Thursday, Sept. 6, 8:00 p.m.
What's New In Poetry: Kiely Sweatt, Jenny Zhang, T.J. Jarrett, and Jason Myers
Barnes & Noble, Emory University
What’s New in Poetry hosts four poets reading from new work. B&N Emory is at 1390 Oxford Road www.poetrycouncil.campuslifetech.org
Friday, September 7, 8:00 p.m.
Finding Eve Soul Cafe presents Poetry & Praise
The Funkshion Factory
Join Finding Eve Soul Cafe for Poetry & Praise, featuring Atlanta's finest Christian Poets and also praise and worship by guests psalmist Felice Messam. Finding Eve Soul Cafe offers Christians an alternative to the common nightlife activities by offering inspirational events for singles and married people. We have live music, poetry, dance, games, food, fun and fellowship. Join us for an evening of great praise and worship, amazing artists and more. If you would like to participate as an artist at our event, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. $10 at the door, food available for purchase. www.findingevesoulcafe.com
Saturday, Sept. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Burnaway Magazine Fundraiser
The Granite Room
The event will feature readings by poet/novelist Jamie Iredell and other Atlanta writers at The Granite Room, 211 Peters Street SW. Tickets in advance are $10 for members ($13 at the door) and $12 for non-members ($15 at the door). www.burnaway.org
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Poetry At Callanwolde: Alice Friman and Christopher Martin
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Alice Friman (Vinculum) and Christopher Martin (A Conference of Birds) read at the Callanwolde Library. Tickets are sold at the door. $5 General Admission, $3 Students with ID, Seniors, and Members. For more information call 404-872-5338 or visit www.callanwolde.org
Thursday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry at Tech: Naomi Shihab Nye and Michael Dickman
Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
The 2012-13 series kicks off with multi-award winning poets Nye and Dickman, hosted by Thomas The event will be held in the Kress Auditorium of the Williams Paper Museum, 500 10th Street. Plenty of free parking. http://poetry.gatech.edu
Saturday, Sept. 29, 9:00 p.m.
Acclaimed poet and spoken word artist Saul Williams brings his Chorus: A Spoken Word Tour to Apache Cafe. Tickets are $15 in advance at www.apachecafe.info. This is an age 18+ show.