The New York Society Library, 2017 Literary Magazine Salon with Digging Through The Fat and Guernica. April 13, 2017. _
“Literature that enlivens our eclectic artistic community: An introduction to Digging Through The Fat by founder and editor Gessy Alvarez and creative director Cynthia Alvarez, with special guest readers Tobias Carroll, Lauren Hilger, and Bud Smith.” _
NYC FBomb Flash Fiction Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. December 17, 2016.
Readers included: Paul Beckman, April Bradley, John Gorman, Craig Fishbane, and Julie Turley. _
East and West Reading, Symposia Bookstore, Hoboken, NJ, November 12, 2016.
Fellow Readers: Devin Kelly, Lauren Hilger, and Rich Ferguson. _
Manhattanville Reading Series, Manhattanville Coffee, Crown Heights, October 26, 2016. Fellow Readers: Dolan Morgan, Alexandra Tanner, and Alexander Drywall. _
Boundless Reading Series, The Local, Long Island City, NYC. October 13, 2016.
Fellow Readers: Sana Hussain, Julia Phillips, and Stephanie Rogers. _
Digging Through The Fat Takes Bushwick, M.C., The Living Gallery, Brooklyn , NY. October 6, 2016. Artists: Cynthia Alvarez, Summer J. Hart, Charlotte Sims. Poets: K.T. Billey, Roberto Carlos Garcia, Jenn McCreary, and Justin Petropoulos. _
NYC FBomb Flash Fiction Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. September 9, 2016.
Fellow Readers: Paul Beckman, Chuck Howe, Alice Kaitman, Loren Kleinman, Jane Liddle, Sara Lippman, Jolene McILwain, Bud Smith, Nancy Stohlman, Jan Elman Stout, and Anne Elizabeth Weisgerber _
Uno Kudo / Mellow Pages Library, reading, Brooklyn, NY. January 17, 2015. Fellow Readers: Paula Bomer, Mark Brunetti, Bobby Fisher, Chuck Howe, Amy King, Tracey Lander-Garrett, Bill Lessard, Bud Smith, and Marvin Waldman. _
Mad Hat Press Presents: A Reading at Word Up Community Bookshop. September 27, 2014. Fellow Readers: Sara Epstein, Willis Gordon, Sara Lippman, Audrey Roth, Bud Smith. _
Blackmail Series 3, reading, Mellow Pages Library, Brooklyn, NY. March 20, 2014. Fellow Readers: Hallie Elizabeth, Carla Gannis, Michael Hessel-Mial, Justin Petropoulos, and Joseph Riippi. _