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Whenever We Feel Like It

The Whenever We Feel Like It Reading Series is put on by Committee of Vigilance members Michelle Taransky and Emily Pettit. The Committee of Vigilance is a subdivision of Sleepy Lemur Quality Enterprises, which is the production division of The Meeteetzee Institute.

A Reading by Dottie Lasky and Emily Pettit, with Meeree Orlandini, November 5, 2019

A Reading with Laynie Browne, Bianca Stone, and Connie Yu, Kelly Writers House, November 27, 2018

Complete reading (1:02:15): MP3

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A Reading with Dara Wier and CAConrad, Kelly Writers House, January 22, 2018

Complete reading (1:07:00): MP3

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A Reading by Craig Dworkin, Kelly Writers House, February 15, 2017

Complete reading (32:36): MP3

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A Reading by Peter Middleton, Kelly Writers House, November 2, 2016

Complete reading (58:10): MP3

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A Reading by Rob Fitterman and Katie Price, with Michael Sosnick, Kelly Writers House, April 13, 2016

Complete reading (55:11): MP3

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A Reading with Kenna O'Rourke, Rachel B. Glaser and Mark Leidner, Kelly Writers House, February 10, 2016

Complete reading (1:19:10): MP3

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A Reading with Louis Bury and Doug Nufer, Kelly Writers House, November 11, 2015

Complete reading (1:19:10): MP3

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A Reading with Kelin Loe and Luke Bloomfield, with Excelano poet Kendall Finlay, Kelly Writers House, September 2, 2015

Complete reading (49:18): MP3

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Writing by the Numbers with Kevin Cheng, Christen Pearson, and Daniel Levin Becker, Kelly Writers House, February 3, 2015

Complete reading (1:13:22): MP3

Interview with Daniel Levin Becker in the Wexler Studio (53:29): MP3

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A Reading with Ryan Eckes and Chris McCreary, Kelly Writers House, December 3, 2014

Complete reading (44:57): MP3

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A Reading with Gillian Conoley and Kathryn Pringle, Kelly Writers House, October 6, 2014

Complete reading (58:18): MP3

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A Reading with Katie Price, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Steve McLaughlin, Kelly Writers House, February 11, 2014

Complete reading (40:23): MP3

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A Reading with Jane Gregory and Stephanie Anderson, Kelly Writers House, November 5, 2013

  • Introduction by Michelle Taransky (0:25): MP3
  • Stephanie Anderson introduction (0:48): MP3
  • Stephanie Anderson reading (22:02): MP3
  • Jane Gregory introduction (1:41): MP3
  • Jane Gregory reading (22:50): MP3

  • Complete reading (48:02): MP3

Frank Sherlock and Zach Savich, Kelly Writers House, September 18, 2013

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A Reading with Rachel B. Glaser and Seth Landman, March 12, 2013


A Reading with Pattie McCarthy and Jena Osman, January 23, 2013

A Reading with Jason Zuzga and Dorothea Lasky, José Pistola's, January 19, 2013

A Reading with Jordan Stempleman and Mark Nowak, September 20, 2012

  • Complete reading (53:08): MP3

A Reading with Caryl Pagel and Paul Legault, Writers House, Nov. 28, 2012

  • Complete reading (38:57): MP3

A Reading with Sue Landers, Karen Randall, Chris Funkhouser and Amy Hufnagel, and Jenn McCreary, José Pistola's, May 19, 2012

  • Sue Landers (17:43): MP3
  • Karen Randall (16:59): MP3
  • Chris Funkhouser and Amy Hufnagel (25:31): MP3
  • Jenn McCreary (14:55): MP3

A Reading by Marjorie Welish, Kelly Writers House, April 17, 2012

  • Complete reading (37:10): MP3

A Reading by Norman Finkelstein and Brian Teare, Kelly Writers House, February 15, 2012

  1. Introduction by Michelle Taransky (2:01): MP3
  2. Brian Teare (24:54): MP3
  3. Norman Finkelstein (26:35): MP3
  • Complete reading (54:19): MP3

A Reading with Dan Beachy-Quick and Laura Goldstein, Kelly Writers House, November 30, 2011

  1. Introduction (4:09): MP3
  2. Laura Goldstein (26:38): MP3
  3. Introduction to Dan Beachy-Quick (3:23): MP3
  4. Dan Beachy-Quick (29:33): MP3
  • Complete reading (1:05:56): MP3

A Reading with Rusty Morrison and Elizabeth Robinson, Kelly Writers House, October 12, 2011

  1. Introduction (3:19): MP3
  2. Rusty Morrison (18:13): MP3
  3. Introduction to Elizabeth Robinson (2:22): MP3
  4. Elizabeth Robinson (22:09): MP3
  • Complete reading (47:32): MP3

A Reading with Nick Demske, Adam Fell, Paul Legault, José Pistola's, October 1, 2011

  1. Adam Fell (18:27): MP3
  2. Paul Legault (11:26): MP3
  3. Nick Demske (19:08): MP3
  • Complete reading (49:00): MP3

A Reading with May May Kaufman, Stephanie Anderson, MC Hyland, and Jacob Russell, José Pistola's, July 10, 2011

  1. May May Kaufman (9:23): MP3
  2. Stephanie Anderson (14:44): MP3
  3. MC Hyland (20:31): MP3
  4. Jacob Russell (17:52): MP3
  • Complete reading (1:04:14): MP3

A Reading with Anne-Adele Wight, Caitlin Ryan, and Kevin Holden, José Pistola's, June 25, 2011

