November 1, 2010

Pittsburgh Lit Events: November 1 - 7

Tuesday, November 2:

Carnegie Mellon University Press Poetry Reading
John Hoppenthaler, author of Lives of Water (Carnegie Mellon Univ Press, 2003) and Anticipate the Coming Reservoir (2008), and Heather Hartley, Knock Knock (CMU Press, 2010) appear in Pittsburgh to help celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Mellon University Press.
Chatham University
Beckwith Lecture Room, Buhl Hall
Woodland Rd Pittsburgh, PA (Shadyside)
8:00pm - free - (412) 365-1274

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 - (412) 621-1153

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, November 3:

91.3 WYEP Radio

Thursday, November 4:

Pittsburgh Writes
Weekly writers workshop.
Crazy Mocha Coffee
531 Beaver Street Sewickley, PA
Call for time - (412) 741-4444

Carnegie Mellon University Press 35th Anniversary Reading
Poets Dzvinia Orlowsky, Convertible Night, Flurry of Stones (CMU Press, 2008), and James Harms, After West (CMU Press, 2008), read in celebration of 35 years of CMU Press.
Adamson Auditorium, Baker Hall
5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - free - (412) 365-1274

Pitt Contemporary Writers Series: Kimiko Hahn
Kimiko Hahn, author of poetry books including Narrow Road to the Interior (W. W. Norton, 2006), and Toxic Flora (W. W. Norton, 2010), reads at the University of Pittsburgh.
University of Pittsburgh
Frick Fine Arts Building
- Room 125
650 Schenley Dr Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:30pm - free - (412) 624-4125

Friday, November 5:

Chatham MFA Reading Series
In conjunction with Unblurred First Fridays on Penn, selected readers from Chatham's MFA program read, followed by an open mic.
Most Wanted Fine Art Gallery
5015 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
6:00pm - free - (412) 328-4737

Gist Street Reading Series
Pittsburgh's world-renowned reading series welcomes Sharon Dolin (poetry) and Lori Ostlund (fiction) for its second-to-final reading ever.
James Simon Sculpture Studio (3rd floor)
305 Gist St Pittsburgh, PA (Uptown)
8:00pm – $10 - (412) 434-5629

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