Perhaps more will be added, but these are the ones we have scheduled so far.
[Last updated on 11/18/2014.]

Cleveland, Ohio — Crisis/Ballet Book Release Party — Barking Spider Tavern
Saturday 1/25/2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. —
Celebrating new chap
books by three of NE Ohio’s finest poets: Steve Brightman (whose 13 Ways of Looking at Lou Reed was just published by Crisis Chronicles Press), Dianne Borsenik (Corpus Lingua, The Poet’s Haven Press), and Dan Smith (The Liquid of Her Skin, the Suns of Her Eyes, NightBallet Press). John Burroughs emceed an open mic.  Barking Spider, 11310 Juniper Road in Cleveland.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — A Confluence of Poets — Modern Formations Gallery
Saturday 2/8/2014 at 8 p.m. —
Presented by Lilliput Review and featuring these poets: Sara Ries (from Buffalo, NY), Chuck Joy (Erie, PA), Dianne Borsenik & John Burroughs (Cleveland, OH), Ally Malinenko & John Grochalski (New York, NY), Maggie Glover (San Francisco, CA) and Pittsburgh’s own Heather McNaugher, Kristofer Collins & Don Wentworth.  Admission: $5 or a Covered Dish. Modern Formations, 4919 Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh.

Lakewood, Ohio — Mondays at Mahall’s — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 3/3/2014 at 7:30 p.m. — The Mondays at Mahall’s poetry and prose series features Super Boys author Brad Ricca and the launch of Crisis Chronicles Press’ new book Songs in the Key of Cleveland: An Anthology of the 2013 Best Cleveland Poem Competition.  An open mic will follow the features.  Emceed by Catherine Criswell.  Mahall’s 20 Lanes, 13200 Madison Road in Lakewood.

Cleveland, Ohio — Snoetry 4: A Kulchural Winter Wordfest — Guide to Kulchur
Sunday 3/16/2014 from noon to 11 p.m. — Lix & Kix, clevelandpoetry.com and friends present the fourth almost annual Snoetry festival, with an open mic from noon to 1, followed by 60 featured poets from several states (Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania and of course Ohio), in Cleveland for the first time ever.  Close to a dozen Crisis Chronicles Press authors will participate. Guide to Kulchur, 1386 W. 65th Street in Cleveland.  More details at
www.snoetry.com.

Cleveland, Ohio — Write Club — Literary Cafe
Saturday 4/5/2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. —
Serena Castells and John Burroughs will be the featured poets during this month’s Write Club hosted by Writing Knights at the Literary Cafe, 1031 Literary Road in Cleveland.  Writing Knights Press will celebrate new book releases by Serena Castells and Sharon Gariepy Frye.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 4/7/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Frank Giampietro, interim director of the CSU Poetry Center and author of Begin Anywhere, will be the evening’s featured poet, followed by an open mic.
 John Burroughs carries on as series host this month. Click here for more details. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Grafton, Ohio — National Poetry Month event — Grafton Reintegration Center
Thursday 4/17/2014 at 5:30 p.m. —
 John Burroughs will perform his poetry for the residents of the Grafton Reintegration Center and serve as one of the judges for their poetry slam.

Cleveland, Ohio — CPT: Station Hope — St. John’s Episcopal Church
Saturday 4/26/2014 from 6 to 10 p.m. —
 Crisis Chronicles Press and others will participate in HobGob Press’ “Underground Poetry” presentation in the basement of St. John’s Episcopal Church during
Station Hope: A Block-Party with a Purpose, an Arts Event for the People, a Celebration of Hope, presented by Cleveland Public Theatre, Ohio City Incorporated and Ward 3 Councilman Joe Cimperman.  2600 Church Street in Cleveland.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 5/5/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featured readings by Dawn Shepler Shimp with Smith and Lady, followed by an open mic. 
John Burroughs will host. More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Cleveland Heights, Ohio — EKPHRASTACY: Poets Respond — HeightsArts
Thursday 5/8/2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. —
 Poets John Burroughs, Linda Tuthill, Bunny Breslin and Jill Sell will read their work inspired by the current exhibition (Morganites: Fiber in Flux, curated by Tom Balbo) at HeightsArts Gallery, 2375 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights.  More details forthcoming.

Cleveland Heights, Ohio — Hessler Street Fair Poetry Contest — Mac’s Backs
Wednesday 5/14/2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. —
 John Burroughs will be one of many poets participating in this year’s event at Mac’s Backs, 1820 Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights. Joshua Gage will host.  Click here for more details.

Willoughby, Ohio — Best Cleveland Poem Competition — Willoughby Brewing Co.
Monday 6/1/2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. —
 Sponsored by Tim Misny, hosted by Ray NcNiece.  In late 2014, Crisis Chronicles Press will publish an anthology of the best poems submitted to this contest.  Click here for more details.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 6/2/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featured readings by Michael Salinger and Sara Holbrook, followed by an open mic. More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Words Dance in the Night Ballet — Modern Formations Galley
Saturday 6/14/2014 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. —
Words Dance Publishing and NightBallet Press present featured poets Dianne Borsenik, Amanda Oaks, John Dorsey, John Burroughs, Nikki Allen, Karen Lillis, Heather McNaugher, Jason Irwin, Karen Lillis and Jason Baldinger, who will being reading round robin in the dark. Multiple books will be released. Modern Formations is located at 4919 Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh.

