Readings & Interviews

Interviews/Reviews & Features:

Positive Publicity: An interview with Philadelphia poet Erica Abbott

Mad Poets Society: Local Lyrics – Featuring Erica Abbott and Review of Erica Abbott’s Self-Portrait as a Sinking Ship by Sean Hanrahan

The Poetry Question: Review: Self-Portrait as a Sinking Ship – Erica Abbott (Toho Publishing)

Write Now Philly: Melancholic and Revitalizing Poetry

Serotonin: SelfPortrait as a Sinking Ship Review

Fevers of the Mind: A Fevers of The Mind Quick-9 Interview with Erica Abbott

Paper Crane Journal: “You Don’t Always Need to Be Strong” – Interview with Erica Abbott

Hannah Rousselot: Self-Portrait as a Sinking Ship review

The Poetry Cafe: Self-Portrait as a Sinking Ship review by Elijah B Pringle, III

Danielle Holian: Book Feature: Erica Abbott ‘Self-Portrait as a Sinking Ship’

Catina Noble: Erica Abbott – Book Promo

Poetry Aloud: available wherever you listen to podcasts, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify

The Daily Drunk: Baymax is the Best: A Drunkerview with Erica Abbott

Apparel for Authors: Interview on Instagram

Society19: If You Love Poetry, You Need To Follow These Instagram Accounts

The Poetry Lab 30/30 Challenge: “self-portrait as” prompt shared during National Poetry Month


Toho Journal virtual launch party for new issue (online, 2020)

Toho Publishing Chapbook Series II Virtual Books Launch (online, 2020)

The Mad Poets Society Livin’ On Luck Series (online, 2021)

Downtown Dover Poetry Weekend Ekphrastic Poetry Contest winner & finalists reading ft. Aimee Nezhukumatathil (online, 2021)

The Kimmel Center re-opening celebration (in-person, 2021)

Toho Journal issue launch at Cherry Street Pier (in-person, 2021)

Moonstone Arts Center Poetry Readings Series at Fergie’s Pub (in-person, 2021)

A Novel Idea’s The May the Earth Stood Still (online, 2021)

Emotional Historians public reading, hosted by Jon Sands (online, 2021)

Poems That Don’t Suck Group Poetry Showcase (online, 2021 & 2023)

Taylor Swift As Books December Reading (online, 2021)

Abington Township Public Library Outdoor Poetry Reading (in-person, 2022)

Bridgeport Mental Health Fair (in-person, 2022)

Mad Poets Festival at Media Borough Hall (in-person, 2022)

Wednesday Night Poetry at Cafe Racer Seattle (in-person, 2023)

Mad Poets First Wednesday series (forthcoming)