October 4-5, 2014
Poetry by the Lake
Some of Atlanta's most noted poets – including Dan Veach, Kodac Harrison, M. Ayodele Heath, Travis Denton, Katie Chaple, Christine Swint, Rupert Fike, Cheryl Stiles, Christopher Martin and Collin Kelley - will take part in this event as part of LakeFest. Visit this link for the complete schedule.
October 8, 8:00 p.m.
Poetry At Callanwolde: Lynn Alexander and Sally Stewart Mahoney
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Lynn Alexander ("Man Done Gone") and Sally Stewart Mahoney ("pale blue mercy") 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.
October 9, 7:00 p.m.
Jesmyn Ward and Natasha Tretheway in Conversation
First Baptist Church Decatur
National Book Award winner Ward and former US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey discuss how life on the Gulf Coast pre- and post-Huricane Katrina influenced their writing. Sponsored by Georgia Center for the Book. Find out more at this link.
October 23, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry at Tech: Ron Smith and Seth Michelson
Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
Poetry at Tech's 2014-15 season with a reading by poets Ron Smith and Seth Michelson. The free event will be held in the Kress Auditorium of the Paper Museum, 500 Tenth Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309. Plenty of free parking. For more information and to see the rest of the season's poets, visit http://poetry.gatech.edu/events.html.