Martine Bellen

Cake at the THIS AMAZING CAGE OF LIGHT book party.

KGB Bar reading. Photo credit: Barbara Henning

Book Party for GHOSTS! at Gallery at Hi Art! Photo: Barbara Henning


2015-2016 Readings

May 21. 6:30 pm. The Flag Foundation, NYC. 545 W. 25 St. Joanna Fuhrman's pub party--THE YEAR OF YELLOW BUTTERFLIES. Reading from versions of "It Was the Year": Martine Bellen, Christine Hamm, David Shapiro, Vincent Katz, Toni Simon, Sharon Messmer, Sarah Sarai, and many others. Fuhrman will read from her new collection.

August 16. Outeast Gallery, Montauk, NY. 4:30 p.m. Reading with Bill Aiken.

September 13. Performance of MOON IN THE MIRROR: a monodrama opera. 3 p.m., Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY. 137-35 Northern Blvd.

September 20. In Your Ear. Washington, D.C. 3 pm at 2438 18th ST. NW Washington, DC 20009, District of Columbia Arts Center, with Magus Magnus and Cynthia Arrieu-King. http:/​/​​performance7.htm

October 17. Launch party with Ruth Danon at Poets House, NYC from 4-6.

October 20. Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop. 126A Front St, Brooklyn, NY .

November 6. Other Words Conference: Lyrics and Lyricism. Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL. With Constance Squires.

November 17. 6:30. The Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Ave. A, NYC. A Boog City Reading. For POSIT. https:/​/​​events/​1485067598464097/​.

November 19. 6-7:30. NYU Bookstore. New York City. Reading with Elaine Equi and Melanie Neilson.

December 14. 6:30. Bowery Poetry Club. 308 Bowery, NYC. Launch for RABBIT EARS: TV POEMS.

February 8. 7:00. (Le) Poisson Rouge. 158 Bleecker St. NYC. RABBIT EARS: TV POEMS. With David Lawton, Tantra-zawadi, Angelo Verga, George Wallace, Peter Carlaftes, steve dalachinsky, and Ron Kolm.

April 17. 4-6. Parkside Lounge. 317 E. Houston St, NYC. With Jacob Victorine.

May 17. 7:00. Bryant Park, NYC. RABBIT EARS: TV POEMS. Group reading with other poets. tba.

August 28. 1 p.m. A Tale of Two Sisters Books. 37 Carl Fisher Plaza, Montauk. w/​ John High and Bill Aiken.

Tuesday, March 21: The Poets of Copper Canyon Press: James Richardson, Marianne Boruch, Martine Bellen, and James Galvin. 6pm – 8pm at Kinokuniya Bookstore, just across the street from Bryant Park at 1073 Avenue of the Americas.

Saturday, June 17. 5:00 PM-6:00 PM with John High at Canio's Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Sunday, October 29. 4:30-6:30 with Eléna Rivera at the Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, NYC.

Selected Works

The doorjamb we peep through seep through
The Gateless Gate and STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
Published in YEW along with artwork by Lindsey Brown
Work from AMP
PennSound audio