March 16, Thursday 7:00 pm. ALCHEMY Dialogues Suite 2nd Reading. Habra read her dialogue, “Tell Me Mayra,” alongside a wonderful variety of voices. Event organized by Arnie Johnston and Deborah Johnson. Richmond Center for the Visual Arts, WMU. Michigan News Dean Hauck handling books.
February 23rd, Thursday 6:30 pm. ALCHEMY Poetry & Music Reading “Echolocation.” Habra’s five poems inspired by Wadada Leo Smith artwork, along with poems by Marsha Meyer, Denise Miller, Margaret DeRitter & Elizabeth King.
Ankhrasmation: The Language Scores. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 314 S. Park, Kalamazoo 49007
Feb 11, 2017, Sat. 4:30 R 102A, Convention Center, AWP Conference Washington DC. Panel: “Immigration: Cultural Binding, Creative Chaos & The Survival of International Writers.” How does immigration affects writers’ creative pursuits in a different country? This year out of 1,465 proposals submitted, 522 selected! With Kalpna Singh-Chitnis, Alexander Cigale, Octavio Quintanilla, Deema Shehabi & Hedy Habra
Feb 10th, 2017, Friday 2:00-4:00. AWP Conference Washington DC. Off-site Reading with Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts. Truth to Power:Writers Respond Anthology Historic Sixth &I Synagogue
Feb 9th to 11th, 2017 AWP Conference Washington DC. Book Signing at Peacock Journal Table 858! Thursday 9th 3:30-4:30 ; Saturday 11th 12:00-1:00. Habra signed Flying Carpets, Tea in Heliopolis, Under Brushstrokes & Peacock Journal’s Beauty First Print Anthology.
Feb 9-11, 2017 AWP Conference Washington DC. Book Signing: Tea in Heliopolis and Under Brushstrokes Press 53 Booth ! Thursday 2:00 pm; Friday 10:00 pm; Sat 10:00 am
January 26th, 7:00 pm Reading Event: Fifth Wednesday Journal.
Kalamazoo Poets Read For You: Nancy Eimers, Matt Jordan, Andrew Wickenden & Hedy Habra.
Moderator: William Olsen. “Center for Humanities, WMU 2500 Knauss Hall
December 3rd, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm: 3rd Annual Author Expo & Book Signing at the Atrium. Portage District Library 300 Library Lane Portage MI 49002
September 9th to October 30th Art Exhibition: Chinese Ink Brush Paintings (30 works).
Hedy Habra displayed four artworks: “Landscape with Fisherman,” “Meditative Egret on Pine Branch,” “Two Red-Crowned Cranes” and “Woman & Leopard.”Portage D. Library, 300 Library Ln, Portage, MI
October 20th, 11:00 am: Cavalier Room Guest Speaker, Kankakee Community College, Illinois
11:00 Public Lecture & Reading: “A Captivating Voyage Through Time and Space” with Humanities and Poetry Students & Community.
12:30 Book Discussion with Intro to Poetry Students.
Flying Carpets, Tea in Heliopolis & Under Brushstrokes. Q&A and Book Signing.
September 23rd, 2:00 pm: “Interartistic Dialogue Between Visual Poetry and Visual Art.” In this presentation, Hedy Habra talked about the influences that led her to develop a passion for art and poetry. She read ekphrastic poetry from Tea in Heliopolis and her recently released collection, Under Brushstrokes. Kiva Room, Friendship Village, 1400 N Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI
September 20th, 10:30 am Guest Speaker: Hedy Habra
Book Discussion: Flying Carpets
Portage District Library, 300 Library Ln, Portage, MI 49002
“Hedy Habra’s Flying Carpets is a collection of enchantments and wonders charmingly recounted, deeply imagined, and composed with lyrical exactitude. It belongs to that rare tradition of books whose spells grow increasingly seductive with each new story.”
–Stuart Dybek, author of Coast of Chicago and Sailing with Magellan
July 5, 12pm Art Exhibition & Poetry
Habra read her pantoum, “The Colors of Dawn,” inspired by Judy Walters’ Praying for Peace. Both painting and poem displayed throughout August. Friendship Village, 1400 N Drake Rd, Kalamazoo
April 19, 3:30 pm. College of Arts & Sciences Awards Ceremony
Hedy Habra PTI Excellence in Teaching Awards (2015-2016).
