Friday, September 11, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: September 12th
Monsoon Voices Live Literary & Music Magazine will poets
Michael Gessner, Kait Meadows, and Mimi Ferraro and writers Corey Knox and Allan Meyer. Enjoy acoustic guitar and vocals by Gerry Glombecki.
When: 7 PM
Where: Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive
Cost: Donations welcome!
For more information visit the event's website.

Date: September 16th
Kate Gale of Red Hen Press will be at the Cornelia Street Cafe with some fantastic writers. The list includes, John Bowers, Kathleen Driskell, Annie Finch, Gary Lemons, and Deena Metzger. Relax with some dinner and drinks while you listen to this interesting bunch!
When: 6:00 PM
Where: Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street, NYC
Cost: $7, includes one free house drink!
For more information visit the cafe's website.

Date: September 17th
The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival kicks off with a pre-festival event! Ian Rankin, author of the Rebus series, will discuss getting to know a new cha
racter who will be featured in his upcoming novel, The Complaints. Many more events to come before and during this fabulous festival!
When: 7:30 PM
St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church
Burrard at Nelson
Cost: $25 adults, $20 students & seniors (service charges not included)
For more information visit the festival's website.

Date: September 19th and 20th
If you happen to
be in Nairobi, Kenya there is a once in a lifetime opportunity that you should not miss! The 1st World Peace Poetry Festival, hosted by Walter Keyombe, will be held in the Hope Centre auditorium. Poets from around the world will participate in an open-mic performance. There will also be lectures and seminars around the theme: "Reconcile, Transform, Forgive, & Reconnect."
When: 12 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: Amboseli, Lavington, Nairobi
For more information visit the website.

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