Virtual Event Wednesday, Oct. 13 with Lori Jakiela

Lori Jakiela

Lori Jakiela, winner of the 2020-21 Wicked Woman Poetry Prize, will do a virtual reading from How Do You Like It Now, Gentlemen? this Wednesday, October 13 at noon Eastern. The event is hosted by the Arts Club of Washington and is free and open to the public via Zoom. Register to get the Zoom link at ArtsClubOfWashington.org. A Q&A session with the poet will follow the reading.

Virtual Event with Wicked Woman Winner Lori Jakiela

Split image: Lori Jakiela (left) and Nancy Naomi Carlson (right)
Lori Jakiela (left) and Nancy Naomi Carlson (right)

The winner of the 2021 Wicked Woman Poetry Prize, Lori Jakiela, will be in conversation with WW judge Nancy Naomi Carlson on Thursday, October 14. Jakiela will do a reading from her WW-winning poetry chapbook, How Do You Like It Now, Gentlemen?

The event will be hosted by Brickhouse Books in partnership with the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Registration is encouraged, but not required. The event is free to the public. You can learn more about how to join and stream this event on the Library’s website.

Save the Date!

Thursday, October 14

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Virtual via the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Virtual Reading and Happy Hour with John C. McLucas

Spirit's Tether by John C. McLucas

Join Brickhouse Books and author John C. McLucas for a virtual reading and happy hour to celebrate the launch of Spirit’s Tether! Bring your own beverage for a toast; John’s reading will provide the bubbles.

Monday, March 15
5:00 – 5:40 PM Eastern

Event to be held via Zoom; RSVP with a valid email address below to receive your link. You will receive a reminder half an hour before show time.

RSVP no later than Saturday, March 13 to ensure that we have your email address ready to send the link.

Carrie Conners Virtual Reading

Carrie Conners recently took part in “Poetry During a Time of Crisis,” a virtual poetry reading series produced by the West Virginia Humanities Council.  Carrie read “Sex Ed,” which appears in Luscious Struggle.

You can also catch the reading on Instagram or Facebook.

Kathi Wolfe Reading in Silver Spring

Kathi Wolfe will appear at Zed’s in Silver Spring, Maryland this Friday to read selections from Love and Kumquats.

Friday, March 6 at 6pm
Zed’s
8225 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD

Special thanks to the Washington Blade for their announcement.

Carrie Conners Reading on Nov. 20

Carrie Conners, author of Luscious Struggle, will be appearing at Hinterlands Bar in Brooklyn as part of the Ditmas Lit reading series.

SAVE THE DATE!
November 20th
8pm – 10pm
Hinterlands Bar
739 Church Ave
New York, New York 11218

On Facebook? Check out the event page!

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

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

REMINDER: Chelsea Creek Release Party Tomorrow!

It’s not too late to RSVP for the Chelsea Creek release party with Linda Quinlan, winner of the inaugural Wicked Woman Book Prize!

Join us tomorrow at noon at the Arts Club of Washington for a reading from Chelsea Creek, followed by a luncheon. The event is open to the public. The reading is free, but the luncheon requires tickets.

We’ll see you there!