|An iris at the Atlanta Review Home Pond|
Saturday, May 3, 4:15 p.m.
Electronic Corpse book launch event
Poem 88 Gallery
The Atlanta launch of "Electronic Corpse: Poems from a Digital Salon" will be held at Poem 88 gallery, 1100 Howell Mill Road, Suit A04, in West Midtown. Editor M. Ayodele Heath will read along with Collin Kelley, Jon Goode, C.G. Brown, Dan Veach, Robert E. Wood, Rupert Fike, Sharan Strange, Theresa Davis, Teri Elam, Christina Springer and more. You can find out more and RSVP at the Facebook invite at this link.
Sunday, May 4
Poetry Atlanta's annual Rite of Spring, Dan's Iris Party, will be the afternoon of May 4. Bubbly drinks and intoxicating flowers will be in abundance--over 30 varieties of exotic Iris! Everyone is welcome--kids love the goldfish in Atlanta Review's Home Pond. Dan's place is 2278 Vistamont Drive, Decatur GA 30033, 404-636-0052, firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!
Wednesday, May 14, 8:00 p.m.
Poetry at Callanwolde: Kodac Harrison and Brenda M. Tillman
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Kodac Harrison ("The Turtle and The Moon") and Brenda M. Tillman ("Shades of Mandingo" and "Listen! Your Positive Inner Voice") will read from their work. $5 General Admission: $3 Students with ID, Seniors, and Members. For more information call 404-872-5338. www.callanwolde.org.
Megan Volpert & Brock Guthrie
Volpert ("Only Ride") and Guthrie ("Contemplative Man") will give a series of readings in Atlanta during May beginning with the What's New In Poetry series at Emory University at 8 p.m. on May 22 (with Claire Donato and Jeff T. Johnson); SCAD's Ivy Hall on May 23 at 6:30 p.m.; Lost in the Letters Series at Highland Inn Ballroom on May 25 at 7:30 p.m.; and The Iberian Pig Food & Writers series on May 27 (ticketed event). For more details on all these events visit this link.
Saturday, May 31, 7:30 p.m.
Non-Stop Reading of Walt Whitman's Song of Myself
Java Monkey Coffee House, Decatur
Poetry Atlanta presents A Non-Stop, Straight-Through Reading of "Song of Myself" on Walt Whitman's 195th birthday. More than 30 Atlanta poets, writers and artists will read Whitman's lines, including Theresa Davis, Charles McNair, Ashlee Haze, Beth Gylys, Collin Kelley, Rupert Fike, Avodele Heath, Sharan Strange, Kodak Harrison, Franklin Abbott, Dan Veach and many others. Please join us for this special night. Free! 425 Church St., Decatur, GA.