Past Events


California Navigations/Navegações a California:
A California Portuguese-American Literary Reading
sponsored by the Sacramento Poetry Center.

Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th St. (@ R), Sacramento, CA 95816
Tel. 916-240-1897

Organized by Lara Gularte, an Azorean-American poet and three-time DISQUIET alum, this California Portuguese literary reading features six writers representing the Portuguese American landscape of California, including Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Tony John Roma (DISQUIET ’11), Linette Escobar (DISQUIET ’11), Tim Kahl, Catherine Fraga, and Lara Gularte (DISQUIET ’11 ’12 ’13). More.

Fall 2012 San Francisco Reading:

Original Navigations/Navegações Originais

Brazilian-American & Portuguese-American poets and writers joined together to share their work in a celebration of the diverse Lusophone communities of the Bay Area and California.
Traci Brimhall
Linette Escobar
Paula Neves
Tony John Roma
Melissa Da Silveira Serpa

Friday, October 12, 2012, 6:00 pm
the village market
San Francisco, CA

Presence/Presença 2012–13 Tour of Massachusetts: 

August 30, 2012
Cape Cod Cultural Center
Yarmouth, MA
Frank X. Gaspar
Jarita Davis
Oona Patrick
Joe Gouveia (cohost)

October 5, 2012
“Poems for Grace/Poemas para Graciette”
10 Days of Art Festival­
Provincetown, MA
Joe Gouveia
Jarita Davis
Yvonne Desousa
Liliana de Sousa
Carol LaDuke
Oona Patrick
Barry Hellman 

April 3, 2013, 7:30 pm
Presence/Presença Reading
Gloucester Writers’ Center, Gloucester, MA
Sarah Chaves (Revere, MA)
Oona Patrick (Provincetown and Brooklyn)
Brian Sousa (Boston, MA)

May 4, 2013, 11:00 am
“Poems for the Invention of Glory”
Mass Poetry Festival
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Nancy Couto (New Bedford and New York State)
Jarita Davis (Falmouth, MA)
Megan Fernandes (Boston, MA)
Joe Gouveia (Cape Cod)
Marybeth Rua-Larsen (Fall River, MA)
Introduction: Oona Patrick (Provincetown and Brooklyn)

June 28, 3:00 pm
Provincetown Portuguese Festival Reading
Harbor Lounge, 359 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA
Mat Arruda (New Bedford, MA)
Chris King (Provincetown)
Yvonne Desousa (Provincetown)
Joe Gouveia (Hyannis, Cape Cod)
Mel Joseph (Provincetown)
Carol LaDuke (Provincetown)
Oona Patrick (Provincetown and Brooklyn, NY)
Featured Reader: George Monteiro (Brown University)


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