Library

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 @ 7:30 PM
Risk of Discovery Reading Series at Astoria Coffee

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 @ 7:30 PM
Celebrating “Howl” a group reading
Sip This, Rockaway Ave, Valley Stream NY

Thursday, October 1, 2015 @ 7 PM
Presentation: Writing The Basic Essay (not poetry!)
Oceanside Library

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 1-3 PM
Valley Stream Author Fair
Henry Waldinger Memorial Library

Sunday, August 23, 2015 @ 4 PM
Great Weather For Media Featuring Christina M. Rau and Denis Gray
The Parkside Lounge in NYC

Monday, July 13, 2015 @ 7 PM
Summer Gazebo Reading: Featuring Christina M. Rau, Jerry Zezima, Jack Anderson, and Walter Wagner Schoolhouse Green Gazebo, Foxhurst Rd, Oceanside

Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 7 PM
Poets In Nassau Presents Sip A Cup of Poetry
Sip This ,64 Rockaway Ave, Valley Stream, NY 11580

Thursday, April 30, 2015 @4 PM
Literature, Live! Faculty Reading
Featuring Professor Christina M. Rau
Bradley Hall Ballroom
Nassau Community College, 1 Education Dr, Garden City, NY 11530

Sunday, April 26, 2015 @ 1 PM
How To Get Your Poetry Published: A Panel Presentation
Oceanside Public Library, 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside, NY 11572
FREE

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 9:30 AM
Reading at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead
FREE

Sunday, April 12, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
Celebrate Poetry
Featuring lots of poets and musicians, including Christina M. Rau
Oceanside Public Library, 30 Davison Ave, Oceanside NY11572
FREE

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 @ 7:30 PM
For The Girls, I Book Launch
Sip This,  64 Rockaway Ave, Valley Stream, NY 11580
FREE, but grab a cup of coffee or a waffle or something else delicious
For more info: christinamrau@ymail.com

Monday, August 18, 2014 @ 7 PM
Summer Gazebo Reading: Featuring Christina M. Rau, Jonathan Harris, JR Turek, and George Wallace
Schoolhouse Green Gazebo, Foxhurst Rd, Oceanside
FREE

Friday, April 25, 2014 @ 7 PM
Poetry Affair: In Celebration of National Poetry Month
with Rosalind Brenner, Grace Schulman, Julie Sheehan, Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, Janet Kaplan, Joanne Pilgrim, Michelle Murphy, Lucas Hunt, Monique Enders, Pamela Kallimaris, Fran Castan, and Michelle Whittaker
East Hampton Studios, 75 Industrial Road, Wainscott, NY

Sunday, April 26, 2014
Presenting: The New Cartography: Geo-Tagging Maps As Creative Composition
Transitions and Transactions II: Literature & Creative Pedagogies in Community Colleges
Hosted by BMCC
Registration required

Sunday, September 15, 2013 @ 3 PM
Poetry Day at Molloy College
Featuring: Amber Tamblyn, Derrick C. Brown, Megan Falley, Peter V. Dugan, Vicki Iorio, and me
Madison Theatre, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, NY
FREE for students who register
$10 for adults

Monday, July 29, 2013 @ 7 PM
Summer Gazebo Reading
Schoolhouse Green, Foxhurst Road, Oceanside
FREE

Saturday, May 11, 2013 @ 2 PM
Long Island Writers Guild
East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St in East Meadow NY
FREE

Friday, March 8, 2013 @ 7PM
Speaking of Poetry & Prose
Hosted by Peter V. Dugan
Oceanside Public Library, 30 Davison Ave in Oceanside NY
Open mic follows
FREE

Friday, October 5, 2012 @ 8 PM
Inspirations at The Vault
Hosted by Michael Alpiner
The Vault, 90-21 Springfield Blvd, Queens Village, NY 11428
http://www.thevault.org/info.html

Friday, July 13, 2012 @ 7:30 PM
The Ekphrastic Poster Show
A Photography and Poetry Exhibit OPENING
Kaeti Wigeland, photographer, and Christina M. Rau, poet, have teamed up to present the visual and the written word.  Opening includes a little reading, a little writing, a little music-making, a little laughing.
Sip This, 64 Rockaway Ave, Valley Stream, NY
FREE

Thursday June 14, 2012
It’s Poetry, Baby!

Wyld Chyld Tattoo and Cafe
1708 Sunrise Hwy
Merrick, NY
7:30 PM
Hosted by Peter V. Dugan
FREE

Monday July 11, 2011
Summer Gazebo Reading Series
Schoolhouse Green
Foxhurst Rd
Oceanside, NY
7 PM
Bring a lawnchair or a blanket
FREE

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Poetry, Tattoos, and Coffee (all in one place)
Wyld Chyld Tattoo and Cafe
1708 Sunrise Hwy.
Merrick, NY 11566
Open mic follows feature
7:30 PM
FREE

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Two Sisters: poems of two nun-poets
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and Sister Hildegard Von Bingen
presented by the N.A.C.at Northport Library
7:00 PM
FREE

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Poetry, Tattoos, and Coffee (all in one place)
Wyld Chyld Tattoo and Cafe
1708 Sunrise Hwy.
Merrick, NY 11566
Open mic follows feature
7:30 PM
FREE

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Northport Village Library
Tribute to Walt Whitman
Several features sponsored by the Northport Arts Coalition
7-9 PM
Northport, NY

Saturday, March 27, 2010
Smalls Jazz Club: Poetry Feature
Christina M. Rau & Stephen Willems
Hosted by Lee Kostrinsky
5 -7 PM

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