September Readings & Events

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

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 $10 at the door, food available for purchase. 

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).

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 

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.

Saturday, Sept. 29, 9:00 p.m.
Saul Williams
Apache Cafe
Acclaimed poet and spoken word artist Saul Williams brings his Chorus: A Spoken Word Tour to Apache Cafe. Tickets are $15 in advance at This is an age 18+ show. 

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