June 14, 2009

Pittsburgh Lit Events June 14 - June 21

Tuesday, June 16:


91.3 WYEP Radio

Hemingway's Summer Reading Series

feat. Angele Ellis, Erin Garstka, Edna Machesney, and Shirley Stevens

Hemingway’s Cafe
3911 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm – free – (412)621-4100

Steel City Poetry Slam

Hosted by DJ Brewer

Local poets perform slam poetry
Shadow Lounge
972 Baum Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:00pm(18+) - $5
- (412) 363-8277

Thursday, June 18:

Berner Book Signing

Author David Berner discusses and signs his novel Accidental Lessons.

Pengiuin Bookshop
420 Beaver St Sewickley, PA

6:30pm - free - (412) 741-3838


POETSBURGH Presents S.E. Smith

Open Thread presents a special edition of POETSBURGH
featuring readings and talk show chatting with S.E. Smith!
S.E. was a finalist for the 2007 Keene Prize for Literature for
her story collection, "The Wild Girl of Western Pennsylvania,"
and was recently named a finalist for the 2009 Walt Whitman
Award for emerging poets. She is a 2009 graduate of the MFA
Writing Program at the Michener Center at the University of
Texas - Austin. She'll sit down for some readings and talk show
conversation with "host" Adam Atkinson of Open Thread in the
wonderful space at WAFFLE SHOP in East Liberty, following a
spectacular appearance from Drive By Drag.
Waffle Shop
124 S. Highland Ave Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:30pm - free (buy waffles!!! :) )

Sunday, June 21:

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series: Dana Killmeyer
The Carnegie Library’s Sunday Poetry Reading Series hosts a featured reading
by Dana Killmeyer, author of "Paradise, or the Part that Dies" and Pendulums of
Euphoria (Six Gallery Press).

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main Branch)

Quiet Reading Room, Main Floor

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free – (412)622-3151

Do you have a literary event you want to see listed on our calendar?
E-mail details to: joel.weavezine@gmail.com

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