Center for the Humanities, Knauss Hall, 2500.
April 7, 6:00-8:00 pm The University Club of Santa Barbara, 1332 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
Hedy Habra read ekphrastic poetry from Under Brushstrokes (Press 53 2015) & Tea in Heliopolis (Press 53 2013), and showcased the artworks that inspired her work. Noozhawk Press Article
April 2-30 Parkview Hills Clubhouse ART MINDERS Chinese Brush Art
Hedy Habra, Carrie Lin, Grace Li, Che-Shen Tomich & Huaming Wang
April 14, 6-8 pm Artists’ Reception & Demo Parkview Hills Clubhouse, 3707 Greenleaf Circle Kalamazoo, MI
April 2, 2016 10:30 am to 11:45 am
AWP: Association of Writers & Writing Programs S139
Crossing the Liminal: A Reading of Art Poetry with World Literature Today Contributors.
Robert Muroff Bookfair Stage, Los Angeles Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Level One Saturday, Ekphrastic Poetry Reading with WLT contributors, Lauren Camp, Hedy Habra & Cole Swensen & Bilingual Reading Spanish/English: Hedy Habra & Daniel Simon
March 31,3:00 pm Book Signing: Thursday 3:00pm & Friday 2:00 pm
Press 53 Booth 530 AWP BookFair Convention Center Los Angeles, CA
March 23, 2016, 7:00 p.m. 2500 Knauss Hall, Western Michigan University Center for the Humanities: “Inter Artistic Dialogue Between Visual Poetry & Visual Art.”
Hedy Habra read from Under Brushstrokes
January 28 2016 6-8 p.m: Creating Persona: Writer Workshop with Hedy Habra. Portage District Library. “Creating Persona:” Award-winning author Hedy Habra will guide attendees on how to use personal memories to inspire fictional pieces and create realistic characters and personalities.”
December 12, 2015 2-4 pm Kazoo Books Author Hop Book Signing with Local authors
December 12, 10-2 pm Portage District Library Local Authors Reading
December 8, 12 pm Kalamazoo Art Institute ArtBreak Series, “Poetic Responses to Art: A Reading and Book Discussion” by Hedy Habra
November 19, 7 pm Alliance Française “Dialogue interartistique: poésie visuelle et art plastique” par Hedy Habra
November 14, 7 pm Poets-In-Print Poetry Reading, Book & Broadside Signing: Hedy Habra & Diane Seuss Kalamazoo Book Arts Center 326 W Kalamazoo Ave
Habra read from her new book of poems, Under Brushstrokes
November 5, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Guest Speaker, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Public Lecture, Poetry Reading & Q&A
October 21, 7 pm Iroquois Room D 152: Guest Speaker, Kankakee Community College, Illinois
Public Lecture, Reading / Q&A Under Brushstrokes Discussion Q&A and Book Signing Flying Carpets & Tea in Heliopolis
October 13, 6:30 pm KAZOO BOOKS II Author Event: Reading & Q&A 2413 Parkview Ave. Habra read from Under Brushstrokes
August 10-14: Sociedad Argentina de Escritores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
SIMPOSIO INTERNATIONAL DE LITERATURA “La producción literaria de América Latina: segunda mitad del siglo XX y comienzos del siglo XXI,” Instituto Literario y Cultural Hispánico.
Presentación de poemarios y recital de poesía en español.
Presentación del libro de crítica, Mundos alternos y artísticos en Vargas Llosa
April 1, 1:00 pm Edwin & Mary Meader Room Waldo Library.
WMU Libraries Celebrate National Poetry Month: Kick-Off Poetry Reading & Music
May 8-9, 2015 DIWAN6: A FORUM FOR THE ARTS
Poetry Readings, Music, Performance Arab American Museum Dearborn MI
11am-12:15 pm “A Hum in the Water: A Poetry Reading”
Habra presented “A Landscape of Memory” & read poems from her upcoming manuscript, “The Taste of the Earth.”
**Listen to the live stream video.
April 9-11, 2015 AWP Associated Writers and Writing Programs Conference Minneapolis.
April 10, 3-4 pm Book Signing/Press 53 Booth Tea in Heliopolis
April 9, 7:30-9:00 pm AWP Off-Site Reading: MIZNA Literary Journal Cedar Cultural Center MN
A musical soundscape by Naj Bagdadi surrounds an evening featuring performances by Moheb Soliman, Ismael Khalidi & Nathalie Handal, including a line-up of acclaimed poets–Glenn Shaheen, Hedy Habra, Philip Metres, Lisa Suhair Majaj, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán, and more.
