November 8, 2009

Pittsburgh Lit Events November 8 - 15

Sunday, November 8:

Pittsburgh Poetry Series: Collective Voices
Pittsburgh Poetry Series holds its first event, welcoming the Pittsburgh Poetry
Shirley Stevens will moderate. Particpants will include Anne Picone,
Edna Machesney, Dorothy Holley, Nancy Esther James, Jeen-Shang Lin, Marilyn
Marsh Noll, and Christine Doreian Michaels.
Father Ryan Arts Center
420 Chartiers Ave McKees Rocks, PA
7:00pm - $10 - (412) 771-3052

Tuesday, November 10:

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series: Jaimee Wriston Colbert
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper
room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. Jaimee Wriston Colbert reads from her novel Shark
Girls (Livingston Press, 2009).
Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free - (421) 621-1153

Wednesday, November 11:

Jaimee Wriston Colbert
Jaimee Wriston Colbert reads and discusses new her novel, Shark Girls (Livingston Press, 2009).
Carlow University
106 Aquinas Hall
3333 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
12:30pm - free - (412) 578-8749

Thursday, November 12:

Vanessa Hidary - "The Hebrew Mamita"
The Hillel JUC of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Poetry Club welcome Vanessa
Hidary, a.k.a. The Hebrew Mamita
, actress, artist, and poet. Vanessa has been featured on
Def Poetry Jam, and in the 2006 Sundance Film Festival's The Tribe.
University of Pittsburgh
Public Health Auditorium
130 DeSoto St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - free - (412) 621-8875

Friday, November 13:

Friday the 13th Reading
Area writers share their work at MoFo. Featuring Sally Wen Mao, Brenda Battad, and The Cyberpunk Apocalypse's Elwin Cotman & Dan McCloskey.
4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
8:00pm - $3

Saturday, November 14:

Voices from the Attic Volume XV Release Party
The Madwomen in the Attic, Carlow University-based writing collective, celebrate Volume XV
of Voices from the Attic. Featuring Jan Beatty, Ellen McGrath Smith, Evelyn Pierce, Nancy Raynovich, and Stacey Waite.
WYEP Community Broadcast Center
67 Bedford Sq Pittsburgh, PA (Southside)
7:00pm - free - (412) 381-9131

The Poetry of Words & Music
Featuring Leslie Anne McIlroy (poetry) & Don Bertschman (music), and Eve & John's Music Night.
Arefa's Espresso
5827 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Squirrel Hill)
7:30pm - $? - (412) 241-2049

Sunday, November 15:

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series: Judith Vollmer
The Carnegie Library welcomes poet Judith Vollmer.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main Branch)
Quiet Reading Room, Main Floor
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free – (412) 622-3116

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