Thursday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.
On Occasion: Four Poets, One Year book launch
Georgia Tech Library
A reading and reception to mark the publication of On Occasion: Four Poets, One Year (Poetry Atlanta Press) will be held Nov. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ferst Room of the Georgia Tech Library, 704 Cherry St. NW. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the reading at 7 p.m. Contributors Karen Head, Blake Leland, JC Reilly and Robert Wood will read their work from this special anthology. Books will be for sale.
Saturday, November 8
A Special Poetry Reading at Bound To Be Read Books
Franklin Abbott presents a reunion of most of the poets who have read at Bound To Be Read Books over the past nine years. We'll offer two readings with an hour's break between them. Poets featured from 3:00-6:00 p.m. include: Sedrick Gardner, Clockwise Cat, Flap Jack, Michael Diebert, Young Hughley, Robert Wood, Karen Head, Ayodele Heath, Julie Bloemeke, Jericho Brown, Jon Goode, Alive Lovelace, Collin Kelley, Eve Hoffman, Theresa Davis, Duncan Teague, and Jessica Handler. Poets featured from 7:00-9:30ish p.m. include: Rico Revels, Cleo Creech, Alice Teeter, Amy Pence, Armando Espita, Daniel Hernandez, Mariana McDonald, Luis Alvarez, Jean Heinrich, Sharon Mathis, Donavan Brown, Mose Hardin, Lee Furey, Dan Veach, Tania Rochelle, Rupert Fike, Christine Swint, Jeff McCord, Marissa McNamara, and Jef Blocker. 481B Flat Shoals Ave. in East Atlanta Village. www.boundtobereadbooks.com
Wednesday, November 12, 8:00 p.m.
Poetry at Callanwolde: Megan Sexton and Anya Silver
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Megan Sexton (Swift Hour) and Anya Silver (I Watched You Disappear) 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.
Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry at Tech: Denise Duhamel & Malachi Black
Kress Auditorium at The Robert C. Williams Paper Museum
A free reading by award-winning poets Denise Duhamel and Malachi Black. No tickets or reservations required. The Paper Museum is at 500 Tenth Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309. Plenty of free parking available just in front of the building's entrance or through the gate, which is straight ahead as you turn off 10th Street. www.poetry.gatech.edu.
Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Johns Creek Poetry Festival
Johns Creek Baptist Church
M. Ayodele Heath, performance poet, headlines this event, which will include
readings by other local poets such as John Ottley and Jill Jennings.
Free and open to the public of all ages. Lunch available for purchase. Open mic. Further info contact Jill Jennings at email@example.com 6910 The church is located at McGinnis Ferry Road, Alpharetta 30005.
Wednesday, November 19, 7:15 p.m.
Poetry Atlanta Presents… Lynn Alexander, Karen Paul Holmes and Michelle Castleberry
Decatur Library Auditorium
Poetry Atlanta and Georgia Center for the Book present this evening of poetry featuring Lynn Alexander (Man Done Gone), Karen Paul Holmes (Untying the Knot) and Georgia Author of the Year Award finalist for poetry Michelle Castleberry (Dissecting the Angel). Books will be on sale. Free and open to the public. 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, GA.