Events

photo-seeandhearLucy has read her work at many colleges, cafés, galleries, bookstores, conferences, and other venues and events in the U.S. and Canada, such as Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference, University of Victoria, British Columbia; Cody’s Books, Berkeley, CA; California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA; Cornelia Street Café, New York, NY; Diesel: A Bookstore, Oakland, CA: Food for Thought Books, Amherst, MA; Kensington Row Bookshop, Kensington, MD; Mechanics’ Institute Library, San Francisco, CA; Midnight Special Bookstore, Santa Monica, CA; Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA; Sacramento Poetry Center, California, CA; San Francisco State University, CA; the University of Maine, Fort Kent, ME; Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival, Berkeley, CA; and Wine & Words, Livermore, CA.  In 2004 and 2010 she read in the Poetry at Noon Series at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

 

 

 

Links:

Video

Peter Crooks of Diablo magazine interviews Lucille Lang Day for GET LIT, Walnut Creek TV, March 2013

Reading on Poetry TV with John Rhodes and Clara Hsu, June 20, 2010

Reading at the Berkeley Poetry Festival, June 5, 2010

Audio

A Novel Idea, KRCB-FM, Suzanne Lang interviews Lucille Lang Day and Jean Wong, February 9, 2014

A Novel Idea, KRCB-FM, Suzanne Lang interviews Richard Michael Levine and Lucille Lang Day,
February 7, 2016

Out of Our Minds, KKUP-FM, Rachelle Escamilla interviews Lucille Lang Day and Dave Holt
on Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California, April 20, 2016

Word Temple, KRCB-FM, tribute to Adelle Foley and interview with Lucille Lang Day, by Katherine Hastings, July 17, 2016

Terra Verde, KPFA-FM, “Speaking to the Heart — Ecopoetry and Environmentalism,” Maureen Nandini Mitra interviews Maya Khosla and Lucille Lang Day, April 19, 2019

Poetry and Planet, “Leveraging Poetry for Environmental Causes,” Ethan Goffman interviews
Lucille Lang Day, October 7, 2019

2020 Winter/Spring Events:

Lucille Lang Day, Caryn Davidson and Kathleen McClung
AWP BOOKFAIR READING
Scarlet Tanager Books Presents Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California
Friday, March 6, 3:20 to 4:35 p.m.
The Michener Center for Writers Stage, Exhibit Halls 3-4
Henry B. González Convention Center
San Antonio,TX
Conference registration required for admission.

2020 Summer/Fall Events:

WOMEN’S NATIONAL BOOK ASSOCIATION — SAN FRANCISCO CHAPTER
EFFIE LEE MORRIS WRITING AWARDS & MIXER
Friday, July 24, 5:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time
Poetry winners: Lucille Lang Day and Joan Gelfand
Fiction winners: Anne Marie O’Brien, Vera Chan and Harriet Garfinkle
Nonfiction winners: Ellie Bozmarova, H.L. Onstad and Maureen Lechwar
FREE
For Zoom link, go to WNBA-San Francisco

Lucille Lang Day, Joan Gelfand and Roger Hecht
CERVENA BARVA PRESS, 15-YEAR CELEBRATION
Saturday, August 8, 4:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time
FREE
For more information, go to Červená Barva Press
For Zoom link, contact Gloria Mindock, Editor & Publisher, Červená Barva Press: Gloria Mindock

Lucille Lang Day, Jade Bradbury, Tobey Hiller and Lisa Rosenberg
SAN JOSE POETRY FESTIVAL, SMALL PRESS FAIR
Panel: Words for the Earth: Poetry, Ecology, and Environmental Activism
Sunday, September 13, 1:00 to 1:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time
Host: Mighty Mike McGee
FREE
Small press readers follow the panel. Event ends at 3:00 p.m.
For Festival information, go to San Jose Poetry Festival
To receive Zoom link for ecopoetry panel, register here: Small Press Fair Registration

