Events & Readings

Upcoming:

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

Past 

Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 7 PM
Second Saturday @ Cyrus Series
Cyrus Chai & Coffee Company
1 Railroad Plaza, Bay Shore, NY

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
Lit, Live! presents Barbara Barnard, Christina M. Rau, and Pramila Venkateswaran
Nassau Community College 1 Education Dr, Garden City, NY
FREE — Please visit Public Safety for a visitor parking pass

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 7 PM
Boundless Tales Reading Series
The Local NYC, 1302 44th Ave, Long Island City

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ TBA
Panel: Putting Together Your Poetry Collection
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, 381 E Main St, East Islip 11730
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

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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!

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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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