Annie Silverstein
Dan teaches literary translation and poetry in the Antioch University Los Angeles M.F.A. in Creative Writing Program.
Readings, Spring-Summer 2017:

Thursday, April 13, 7:30 pm, Pegasus Books, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, downtown Berkeley, CA: Dan Bellm & renowned poet/translator Willis Barnstone, with visiting Argentine poets Luisa Futoransky and Claudia Shvartz.

Thursday, April 20 – Sunday April 23, New Orleans Poetry Festival, New Orleans, LA. Official launch of new poetry book, Deep Well, at several readings and panels. Schedule at:

Thursday, April 27, 7:00 pm, Literary Speakeasy at Martuni’s, 4 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA: Dan Bellm reading with Kay Nilson, Julian Schendelman, Amos White, and Arisa White.

Thursday, May 25, 7:30 pm, Poetry Flash reading at Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA: Dan Bellm and a co-reader TBA.

Sunday, June 11, 3:00 pm, Valona Deli Poetry Series, 1323 Pomona St., Crockett, CA: Dan Bellm reading, with an open mic at 4:00.

Thursday, July 207:30 pm, Third Thursday Poetry & Live Improv Jazz Series, 215 Main St., Point Arena (Mendocino County), CA. Featured reader Dan Bellm, with live music and an open mic.


Click here for an 18-minute video of a reading on March 26, 2012.

Click here for a 30-minute video of a reading given in the Lunch Poems series, introduced by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, at the University of California, Berkeley, on February 4, 2010.

Dan has given readings of poetry and translation at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival (Newark, NJ); the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (Vancouver, Canada); Beyond Baroque (Venice, Calif.); Cleveland State University; Dartmouth College; Dominican University; Litquake (San Francisco); the Los Angeles Poetry Festival; Mills College; the 92nd St. Y (New York); the San Francisco State University Poetry Center; the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Southern California; and numerous bookstores, libraries, and community centers in northern California, Atlanta, Boston, New Orleans, New York, Washington, and elsewhere in the United States.