June 1, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: June 1 - 6

Tuesday, June 1:

91.3 WYEP Radio

Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series
The back room of Hemingway's Cafe fills up with featured readers and an open mic in this 30+ year running poetry series. Feat. Michael Simms, Susan Sailer, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, and Lori Wilson.
Hemingway’s Cafe
3911 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm – free – (412)621-4100

Release: Open Mic
Open Mic for poets, emcees and vocalists.
Shadow Lounge
972 Baum Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:00pm(18+) - $5 - (412) 363-8277

Wednesday, June 2:

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

Thursday, June 3:

Pittsburgh Writes
Weekly writers workshop.Crazy Mocha Coffee
531 Beaver Street Sewickley, PA

Call for time - (412) 741-4444

Friday, June 4:

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

Saturday, June 5:

Poetry Without Walls
14th annual open reading for local writers
Garfield Artworks
4931 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Garfield)
8:00pm – free – (412)231-1581

Sunday, June 6:

Wendy Davies Tribute Reading & Reception
Join family and friends from Carlow University’s Madwomen in the Attic as they remember Wendy Davies in a tribute reading of her poetry and prose.

Carlow University
Kresge Theater
3333 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free - (412) 578-6346

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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