Thursday, November 01, 2007

 

Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South November 18



Sunday Kind of Love
A Busboys & Poetry Event
Third Sundays of the Month, 4 pm
Busboys & Poets
14th & V Streets, NW, Washington, DC
Hosted by Sarah Browning, Coordinator of D.C. Poets Against the War
& Regie Cabico, Artistic Director of Sol & Soul
Open Mic at each event!

Sunday, November 18, 2007, 4 pm
Celebrating the new Cave Canem Anthology, Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South

With Editor Nikky Finney and Contributors Matilda Cox, Reuben Jackson, and Meta DuEwa Jones

Nikky Finney is a professor of creative writing at the University of Kentucky and the author of three collections of poetry: On Wings Made of Gauze; Rice, which won a PEN America Open Book Award; and The World Is Round. She is also the author of Heartwood, a collection of short stories.

Cave Canem is a national nonprofit organization committed to the discovery and cultivation of new voices in African American poetry. From its beginning in 1996, Cave Canem has offered a safe haven for black poets-whether schooled in MFA programs or poetry slams-to come together to work on their craft and engage others in critical debate


NEXT: Sunday, December 16, 4 pm
DC Poets Against the War Heather Davis & Mike Maggio!

For more info: www.busboysandpoets.com, womenarts2@aol.com
202-387-POET

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