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March 4, 2024

Poetry Reading

with Teaneck Poet Laureate

Scott Pleasants,

hosted by author and book critic

Sandee Brawarsky

7-8:30PM @ Cafe Demi 

1400 Palisades Avenue,

Teaneck, NJ

February 10, 2024

"Havdallah, Poetry, and Poke Bowls,"

Chabad of Leawood,

Leawood, KS


February 9, 2024

Orison Books' AWP 2024 

off-site reading,

4PM @ PT's Coffee Roasters-

Power and Light,

1310 Baltimore Ave,

Kansas City, MO



February 8, 2024

Book Signing, 2-3PM, 

@ the Yetzirah table (T945), 

AWP Conference,

Kansas City, MO 

February 8, 2024

"The Epigenetics of Joy:

Writing Judaism Beyond Trauma,"

panel with Jessica Jacobs, Erika Meitner, 

& Chanda Feldman,

2024 AWP Conference

Kansas City, MO 

November 12, 2023

Poetry Reading 

with Maya Bernstein &

Jacqueline Osherow,

Yetzirah Reading Series



July 30, 2023

Poetry Reading

with Charles Fishman,

Maya Bernstein, & Baruch November,

Congregation Shaare Tefilla,

Teaneck, NJ


June 21, 2023

Poetry Reading

with Ilya Kaminsky, Sharon Dolin,

Sally Rosen Kindred & Judith Baumel

(online and in person) 

Yetzirah Poetry Conference, 




May 6, 2023

Poetry Reading 

Chabad of the North Shore

Swampscott, MA



May 5, 2023

The Bright Field: Exploring Devotional Poetry,

panel with Nate Klug

and Regina Walton,

2023 Massachusetts Poetry Festival

March 5, 2023

Voices of Poetry

Sibling Poetry Reading

with Maria Lisella, Julia Lisella,

& Baruch November,

2 pm E.D.T.,

Jefferson Market Library in NYC



February 5, 2023

Poetry Reading,

8:30PM at Congregation Lev LeDaas,

Teaneck, NJ


December 22, 2022

Zoom Reading & Discussion

with Honors Students 

at DRS High School, 

Woodmere, NY 


October 3, 2022

Zoom Poetry Reading & Discussion 

with Creative Writing students

at Connecticut College 


August 21, 2022

Poetry Reading with Chase Twitchell,

Yehoshua November, Yahia Lababidi,

Verse Virtual, 

Online Reading 


August 15, 2022

"Novembers in August,"

Reading with Baruch November

Chabad of the Upper West Side, NYC  


July 6, 2022

"In Search of Jewish Poetry:

Reading and Discussion," with Jane Medved, 

hosted by Jerusalism and Besarabia,

Jerusalem, Israel 


May 22, 2022

"God's Optimism: Poetry Reading and Discussion,"

Limmud FSU, 


Parsippany, NJ


April 2, 2022

Poetry Reading with Baruch November

Congregation Or Zarua,

New York, NY


December 22, 2021

Poetry Reading with Baruch November

Shenk Shul,

Washington Heights, NY


December 10, 2021 

"November in December"

Poetry Reading with Baruch November

Congregation Shaare Tefilla,

Teaneck, NJ


October 17, 2021

Rutgers University Faculty Reading

Freddy's Bar and Backroom,

Brooklyn, NY


November 23, 2020

Zoom Poetry Reading 

with Alicia Ostriker, Eleanor Wilner,  and Philip Terman,

JCC of Buffalo

July 16, 2020

Author Discussion Series

with Baruch November, 

The Hampton Synagogue


July 2, 2020

Zoom Poetry Reading With David Caplan,

Chabad of Southern Utah

and Chabad of Jackson Hole, Wyoming

May 17, 2020

Poetry Reading (Postponed)