April 10, 5:30-8:00 pm AWP off-site Reading Barnes & Noble 801 Nicollet Mall Downtown MN, 2015 Press 53 Writers and Editors.
November 6, 5-7 pm Second Sight/Insight II Kalamazoo Institute of Art Local Poets Respond to Art. Habra’s poem was inspired by A Little Joke by Adolph Dehn
November 13, 2014 10 am-2 pm. Portage Library First Local Authors Event Fiction and Poetry Reading.
December 5, 6-8pm.Kalamazoo Public Library Poetry Trunk Show.
Local Authors Read books published in 2013-2014
September 18-21 RAWI Fifth National Gathering with MIZNA Sept 18-21 Minneapolis
Saturday 1:00 pm Habra presented “Erasing the Memory of Fear”
September 23, 7 pm TOWN & GOWN Poetry Reading Kalamazoo Public Library
September 28, 2-3 pm.
POETRY in 19 LANGUAGES: A SYMPHONY OF THE SENSES Portage District Library Habra read her poetry in Spanish
April 4, 3 pm Bernhardt Center WMU Spanish Department Honors & Awards. Hedy Habra Keynote address
April 10, 7 pm. Schuler Books & Music Author Event: Reading & Q&A 28th Street Grand Rapids. Hedy Habra & Miriam Pederson
April 15, 7:00 pm Alliance Française Kalamazoo,
Reading from Tea in Heliopolis & Discussion & Q&A in French
February 28-29, Thursday & Friday 4-5 pm
AWP Seattle Book Signing Press 53 Booth Tea in Heliopolis
6:00 pm Glass Lyre Press & Pirene’s Fountain Poetry Reading PST East Olive Way Starbucks, Seattle, WA
March 18, 7:00 pm Fairy Tales, Legends & Myths Portage District Library Poetry Reading Q&A. Portage MI 49002. Kathleen McGookey, Lynn Pattison, Julie Stotz-Ghosh, Janet Ruth Heller, Hedy Habra & Judith Rypma.
March 20: Barnes & Nobles Kalamazoo Local Authors Event
5:00-8:00 pm Habra Author Event & Book Signing
6:30 pm Reading & Q&A Tea in Heliopolis & Flying Carpets
January 21, 2014, 7 pm. Poetry Reading, Q&A Kalamazoo Public Library The Other Michigan
December 4-6, 2013 Congreso Homenaje a Mario Vargas Llosa “La ciudad y los perros y el Boom hispanoamericano” Casa de la Literatura Peruana, Lima, Perú
jueves 5 12:15. Presentación del libro: Mundos alternos y artísticos en Vargas Llosa: Casa de la Literatura Peruana.
Lunes 9 de diciembre 7:00 pm en Librería Sur, Lima
Viernes 2 pm CASLP Ponencia: “Recreación y reflexividad en dos diaristas vargasllosianos: Don Rigoberto y Gauguin”
October 24 Guest Speaker Kankakee Community College, Illinois Reading Q&A Flying Carpets & Tea in Heliopolis
October 2, 7-9 p.m. Granada Books, Santa Barbara
Reading Q&A Flying Carpets & Tea in Heliopolis NOOZHAWK PRESS ARTICLE
September 9-11 Guest Speaker at State University of New York, SUNY Oswego Presentation Q&A of Habra’s scholarly book, Mundos alternos y artísticos en Vargas Llosa.
Reading Q&A from Flying Carpets & Tea in Heliopolis The Osweganian SUNY Habra Poetry Reading
August 15, 7-8:30 pm Reading Q&A Phoenix & Dragon 5531 Roswell Road NE Atlanta GA 30342. Flying Carpets & Tea in Heliopolis
August 16, 11:30 am Brunch & Reading Alif Institute 3288 Marjan Dr Atlanta GA 30340 Flying Carpets & Tea in Heliopolis firstname.lastname@example.org
June 26, 6-8 pm Author Event Q&A MICHIGAN NEWS 308 W.Michigan Ave Kalamazoo MI Habra read from her new book of poems, Tea in Heliopolis
August 10 BOOK FAIR: Reading Rocks at Rockford MI