April 5, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: April 5 - 11

Monday, April 5:

Drue Heinz Lecture Series - Gregory Maguire
Gregory Maguire, author of best-sellers Wicked and Son of a Witch, speaks in Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Music Hall
4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:30pm - $35+ - (412) 622-8866

Tuesday, April 6:

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, April 7:

Pittsburgh Poets' Playshop
You’ve heard of a writer’s workshop, but this is a playshop! Join local poets and writers
in collaborative compositions, surrealist writing games, found poetry exercises, and much more. Come learn, compose, and have fun with writing.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Large Print Room
4400 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
12:00pm - free - (412) 578-2586

Thursday, April 8:

Fourth Annual Fair Housing Poetry Slam
From Words to Actions: Remaking Communities for Everyone. Local poets speak out about
the need to create communities that are built on inclusion, diversity and fairness; that are
free of discrimination and intolerance; and embrace change that is citizen driven.

Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
7:00pm - $5(suggested) - (412) 391-2535 (x203)

Friday, April 9:

Claire Keegan Reading
Irish fiction writer Claire Keegan, winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, reads in

Carlow University
Kresge Theater
3333 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:30pm - free - (412) 578-6363

Sunday, April 11:

Pittsburgh Poetry Series: Terrance Hayes
Pittsburgh Poetry Series welcomes poet Terrance Hayes.
Father Ryan Arts Center
420 Chartiers Ave McKees Rocks, PA
7:00pm - $10 - (412) 771-3052

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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