2023 Events

Monday, November 13, 7:30 - 9pm
La Mama, 74 E. 4th St., NYC
Poetry Electric: Fighting to Stay Cool - An All Star Revue
In a world that is a hot mess it is our job to keep cool. Lori, Ilka, and JCW host featured guests and Live Mag! #20 contributors, artists Charles Yuen, and Rifka Milder, Traditional Zimbabwe music played by Nora Balabon and Maputi, plus poetry by Wanda Phipps, Leah Elimeliah, and John Coletti!
$15/$10 for La Mama members. No extra fees!

Sunday, October 29, 2-4pm
Lichtenfire Gallery, 175 Rivington St. LES
A poets tribute to curator Rob Curcio with Adeena Karasick,Rick Prol, Barbara Rosenthal, and JCW reading. Art on view by Chakaia Booker, Walter Robinson, Amy Hill, Greg de la Haba, and More.

October 17, 6-8pm
Jefferson Market Library (NYPL)
Cuckoo O'Clock, An overview of Mr. Underground (Jeff), a film by Luigi Cazzaniga, produced by Alyona Glushchenkova with readings by Masters, Erickson, and Scobie. More here.

October 1, 6:00
P & T Books, 180 Orchard St.
Word Shed invited Jeff, Adeena Karasick, and Heller Levinson to read from their new books. RSVP or just come!

witty, gorgeous, eccentric

September 25, 11:00 am
Meet a Poet series
Live performance moderated by Zamira Altukhanova hosted by The American Center in Moscow. Preview

July 29, 12:30
Colonels Row, Governors Island
NYC Poetry Festival. Curated by The Poetry Society of New York.
Victor Bockris, Atanasio Di Felice, Annabel Lee, JCW.

Saturday, July 22, 7pm
247 E.2 St.
Book Party! Jeff reading with Adeena Karasick at Le Petit Versaille Garden.

Thursday, June 22, 6pm
1678 3rd av.
It's Poetry night at The Barking Dog! Jeff reading in this event by Gena Gruz.

Saturday, June 3, 3-5pm
6 E. 1st St.
Join us at a closing reception for Walter Steding's art show at Howl! Here's who's onboard: Stewart Meyer, Puma Pearl, Penny Arcade, Barbara Rosenthal, Linda Kleinbub, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright.

Sunday, May 7, 2pm
Jefferson Market Libary
Save the date for a Live Mag! #19 event! Details to come.

Monday, April 24, 6pm
Jefferson Market Library
MadHat Press: 2 British poets and 2 NY Poets, Helen Ivory, Martin Figura, Martine Bellen, and Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. New Book launch!

Tuesday, March 21, 6pm
Jefferson Market Library, 6th Ave. and 10th St.
Jeff reading with Amy Barone and Francine Witte.

Friday, March 17, 1pm
Reading on the Rail, a talk with artist Sean Landers. Jeff closes with poems.

Thursday, March 16th, 6-8:30 pm
At Howl! Arts
Howl! Happening and Live Mag! invite you to celebrate five years of partnership. An Evening of art, film, poetry and a reception for Live Mag! #19 with special guests and contributors: Marcia Resnick, Brett DePalma, Sono Kuwayama, Luigi Cazzaniga, Max Blagg, Leah Elimeliah, and Sarah Arvio. Hosted by Howl director Jane Friedman, Live Mag! Publisher Jeffrey Cyphers Wright and Editors Ilka Scobie and Lori Oritz.

Saturday, March 11, noon
Poets Building Bridges: Santa Cruz, Corsica, NYC. Eve Packer, Gregory Crosby, and Jeff represent Live Mag! at this Poetry Bay Production for the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.