Upcoming Reading with BHB Poet William Rivera

Poet William Rivera (Buried in the Mind’s Backyard, BrickHouse Books, 2011) will be joining poet Elisavietta Ritchie (Reflections: Poems on Paintings) at the Kensington Row Bookshop for a reading.

SAVE THE DATE!

Wednesday, June 28th @ 7pm
Kensington Row Bookshop
3786 Howard Ave
Kensington, MD

See you there!

Readings and Release Party for Doritt Carroll’s New Book

Doritt Carroll, BrickHouse Books’ Poetry Editor, released Sorry You Are Not an Instant Winner via Kattywompus Press.

SAVE THE DATES!

Listen to Carroll herself read selections from this jovial collection, and join her for the release party in September!

READINGS:

Third Saturday Reading Event
June 17th, 2pm – 4pm
Robert Harper Books
6216 Rhode Island Ave.
Riverdale Park, MD 20737

Georgetown Library – Date TBA!

RELEASE PARTY:

September 28, Time TBA
The Barking Dog
4723 Elm St.
Bethesda, MD 20814

For more information on Doritt Carroll and her work, visit dorittcarroll.com.

Summer Events

Summer is the season for festivals and we have some great events coming up! Please see below for a quick summary or check our Events calendar for a more extensive list.

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Painting by Zsudayka Nzinga. For more, see her online gallery at zsudaykanzinga.com.

July 8 (6-9pm) – Zed’s Cafe July Open Mic – Featuring two husband and wife duos, poets Teri Cross Davis and Hayes Davis and artists Zsudayka Nzinga and James Terrell. Enjoy readings by the poets and live painting by the artists in this cozy Silver Spring cafe. Don’t forget to bring your own work to share after the reading! For more information, see the event’s Facebook page or the Zed’s Cafe website.

July 23 (1:30-3:30 pm) – A Poetry Extravaganza – Poems will be read by a diverse spectrum of poets at George Washington University’s Estelle & Melvin Gelman Library. There will also be a music demonstration “On Synchronization Of Poetry Imagery”by Wing-chi Chan. The event will be followed by a reception. For more information, see our Events Calendar.

August 4 (7-9pm) – Cracks in the Road – An open mic for people of color & allies responding to recent acts by law enforcement. Read your own work or the work of others, sing, or support by listening. Sign up begins at 6:30 pm. Co-hosted by Regie Cabico, Doritt Carroll, and Teri Cross Davis.

August 5 (6-9pm) – Zed’s August Open Mic – This month’s open mic will feature Kathi Wolfe as the opening reader and former featured reader Cort (CL) Bledsoe as an MC. Bring some of your own work to read after the features or just stop by and listen.

Kathi Wolfe in NYC 12/2

Bailout Theater

Please join author Kathi Wolfe on December 2nd for a reading with Bailout Theater, courtesy of Judson Arts Wednesdays. Doors open at 55 Washington Square South at 7 pm. Free community meal served and devoured at 7:15 pm. Free art offered and enjoyed at 8 pm. This month, a lineup of poets and musicians, curated by Sarah Duncan, reflect on “Wellness” through story and song. For more information please see the event site, http://judson.org/bailouttheater.

Book Club Series

TakiScreenshot 2015-11-07 16.21.56ng place at diverse locations between October and December, this series features four events and five books selected by a committee of Baltimore-area writers. Each book club event features a facilitated conversation with interested readers and the books’ authors. Presented in partnership with and sponsored by The Ivy Bookshop (Information on how to register for one or more Book Club Series events coming soon.The first 10 people to RSVP for each event will receive a free copy of the book! For more information, please visit this page.

Author uses website to share poetry

Fan of poetry? Even better- are you a fan of BrickHouse Books author Doritt Carroll’s works? Then check out Carroll’s website! The author has poems, books, and updated news/events featured on the website.

Carroll’s website is user-friendly, easy to navigate, and helps spread the love of great poetry!

Doritt Carroll’s website: http://www.dorittcarroll.com/#!poems/cwo

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