Limmud FSU NY 

April 29. 2020

Tiferet Journal Poetry Reading

Book Culture, NYC 

December 2, 2019, 6:30 PM

Poetry Reading 

with Marie Howe & Leila Chatti

Brooklyn Public Library


November 7, 2019, 6PM

upstreet literary magazine:

a Fifteenth Anniversary Reading

Jefferson Market Library, NYC


July 31, 2019, 8PM

Poetry Reading

with Baruch November

Chevra Ahavas Yisroel

Brooklyn, NY


April 15, 2019, 7PM 

Tiferet Journal Reading

Bernardsville Public Library, NJ


April 10, 2019, 7PM

Poetry Reading with Baruch November

Columbia University Chabad House, NYC 


April 3, 2019, 4:30PM

Writers from Rutgers Reading Series

Rutgers U. Barnes & Noble

New Brunswick, NJ  


March 30, 10:30AM 

Poetry Reading and Discussion

Chabad Northeast

Portland, OR


March 28, 2019, 9:00-10:15AM

“Writing the Transcendent,”Panel

AWP Convention

Oregon Convention Center,

Portland, OR  


January 3, 2019, 8PM

Poetry Reading with Jared Harel

Montclair Public Library, NJ


October 29, 2018, 7PM

Poetry Reading with Steven Sher



March 15, 2018

Poetry Reading and Workshop,

Abraham Joshua Heschel School,



March 10, 2018, 8PM

Poetry Reading,

Young Israel of Tampa


March 8, 2018, 12pm-1:15pm

"Jewish Writing Versus Writing by Jews"

Panel Presentation AWP Conference,

Tampa, Florida


March 7, 2018, 6PM

Tiferet Journal's AWP Reading

Tahitian Inn, 

601 S. Dale Mabry,



February 7, 2018, 5PM

Poetry Reading

Center for Jewish Civilization,

Georgetown University


December 5, 2017, 7:30-8:30

Poetry Reading

Touro College

1602 Ave J

Brooklyn, NY


November 19, 2017, 3PM

"God's Optimism," reading and performance

of a cycle of poems from November's God's Optimism.

Musical arrangements  by William Vollinger,

vocals by Lawrence Indik.

643 Forest Avenue

Paramus, NJ


November 1, 2017, 7:30 PM

Poetry Reading,

Book & Arts Fair,

Evelyn Rubenstein JCC,

Houston, Texas


October 23, 2017, 5:30 PM

"Other Worlds:

An Evening with

Poets Michael Ives and Yehoshua November,"

Bard College,

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY


October 10, 2017, 6:30 PM

Poetry Reading and Discussion,

Hillel of College of Staten Island,

Staten Island, NY

July 17, 2017

Scribblers on the Roof Reading Series

Poetry reading with Owen Lewis and Yehoshua November

8pm, 251 West 100th St, NYC


June 29, 2017

Poetry reading with Susan L. Miller and Yehoshua November

6pm, Leonard Library,

Brooklyn, NY


June 4, 2017

"Image and Abstraction,"

Poetry Workshop

Rutgers University Writers' Conference,

Division of Continuing Education

New Brunswick, NJ

May 30-June 2, 2017

Poetry Reading and Classes on Contemporary Poetry

and Chassidic Thought,

Pearlstone Retreat Center,

Reisterstown, MD

May 20, 2017, 6:30 PM

Poetry Reading and Talk on Poetry and Prayer

Congregation Rinat Yisrael,

Teaneck, NJ

May 17, 2017

Poetry reading with Susan L. Miller and Yehoshua November

6:30pm, Caldwell Library,

Caldwell, NJ

March 17, 2017

"Confessions of a Hasidic Poet,"

Yehoshua November 

in interview with Daneielle Ziri of Jerusalem Post,

Manhattan Jewish Experience, NYC

March 19, 2017

"A Celebration of Jewish and Italian Heritage and Literature,"

a reading with Maria Gillan, Carol V. Davis, Maria Lisella,

Baruch and Yehoshua November,

6pm, Cornelia St. Cafe

Greenwich Village

March 8, 2017, 7PM

Poetry Salon,

a reading with Winner and Finalists

of the National Jewish Book Award for Poetry:

Stanley Moss, Ethel Rackin, and Yehoshua November

Harvard Club, NYC

February, 27, 2017

Poetry reading with Susan L. Miller and Yehoshua November,

4:30 pm, New Brunswick Theological Seminary,

New Brunswick, NJ

February 10, 2017

“Voices of Main Street”

Poetry reading by winners of the MSR Book Award, 2009-Present,

AWP Conference,

Washington, D.C.