Lucille Lang Day, Ruth Nolan, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Patricia Brody,
Mary Makofske, Heidi Sheridan, J.C. Todd and Anne Whitehouse
POETS HOUSE, A LITERARY PARTNERS PROGRAM
Scarlet Tanager Books Presents Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California
Saturday, October 10, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time
FREE
Reading and Discussion.
Poets House information: Poets House
Register here: Ecopoetry event registration

Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan
RIVERTOWN POETS
Monday, November 2, 6:15 p.m., Pacific Time
Lucy and Ruth will read from Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California,
Lucy will read from Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place,
and Ruth will read from her upcoming poetry collection, Fire Regime.
Host: Sandra Anfang
FREE
Open mic follows.
To sign up for the open mic, go to aqus.com/rivertownpoets
For Zoom link, contact Sandra Anfang: Sandra Anfang

Lucille Lang Day, Alison Hart, and Nanette Deetz
ALAMEDA ISLAND POETS
Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Pacific Time
Reading in honor of Native American Heritage Month.
Lucy will read ecopoems and indigenous-related poems
from Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place.
Host: Nanette Deetz
FREE
Open mic follows.
For Zoom link and to sign up for the open mic, contact Cathy Dana: Cathy Dana

Lucille Lang Day, Kurt Schweigman, Nanette Deetz,
Jewelle Gomez, Stephen Meadows, and Linda Noel
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY
Monday, November 9, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Pacific Time
Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California
editors and contributors will read to celebrate Native American Heritage Month
and the 50th Anniversary of the American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz.
FREE
Event information: San Francisco Public Library
Zoom registration (required): Register for November 9

Editors and contributors of two ecopoetry anthologies will read.
Well-RED Series, POETRY CENTER SAN JOSE
Tuesday, November 10, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Pacific Time
California Burning: NorCal and Coast
Reading from Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California:
Susan Cohen, Lucille Lang Day, Iris Jamahl Dunkle, Donna Emerson,
Maureen Eppstein, Ben Gucciardi, Tobey Hiller,
Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Kathleen McClung, Ruth Nolan
Reading from California Fire & Water: A Climate Crisis Anthology:
Opal Palmer Adisa, Kirsten Casey, Molly Fisk,
Rafael Jesus González, Maxima Kahn, Devi S. Laskar,
Indigo Moor, Sarah Pape, Kim Shuck, Alan Soldofsky
FREE
Discussion with the audience will follow.
Zoom information: Poetry Center San Jose

Lucille Lang Day
EL GIGANTE PRESENTS, SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE
Friday, November 13, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Launch reading for Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place
Host: Danny Romero
FREE
Open mic follows.
Arrive at 6:55 p.m. to sign up for the open mic.
For Zoom link, contact Danny Romero: Danny Romero

Lucille Lang Day, Barbara Jane Reyes,
George Bilgere, and Dee Allen
HENRY MILLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY VIRTUAL POETRY SERIES
Sunday, November 15, 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Hosts: Laura Schulkind and Peter Serchuck
FREE
For Zoom link, contact Laura Schulkind: Laura Schulkind

Editors and contributors of two ecopoetry anthologies will read.
INLANDIA INSTITUTE
Sunday, November 22, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Pacific Time
California Burning: SoCal and Sierra
Reading from Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California:
Cynthia Anderson, Lucille Lang Day, Thea Gavin, Trina Gaynon,
liz gonzález, Laurie Klein, Karen Greenbaum-Maya,
Stephanie Noble, Ruth Nolan, Cathie Sandstorm, Judith Terzi
Reading from California Fire & Water: A Climate Crisis Anthology:
Lisa Alvarez, Cynthia Anderson, Laure-Anne Bosselaar,
Brandon Cesnat, Teresa Mei Chuc, Amy Davis, Kim Dower,
Molly Fisk, Suzanne Lummis, Bob Krut
FREE
Discussion with the audience will follow.
Zoom registration (required): Register for November 22

Lucille Lang Day
FREMONT AREA WRITERS, CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB
Saturday, November 28, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Pacific Time
Lucy’s presentation, Poetry and the Environmental Crisis,
will follow a general meeting of Fremont Area Writers.
Attendees are required to arrive at 2:00 p.m.
FREE
For Zoom link, contact Scott Davidson: Scott Davidson