Friday, September 18, 2009

Spotlighted Literary Events

Date: September 19th
Take the opportunity to visit the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and hear selections from Gabeba Baderoon of South Africa's A Hundred Silences as well as Jabbeh Wesley of Liberia's The River is Rising. Event part of the 2009 Fall for the Book Festival and is also sponsored by Friends of the Sherwood Regional Library.
When: 2 PM
Where: 950 Independence Ave., SW, Washington D.C.
Cost: NA
For more information, visit the Festival's website.

Date: September 20th
Seattle's National Poetry Slam Team needs your help to raise money to travel to the Bay area for the National Qualifying Competition. Terry Hardy is also raising money to go to the Individual World Poetry Slam. Event will feature the Poetry Slam Team as well as the National Slam Champion Danny Sherrard.

When: 7 PM

Where: Richard Hugo House, 1634 Eleventh Ave., Seattle

Cost: $5

Date: September 25th - 26th
Come and celebrate the Poets House Grand Opening! If you are an early riser, come the 25th between 11 AM and 12 PM for bagels and coffee and stay all day. You'll be the first to check out the new digs. If you'd prefer to wait a little, the Innovation of the Muse will be an all day event featuring an open house, poetry readings, and a "blowout celebration on the front lawn."
When: 11 AM - 5 PM
Where: 10 River Ter, New York, NY
Cost: Free
For more information, visit the website.

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