emily brandt

poet * editor * educator


Teaching Open Language: Intuitive Writing Workshop at the Bowery Poetry Club on Sundays, April 28-May 26, 2019 from 12-2pm weekly for 5 weeks.


Reading at Welcome to Boog City 12 at Unnameable Books in Brooklyn, on Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 2:30pm.

Reading at the launch of Alex Cuff's Family, A Natural Wonder at Branch Ofc in Brooklyn, on Sunday, August 26, 2018 @ 4pm.

Reading for EMPIRE Reads at Art Cafe + Bar in Brooklyn, on Friday, March 23, 2018.

Teaching MENTOR MEDITATION: THE BOOK OF THE DEAD at Wendy's Subway in Brooklyn on Thursday evenings, from March 22-April 19 from 7-9:15pm weekly.

Panelist for Bread on the Waters: How Giving to the Community Gives Back, at AWP Tampa, on Saturday, March 10, 2018 @ 12pm.

Reading for Gigantic Sequins at Lector Wine Bar in Tampa, with Eloisa Amezcua, Emrys Donaldson, and more, on Thursday March 8, 2018 from 4-6pm.

Reading at the No, Dear 10 Year Anniversary Dance Party, with Alex Cuff, t'ai freedom ford, Leila Ortiz & more, at Ace Hotel NYC, on Friday, February 9, 2018 @ 8pm.

Reading at the launch of inheriting the War, with Cathy Linh Che, Martha Collins, Brandon Courtney, Yusef Komunyakaa, Gardner McFall, Josephine Rowe, Monica Sok, Paul Tran, and host Laren McClung, at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, on November 10, 2017 @ 5pm.

Reading for Gigantic Sequins at the New York City Poetry Festival Chumley Stage on Governor's Island, on July 30, 2017 @ 12pm.

Reading for The Eagle & The Wren Fundraiser for NY State Coalition Against Sexual Assault, with Aziza Barnes, Thomas Dooley, Camonghne Felix, Lizzie Harris, Venessa Marco, David McLoghlin, and Paul Tran at Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 7pm.

Reading for Rec League Fest at Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop, on Friday, April 7, 2017 @ 7pm.

Reading for SOLO at Wendy's Subway, on February 25, 2017 @ 7:30pm. 

Poem featured in Emotive Fruition We Make Sin a Good Hymn at Botanic Lab in Manhattan, on February 8, 2017 @ 7:30pm

Reading at the 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon at The Poetry Project, on Sunday, January 1, 2017 from 3pm-2am

Giving a Tiny Talk on MAGIC called "Yeats, The Second Coming, and the Trumps" at Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop, on Saturday, December 10, 2016 @ 3pm

Reading at the Washington Square Review Launch at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, on Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 7pm

With Cynthia Manick, facilitating Poetry for Every Season: Kiku: Haiku Writing Workshop at the New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, October 15, 2016 @ 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30

Reading at Lit Crawl NYC at Metrograph Theatre on Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 7pm

Reading with JP Allen, Wren Hanks, Bill Lessard, Michelle Meier, and Yanyi Yuo at Dead Rabbits September at DTUT in Manhattan on Saturday, September 11, 2016 @ 8pm

Reading at Maria Brandt / Brooklyn Book Tour with Maria Brandt, Mirene Arsanios, Thomas Dooley, Ricardo Maldonado and Joseph Salvatore at Pete's Candy Store, on Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 6pm

Reading with Emerging Poets Fellows at Poets House in NYC, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 @ 7pm. Audio recording here.

Reading at The Recluse #12 Launch at Poetry Project in NYC, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 @ 8pm

Reading with Cheryl Clarke, Iris Cushing and Elizabeth Zuba at Bushel in Delhi, NY, on Friday, May 27, 2016 @ 7pm

Reading for Tammy at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, on Nov 21, 2015 @ 7pm

Chapbook launch reading with Marisa Crawford and Matt L Roar at The Penthouse, on Nov 14, 2015 @ 7pm

Reading with Horse Less Press poets at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, on Nov 11, 2015 @ 7pm

Reading at the Weird Sister Turns One Halloween Party at Greenpoint Heights in Brooklyn, on October 30, 2015 @ 8pm

Poem featured in EmoFru All Star Show at Botanic Lab in Manhattan, on October 21 & 22, 2015 @ 7:30pm

Reading at Golden West Service/Wanda and Wonder record release party in Brooklyn, on Sept 19, 2015 @ 8pm

Reading at Poetry & Pints in Grand Rapids, on Sept 6, 2015 @ 8pm

Reading at We’ll Sleep Together Beneath Stars at Poets House in Manhattan, on August 21, 2015 @ 5pm

Reading at Amy’s Kitchen Organics in San Francisco, on August 7, 2015 @ 7pm

Reading at NYC launch of Amy Berkowitz’s Tender Points at Berl’s, on July 23, 2015 @ 7pm

Poem featured in EmoFru at Botanic Lab in Manhattan, on June 24, 2015 @ 7:30pm

Reading for Poets at the Yard in Brooklyn, on June 17, 2015 @ 7pm

Reading at Apogee Issue 5 Launch at Raw Space in Harlem, on May 28, 2015 @ 7pm

Reading at FEM CHAP CON at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, on May 22, 2015 @ 7pm

Poem featured in EmoFru at Botanic Lab in Manhattan, on April 22, 2015 @ 7:30pm

Reading with Saltonstall Arts Colony Alumni at Housing Works in Manhattan, on April 16, 2015 @ 7pm

Reading at Girl Friday at Honey in Minneapolis, on April 10, 2015 @ 7pm

Presenting at CUNY ChapFest in Manhattan, on April 2, 2015 @ 11am

Reading at dancing girl press night at Over the Eight in Brooklyn, on March 23, 2015 @ 6pm

Reading at Readings in Color at Color Bklyn in Brooklyn, on January 10, 2015 @ 7pm

92nd St Y * Atlas Reading Series * AWP Boston * Berl’s Poetry Bookshop * Bluestockings * BookCourt * The Bowery Poetry Club * Brooklyn Ladies Text-based Salon * The Buzzard’s Banquet * The Cairo, Seattle * Cake Shop * The Center for Book Arts * The Center for Fiction * Cornelia Street Cafe * Doomsday Film Festival and Symposium * The Eagle and the Wren Reading Series * Earshot * emotive fruition * Feminist Urgent Roundtable * Fireside Follies * Girls Write Now * International Center of Photography * Jackson Heights Poetry Festival * KGB * The Last Reading on Earth * Manhattanville College’s Summer Writers’ Week * Mellow Pages Library * Mental Marginalia * Metropolitan Museum of Art * New York City Poetry Festival *  NYPL * Picasso Machinery * Polestar Poetry Series * Readings in Color * Renegade Reading Series * Saltonstall Arts Colony * Split This Rock Poetry Festival * Tri Lengua Series * Wendy’s Subway * White Swallow Reading Series