desert poetry

landers & joshua tree, ca.

san bernardino county

april 7-9 2017

[Emerson will be reading new work on April 8th]

Desert Poetry
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Screen Shot 2017-03-19 at 7.47.59 PMSunday, April 2, 2017, 8PM, Reading with Arisa White and Emerson Whitney
Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Rd, Plainfield, Vermont 05667

Goddard College
/ March 20, 2017 View

Emerson has been named a literature fellow at the PLAYA residency for creative arts in Oregon and will be participating in readings and events in the area during January, 2017. playa


/ October 11, 2016 View

Emerson shows work/ participates in a Ph.D cohort of Literary, Musical, and Visual Thought students at the European Graduate School in Saas Fee, Switzerland. EGS

/ August 26, 2016 View

Oct 9: Open Press @ PRB w/ Timeless Infinite Light (Joel Gregory, Ivy Johnson, JH Phrydas, Ted Rees, Emji Spero, Emerson Whitney)Open-Press-poster-Web_1024x1024

Open Press! October 9th
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Featuring performances by:

Tara Jepsen
Tara Jane ONeil
Anna Joy Springer
​​Emerson Whitney
Jmy Kidd & The Sunland Dancers
& Maggie Nelson

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Join us to celebrate the release of GHOST BOX by Emerson Whitney. This event will feature readings by Emerson Whitney, CA Conrad, and Maggie Nelson.

@ Studio 64 (in Highland Park) LA, CA 90042.
Doors at 7:30pm, Reading at 8pm


I’m reading in a closet for Machine Project – Poets in Closets

Saturday, September 27th, 1-5pm & Thursday, October 2nd, 8-10pm
in The Gamble House Downstairs Bedroom Closet // 4 Westmoreland Pl, Pasadena, CA 91103

Emerson will read a single poem to one audience member at a time in the Gamble House’s walk-in closet.