by sophie

excited ! : Myself & my dear friend Betsy Wheeler will be reading together on Sunday June 15 at the sunday poetry & reading series, from 2-3 p.m. Betsy’s not from the ‘burgh, so it’s going to be an extra treat. for you and me both. AND it’s father’s day that sunday, so it’s going to be an extra treat for you, and me, and my dad. who introduced me to poetry in the first place but that’s another story..

Sunday Poetry & Reading Series: A free monthly series
featuring readings from academic, experimental and
spoken-word Pittsburgh poets and writers.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Main First Floor – Quiet Reading Room
2 – 3 p.m.

For more information, call 412.622.3151 or visit http://www.carnegielibrary.org.

from the press release: other up-coming sunday offerings at the CLP:

Sunday ❘ 5 • 18 ❘ 2 pm ❘ Terrance Hayes
Terrance Hayes is the author of Hip Logic, Wind in a Box and Muscular Music and has been the recipient of many honors and awards including a National Poetry Series award, a Pushcart Prize, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. He teaches creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University.

Sunday ❘ 7 • 20 ❘ 2 pm ❘ The Typewriter Girls
The Typewriter Girls are decadent intellectuals with an uncanny penchant for monkey breeding. Descendants of the Cabaret Voltaire, their Dada-bred performances feature comedy, music, and poetry, and in the words of Comte de Lautreamont, embody the concept that “poetry must be made by all.”

Sunday ❘ 8 • 17 ❘ 2 pm ❘ Heather McNaugher
Heather McNaugher is an Assistant Professor of English at Chatham University’s MFA program. Her chapbook, Panic & Joy, was published this spring by Finishing Line Press.‘

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