7th annual Voices Carry reading Oct. 29

Poetry Atlanta is teaming up with the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival to present the 7th annual Voices Carry reading on Saturday, October 29, 7:30 p.m. at The Philip Rush Center. This event is free and open to the public.

The evening will feature:

Cecilia Woloch: A recent National Endowment for the Arts Fellow and author of the collections Carpathia and Late, Woloch teaches at the University of Southern California and regularly teaches workshops in America and abroad.

Rupert Fike: Fike is the the author of Lotus Buffet, which has just been released by Brick Road Poetry Press. His work has appeared in many publications including Atlanta Review, FutureCycle and the Texas Review of Poetry.

Alice Lovelace: Lovelace is an award winning playwright, performance artist, internationally published and award winning poet producer, and a teacher of poetry.  She is the editor of the anthology CRUX: A conversation in words and images South Africa to South USA and 100 Poems of Solidarity for Haiti.

Franklin Abbott:  Abbott co-founded and serves as Chairperson of the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival. He is a psychotherapist, editor and poet. Boyhood: Growing Up Male is his most recent anthology and Pink Zinnia is his most recent book of poetry.

Karen Head: Head is the author of Sassing (WordTech Press, 2009), My Paris Year (All Nations Press, 2009) and Shadow Boxes (All Nations Press, 2003). Her poetry has appeared in many journals and she is the graduate communications director at Georgia Tech.

Collin Kelley: Kelley is the author of three poetry collections including the recently re-issued Slow To Burn and two novels, Conquering Venus and the newly-released Remain In Light.

Th Philip Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, 30307 (same building as Radial Cafe).

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