NEXT UPCOMING EVENT:

2016 Virginia Festival of the Book

   "Still Smoldering: A Poetry Reading" with Reginald Dwayne Betts & Gregory Donovan

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016, 4 p.m., New Dominion Book Shop, 404 E. Main St.

Charlottesville, VA

O, Miami Poetry Festival 2017: Filmmakers Salon: TUE., APRIL 4 2017, 9:30-11:00 AM
an intimate breakfast salon at the famous Betsy Hotel in South Beach

discussion of the making of A Late Style of Fire: Larry Levis American Poet

with Director Michele Poulos and Producer Gregory Donovan​

March 30, 2016 -- Loyola Marymount College, 7:30 pm

Poetry reading: Gregory Donovan (Torn from the Sun) with Michele Poulos (Black Laurel)

Los Angeles, CA


events

2016 BREAD LOAF WRITERS CONFERENCE, August 10-20, 2016

Gregory Donovan, Guest Editor & Lecturer

Location: Ripton, Vermont   |  See: http://www.middlebury.edu/bread-loaf-conferences

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

Official Selection of the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2017  | June 7-11, 2017 

Thursday, June 8 | 5:00 PM | THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE
6712 Hollywood Boulevard in HOLLYWOOD  |  the Los Angeles premiere!

in attendance/ discussion afterward: director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015: Hudson Valley Writer's Center

reading with poet, screenwriter, & filmmaker Michele Poulos

300 Riverside Dr, Sleepy Hollow, NY.

​UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Tuesday, OCT. 3, 2017:

Gregory Donovan, Master Class: "Battling Extinctions: Poetry, Levis, Blackbird, & Me" | Morgan 301, 9:30-10:15 am 

screening of A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet | Ferguson Theater, 7-9 p.m.

 Q&A afterward with director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

Week 4 (July 16-23): 2016 Chautauqua Writers' Center Conference 

Chautauqua Institution  |  P.O. Box 28 · One Ames Ave. • Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722  |  1.800.836.ARTS

One week poetry workshop:  "Writing Out of Your Mind: Science, History, Imagination"

Donovan Reading on Sunday, July 17, 3:30 p.m.    &    Lecture on Tuesday, 7/19, 12:15 p.m.

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

Official Selection of the Knoxville Film Festival 2017  | Sept. 15-17, 2017 

FILM BLOCK 4 - Friday, Sept. 15 - 2:30 pm - THEATER 1   |  REGAL DOWNTOWN WEST CINEMA 8 

in attendance/ discussion afterward: director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

A life dedicated to the art of poetry: A Stephenson Center for Appalachia event:

Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, NC, Nov. 8 & 9, 2018

Nov. 8, 7 pm: screening of A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

 Cannon Student Center, Q&A afterward with director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

​Nov. 9, 2 pm, Shelton Learning Center: Poetry reading with Poulos & Donovan 

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

FRESNO, CA     November 18, 2016     6:30 - 9:30 PM

The Central California premiere presented by the Creative Writing Program at Fresno State   

a celebratory community screening at Fresno's historic Tower Theatre 

Featuring special appearances by director Michele Poulos; producer Gregory Donovan; and poet David St. John

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015: Bowers Writers House, Elizabethtown College, PA

Afternoon Lecture (4 p,m,) and Evening Reading (8 p.m.) with DEXTER BOOTH,  

winner of the 2012 Cave Canem Prize for Scratching the Ghost.

 SATURDAY, Oct. 10, 2015, 3-4 p.m.: Gregory Donovan reading from Torn from the Sun

 Nashville Public Library, Conference Room 3​

27th annual Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN

AWP 2015 in Minneapolis: TriQuarterly offsite reading event, Friday April 10, 5-6 p.m.
Gamut Gallery, 1006 S. Marquette Ave. 
Reading with Sara Eliza Johnson, Kai Carlson-Wee, Glen Retief, and Alix Ohlin.​

TUESDAY, August 4, 2015: Annenberg Community Beach House

reading with David St. John, Anna Journey, & Ron Koertge,

with moderator Kate Gale, Editor, Red Hen Press

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA.

SELECTED PAST READINGS, LECTURES, FILM SCREENINGS, & MORE :

WEDNESDAY, October 28, 2015, 5 p.m.: University of Southern California

Reading & Discussion by Gregory Donovan, author of Torn from the Sun 

Doheny Memorial Library, USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study

Los Angeles, CA.

​COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY, OCT. 24 & 25, 2018:

Two day residency with readings & class visits by poets Gregory Donovan & Michele Poulos​

screening A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet | 5 p.m., Wed. Oct. 24, Blow Hall Rm 332 

 Q&A afterward with director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

Poetry Reading by Michele Poulos & Gregory Donovan | 5 p.m., Thurs. Oct. 25 in Tucker Hall Theatre

SATURDAY, September 12, 2015, 4 PM: POETS HOUSE

 reading with Afaa Michael Weaver & Andrea Scarpino

10 River Terrace, New York, NY​Kray Hall (1st Floor )

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet in Miami

special screening at the O, Miami Poetry Festival 2017   |  Tue., April 4, 2017  7:30-10:00pm

 O Cinema Miami Shores @MTC  9806 NE 2nd Ave       www.omiami.org 

in attendance/ discussion afterward: director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan  

