May 3, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: May 3 - 9

Tuesday, May 4:

91.3 WYEP Radio

Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series
feat. Marilyn Bates, Sheila Carter-Jones, Joanne Samraney, and Lucienne Wald.
Hemingway’s Cafe
3911 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm – free – (412)621-4100

Wednesday, May 5:

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) 622-3151

5 Days With David Foster Wallace
Novelist/Journalist David Lipsky discusses his road trip with the late David Foster Wallace, author of Infinite Jest.
WYEP Community Broadcast Center
67 Bedford Sq Pittsburgh, PA (Southside)

7:00pm - $10 - (412)622-8866

Friday, May 7:

Gist Street Reading Series
Featuring Nick Lantz (poetry) and Laura van den Berg (fiction).
James Simon Sculpture Studio (3rd floor)
305 Gist St Pittsburgh, PA (Uptown)
8:00pm – $10 - (412) 434-5629

The TypewriterGirls Go Green
Landslide Community Farm fundraiser & World Environment Day celebration w/ readings by Kate Zambreno, Rachel Levitsky & Ellen McGrath Smith, music by Emay, stunts by Dave Doyle, drag by Veruca la’Pirahna & dance party by DJ HatesYou. Hosted by Sneaky Mike.
Istanbul (formerly Your Inner Vagabond)
4130 Butler St Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
7:00pm – $5 – (412)683-1623

Saturday, May 8:

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series Book Launch
Book release & reading of Natural Language: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Sunday Poetry & Reading Series Anthology feat. Jan Beatty, Toi Derricotte, Weave's own Margaret Bashaar, and many, many more!
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main Branch)

International Poetry Room

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free (book: $10) – (412)622-3151

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