Past Readings and Interviews



“How Five International Writers Got Their First Break,” by Pinar Tarhan, WOW Women on Writing, June 2017.

“10 Questions for Bernadette Geyer,” by Amal Zaman, The Massachusetts Review blog, June 2017.

“Carpe Noctem Anthology Interview with Bernadette Geyer,” by Nicole Rollender, January 2016.

“3×5 Author Interview: Bernadette Geyer,” by Vicki Hudson, August 2015. Parts 1 & 2. Part 3.

Rattle Online, audio recording of “Dead Men,” by Bernadette Geyer, published in Rattle #20.

“Author Interview: Bernadette Geyer,” interview on Writing Forums, January 2015

“Writers on the Writing Process: An Interview with Writer Bernadette Geyer,” interview by Laura Davis for Dear Outer Space, August 5, 2014

Recording from February 12, 2010, reading for The Poetry Lab at The Soundry. Bernadette Geyer reads two poems — “Diorama of a Grand Failure” and “Let Me Be Your Warning.”

Interview with Bernadette Geyer, by Stevenallenmay of Plan B Press

“Your Own Voice: An Interview with Bernadette Geyer,” on the blog for The Writer’s Center

Interview with Bernadette Geyer, by 32 Poems

“Contributor Interview #3: Bernadette Geyer,” by Barn Owl Review


Bernadette Geyer has been a featured reader at Berliner Büchertisch (Berlin-Friedrichshain); Lettrétage, dem Literaturhaus (Berlin-Kreuzberg); the Library of Congress’ Poetry at Noon Series (Washington, DC); Galapagos Art Space (Brooklyn, NY); Ellipse Art Center (Arlington, VA); Joaquin Miller Cabin Poetry Reading Series (Washington, DC); IOTA Poetry Reading Series (Arlington, VA); The Writer’s Center (Bethesda, MD); Chapter’s Literary Bookstore (Washington, DC); Olsson’s Books & Records (Washington, DC); Barnes & Noble Bookstores (Rockville, MD & Arlington, VA); The George Washington University Gelman Library (Washington, DC); The Fredericksburg Athenaeum (Fredericksburg, VA); Nora School Poetry Series (Silver Spring, MD); Grace Church Poetry Series (Washington, DC); Arlington Arts Center (Arlington, VA); Riverby Books’ “A Space Inside” Series (Washington, DC); Poetry at Takoma Park (Washington, DC); Greenberry’s Coffee Shop (Arlington, VA); Art-O-Matic 2000 (Washington, DC); DC Live Arts Festival (Washington, DC); Arlington Central Library (Arlington, VA); and in support of Wal-Mart’s “Words Are Your Wheels” Literacy Campaign (Fairfax, VA).


Geyer has appeared on Coffee House TV, a public access arts and current events program broadcast in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Geyer was also a featured reader on The Poetic Eye, hosted by Perry Lindstrom and broadcast on Arlington Independent Media.