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HOW TO LOVE THE EMPTY AIR East Coast Events announced!

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Cristin is thrilled to be doing HOW TO LOVE THE EMPTY AIR events in three of her favorite East Coast cities with three of her favorite poets! Check it out, and come on out:

APRIL 2: STRAND BOOKSTORE (NYC) with SARAH KAY
Cristin is thrilled to be returning to one of her favorite bookstores on the planet, The Strand in New York City. Cristin will be debuting new poets from her book HOW TO LOVE THE EMPTY EMPTY and will be sharing the stage with old friend & brilliant poet Sarah Kay who will be reading poems from her various collections, including the just released ALL OUR WILD WONDER. For more information, please visit The Strand website here.

APRIL 3: PHILAMOCA (Philadelphia) with SARAH KAY, ANIS MOJGANI & DERRICK BROWN
A Write Bloody LIVE Event where Cristin will be sharing the stage with Sarah Kay (All Our Wild Wonder), Anis Mojgani (In the Pockets of Small Gods) and Derrick Brown (Hello. It Doesn’t Matter). See these wonders perform, and then stick around to snag copies of their brand new book. For more information, visit the PhilaMoca website here.

APRIL 4: UNION STAGE (Washington DC) with SARAH KAY, ANIS MOJGANI & DERRICK BROWN
A Write Bloody LIVE Event where Cristin will be sharing the stage with Sarah Kay (All Our Wild Wonder), Anis Mojgani (In the Pockets of Small Gods) and Derrick Brown (Hello. It Doesn’t Matter). See these wonders perform, and then stick around to snag copies of their brand new book. For more information, visit the Union Stage website here.

Cristin Announced LA launch week for HOW TO LOVE THE EMPTY AIR (March 20 – 24)

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Cristin’s seventh collection of poetry, How to Love the Empty Air, is being released March 20th, and Cristin will be celebrating with a week of book events with her friend, publisher & fellow poet Derrick C. Brown (whose latest collection, Hello. It Doesn’t Matter., will be released on March 20th too!

Book Release Celebration @ Chevalier’s Books in Los Angeles, CA

March 20 @ 7:30 pm
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz and Derrick C. Brown will be reading from their brand new books of poetry for the first time! Come snag a copy of their books on the day they come out! With special guests Jessica Abughattas and Write Bloody’s Jackson Burgess! Free show!
For more information, please visit the website here: https://www.chevaliersbooks.com/calendar

LIVE @ Gatsby Books in Long Beach, CA
March 21 @ 8:00 pm
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz and Derrick C. Brown reading from their brand new books of poetry! With special guest, poet Micah Bournes! Free show!
For more information, please visit the website here: http://gatsbybooks.com/artists/#/gentlemen-boss-poetry-tour-weds-march-21-7pm/

LIVE @ Stories Books & Café in Los Angeles, CA

March 22 @ 8:00 pm
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz and Derrick C. Brown will be reading from their brand new books of poetry. With special guests, poets Bethany Toews and Tonya Ingram! Free show!
For more information, please visit the website here: https://storiesla.com/blogs/events

LIVE at 1888 Center in Orange, CA
March 23 @ 7:00 pm
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz and Derrick C. Brown will not only be reading from their brand new books of poetry and discussing the inspiration behind their works, but this event will be recorded for the 1888 Center’s podcast “Writers Block Live!” which will be available at 1888 Center’s website 2-3 weeks following the event. Free show!
For more information, please visit the website here: http://1888.center/events/writers-block-live-cristin-okeefe-aptowicz-and-derrick-c-brown/

HELLO. IT DOESN’T MATTER. BOOK RELEASE SHOW @ Hatchery Press in Los Angeles, CA
March 24 @ 8:00 pm
Cristin is thrilled to be performing at Derrick C. Brown’s official release extravaganza for his new book of poetry Hello. It Doesn’t Matter. This event will feature Derrick, as well Jacqueline Suskin, and sharer of a great name: poet Derek D. Brown. Musical guests Cardioid and Jimmy Von Eps will also perform. This event includes a complimentary beer tasting / home brewer’s competition, featuring five home brewers competing for the title of Brewmaster. Also, there will probably be a dance party. Just because.
For more information (& TO BUY TICKETS! Just $5!), please visit the website here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3348922

How to Love the Empty Air to be released on March 20th

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Cristin is thrilled to announce the release date of her seventh collection of poetry, How to Love the Empty Air: March 20, 2018th! Cristin will launch the book in LA with her pal & publisher, Derrick Brown! Tour dates will be forthcoming and will events in New York, Austin, Philadelphia, DC, Portland, Seattle, and Chicago, among other cities! Stay tuned for more details, but in the meantime, please feel free to preorder a signed & personalized copy of How to Love the Empty Air at Cristin’s local independent bookstore, Austin’s amazing Bookpeople