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 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

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY CELEBRATION: NATIVE POETS SPEAK
Tuesday, October 11, 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. EDT
Lucille Lang Day and Ron Welburn
Bristol Community College
Fall River Campus, Room H209-H210
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
FREE. Live and on Zoom. More information: Native Poets Speak

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH READING
Wednesday, November 2, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. PDT,
10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. EDT

Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California
Contributors Nanette Deetz, Jewelle Gomez, Dave Holt, and Stephen Meadows
reading with coeditor Lucille Lang Day
Hosted by Alameda Island Poets.
FREE Zoom link: Red Indian Road West Reading
An open mic will follow.

INDIGENOUS VOICES
Saturday, November 12, 6:00 p.m. PST
Reading and discussion with Lucille Lang Day,
publisher of Scarlet Tanager Books
Hosted by Denise Low
at The 222
Paul Mahder Gallery
222 Healdsburg Avenue
Healdsburg, CA
$20.00. More information and tickets: Tickets at The 222

BLUE LIGHT AT THE GALLERY
Friday, December 2, 6:00 p.m. PST, 9:00 p.m. EST
Poetry and Science: Writing Our Way to Discovery
Contributors Elizabeth Bradfield, Ann Fisher-Wirth, Allison Adelle Hedge Coke,
and Alison Hawthorne Deming reading with editor Lucille Lang Day
Hosted by Diane Frank, Blue Light Press.
For more information and FREE Zoom link: Blue Light Press

WORDS FROM THE LAND: POETRY IN HONOR OF MOTHER EARTH
Sunday, December 4, 2:00 p.m. PST, 5:00 p.m. EST
Lucille Lang Day, Avotcja, John Curl, Dee-Allen, Genny Lim,
Zigi Lowenberg, devorah major, Tureeda Mikell, Stephanie JT Russell,
Tim Sheard, Kathryn Takara, Geza Tatrallyay, and Raymond Nat Turner
Contact host Kim McMillon for more information: Kim McMillon
FREE on Zoom: Registration

STEM POETRY SERIES
Monday, December 5, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. PST,
6:30 to 8:00 p.m. EST

Jessica Reed and Lucille Lang Day
Hosted by Danielle Apfelbaum
at Farmingdale State College.
More information and FREE Teams link: STEM Poetry Series

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