April Readings & Events

Thursday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry at Tech: Cornelius Eady, Kurtis Lamkin and Patricia Smith 
Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
The Poetry at Tech season continues with a special evening of award-winning African-American poets. This is a free event and open to the public. The reading will be held in the auditorium of the Paper Museum, 500 10th Street. Plentiful, free parking. http://poetry.gatech.edu/events.html

Monday, April 7, 7:00 p.m.
Kevin Young
Carter Library
Kevin Young reads from and signs his latest collection, Book of Hours, at The Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway. For more, check out this link

Wednesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.
A Celebration of Anne Carson
Charis Books
To mark National Poetry Month, Dr. Britta Span of Georgia Tech will give a keynote speech on the gender-bending work of Anne Carson. Suggested donation: $5. 1189 Euclid Ave. www.charisbooksandmore.com

Wednesday, April 9, 8:00 p.m.
Poetry at Callanwolde: Lee Passarella & Robert E. Wood
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Passarella is a senior editor of Atlanta Review, and has been editor-in-chief of FutureCycle Poetry and Coreopsis Books. His poetry volumes include Swallowed up in Victory, a long narrative poem based on the American Civil War, The Geometry of Loneliness, and most recently Redemption. Wood received a PhD at the University of Virginia and teaches at Georgia Tech. His chapbooks Gorizia Notebook and Sleight of Hand were published by Finishing Line Press, and his poetry collection The Awkward Poses of Others by WordTech. He is also the author of Some Necessary Questions of the Play, a study of Hamlet.  $5 General Admission: $3 Students with ID, Seniors, and Members. For more information call 404-872-5338. www.callanwolde.org

Thursday, April 24, 8:00 p.m.
What's New In Poetry: Chris Salerno & Sara Henning
Barnes & Noble Emory Bookstore
The 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, April 30, 7:15 p.m.
Poetry Atlant Presents Megan Sexton & Megan Volpert
Decatur Library
Poetry Atlanta teams up with Georgia Center for the Book for a "Night of Two Megans" as Sexton (Swift Hour) and Volpert (Only Ride) launch their brand new poetry collections. The reading will be held in the Decatur Library auditorium, 215 Sycamore St. Free and open to the public. www.georgiacenterforthebook.org

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