March 29, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: March 29 - April 4

Tuesday, March 30:

Cyberpunk Apocalypse 1st Anniversary Extravaganza
Pittsburgh collective Cyberpunk Apocalypse celebrates a year of successes: publications,
writing groups, and residencies. Readers include: CpA founder Daniel McCloskey, Gunner,
Artnoose, Elwin Cotman, Todd Faltin, Natty Solesz, Ross Rader, Nathan, Amanda Huminski,
Savannah Schroll Guz, and Weave Issue 03 contributors Brenda Battad and Adam Atkinson.

Artist Image Resource Center (AIR)
518 Foreland St Pittsburgh, PA (East Allegheny)
6:00pm - $1+ donation - (412) 321-8664

91.3 WYEP Radio

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper
room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. Featured readers TBA.

Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free - (421) 621-1153

Wednesday, March 30:

Open Thread Regional Review Vol. 2 Release Party
Open Thread celebrates the release of its second Regional Review, which features Weave
Issue 03 contributor Alayna Frankenberry. Party features readings by contributors & live
marimba performance by Marcus Joel Kim.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
6300 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Shadyside)
7:00pm - $5 (suggested) - (412) 361-0873

Lawrence C. Connolly Reading
Science Fiction/Fantasy writer Lawrence C. Connolly presents: Visions and Soundscapes.
Mount Lebanon Public Library
13 Castle Shannon Blvd Mt Lebanon, PA
7:00pm - free - (412) 531-1912

Thursday, April 1:

Pitt Contemporary Writers Series Presents: Sven Birkerts & Maud Newton
Discussion on The Future of the Book with Sven Birkerts (2010 William Block Sr. Writer) and
Maud Newton (author & blogger), moderated by Pitt professor Cathy Day.
University of Pittsburgh
Frick Fine Arts Building
- Room 125
Schenley Dr Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:30pm - free - (412) 624-4125

Friday, April 2:

Gist Street Reading Series
Featuring James Allen Hall (poetry) and Valerie Laken (fiction).
James Simon Sculpture Studio (3rd floor)
305 Gist St Pittsburgh, PA (Uptown)
8:00pm – $10 - (412) 434-5629

1 comment:

  1. Good post..!!Those events were indeed interesting..!!I am, pretty much sure that many came to those events especially the "Pitt Contemporary Writers Series Presents: Sven Birkerts & Maud Newton"..

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