April 11, 2011

Pittsburgh Lit Events: April 11 - 17

Monday, April 11:

Richard St. John chapbook release reading
A reading to celebrate the release of Shrine (2011, Finishing Line Press), the new chapbook by Richard St. John.
Community House Presbyterian Chruch
120 Parkhurst St Pittsburgh, PA (North Side)
7:00pm - free - (412) 421-1566

Tuesday, April 12:

Hungry Sphinx Reading Series
Weekly poetry and fiction series featuring area students and writers fills the upper room of the Sphinx Hookah Cafe. This week's featured readers are Ines Pujos, Josh Gaines, and Weave Issue 5 contributor Madeleine Barnes.
Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free (one drink min.) - (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, April 13:


91.3 WYEP Radio

Thursday, April 14:

Pittsburgh Writes
Weekly writers workshop.
Crazy Mocha Coffee
531 Beaver Street Sewickley, PA
Call for time - (412) 708-3312

Friday, April 15:

Hot Metal Bridge presents: HOT HOT HOT
Hot Metal Bridge, the literary journal of the Pitt MFA Program, presents Allison Amend, Damian Dressick, Renee Alberts, Nikki Allen, Lois WIlliams, Adriana Ramirez, and more!
4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
7:00pm - $5 (free w/ pot luck contribution)
- (412) 362-0274

Saturday, April 16:

Speaking of... Reading Series
Enjoy a night of words featuring Elise Levine (fiction), Soham Patel (poetry), and Drew "Droopy the broke baller" Anderson (spoken word). Special musical performance by Danny Bracken (former member of Anathallo) to kick off the evening.
Amani International Coffee house & Cafe
507 Forland St Pittsburgh, PA (North side)
8:00pm - $5.00 - (412) 477-3235

Sunday, April 17:

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series
The Carnegie Library’s Sunday Poetry Reading Series hosts a reading by Michael Adams.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main Branch)
Quiet Reading Room, Main Floor
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free – (412)622-3151

Do you have a literary event you want to see listed on our calendar?
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