On Monday, January 28, 2019, at 7pm, Kenny will read at Casa del Poeta, Av. Álvaro Obregón 73, Roma Nte., 06700 Ciudad de México (Mexico City). He will be joined by poet and translator Maria Vázquez Valdez, who has edited and translated Kenny’s work for 12 POETAS: Antología de Nuevos Poetas Estadounidenses (12 Poets: Anthology of New United States Poets.), which was published in Mexico in 2017.
On April 17, at 7:30pm, Kenny Fries will read as part of the King's College Visiting Writers Series in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The reading will be held in the Burke Auditorium in the McGowan School of Business, corner of Union and River Streets, Wilkes-Barre. Books will be available for purchase, and signing, at the reading.
Kenny Fries will be a Festival Author at the Texas Book Festival. On November 5, from 2:45pm -3:30pm he will talk about "Where Art and Spirit Intersect" with Yahia Lababidi, author of When Epics Fail. The conversation will be moderated by Rob Vollmar, book review editor of World Literature Today, and will take place in the Capitol Extension. A book signing will follow.
Kenny Fries reads at the Medicine and the Arts Series, Commons at the UH Honors College, Anderson Library, University of Houston, 4333 University Drive, Houston, Texas.
Kenny Fries and Sheila Black, "Writing the Body," October 31, 7:00pm, Words Matter Series, sponsored by Gemini Ink and Trinity University Press, at The Trinity University Holt Center, 106 Oakmont Court, San Antonio, TX.
Kenny Fries in conversation with Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich at Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA,
Kenny Fries in conversation with Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, author of The Fact of a Body, October 30, 7pm, at Porter Square Books, 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA.
Kenny Fries will read, October 26, 3:30pm at Ocean State Writing Conference, University of Rhode Island, 45 Upper College Road, Kingston, Rhode Island.
Kenny Fries in Conversation with Matthew Gallaway at Bureau of General Services - Queer Division, @ LGBT Community Center, New York City
Kenny Fries, October 19, 7pm, in conversation with Matthew Gallaway, author of #gods, at Bureau of General Services - Queer Division, at LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th Street, New York City.
Kenny Fries will read from In the Province of the Gods on October 17, 6pm, at George Washington University, Gelman Library, Teamsters Room, 7th Floor, 2130 H Street NW, Washington, DC.
Kenny Fries reads from In the Province of the Gods, October 17, 7pm, to celebrate the new Disability Studies minor at Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC. The event will be held in White Gravenor 201A.
Kenny Fries will be a Featured Author at the Twin Cities Book Festival, October 14, 11:30am, "Where Do We Go From Here? Travel Writing and Discovery," in conversation with Geraldine DeRuiter and Doug Mack, Taxi Stage, at the Historic Progress Center and Fine Arts Building, Minnesota State Fair Grounds, 1265 North Snelling Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Kenny Fries will read and talk with Susan R. Nussbaum, author of Good Kings Bad Kings, October 12, 6:30pm, Access Living of Metro Chicago, 115 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago.
Kenny Fries, October 11, 7pm, at Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle.
Kenny Fries will read from and talk about In the Province of the Gods, October 10, 7pm, at the World Affairs Council of Oregon, 1200 SW Park Avenue, Third Floor, Hatfield Room, Portland, Oregon.
Kenny Fries reads from In the Province of the Gods, October 10, noon, at the Columbia Writers Series at Clark College, Room PUB 258A, 1933 Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, outside of Portland, OR.
"In the Province of the Gods: Disability, Sexuality, Mortality, and Things Japanese," Kenny Fries in conversation with Karen Nakamura, Doe Memorial Library, Room 180, University of California - Berkeley, sponsored by Center for Japanese Studies.
Kenny Fries, in conversation with Achy Obejas, author of The Tower of Achilles, October 8, 7pm, at Dog Eared Books, 489 Castro Street, San Francisco.
Kenny Fries will be Guest Reader at the Steve Kowit Poetry Prize reading, October 7, 4:00pm, San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego.
Kenny Fries in conversation with Emily Rapp Black, author of The Still Point of the Turning World, October 6, 7:30pm, Skylight Books, 1818 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles.