Digging Through Reading Series (Host) January 14, 2020 – Readers: Paul Beckman, John Paul “JP” Infante, Christine Kendall, Hadley Moore, and Joanna C. Valente. Musical Guest: Tamar Eisenman. February 11, 2020 – Readers: Dorothy Barnhouse, C.S. Hanson (with Peter Oliver) , Rachel Horowitz, Stacey Hughes, and Susan Stires. Musical Guest: Adnan Sabir. March 10, 2020 – Readers: Roberto Carlos Garcia, Summer J. Hart, Christine Sloan Stoddard, and Mandy-Suzanne Wong.
NYC FBomb Flash Fiction Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. August 2, 2019. Hosted by: Paul Beckman. Readers: Michelle Elvy, Gessy Alvarez, Craig Fishbane, Ran Ringer, Anne Weisgerber, Luke Salisbury, and Ron Brawer.
NYC FBomb Flash Fiction Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. February 1, 2019. Hosted by: Paul Beckman. Readers: Austin Alexis, Gessy Alvarez, Randall Brown, Matt Broderick, Devin Kelly, Nancy Ludmerer, and Jan Stout.
Same Page Reading Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. November 14, 2018. Hosted by: Mickie Meinhardt and Sarah Madges. Readers: Jason Koo, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Gessy Alvarez, Megan Murphy, and Milly Tamarez.
NYC FBomb Flash Fiction Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. February 2, 2018. Hosted by: Paul Beckman. Readers: Gessy Alvarez, Madeline Artenberg, Nancy Ludmerer, Alison McBain, Courtney Sender, A. E. Weisgerber, and Francine Witte.
NYC FBomb Flash Fiction Series, The Red Room at KGB Bar, NYC. June 2, 2017. Hosted by: Gessy Alvarez. Readers: Craig Fishbane, Roberto Carlos Garcia, Ysabel Gonzalez, Tamara Hart, Rachel Horowitz, Karen Levy, Charlie Vazquez, and Aida Zilelian.
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.