Heartstrings and Scissors
Novemebr 11, 2015

Writers at Studio Eleven
May 7, 2013

Busboys and Poets
April 18, 2013

The Writers' Center
Sept. 18, 2011

The Soundry Plan B Press
Oct. 7, 2011

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower
Dec.4, 2011

READINGS Coming soon . . . New Book News!

Lit Youngstown: New books News:
(1) New Book News: Cynthia Atkins, Darren C. Demaree & Gustavo Hernandez (YouTube Live) | Facebook
Feb 7 at Lit Youngstown, 7 pm

South Florida Poetry Journal
February 24, 7:30 PM


I'm so honored to be asked to feature this Sun, Dec 6@8 pm
Writing for Peace hosted by Brad Wetzler
A reading & discussion of my new book, "Still-LIfe With God" (Saint Julian Press, 2020), addressing aesthetics, mental health, and other sundries.
Please join us in Peace & Art making. No special code, just hit the switch and you're in---and no traffic or parking either!
Very grateful to Juniper White& Carmel Mawleand Brad Wetzler for making this series happen. It's a lot of work!https://www.facebook.com/events/1774527179390997/

A Featured Reading: Risk of Discovery Reading Series, October 20, 2020
curated by Micah Eaton Zevin in Queens, NYC

Poetry is Bread Reading Series,  curated by Tina Cane (TBA)

Cynthia Atkins and Quincy Flowers, Lit Youngstown, September 25, 7 pm

Cynthia Atkins featured at  Wednesday Night Poetry, with JP Howard, Marissa Glover, Angelique N. Zobitz, curated by Kai Coggin 8/19/20

Cynthia Atkins and Julie E. Bloemeke: Book Launch with Malaika King Albrecht and ld & Precious Life Series
Redheaded Stepchild, Thursday June 4, 7-8 pm--curated by Malaika King Albrecht @  https://www.facebook.com/events/1577420955740848/ 

Wild and Precious Life Series, curated by Dustin Brookshire
Cynthia Atkins, Roy Guzman, Faylita Hicks, & Patricia Smith,
July 29, 7:30 by ZOOM

Cynthia Atkins and Sonia Greenburg read for SWWIM/The Betsy Hotel, Zen and The Art of Poetry By Women, May 11, 2020
Sponsored by FIU, SWWIM, The Betsy Hotel, Curated by Catherine Esposite Prescott, Jen Karetnick

Reston Reading Series, Sept 12, 2019, curated by Nathan Leslie, Reston VA

Dear Ocean Reading Series at TECO, 1 East 42nd Street between 5th & Madison, New York, NY @DearOcean.NYC, Nov 19, 2019 6-8 pm, curated by Kwami Opoku-Duku, calling on voices for Climate Justice--with Cynthia Atkins, Carly Joy Miller, Katy Gero and the words of Maynard Ferguson. 

Deschutes Lit, May 2
Cynthia Atkins reading at with Amelia Harrington and Matthew Vollmer, curated by Cameron Mackenzie

THE UNQUIET MIND, Woman Made Gallery, 2150 S. Canalport, Chicago, IL 60608, Sun, June 2
Featured poets include: Cynthia Atkins, Carrie McGath, Ciarra Dall, Rose M. Smith, Keli Stewart, and cameo poets Lisa Farver, Jae Green, Khloe Janel, Tarnynon Onumonu, and Kaitlin Weed, curated by Nina Corwin general@womanmade.org, |www.womanmade.org,   https://www.facebook.com/events/2331123677144356/ 

POETS READING THE NEWS, Rise Up Review & Writers Resist
at AWP Portland,600 E. Burnside Street, Portland, OR, 6-9 pm Thursday, March 28
Readers: Devon Balwit, Brent Terry, Lenny DellaRocca, Jennifer Jean, Iris Dunkle, Claudia F. Savage, Darius Atefat-Peckham, Joel Peckham, Cynthia Atkins, Katharine Whitcomb, Erica Goss, Jane Ann Devol Fuller

WRITING WITH FLAIR: Six Tuesdays, beginning Feb 19, 4:30 & 6:30
$129, Location: BRCC Fine Arts Building (V) - Main Campus, Instructor
Cynthia Atkins, https://brcc.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_

