Readings & Signings

WHISH BOOK TOUR & OTHER POETRY EVENTS

Check this page often — More appearances will be added soon.  Would you like to schedule Jackie for a reading series, school visit, or bookclub discussion? Email your request >


May 10, 2024 – FRIDAY – Saratoga Springs, NY
1 PM ET. Jackie Craven reads from WHISH. Open mic follows. Saratoga Senior Center, 290 West Ave suite 1, Saratoga Springs, NY. (Enter through the door on the far left side of the “Y” building. Pass the reception desk and cross the lobby to the dining room.)

May 11, 2024 – SATURDAY – Albany, NY
3 PM ET. Book launch readings: Jackie Craven (WHISH),  Sarah Giragosian (Mother Octopus), and Barbara Ungar (After Naming the Animals).  The Book House of  Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203. Details >

June 1, 2024 – SATURDAY – Loudonville, NY
1:00 PM ET. Stephen A. DiBiase Poetry Prize Event: Winners and finalists will read from their work. Colonie Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211. The event is free, but seating is limited, so please register >

June 2024 – Date TBD – Parga, Greece
Jackie will read with fellow participants in the Mystikós writers workshop. (Details forthcoming.)

July 27, 2024 – Saturday – Albany, NY
7:00 PM ET. Poets in the Park. Jackie will join other poets for this annual event held next to the Robert Burns statue in Washington Park, Albany, NY. Rain location: Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave, Albany.

July 28, 2024 – Sunday – Troy, NY
2:00 PM ET. Jackie Craven (WHISH),  Sarah Giragosian (Mother Octopus), and Barbara Ungar (After Naming the Animals).  Collar City Mushrooms,
333 Second Ave., Troy, NY 12180

October 2, 2024 – WEDNESDAY – Saratoga Springs, NY + Online
7 PM ET. CAFFE LENA POETRY. Jackie Craven reads from WHISH. Open Mic follows. Signups begin at 6:30. Caffè Lena, 47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs, NY.  

December 19, 2024 – THURSDAY – ZOOM
7 PM ET. Calling All Poets (CAPS): Featured reading from WHISH. Open mic follows. (Details forthcoming)


Past Events

April 13, 2024 – SATURDAY – Winston-Salem, NC
3 PM ET. Book launch reading with Press 53 Authors Jackie Craven, Susan F. Blair, and Marc Harshman. Bookmarks Bookstore, 634 W Fourth St, Winston-Salem, NC.

April 14, 2024 – SUNDAY – Greensboro, NC
2 PM ET. Reading with Press 53 Authors Jackie Craven, Susan F. Blair, and Marc Harshman. Scuppernong Books, 304 South Elm Street, Greensboro NC 27401.

April 20, 2024 – SATURDAY – Schenectady, NY
2 PM ET. In celebration of Poetry Month, Jackie will join a group of writers for Poems and Pavanes, a program of music and poetry. Hon. Karen B. Johnson Central Library, 99 Clinton Street, Schenectady, NY 12305

April 26, 2024 – FRIDAY – Troy, NY
5-8 PM ET. Book sales & signings at the Wordfest 2024 Book Fair. Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 30 Third Street, Troy, NY.

May 1, 2024 – WEDNESDAY – Poughkeepsie, NY
5 PM ET. Vassar Review Launch Party. Jackie will read her poem from the new issue. Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY.

May 5, 2024 – SUNDAY – ZOOM
2 PM ET. International Women’s Writer’s Guild: Featured reading from WHISH. Open mic follows.


Recordings

Jackie Craven reads from her collection SECRET FORMULAS & TECHNIQUES OF THE MASTERS at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, NY, July 7, 2021.

Jackie Craven reads from her new poetry collection, WHISH, for the International Women’s Writing Guild, May 5, 2024 on Zoom.

Jackie Craven reads from her chapbook CYBORG SISTER at a Headmistress Press book launch event, SMOL literary event for small press publishers, March 19, 2022.

SoFloPoJo Presents Jackie Craven with Judy Ireland, SoFloPoJo Reading Series Producer South Florida Poetry Journal, July 28, 2023.

Audio Recordings

Also, check out WRITERS MIC ON ZOOM hosted by Jackie Craven
2nd Wednesday of each month
7:30 P.M. Eastern Time
Talk, laugh, share a poem or flash prose, up to 5 minutes per person.
Info here:
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WritersMic

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