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; Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference; 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, Sacramento, CA; San Francisco State University, CA; Santa Clara University, CA: University of Maine, Fort Kent, ME; UC Riverside Writers Week, CA; 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.

 

 

2022 Winter/Spring Events:

MATWAALA
Celebrating Poets of Color Who Make Visible the Rich Diversity of Native American Poetry
Thursday, March 3, 5:00 p.m. PST, 8:00 EST
Lucille Lang Day, Lyla June, and Andrina Smith
FREE: Zoom link
Host: Pramila Venkateswaran

POETRY CENTER SAN JOSE
Well-RED Series
Tuesday, March 8, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. PST, 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. EST
Reading and panel based on Poetry and Science: Writing Our Way to Discovery
Elizabeth Bradfield, Lucille Lang Day, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Ann Fisher-Wirth,
and Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
For more information and to register for the FREE Zoom link: Facebook event page
Discussion with the audience will follow.

WATERSHED ENVIRONMENTAL POETRY FESTIVAL
Saturday, March 19, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. PDT, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. EDT
Reading by contributors to Poetry and Science: Writing Our Way to Discovery
Elizabeth Bradfield, Lucille Lang Day, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Ann Fisher-Wirth,
and Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
For more information and to register for the FREE Zoom link: Watershed Festival

AWP READING
Poetry and Place: Connecting Who We Are to Where We Are
Thursday, March 24, 9:00 to to 10:15 a.m., EDT
Room 120AB, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 100 Level
Philadelphia, PA
Moderator: Lucille Lang Day
Poets reading: Anne Coray, Eric Paul Shaffer, Ron Welburn,
Ruth Nolan, and Lucille Lang Day
Conference registration required for admission.

AWP PANEL
Indigenous Ecopoetry: Environmental Perspectives from Those Who Came First
Thursday, March 24, 1:45 to 3:00 p.m., EDT
Room 115AB, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 100 Level
Philadelphia, PA
Moderator: Lucille Lang Day
Panelists: Kimberly Blaeser, Kimberly Wieser, Denise Low, and Craig Santos Perez
Conference registration required for admission.

AWP OFFSITE READING
Thursday, March 24, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., EDT
Lucille Lang Day, Lynne Thompson, and others
Head House Books
619 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
FREE. Organizer: Christina Deptula

WHAT’S REALLY HAPPENING?
Mutiny Radio, San Francisco
Sunday, April 3, 12:00 noon PDT, 3:00 p.m. EDT
Contributors to Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California
Lucille Lang Day, Nanette Deetz, Dave Holt, Stephen Meadows, Linda Noel
FREE: Podcast or Listen Live
Host: Luke Sauer

SACRAMENTO POETRY CENTER
Monday, April 11, 7:30 p.m. PDT
Lucille Lang Day and Sarah Oktay
FREE: Zoom link
Meeting ID: 763 873 3462 / pass: r3trnofsdv
More information: Angela James

ECOPOETRY AT THE ENDANGERED EARTH EVENT
Saturday, April 23, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PDT
Lucille Lang Day, Paul Belz, Tom Goff, Kirk Lumpkin, and J. C. Olander
reading from Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California
Plus speakers and musicians
City Plaza, Downtown Chico, California
FREE. More information: Paul Belz

POETS ON THE PLAZA
Bay Area Book Festival and Downtown Berkeley Association
Saturday, May 7, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT
Lucille Lang Day, Alison Hart, Nanette Deetz, Dave Holt, Meryl Natchez, Susan Cohen,
Lisa Rosenberg, Carol Dorf, Kathleen McClung, Andrena Zawinski, and many others
reading from Scarlet Tanager Books anthologies and other publications
Berkeley BART Plaza Stage, Berkeley, CA
FREE. More information: Fred Dodsworth

2022 Summer/Fall Events:

SEASONS—BREATHING TOGETHER, a Poetry Reading
Monday, July 18, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. PDT
Lucille Lang Day, Karla Brundage, Shizue Seigel, Kathryn Takara,
Amos White and Maw Shein Win
Bird & Beckett
653 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA
FREE. More information: Karla Brundage

Links:

Video

Reading at the Berkeley Poetry Festival, June 5, 2010

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

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

GuerrillaReads, Lucille Lang Day reads her poem “Muir Woods at Night,” March 18, 2019

San Francisco Public Library, reading by contributors to Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California, November 9, 2020

Inlandia Institute, California Burning Reading and Discussion, contributors to Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California and California Fire & Water: A Climate Crisis Anthology, November 22, 2020

Literary Dialogs with Nina Serrano, Lucille Lang Day reads from and discusses Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place, April 2021

Poetry Flash Reading Series, Lucille Lang Day and Iris Jamahl Dunkle, May 30, 2021

Voices of Indigenous Poets, Truro Historical Society, Lucille Lang Day, Ben Naka-Hasebe Kingsley, Cheryl Savageau, and Ron Welburn, July 14, 2021

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

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

Cover to Cover, KPFA-FM, Jack Foley reads his introduction to Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California, edited by Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan, April 14, 2020

Cover to Cover, KPFA-FM, Lucille Lang Day reads her essay “Rhymes with Reason: Poetry, Science, the Planet and the Mind,” which appears as an appendix in Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California, April 21, 2020

Cover to Cover, KPFA-FM, Lucille Lang Day and Jack Foley read poems from Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California, April 28, 2020

Environmental Directions Radio, KBPK, Nancy Pearlman interviews Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan about Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California, January 8, 2021