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


2015-2018 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.

Sunday, May 6,, 6:00 with Ruth Danon and Joanna Fuhrman. Phoenix Series curated by Michael Graves. 27 Bethune 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