February 8, 2017

"Writing Judaism and Jewish,"

Poetry reading and discussion with Hillel Broder and Yehoshua November,

moderated by Rabbi Josh Rosenfeld,

Yeshiva University Book Fair,


December 10, 2016

Poetry Reading and Discussion,

moderated by Sandee Brawarsky, Culture Editor of the Jewish Week,

Temple Beth Sholom,

Teaneck, NJ

November 14, 2016

Poetry Reading

University of North Carolina—Asheville

November 12, 2016

Poetry Reading

Malaprops Book Store

4PM, Asheville, NC

February 2016

Poetry Reading with Lee Upton and Yehoshua November

Binghamton University (SUNY) Spring Reading Series

Binghamton University, Vestal, NY

Panel on Poetry and Prayer

with Alicia Ostriker, Merle Feld, and Marcia Falk,

moderated by Professor Eric Selinger,

Mordechai Caplan Center Conference

on the Future of Jewish Liturgy and Prayer,               

New York, NY,

May 2015

Poetry Reading,

Cresskill Public Library,

Cresskill, NJ,

April 2015

Poetry Reading,

Featured Dodge Poet,

Dodge Poetry Festival,

Newark, NJ,

October 2014

Poetry Reading,

Writers From Rutgers Reading Series,

Rutgers University,

New Brunswick, NJ

October, 2014

Poetry Reading and Talk on Poetry and Jewish Mysticism,

Rinat Israel Synagogue,

Teaneck, NJ,

September, 2014

Poet in Residence,

Netivot Shalom Synagogue,

Teaneck, NJ,

February, 2014

Poetry Reading,

Shaare Teffilah Synagogue,

Teaneck, NJ

November, 2013

Poetry Reading,

Montclair Public Library,

Montclair, NJ,

November, 2013

Poetry Reading and Talk on Poetry and Jewish Mysticism,

Clarion University,

Clarion, PA

Fall 2013

Poetry Reading,

Irvington Public Library,

Irvington, NJ,

April, 2013

Poetry Reading,

Writers From Rutgers Reading Series,

Rutgers University,

New Brunswick, NJ

April, 2013

“A Monster for Your Bridegroom: Jewish Mysticism in Contemporary Poetry,”

panel presentation, AWP Conference,

Boston, MA,

March, 2013

Poetry Reading with Phillip Terman, Jake Marmar, and Jay Michaelson,

NYU Bookstore Reading Series,

Summer 2012

“On Being a Jewish Poet: Writing and Identity,”

panel presentation, AWP Conference,

Chicago, IL,

March, 2012

Poetry Reading,

Rockland County Community College,

March, 2012

Poetry Reading,

Ohio Wesleyan University Reading Series,

Spring 2012

Poetry Reading,

Virginia Wesleyan College Reading Series,

Fall 2011

Poetry Reading,

Poets House Reading Series,

New York, NY,

July 12, 2011

“Poetry and Chassidic Philosophy,”

workshop, poetry reading, and lecture,

National Jewish Retreat,

Greenwich, CT,

August, 2011

Poetry Reading and Lecture on Poetry and Chassidic philosophy,

Stanton Street Synagogue,

New York, NY

August, 2012

“Love and Survival in Jewish Poetry and Film,”

Poetry Reading and Film Screening

with independent filmmaker Ari Mark,

Aish Center, New York, NY,

May 25, 2011

Poetry Reading,

L.A. Times Book Fair,

USC Campus,

May 1, 2011                                              

“The Poet’s Journey: Personal Reflection and Public Revelation,”

panel discussion  with Nick Flynn, Dana Goodyear, and Mathew Zapruder,

moderated by David St. John,     

L.A. Times Book Fair,

USC Campus,

May 1, 2011

Poetry Reading and lecture on Torah and Poetry,

Chabad of Prospect Heights,   

January15, 2011

“What does it mean to be a Jewish Artist? When does art become Jewish art?”

Poetry  Reading, Film screening, and Discussion with independent film maker Ari Mark and poet Yehoshua November, 

moderated by David Deutsch, Heeb humor editor,

The Educational Alliance, NYC,

December 18, 2010

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