April 13, 2010

UPDATED: Pittsburgh Lit Events: April 12 - 18

Tuesday, April 13:

A Celebration of Teaching feat. Taylor Mali
Slam/spoken-word artist Taylor Mali celebrates teaching in Pittsburgh through a faculty
presentation, community performance, and poetry workshops for students.

Sewickley Academy
Gregg Theater
315 Academy Ave Sewickley, PA
7:00pm - free - (412) 741-2230

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

Thursday, April 15:

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)
6:15pm - free - (412) 622-3151

Sandra Beasley Poetry Reading
Jason Koo reads with Sandra Beasley, winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize.
Washington & Jefferson College
Burnett Center - Yost Auditorium
60 S Lincoln St Washington, PA
7:30pm - free

The Jack Daniels Sessions EP Chapbook Release Party
Book launch for The Jack Daniels Sessions EP, the debut short story collection from
Elwin Cotman. With readings by Madeleine Barnes,
Bill Kirchner, and Elwin Cotman.
Artist Image Resource Center (AIR)
518 Foreland St Pittsburgh, PA (East Allegheny)
7:00pm - $5(suggested donation) - (412) 321-8664

University of Pittsburgh Press: An Evening of Poetry
The Univeristy of Pittsburgh Press welcomes renown poets Lynn Emanuel and Bob Hicok
to read from their new Pitt Poetry Series releases.
University of Pittsburgh
Frick Fine Arts Building
- Room 125
Schenley Dr Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - free - (412) 383-4125

Friday, April 16:

Word Circus: A Literary Launch of Independent Publishers
Chatham MFA students launch their independently published chapbooks.
Chatham University
Laughlin Hall - Welker Room
Chapel Hill Rd Pittsburgh, PA (Shadyside)
5:30pm - free - (412) 365-1100

Saturday, April 17:

Morning Glory Poetry Reading
A reading by Kevin Finn and Weave Issue 02 contributor Michelle Stoner.
Morning Glory Coffeehouse
1806 Chislett St Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
7:00pm - free - (412) 450-1050

Kundiman and Friends Reading
Kundiman, an organization dedicated to the creation, cultivation and promotion of
Asian American poetry, presents Jennifer Chang, Jenny Johnson, Soham Patel, and
Weave Issue 03 contributors Sally Wen Mao and Brenda Battad. Proceeds from this event benefit the Kundiman Alumni Scholarship Fund.
4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
7:00pm - $4 (suggested donation, comes with tea and soup)
- (408) 598-6846

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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