April 25, 2011

Pittsburgh Lit Events: April 25 - May 1

Monday, April 25:

Maxwell King & Richard St. John Reading
Maxwell King, author of the chapbook Crossing Laurel Run (Autumn House Press, 2010), and Richard St. John, author of The Pure Inconstancy of Grace (Truman State Univ. Press, 2005), read at a special happy hour in the city's cultural district.
Olive or Twist
140 Sixth St Pittsburgh, PA (Downtown)
5:30pm - free - (412) 421-1566

Tuesday, April 26:

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 TBA.
Sphinx Cafe
401 Atwood St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:00pm - free (one drink min.) - (412) 621-1153

Wednesday, April 27:


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Thursday, April 28:

Hope & Despair Reading
An evening of poems of hope & despair by local poets of all ages, with discussion to follow.
Christine Frechard Gallery
5871 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Squirrel Hill)
7:00pm - free - (412) 337-4976

Out-of-Towners Reading Explosion
Matt Whispers and Richard Wehrenberg visit Pittsburgh on their reading tour; CyperPunk Apocalypse's visiting writer for the month of April, Andy Folk, also reads.
Cyberpunk Apocalypse

5431 Carnegie St Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
7:00pm - $? - (412) 513-8285

A Poetry Reading Happening in a Bookstore feat. Ed Steck & Jeffrey Schrader
Poets Ed Steck and Jeffrey Schrader share their work in what may be Pittsburgh's most intimate bookstore reading yet.
Caliban Book Shop
410 S Craig St Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
7:00pm - free - 681-9111

Saturday, April 30:

Braddock Library's Afternoon of Poetry
National Poetry Month comes to an end with this celebration of local artists. Performers include Kelli Stevens Kane, Robin Clarke, Rose Fletcher, E. B. Bortz, William James, Sheila B., Ann Ungar, Lewis Colyar, Katie Pugh, Edward Murray, Jonathan White, Adia, and Art Solomon.
Braddock Carnegie Library
419 Library St Braddock, PA
2:00pm - free - (412) 351-5357

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