Tues. Dec 4, 7 pm, 2018--Martha Washington Library—
BUILDING TO CRESCENDO--Martha Washington Library, featuring Miles David Moore, Ellen Aronofsky Cole, and Cynthia Atkins
curated by Steven Allenmay--Hope to burn down the house with language!https://www.facebook.com/events/2029228260433637/

Sept 5: Kelly Writers House, 7 pm, Philadelphia, Who Will Speak For America, Kelly Arrieu-King, Cynthia Atkins, Herman Beavers, Cynthia Dewi-Oka, Liz Moore, Marc Anthony Richardson, Fran Wilde

June 27: L’Etage, 624 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia, 7 pm launch
Who Will Speak For America, edited by Nathaniel Popkin & Stephanie Feldman

July 27: Columbia Writing Division Alum read at The New York Poetry Festival, 5:30  pm The Algonquin stage, Cynthia Atkins, Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Lynn McGee, Lisa Rhoades, Laura Smyth

Feb. 28: Cynthia Atkins featured reading at Virginia Western Community College, 1 pm,
Natural Science Center, 3094 Colonial Ave, Roanoke VA

Mar. 6: Flock Literary Journal‎ to AWP Dive Stories at the Retreat,
123 S Hyde Park Ave , Tampa, Florida, 9 pm
presents Brandon Amico, Cynthia Atkins, Ben Gwin, Grace Lanoue, Trevor Mackesey, Riley Manning, Jared Silvia, Alina Stefanescu, Coryell, Andrew H. Sullivan, William Trowbridge--curated by Editor, April Gray Wilder 

March 8: HOT PILLOW READING IV Empowered Women Read: AWP TAMPA, 2018: Aloft Downtown Tampa, 4:30-6:30 pm.  Cynthia Atkins, Shaindel Beers, Sara Fitzpatrick Comito, Pamela Johnson Parker, Jen Knox, Gloria Mindock, Pamela Johnson Parker, Annie Pluto, Ki Russell, Larissa Shmailo, Karen Stefano, Pam Uschuk, curated by Joani Reece: 100 West Kennedy Blvd.

March 17: NASTY WOMEN READING:  7 pm, Bridge PAI, 209 Monticello Rd., Charlottesville 
Patsy Asuncion, Cynthia Atkins and Courtney LeBlanc will read during Women's History Month
Dec 7: Cynthia Atkins is featured reader at Virginia Western Community College, 2 PM,
curated by Annie Woodford

Dec 10: Cynthia Atkins with Holiday Backroom Readers, Stan Galloway, KE Lanning, Nancy Johnston, Margo Solod, Lesley Wheeler, Lexington Coffee Shop, Lexington, VA, 1-3 PM

Dec 13: Cynthia Atkins reads with Patricia Asuncion, Angela M. Carter & Flora Lark,
Still I Rise: A Poetry Reading For Social Justice, Artful Dodge, Harrisonburg, VA. 6 PM

Dec 21: Cynthia Atkins reads with Kenneth Joholske, Lindsey Royce,
Busboys And Poets, 5th & K Street, Washington DC, 4 PM

July 31: Cynthia Atkins & Josh Fernandez @ Sacramento Poetry Center, 7:30 PM  
1719 25th St. Sacramento, CA  http://www.sacramentopoetrycenter.com, curated by Penny Kline and Tim Kahl

August 3: Cynthia Atkins, Alexis Rhone Fancher (Feature) & Gerald Locklin @ Gatsby Books, 7 PM
5535 E. Spring Street, Long Beach, CA  562- 208-586

Tuesday, May 16, Pale Fire Brewing Company Touched With Fire II
Cynthia Atkins & Angela M. Carter, pre-program musical guest, Zooanzoo, 6:30 pm
suggested $5 to benefit Strength in Peers

AWP 2017: Busboys and Poets, 5th and K Street DC, February 10th 3-5 PM.
Kick-Ass Writers and Teaching Artists, More Fairness for Adjuncts in Higher Ed

NEW READING SERIES curated by Cynthia Atkins for Blue Ridge Community College,
with thanks to Cultural Affairs and Colleen Pendry for the visual art, and Fine Arts for the support!
Readings of Lit-Salon@BRCC: Jan. 31 Melanie Almeder,&  Dan Vera, 
and Feb. 14 Grant Kittrell & Jennifer Macbain-Stephens  

