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Past readings & workshops

Nov 12, 2017


Elevate Reading with Park, Stein, Chavez and Orth

Small Press Traffic

Please join us for this special event at Artist Television Access with four of the latest ELEVATE residents!

Nov 5, 2017


Almadhoun, Rosenthal, Iijima & Sneathan

Artists' Telvision Access

a reading and conversation

Jun 7, 2017


Virtually Endless Summer: a marathon of readings

On June 10th, Small Press Traffic will host our annual Endless Summer event—a day-long celebration of poetry & marathon reading.

Apr 25, 2017


Anselm Berrigan and Hoa Nguyen


A reading and conversation with Anselm Berrigan and Hoa Nguyen

Apr 14, 2017


Don Mee Choi, Sawako Nakayasu & Lisa Samuels

Alley Cat Books

A reading with DonMee Choi, Sawako Nakayasu and Lisa Samuels

Apr 9, 2017

Dinner Talk

a conversation about survival hosted by Commune Editions

Small Press Distribution

Join writers Tongo Eisen-Martin, Andrea Abi-Karam, E.R. Conner, and Jasper Bernes for a free dinner and exploration of survival.

From the traffic report

Some of today's leading writers and thinkers share their insights on our blog, The Traffic Report.

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