Kathi Wolfe Reading at Busboys and Poets

Kathi Wolfe, author of the fall BrickHouse Books release Love and Kumquats, will be reading at Busboys and Poets as part of the Sunday Kind of Love series. The series is co-sponsored by Split This Rock.

SAVE THE DATE!
Oct. 20, 5pm
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St NW (14th & V)
Washington, DC 20009

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Carrie Conners Reading in NYC on Oct. 8

Carrie Conners, author of Luscious Struggle, is appearing at the Red Room in New York City for a reading.  The event is part of the Same Page Reading Series.

SAVE THE DATE!

October 8, 7pm
The Red Room
3rd floor at 85 E. 4th Street
New York City

Same Page Reading Series #16. 10/8, 7pm, KGB Bar Red Room. Hosted by Sarah Madges and Mickey Meinhardt. Featuring: Carrie Conners, Taylor Catalana, Philipe AbiYouness, Luc Alvarado

Jones Point Reading with John Adam Wasowicz, Derek McGinty, and Ciera Shine

John Adam Wasowicz, author of Jones Point, will be appearing alongside broadcast journalist Derek McGinty for a reading and discussion at Busboys and Poets. McGinty will perform a live narration of Jones Point. Moderating the discussion is Ciera Shine, host of Sankifa with Shine.

SAVE THE DATE!
Oct. 14, 6:30pm
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St NW (14th & V)
Washington, DC 20009

Carrie Conners Reads at Climate-Inspired Event

Carrie Conners reads climate-inspired work at the Dear Ocean event in Brooklyn, New York on August 23, 2019.

Carrie Conners reads climate-inspired work at the Dear Ocean event in Brooklyn, New York on August 23, 2019. (Photo: Carrie Conners)

Carrie Conners, author of Luscious Struggle, was featured in the Dear Ocean reading series, a climate-inspired event presented by the Human Impacts Institute in Brooklyn, New York.  Carrie was among a line-up of poets and creators, including Bailey Alejandro Cohen-Vera, Layne Glasgow, I. S. Jones, Monica Lewis, and Mingpei Li.  The evening was hosted by the Human Impacts Institute Artist-in-Residence Kwame Opoku-Duku and the Unbnd Collective.

Stay tuned for more readings and events with Carrie through the new year, and an upcoming interview with Carrie from Dichtung Yammer!

Wicked Woman Release Event: Linda Quinlan

Brickhouse Books is proud to present Linda Quinlan, whose manuscript Chelsea Creek won the Wicked Woman Book Prize. Linda will receive her prize and read from her work at a luncheon at the Arts Club of Washington on September 12, 2019. The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required at www.artsclubofwashington.org/events.

Linda Quinlan has been published in numerous literary journals, some of which include Pudding, New Orleans Review, Sinister Wisdom, and the North Carolina Literary Review. She was Poet of the Year in Wisconsin and had a play entitled When I Go to Sleep performed at the Players Theater in Waitsfield, Vermont. She lives with her partner in Montpelier, Vermont.

Announcing the Winner of the Wicked Woman Book Prize

Brickhouse Books is proud to announce that Linda Quinlan has won the Charlene Kushner Wicked Woman Book Prize for her manuscript Chelsea Creek.  Judge Rose Solari lauded the manuscript for its “beautifully controlled but deeply felt elegiac tone.”  We look forward to publishing this work, and hope to make it available in September.

Other finalists were Rasma Haidri for Blue Like Apples and Alex Stolis for The Knife Thrower’s Wife.  Thank you to all who submitted and gave us the chance to read their work.

An award ceremony and reading from Chelsea Creek will take place at the Arts Club of Washington on September 12th.

Don’t Miss Doritt Carroll and Geraldine Connolly on October 3rd!

Flyer for Poetry & Conversation Event on October 3rd.  Courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Flyer for Poetry & Conversation Event on October 3rd. Courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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Enoch Pratt Free Library – Your journey starts here.
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POETRY & CONVERSATION

Geraldine Connolly is the author of a chapbook, The Red Room, and four full-length poetry collections: Food for the Winter, Province of Fire, Hand of the Wind, and her new book, Aileron. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Georgia Review, The Cortland Review, and Shenandoah. It has been anthologized in Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High School Students; Sweeping Beauty: Contemporary Women Poets Do Housework; and The Doll Collection.

Doritt Carroll is a native of Washington, D.C. Her poems have appeared in Coal City Review, Poet Lore, Gargoyle, Nimrod, and Slipstream, among others. Her collection GLTTL STP was published in 2013, and her chapbook Sorry You Are Not An Instant Winner was published in 2017.

Wednesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m.

Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue

The free educational and cultural programs at Pratt libraries are made possible by the generous support of donors to the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

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