reading at Philalalia

I’m super-excited to go to Philadelphia later this month for PHILALALIA, Philly’s small press / handmade poetry and book arts festival. PHILALALIA is a FREE three-day celebration that brings together poets, printmakers, book artists, paper-makers, comics poetry artists, publishers, & arts enthusiasts to showcase, perform, & sell their work. It’s taking place September 14-16, 2017 at Tyler School of Read more…

Paper Cuts

I’ll be reading with Erica Hunt, Rachel Levitsky and Christina Olivares at Pioneer Books, 289 Van Brunt Street in Brooklyn at 7 pm on Thursday, July 7th as part of the Paper Cuts feature on Belladonna* – please join us.    

book party

Tuesday October 6th at 7pm come celebrate All is not yet lost. I’ll be reading with R. Erica Doyle, John Keene and Rickey Laurentiis at Torn Page Poetry Parlor 435 W 22nd St NYC. details:

Bryant Park reading

I’m really looking forward to ending the summer/beginning the fall with these brilliant poets in such a beautiful place. Word for Word Welcomes Belladonna* with Tonya M. Foster, R. Erica Doyle, Betsy Fagin & Monica Ong September 8, 2015 at 6:00pm in Bryant Park (42nd St & 6th Ave) NYC. Fb event details Read more…

Queer Poetry Beach Party

Topside Press is hosting a Queer Poetry Beach Party on Fire Island at Cherry Grove 2pm Sunday August 9th. Yes! I’ll be reading with Lilith Latini, R. Erica Doyle and Charles Theonia. Enjoy summer with us at the beach. Venue details still TBD, updates will be posted on the facebook event page:


A lovely review of All is not yet lost just appeared in Publishers Weekly! A taste: “Fagin negotiates between structural powers and the revolution(s) brewing inside, recognizing in turn the contradictions in anything that might seem like an answer. This is a book of intricate operation on every level, from Read more…

book launch

April 21, 2015 at 7pm Belladonna will host a group book launch for All is not yet lost, Tonya Foster‘s A Swarm of Bees in High Court and the reissue of Erica Hunt‘s Time Slips Right Before Your Eyes at the PowerHouse Arena in Dumbo, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, New York. Please Read more…