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The 45th Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading


  • The Poetry Project 131 E 10th St New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

Premiering new work for solo electric guitar by Yaz Lancaster at this event:

Wild and welcoming, keeping it real and keeping it real weird, at The Poetry Project's 45th Annual New Year's Day Marathon we'll come together to experience the work of over 140 performers, and to say hello to 2019 the only way we know how -- with a giant party.

Check back here for updates to the performer list + tarot reading sign-ups + other occasional pleasures TBA.

Book Donors: Akashic Books, Alice James, Belladonna*, Black Sparrow, Bloof Books, BookThug, Brooklyn Arts Press, Carcanet Press, City Lights, Coffee House Press, Commune Editions, Copper Canyon, Cultural Society, Ecco, Edge, EOAGH, Fence, Flood Editions, Four Way Books, FSG, Futurepoem, Graywolf, Knopf, Litmus, Milkweed, New Directions, Nightboat, NYRB, Operating System, Penguin, Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs, Rescue, Roof, Rust Buckle, Solid Objects, Susan Mills Artist Books, The Song Cave, Tender Buttons, Ugly Duckling Presse, United Artists, University of Pittsburgh, Wave, Wesleyan University Press, Wonder, YesYes Books, and more TBA.

Food Donors: Lagunitas, Porto Rico Coffee, Two Boots, S'MAC, Veselka, and more TBA

Volunteers: Adam O'Reilly, Addison Kamb, Adeena Karasick, Andrew Noseworthy, Anna Gurton-Wachter, Anna Kreienberg, Annabel Lee, Barbara Paulus, Batya Rosenblum, Becca Teich, Brenda Iijima, Brendan Lorber and Aurora McTague-Lorber, Bridget Talone, Carley Moore, Cat Tyc, Chloe Zimmerman, Christine Wilson, Cliff Fyman, Con Messinger, Cori Hutchinson, Dave Morse, David Kirschenbaum, David Satkowski, David Wilk, Dorothy Friedman August, Ebony Watson, Elæ / Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Elinor Nauen, Emily Toder, Erica Hunt, Erika Hodges, Fabrienne Bottero, Farnoosh Fathi, Filip Marinovich, Gia Gonzales, Hailey Rozenberg, Ian Dreiblatt, Irene Villaseñor, Jack Murray, Jacqueline Waters, Jeff Perkins, Jennifer Bartlett, Jeremy Hovenaar, Jess Dagg, Jillian Mcmanemin, Joe Cosmo Cogen, Jonathan Aprea, Joshua Bianchi, Judah Levenson, Julia Knobloch, Julie Alsop, Katie Brunero, Katie Ebbitt, Katie Willingham, Laura Wilk, Linda Hayes, Lydia Cortes, Marc Nasdor, Marcella Durand & Ismael Durand O'Russa, Margaret Carson, Marie La Viña, Marina Reza, Maryam Parhizkar, Matt Longabucco, Matt Proctor, Max Nazario, Max Steele, Meredith Starkman, Michael Honigberg, Morgan Vo, Nat Roosa, Nathaniel Siegel, Nina (Ru) Puro, Noah Lebien, Olivia Grayson, Omotara James, Peter Neeley, Phoebe Kaufman, Phoebe Lifton, Quinn Roberts, Rachel Galperin, Rachel Levitsky, Rachel Valinsky, Ry Dunn, Sara Jane Stoner, Sarah Anne Wallen, Sarah Dougherty, Sarah Safaie, Shane Hanlon, Shanxing Wang, Simi Best, Stephanie Gray, Sue Landers, Suzanne Goldenberg, Tom Savage, Trace Peterson, Valentine Conaty, Will Farris, Yaz Lancaster, Zachary A. Edminster, and more TBA

Performers: Andrea Abi-Karam, Ammiel Alcalay, Ashna Ali, Justin Allen, Julie Alsop, Jonathan Aprea, Penny Arcade, Ed Askew Band, Daisy Atterbury, James Barickman, J. Mae Barizo, Peter BD, Jim Behrle, Anselm Berrigan, Edmund Berrigan, Fabrienne Bottero, Michael Broder, Lee Ann Brown & Janice Lowe, Marie Buck, Phong Bui, Steve Cannon, Wo Chan, Yoshiko Chuma with Dane Terry, Lauren Clark, Todd Colby, John Coletti, CAConrad, Lydia Cortes, Brenda Coultas, Alex Cuff, Matty D'Angelo, Kyle Dacuyan, Jordan Davis, Ted Dodson, r erica doyle, Ry Dunn, Anaïs Duplan, Marcella Durand, Steve Earle, Mel Elberg, Betsy Fagin, Will Farris, Farnoosh Fathi, Avram Fefer, Camonghne Felix, Jack Ferver, Jennifer Firestone, Jen Fisher, Jameson Fitzpatrick, Dorothy Friedman August, Kay Gabriel, John Godfrey, Suzanne Goldenberg, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Phoebe Greer & Arthur Cañedo, Diana Hamilton, Odetta Hartman David Henderson, Barbara Henning, Laura Henriksen, Erika Hodges, Bob Holman, Erica Hunt, Cori Hutchinson, Omotara James, Rachel James, Paolo Javier, Cyree Jarelle Johnson, Pierre Joris & Nicole Peyrafitte, Millie Kapp & Matt Shalzi, Vincent Katz, erica kaufman, Amy King, Anna Kreienberg, M Lamar, Yaz Lancaster, Sue Landers, Denizé Lauture, Paul Legault, Rachel Levitsky, Matt Longabucco, Brendan Lorber, Jimena Lucero, Filip Marinovich, Erin Markey, Douglas A. Martin, Eline Marx (teknikal issues), Greg Masters, Andriniki Mattis, Jillian McManemin, Yvonne Meier, Carley Moore, Tracie Morris, Dave Morse, Stephen Motika, Gala Mukomolova, Sahar Muradi, Uche Nduka, Peter Neeley, Precious Okoyomon, Edgar Oliver, Laura Ortman, Nicky Paraiso, Trace Peterson, Robbie Pollock, Matt Proctor & Sarah Safaie, Lorelei Ramirez, El Roy Red, Batya Rosenblum, Aliah Rosenthal, Bob Rosenthal, Douglas Rothschild, Judah Rubin, John Rufo, George Emilio Sanchez, Tina Satter, Tom Savage, Simon Schuchat, Purvi Shah, Frank Sherlock, Jayson Smith, Sean D. Henry Smith, Pamela Sneed, Patricia Spears Jones, Tammy Faye Starlite, Max Steele, Jim Stewart, Sara Jane Stoner, Bridget Talone, Susie Timmons, Edwin Torres, Tony Towle, Cat Tyc, Viktorsha Uliyanova, Aldrin Valdez, Cecilia Vicuna, Anna Vitale, Morgan Vo, Asiya Wadud, Anne Waldman with Fast Speaking Music, Nicole Wallace, Lewis Warsh, Jacqueline Waters, Rachael Wilson, Chavisa Woods, Matvei Yankelevich, John Yau, The Double Yews, Don Yorty, Sparrow / Foamola, The Blow, and St. Mark's Choir