Columbus, Ohio — Community Festival 2014 — Columbus
Saturday 6/28/2014 —
 John Burroughs, Dianne Borsenik, Connie Everett, Mark Hersman and Ben Rader will be among the Ohio poets performing during this year’s ComFest in Columbus.  More details forthcoming. 

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 7/7/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featured readings by Jack McGuane, Chuck Joy and Eva Xanthopoulos, followed by an open mic.  More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Cleveland, Ohio — Mad Sing You II Poetry/Music Fest — Pat’s in the Flats
Sunday 7/20/2014 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. —
Jesus Crisis Ban/ne/d (John Burroughs & guitarist JJ Haaz), Tom Adams with Goggles Pisano, The Leftovers (featuring Steven B. Smith and Shawn Mishak), Shelley Chernin, Terry Provost (backing band: the Rickety Claque, featuring Dave Shaggy Snodgrass), and dan smith and the Deep Cleveland Trio (Morgan Ellington, Miles Budimir & Eric Anderson) will be among the many musical and spoken word performers at the second annual Mad Sing You festival.  More details forthcoming.  2233 W. 3rd Street in Cleveland.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 8/4/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featured readings by Sean Thomas Dougherty, John Dorsey and John Swain, followed by an open mic.  More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Painesville, Ohio — Words and Wine — Your Vine or Mine
Tuesday 8/5/2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. —
 
John Burroughs will be the featured poet during Words and Wine at Your Vine or Mine, 154 Main Street, Painesville, Ohio.  This event will begin with an open mic.

Erie, Pennsylvania — Voices from the Viaduct — McBride Viaduct
Friday 8/15/2014 at 7:30 p.m. —
Poets’ Hall weekly gathering moves to the McBride Viaduct (located 12th and East Ave north entrance).  Featured poets: Ron Androla, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Ron Hayes, Veronica Hopkins, John Burroughs, Dianne Borsenik, Fazed Cookies’ host Michael Bennett, Marisa Moks-Unger, Kim Noyes, Greg Brown, and Keith Moses.

Cleveland Heights, Ohio — Oct Tongue -1 Book Release — Mac’s Backs
Wednesday 8/27/2014 at 7 p.m. —
 
Crisis Chronicles Press will debut the new book Oct Tongue -1 (written by Mary Weems, John Swain, Steven Smith, Lady [Kathy Smith], Shelley Chernin, John Burroughs and Steve Brightman) and the authors will read at this event.  Mac’s Backs is at 1820 Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights.  Click here for more info.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 9/1/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featured poets Ray McNiece and Mary Weems, followed by an open mic. Click here for more details. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Lakewood, Ohio — Cleveland’s Starving Artist and Vendors Bazaar — Foundry Club
Sunday 9/7/2014 from 5 to 10 p.m. —
 Crisis Chronicles and NightBallet Presses
will participate in this special event featuring food, art, clothing, live entertainment and more at the Foundry Club, 11729 Detroit Road in Lakewood.  Click here for more information.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 10/6/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
Featured poets will be contributors to the 2014 Lipsmack anthology published by NightBallet Press. Scheduled so far: Jennifer Hambrick (Columbus), Andy Roberts (Columbus), Jason Baldinger (Pittsburgh), and Dan Smith (Cleveland).  An open mic will follow. More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Cleveland, Ohio — Renegade Flowers: levyfest 2014 — CSU Library
Friday 10/24 thru Sunday 10/26/2014 — Crisis Chronicles Press will be among many participating in this year’s levyfest in Cleveland. We’ll have a table set up Saturday at CSU’s Michael Schwartz Library. Editor John Burroughs will read 8:50 Saturday evening at the Lava Lounge. Other press authors will participate throughout the weekend. More details here.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 11/3/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featuring the group Writer’s Root authors Regina Geither and Elise Geither, followed by an open mic.  Crisis Chronicles Press will debut
Elise Geither’s new chapbook at this event. More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Sandusky, Ohio — Coffeehouse Reading Series — Mr. Smith’s Coffeehouse
Saturday 11/8/2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. —
 Featured poet John Burroughs will read, followed by an open mic.  Hosted by Bottom Dog Press and the Firelands Writing Center.  More info here.

Amherst, Ohio — Cemetery Arts Productions — Arabica Coffee Bistro
Friday 12/12/2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. —
Event will feature poetry and music by Ryan Sagert, Ruben Escandon, Jeremy Ryzhevski, John Burroughs and more TBA.  Click here for details.

Lakewood, Ohio — Monday at Mahall’s Poetry & Prose — Mahall’s 20 Lanes
Monday 12/1/2014 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. —
 Featured poets Clarissa Jakobsons (Aurora, OH), Juliet Cook (Medina, OH) and Baraka Noel (Wheaton, MD), followed by an open mic. More details forthcoming. 13200 Madison Avenue in Lakewood.

Erie, Pennsylvania — Friday Night Writes — Poets’ Hall
Friday 12/15/2014 from 8 to 10 p.m. —
John Burroughs will be the evening’s featured poet, followed by an open mic.  More details forthcoming.

Canton, Ohio — Writing Knights: Apocalypse — Journey Art Gallery
Friday 12/12/2014 from 7 to 10 p.m. —
A catered event featuring four dynamic performers – John Burroughs, Andi Line, styles83 and Zach – at Journey Art Gallery, 431 4th Street NW.  Click here for more info.

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