Thursday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry at Tech: Rupert Fike, Sandra Meek & Bruce McEver
Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
The Poetry at Tech season continues with a reading by three Georgia poets. The free reading will be held in the auditorium of the Paper Museum, 500 10th Street. Plentiful, free parking. http://poetry.gatech.edu/events.html
Friday, Feb. 7, 7:00 p.m.
Natasha Trethewey's "Native Guard"
Schwartz Center at Emory University
Susan Booth directs this developmental workshop that seeks to adapt the Pulitzer Prize winning book of poetry by Natasha Trethewey, Poet Laureate of the United States and Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University. This workshop is produced in collaboration with Natasha Trethewey, the Alliance Theatre, and with support from the National Civil War Project, a multi-city, multi-year collaboration between four universities and five performing arts organizations to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Free, but make reservation at this link.
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 8:00 p.m. CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Poetry at Callanwolde: Robert E. Wood and Kodac Harrison
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
The two poets read from their latest collections.$5 General Admission, $3 Students with ID, Seniors, and Members. For more information call 404-872-5338. www.callanwolde.org
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m. RESCHEDULE TO FEB. 26 DUE TO WEATHER
Screening of 3-Minute Activists: The Soul of Slam
Aurora Cineplex, Roswell
Free screening of "3-Minute Activists: The Soul of Slam," a new feature-length documentary filmed entirely on location during 2013’s Roswell Roots Festival. A question and answer session with selected filmmakers and featured poets will immediately follow the film. The documentary includes performance pieces from Jonida “Gypsee Yo” Beqo, Theresa Davis, Ashlee “Miss Haze” Haze, M. Ayodele Heath, Gabe Moses, and long-time political poet and spoken-word legend Alice Lovelace. 5100 Commerce Pkwy, Roswell, GA 30076. http://cogitateproductions.blogspot.com
Thursday, Feb. 13, 8:00 p.m.
What's New In Poetry: Sommer Browning, Amy Lawless & Lisa Marie Basile
Barnes & Noble Emory Bookstore
The three poets will read from their latest work. Free and open to the public. http://www.poetrycouncil.campuslifetech.org/the-whats-new-in-poetry-reading-series/2013-2014
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7:15 p.m.
Poetry Atlanta Presents… Robert E. Wood & Blake Leland
Decatur Library Auditorium
Poetry Atlanta and Georgia Center for the Book partner for this ongoing free series of readings by local and national poets. Wood will read from his latest collection, The Awkward Poses of Others. Leland's poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, Epoch, Indiana Review, Atlanta Review, Commonweal, Maryland Poetry Review and many more. 215 Sycamore Street. http://www.georgiacenterforthebook.org