  1. Anne-Adele Wight (22:42): MP3
  2. Caitlin Ryan (18:21): MP3
  3. Kevin Holden (22:28): MP3
  • Complete reading (1:03:31): MP3

A Reading with Debrah Morkun and Mark Wallace, José Pistola's, May 21, 2011

  1. Debrah Morkun (20:21): MP3
  2. Mark Wallace (29:25): MP3
  • Complete reading (47:22): MP3

A Reading with Luke Bloomfield and Ryan Eckes, Emergency Feeling, in conjunction with Emergency Reading Series, José Pistola's, April 30, 2011

  1. Luke Bloomfield (16:01): MP3
  2. Ryan Eckes (22:34): MP3
  • Complete recording (39:12): MP3

A Reading with Writers from the Kelly Writers House Hub: Valeria Tsygankova, Violette Carb, Kirsten Saracini, Richard Thomson, Molly O'Neill, Kristen Martin, Keri Taub, MacKenzie Harper, and Asher Lewis, Kelly Writers House, April 12, 2011

  • Complete reading (47:22): MP3

Joshua Beckman, Anthony McCann, and Meg Barboza, Kelly Writers House, April 2, 2011

  • Complete reading (1:06:53): MP3

A Reading with Sam Schilds, John Paetsch, JenMarie Davis, Gordon Faylor, Geoff Waterman, Eddie Hopely, and Travis MacDonald, José Pistola's, March 26, 2011

  • Intro to Sam Schilds (1:17): MP3
  • Sam Schilds (11:07): MP3
  • Intro to John Paetsch (0:42): MP3
  • John Paetsch (9:43): MP3
  • Intro to JenMarie Davis (0:28): MP3
  • JenMarie Davis (9:20): MP3
  • Intro to Gordon Faylor (1:06): MP3
  • Gordon Faylor (11:01): MP3
  • Intro to Geoff Waterman (0:18): MP3
  • Geoff Waterman (11:47): MP3
  • Intro to Eddie Hopely (0:23): MP3
  • Eddie Hopely (9:06): MP3
  • Intro to Travis Macdonald (0:38): MP3
  • Travis Macdonald (9:42): MP3

  • Part 1 (32:37): MP3
  • Part 2 (44:00): MP3

A Reading with Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Kelly Writers House, March 3, 2011

  • Complete reading (56:32): MP3

Simpson Starkweather, Paige Taggart, and Steven Karl, José Pistola's, January 22, 2011

Complete reading (1:00:08): MP3

A Reading with Trisha Low, Rob Fitterman, Astrid Lorange and Steve Zultanski, José Pistola's, December 11, 2010

  1. Trisha Low (10:37): MP3
  2. Astrid Lorange (15:29): MP3
  3. Introduction to Steve Zultanski (2:40): MP3
  4. Steve Zultanski (18:04): MP3
  5. Introduction to Rob Fitterman (2:57): MP3
  6. Rob Fitterman (23:08): MP3
  • Complete reading (1:13:08): MP3

We All Feel Like It: Reading by Writers House Affiliated Poets Trisha Low, Henry Steinberg, Leo Amino, Amaris Cuchanski, Allyson Even, Florentina Dragulescu, Gareth Glaser, John Bang, & Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Kelly Writers House, December 2, 2010

  • Complete reading (59:05): MP3

A Reading with Kevin Varrone, Cynthia Arrieu-King, Craig Santos Perez, and Tyler Antoine, Kelly Writers House, November 12, 2010

  • Introduction by Michelle Taransky (2:15): MP3
  • Reading by Tyler Antoine (8:22): MP3
  • Introduction to Craig Santos Perez (1:06): MP3
  • Reading by Craig Santos Perez (14:28): MP3
  • Introduction to Cynthia Arrieu-King (1:24): MP3
  • Reading by Cynthia Arrieu-King (18:23): MP3
  • Introduction to Kevin Varrone (1:30): MP3
  • Reading by Kevin Varrone (14:19): MP3

Complete reading (1:01:48): MP3

A Reading by CAConrad, Kelly Writers House, October 2, 2010

Complete reading (30:32): MP3

Supermachine Poetry Journal, featuring Daniel Shurley, Nathaniel Otting, Douglas Piccinini, Genya Turovskaya, and Christian Hawkey, The Rotunda, Philadelphia PA, April 17, 2010

Complete reading (56:47): MP3

A Reading with Kaegan Sparks, Daniel Khalastchi, and Srikanth Reddy, Kelly Writers House, March 27, 2010

  • Complete reading (59:04): MP3 / MOV

A Reading by Myung Mi Kim, Kelly Writers House, March 1, 2010

We All Feel Like It, featuring readers from the Kelly Writers House HUB: Kimberly Eisler, Chris Milione, Rivka Fogel, Lindsey Todd, Lily Applebaum, and Rebekah Caton, Kelly Writers House, December 3, 2009

  • Introduction by Michelle Taransky (1:13): MP3
  • Kimberly Eisler (8:33): MP3
  • Chris Milione (9:25): MP3
  • Rivka Fogel (5:23): MP3
  • Lindsey Todd (6:09): MP3
  • Lily Applebaum (9:53): MP3
  • Rebekah Caton with Benny Greenberg (13:39): MP3

  • Complete reading (56:02): MP3 / MOV

A Reading with Sanae Lemione, Joshua Harmon, and Andrew Zawacki, Kelly Writers House, October 24, 2009

A Reading with James La Marre, Ben Kopel, and Dara Wier, Kelly Writers House, September 12, 2009

A Reading with Cecilia Corrigan, Heather Christle, and Natalie Lyalin, Kelly Writers House, March 21, 2009