Sarah Kay releases her debut collection of poetry featuring work from the first decade of her career.
“No Matter the Wreckage” presents readers with new and beloved work that showcases Kay’s knack for celebrating family, love, travel, history, and unlikely love affairs between inanimate objects (“Toothbrush to the Bicycle Tire”), among other curious topics. The official release date is March 18, 2014 but you can pre-order it now! Published by Write Bloody Publishing and illustrated by the wonderful Sophia Janowitz!
Sarah Kay’s poem “Shosholoza” as published in CURA magazine. (With audio recording featuring singing by Andy Suzuki and drumming by Tebukozza Babumba of “Andy Suzuki & the Method”)
Releasing her new book, No Matter the Wreckage, in Cambridge, MA!
Join Sarah Kay for a night of music and poetry as she officially releases her new collection of poems, No Matter the Wreckage in an open to the public show at the Oberon Theater! For this performance, Sarah will be joined onstage by her amazing friends Laura Lamb Brown-Lavoie, Franny Choi, and Kayla Ringelheim!
You can buy tickets in advance here!
*The $25 ticket price includes a copy of Sarah’s new book, No Matter the Wreckage.
2 Arrow St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Releasing her new book, No Matter the Wreckage in NYC!
Sarah Kay is celebrating with TWO Book Release Shows/Parties in NYC at Joe’s Pub. One of them is at 7pm, the other is at 11:30pm. Both shows are open to the public! If you are in high school or have a curfew, buy tickets to the 7pm show (Joe’s Pub is an all ages venue, an this will be a PG-13 show)! If you are older and can stay up late, buy tickets to the 11:30pm! Both shows will feature amazing guest performers such as Arthur Lewis, Andy Suzuki & The Method, Phil Kaye, and Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz! PLUS she will have exclusive advanced copies of the book for sale, since it isn’t technically released until the 18th! These tickets will probably sell out pretty fast, and these are Sarah’s only 2 NYC appearances, so if you know you would like to come, pretty please buy tickets as soon as possible, we don’t want you to miss out!
BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE HERE.
(*Note about Joe’s Pub: If you buy a seat at a “table” there is a $12 food minimum or 2 drink minimum. You can arrive early (doors open at 6pm for the early show, doors open at 11pm for the late show) so you have time to eat, drink, and relax!)
Joe’s Pub, NYC.
The Public Theater
425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003
7pm or 11:30pm. Tickets $15
You + Sarah + special guest performers + her whole heart.
Sarah Kay’s poem, “The Oak Tree Speaks” as published in Thrush Poetry Journal.
Performing with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz at their DOUBLE BOOK RELEASE CELEBRATION!
Come hear poems from Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz’s recently released, highly celebrated collection, “The Year of No Mistakes”! Come see a sneak-peak, one-time-only, pre-release performance of poems from Sarah Kay’s up-coming collection, “No Matter the Wreckage!” (Plus purchase exclusive advanced copies of the book!) Both of these powerhouse ladies from Write Bloody Publishing are joining forces to bring you a night of yeehaw and hot damn! Plus, the whole night will be hosted by the incredibly talented spoken word poet Derrick Brown! The event is open to the public (all ages!) Tickets here!
7pm Doors, 8pm Show
St. Marks Episcopal Cathedral, Bloedel Hall (west entrance in back of building)
1245 10th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102
$12 tickets in advance
$15 tickets at the door
Performing at Write Bloody’s Poetry Honky Tonk Badonkadonk: An AWP Off-Site Event in Seattle, WA!
Sarah can’t wait to debut work from her new book, No Matter the Wreckage, which will make her an official Write Bloody Author! Come check out the other unbelievable poets that this publishing company boasts, all performing together for one night only: Derrick Brown, Karen Finneyfrock, Buddy Wakefield, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, Brendan Constantine, Jon Sands, Tara Hardy, Aaron Samuels, Mindy Nettifee, Taylor Mali, Bucky Sinister, Jeremy Radin, Stevie Edwards, Jason Bayani, Jade Sylvan, Daniel Nester, Lauren B. Zuniga, Franny Choi, Elaina Ellis, Daniel McGinn, & music from Adam Falkner! Holy smokes! This event is definitely open to the public (but must be 21+) and tickets are only $10!
You can buy tickets here!
And you can find more information here!
Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm, 21+ only, ID required
1114 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101
Performing in the Seattle Poetry Slam Showcase in Seattle, WA!
Sarah will be performing at the Seattle Poetry Slam in a top-notch showcase of some of the most amazing spoken word poets from across the country! (Including Phil Kaye, Franny Choi, Lauren Zuniga, Derrick Brown, Karen Finneyfrock, and many more!) The night starts at 8:30 at Re-bar! The show is open to the public (but 21+)! More info here!
1114 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101
Performing and teaching at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN!
Phil and Sarah will be teaching a workshop with Wabash students, followed by a performance. The event is ticketed, but the show is free and open to the public by contacting:
or on the night of the event @ the Fine Arts Center Box Office.
Performing and teaching at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY
Sarah and Phil will be performing for Vassar students at 7pm in Sanders Classroom 212-Spitzer Auditorium! (Followed by a workshop Sunday afternoon at 1pm in Rockefeller Hall 203-Lecture Room: sign-up required at the evening performance!) More info here!