Event Archive

Missed a reading you were dying to hear or want to check out what our events are like? Peruse our archive of Spiral happenings 24/7! Please note that due to the discussion-based format and personal nature of the Moon Salons, they are never recorded.

Camfire Stories "Dread of Winter" on 1/29/2022
Featuring ghost stories, true stories, bad dreams, and unwholesome fables read by: Ashley Nunez. Brian Walker, Christina Rosso-Schneider, Daniel DiFranco, Faye Chevalier, Heather Bowlan, Jeremy Eric Tenenbaum, Kevin Travers, Matt Lake, Monica Robinson (read by Victoria Mier), Victoria Mier & Warren Longmire. Video clips from Silent Snow, Secret Snow, 1964.


Mourn Not For Adonais: A John Keats Tribute, 10/21/2022
Featuring the poems and letters of the famed romantic poet, John Keats, read anew in honor of his birthday. Readings by James Feichthaler, Luke Stromberg, Ann Tetreault, Monica Robinson and Victoria Mier.

 Conjuring Medusa: In Conversation about the Famous Gorgon, 11/3/2022
Authors Raegen Pietrucha and Greg Blake Miller joined The Spiral Bookcase to discuss Pietrucha's poetry collection, Head of a Gorgon, and the myth of the famed gorgon. 

In Conversation with Dr. Guthrie Ramsey Jr., 11/4/2022
We were honored to speak with Dr. Ramsey, a Guggenheim Fellow, historian and musicologist, about his newest book, Who Hears Here?: On Black Music, Pasts and Present. This lively and engaging conversation covered everything from Dr. Ramsey's first brush with music, navigating academia and the magic of music.


An Evening of Poetry with Raya Tuffaha, 11/18/2022
We were delighted to host poet Raya Tuffaha to celebrate the release of her book, Apocalypse Blues. Guest readers Azura Tyabji & Bitaniya Giday opened for Raya. 

An Evening of Monstrous Love with Michelle Renee Lane, 1/7/23
It was an honor to host Michelle Renee Lane, the award-winning author of "Invisible Chains." This reading celebrated her newest release, "The Courtship of Nora Fagan." Lane was joined by guest readers L. Marie Wood, Zin E. Rocklyn and RJ Joseph.

In Conversation with L. Marie Wood, 3/11/23
We hosted the lovely L. Marie Wood to celebrate her latest release, Origins. Wood was joined by fellow author RJ Joseph, who read selections from Origins and interviewed Wood about inspiration, writing and more.

Medusa's Birthday, 5/22/2023
Publishers, editors, poets and writers gathered to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Raegen M. Pietrucha's poetry collection, Head of a Gorgon

An Evening of Dark Poetry with Hamant Singh, 5/23/2023
Spiral was delighted to host Hamant Singh in celebration of his debut poetry collection, The Sibyl. Hamant was joined by poet by Effy Winter. After reading from their works, both poets discussed their creative process, inspiration and more.