WORLD PREMIERE!    |    MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL    |    OCT. 15, 2016 

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

the feature-length documentary film produced by filmmaker/poet Michele Poulos and Gregory Donovan

with original musical score by Iron & Wine

in attendance/ discussion afterward: Michele Poulos, Greg Donovan, Sam Beam, David St. John

​New Leaves Conference:  George Mason University,  Thursday April 11, 2019

3:00 pm ​Panel Discussion: Literary Journals--Fenwick Library Reading Room (Fenwick 2001) with Tara Laskowski (SmokeLong Quarterly), Tara Campbell (Barrelhouse), and Gregory Donovan (Blackbird)

7:00 pm: screening of A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

Film screened in Fenwick Library |  Q&A afterward with director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

Poetry Society of Virginia  |  Annual Conference  |  May 20th & 21st 2016
Richmond Public Library   101 E. Franklin St.

Sat. 5/21: Donovan Presentation 11:10-12:45  &  Panel Discussion: The Publishing Poet 2:55-4:30
Panelists: Greg Donovan, Joan Mazza, & Dorinda Wegener.

2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair in Tampa, FL, March 7-10, 2018

Panel: PAWP Conference panel, “

Date/Time: 12:00pm - 1:15pm on Friday March 9, 2018
Location: Room 24, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor

Gregory Donovan

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015Reading with fiction writer Erin McGraw.

RICHMOND BOOK LAUNCH of TORN FROM THE SUN  from Red Hen Press 

7 P.M., Historic Scott House, 909 West Franklin Street,

VCU Monroe Park Campus, Richmond, VA.

DREW UNIVERSITY LOW-RES MFA program SUMMER SESSION:

Gregory Donovan & Michele Poulos Poetry Reading with Roberto Carlos Garcia

JUNE 21, 7 pm Founder's Room, Mead Hall  

6 pm Public Screening of A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet, Thurs. 6/23, LC28

Gregory Donovan, Blackbird editor, craft talk Sat. 6/24 1:30-3:00, Arts 106

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

special screening at Marshall University | A. E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series

7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in Smith Hall 154 on the Huntington, WV campus

in attendance/ discussion afterward: director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

LITQUAKE!  | "Naked Truth: True Stories of Kismet"  |  Mill Valley Public Library 

A Late Style of Fire producer and voice actor Gregory Donovan will be performing

Friday Oct. 14th, 2016 7 p.m for the Mill Valley Library.  

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

Official Selection of the Richmond International Film Festival 2017  | Feb. 28 - Mar. 5

screening as part of a double feature: Poetry Spotlight, Mar. 5, 12-2:30 p.m.

in attendance/ discussion afterward: director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

​Larry Levis Celebration: University of Maryland, Saturday Oct. 20. 2018

Events all day, 1:00 to 6:30 pm: ​Tawes Fine Arts Building, Room 320

2 to 3 pm: afternoon reading by poets Gregory Donovan & Michele Poulos​

4 to 5 pm: screening of A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

 Q&A afterward with director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015: UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA low-res MFA PROGRAM

JUNE 2015 SUMMER RESIDENCY 

Afternoon Craft Lecture and Evening Reading  

VIRGINIA PREMIERE  | A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

Official Selection of the Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville, VA

SATURDAY, NOV. 5,  3:45 pm | Venue: St. Anne's-Belfield School, 2132 Ivy Road​

followed by a discussion with film director, MIchele Poulos & producer, Gregory Donovan

April 29-May 1st, 2016: RIVER PRETTY WRITERS RETREAT

Three days of workshops, readings, and craft lectures in the Ozark Mountains

Dawt Mill Resort, Tecumseh, Missouri   * * * *   For information: http://riverpretty.org

Chesapeake Writers’ Conference  |  St. Mary’s College of Maryland  |  June 24-30, 2018

 Publishing Panel June 28:  literary agent Jessica Papin of Dystel, Goderich & Bourret,  

Caroline Casey of Coffee House Press, and Gregory Donovan, Senior Editor of Blackbird.

http://www.smcm.edu/events/chesapeake-writers-conference/

FRIDAY, October 30, 2015: Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center

David St. John hosts a celebration of Gregory Donovan’s new collection, Torn from the Sun, 

 joined by poet Gail Wronsky (Pastoral Imperfect).

681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, Los Angeles, CA.

​​AWP 2016 in Los Angeles, March 30-April 2, 2016:

"Sneak Peek: A Late Style of Fire--the Larry Levis Documentary"

Friday April 1, 1:30 pm to 2:45 p.m. | Theater, Room 411, LA Convention Center

​Panelists include: Director, Michele Poulos, with Carolyn Forché, David St. John, & Carol Muske-Dukes.

Moderated by: Producer, Gregory Donovan. 

COLUMBUS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017:

BEELER GALLERY VISITING ARTISTS & SCHOLARS SERIES: THE POET’S LIFE

Reading by David St. John 4:30 pm |  & film screening 5:30 pm:​

A LATE STYLE OF FIRE: Larry Levis, American Poet

Q&A afterward with the poets, including director Michele Poulos & producer Gregory Donovan

http://beelergallery.org/the-poets-life-a-reading-film-screening/