August 2, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: August 2 - 8

Monday, August 2:

Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange Workshop

Poets of any level of experience are encouraged to come to this open group. Bring 20 copies of your poem (you will usually get a chance to present the second time you attend.) Group meets first Monday of each month.
Borders Eastside
ground floor
5986 Penn Circle South Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)

7:00pm - free - (412) 441-1080

Tuesday, August 3:

91.3 WYEP Radio

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, August 4:

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

Friday, August 6:

Madalon O'Rawe Amenta Book Launch
Celebrate the release of Madalon O'Rawe Amenta's new book Kandinsky and the Stars (Finishing Line Press, 2010). Madalon reads with colleagues from the Madwomen in the Attic & friends: Jan Beatty, Gerry Bocella, Judith Robinson, Gayle Carroll, Kay Comini, Michael Wurster, Angele Ellis, and Weave Issue 04 contributor Ellen McGrath Smith.
Undercroft Gallery
1st Unitarian Church

605 Morewood Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Shadyside)
6:30pm - $? - (412) 687-3852

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