Past

20 February 2019 : Bologna, Italy : Grand Hotel Majestic : 5:30pm

Un thè con la poesia: Tea and poetry at the Grand Hotel Majstic in Bologna, reading from I WAS MAGDALENE by Cinzia Demi, tr. by Graziella Sidoli and Todd Portnowitz

14 February 2019 : Bologna, Italy : Oratorio di S. Colombano : 5:00pm

Officina della traduzione - a round-table with Paolo Valesio and Graziella Sidoli, discussing translations of Pierluigi Cappello and Paolo Valesio

 
 

23 April 2018 : Astoria, Queens : La Sala : 6:00pm

Poetry reading, with Virginia Konchan, Klara du Plessis, Leah Umansky, and Rosebud Ben-Oni

24 November 2017 : Bologna, Italy : Museo della storia di Bologna/Palazzo Pepoli

Scrittori fra più mondi / Writers Between Worlds, a multi-lingual symposium, hosted by Centro Studio Sara Valesio/Genus Bononiae

20 October 2017 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books : 8:00pm

Us&Them reading, with Laura Marris, David Larsen and Kyle Dacuyan, featuring original work and new translations

30 March 2017 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : The Silent Barn : 8:00pm

Playing an acoustic set of original songs, with Steve Sobs, Suno Deko, Bois, and Pan

31 January 2017 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books : 7:30pm

Another Way to Say, translation reading series, with Ian Dreiblatt and Ava Lehrer

4 August 2016 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books : 8:00pm

Reading original poetry with Camillo DiMaria, Corey Miller, & Jamal Begolden.

23 July 2016 : Born HUge Book release party

25 May 2016 : Madison, Connecticut : Poetry by the Sea Conference : 10:00am

Poetry Translation Panel, w Laura Marris & Cara del Valle Schorske @ the Poetry by the Sea Conference

11 February 2016 : Manhattan : CUNY Graduate Center : 6:30pm

A bilingual poetry reading, in English and Italian, with Paolo Valesio, Amerigo Fabbri, Peter Carravetta, Angelo Scipioni, Mario Moroni, & Todd Portnowitz

4 February 2016 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books : 8:00pm

A poetry reading with Camillo DiMaria, Hannah Buonaguro & Edward Arrocha.

22 January 2016 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books : 8:00pm

Join us for the third Us&Them reading, hosted by Sam Bett and me, featuring Matvei Yankelevich, André Naffis-Sahely, Kira Joseffson, and Linda Baker

17 November 2015 : Rome, Italy : American academy in Rome, lecture room : 6:30pm

A poetry reading featuring: Michael Palmer, Shamshad Abdullaev (English texts read by Will Boast), & Todd Portnowitz

10 November 2015 : Bologna, Italy : Libreria Coop ex Zanichelli, Piazza Galvani, 1/H - 40124 : ore 18:00

A presentation of the work in progress, Go Tell It to the Emperor: The Selected Poems of Pierluigi Cappello, with Graziella Sidoli and Marco Bini

2 October 2015 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books (Dekalb L)

Join us for the second Us&Them reading, hosted by Sam Bett and me, and featuring readers Idra Novey, Sara Nović, Matt Turner, and Alex Woodend. 

17 July 2015 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books (Dekalb L)

Us & Them - Six translators read from a selection of original work and work in translation, featuring Todd Portnowitz, Laura Marris, Sam Bett, Eloisa Amezcua, Christian Gullette and Allison Grimaldi-Donahue, with works by authors from Italy, France, Chile, Japan, and Sweden. 

27 June 2015 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books (Dekalb L)

A poetry reading with Brandon CourtneyChristina Mengert, & Laura Marris. Begins at 8:30pm.

14 November 2014 : Bologna, Italy : Oratorio di S. Colombano : 17:45

Italian translation reading: Traduttori a quattro mani, Todd Portnowitz e Simone Burratti leggeranno e discuteranno le loro traduzioni dei poeti americani Amy Clampitt, Donald Justice e Debora Greger, confrontandole poi con quelle "in solitaria" da Wallace Stevens, Pierluigi Cappello, Emilio Rentocchini e altri. 

26 October 2014 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Livestream Public (Morgan L)

"Renderings: Encounters & Translations" - Please join us on Sunday 26th October at Livestream Public, 195 Morgan Ave., Brooklyn, NY,  4:30pm for a series of readings and presentations of translations rendered, translations encountered, translations variably treasured. – Presented by Centotto, Organized by Paul D'Agostino. Readers: Dara Mandle, Matthew Rossi, Alice Lynn McMichael, Andrea Monti, Todd Portnowitz

26 September 2014 : Bushwick, Brooklyn : Molasses Books (Dekalb L)

A poetry reading with Jackie Clark, Todd Portnowitz, Anna McDonald, Franke Varca & Paige Taggart

 

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