The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review presents Sky Stage Reading Series
with Cynthia Atkins reading from "In The Event of  Full Disclosure"
Thursday, Nov 17, 7 PM · 59 S. Carroll St, Frederick, MD
curated by Editor, Rae Bryant: https://www.facebook.com/events/330021250665165/


WORKSHOP archives

Writing Into the Zone, Workshop, TU, beginning Oct 9, 6:30 pm
Blue Ridge Community College Fine Arts Center

Tuesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 11, 4-6 pm, 6:30-8:30 pm
Writing Into the Zone
Blue Ridge Community College

Cynthia Atkins & Ron Egatz reading on Sept. 11 @ 4 pm
Muddy Water Coffee & Cafe, 52 Main St., Tarrytown NY

Thursday, March 31, 2016 8-10 PM @ Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

—featuring Dorianne Laux with Cynthia Atkins, Francesca Bell, Michelle Bitting, Alexis Rhone Fancher,
Richard Garcia, David Tomas Martinez, Joseph Millar
—powered by cultural Weekly

Wednesday, November 11 6 PM
Blue Ridge Community College Fine Arts Center
— Cynthia Atkins

June 20th, 7 pm @ Moonstone Presents
728 Broad Street, Philadelphia PA
— Cynthia Atkins, Sarah B. Doyle, Joann Balingit, Anne Harding Woodworth, Kita Shantiris
curated by Shavaun Brannigan

Thursday June 25th, 6:30pm
Türk Evi/Turkish House, 1526 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 

American Turkish Association of Washington DC – ATADC presents: Cynthia Atkins & Judy Ayyildiz

April 30, 2015 at 7:30 pm
29 West Nelson Street, Lexington, VA
—Cynthia Atkins with Angela Marie Carter

Jan 15-18, 2015
Editors' Panel, 4:30 pm
Reading, 10 am, 1/17

The Bridgewater International Poetry Festival
—Cynthia Atkins

Oct 22, 2014, 7 pm
Writing Center's National Day on Writing celebration
@ Roanoke College

Tuesday, July 15 at 7:30
—Cynthia with the MIchael T. Young and Gary J. Whitehead

April 4, 2014, 8 pm
The Dire Reading Series@The Out of the Blue Art Gallery
Curated by Timothy Geger
106 Prospect Street, Boston, MA
—Cynthia with Kevin Pilkington and Dennis Must

March reading TBA
Seattle AWP Word Tech

January 26, 2 pm
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda MD
—Cynthia with Nathan Leslie

Saturday, October 6, 2:30 pm
Brownstone Poets at Park Plaza Restaurant, 220 Cadman Plaza, Brookly Hts.
—Cynthia with Karen Neuberg

Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 12:10 p.m.
Edith Davis Eve Chapel, Penn State, Altoona PA
Sponsored by the English Program and the Division of Arts and Humanities

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.
WordTech Poets Reading, Cornelia Street Cafe: 29 Cornelia Street New York, NY
—Cynthia with Wordteech poets: Debra Bruce, Susana H. Case, Christopher P. Locke Matthew Thorburn and Alexandra Van Der Kamp and Wendy Wisner

Thursday, September 26, 7:00 p.m
Books & Co., 29 West Nelson Street, Lexington, VA 24450
—Cynthia with Erin C. Murphy

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.
Bowman Hall 101, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA 22812
—Cynthia with Erin C. Murphy and Stan Galloway

July 26, Friday , 8:30 pm Reading
The Rapp Saloon Poetry and Open Mic
4th Friday of Every Month
Santa Monica Int. Hostel
Hosted by Tresha Faye Haefner
July Features: Cynthia Atkins & Alexis Rhone Fancher

July 22 - 7 pm
Sacramento Poetry Center
Launch: In the Event of full Disclosure

May 7, 2013
Writers at Studio Eleven

April 18th, Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm
Six Poets vs. The Culture of Rape & The War on Women
—Cynthia Atkins, Beth Konkoski, Maritza Rivera

Friday, March 8, 2:00 pm
Wordech Communications, Hynes Convention Center, Boston

January 17-20
Bridgewater College, International Poetry Festival

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