Selected poetry events. Pittsburgh's panoply of poetry will sate the most jaded poetic palate!
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On the fourth Wednesday of each month, PPE holds a discussion of a poetry book chosen by a member, at Coffee Tree Roasters on Walnut Street in Pittsburgh's Shadyside.
See our Workshops page for details,including a list of the poetry books to be discussed.
PPE holds a poetry workshop, open to all, on the first Monday of each month at Brentwood Public Library. 7 to 10 p.m. Open to all. A $2 donation is requested.
See Workshops page for details.
Selected poetry readings. Most in evening. Most free.
Up for something different? Slam poetry. Check out Steel City Slam's web site for events.
Hemingway's Cafe Summer Poetry Series. Tuesday nights May-July 8 p.m. At Hemingway's Café, 3911 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh 15213.
- The Bridge Series, in which writers support a different worthwhile organization each month.
- Red Dog Reading Series. Carlow University's University Commons, Oakland.
All-university, all-community. Sponsored by Carlow University creative writing undergraduates.
- MadFridays. Fridays at 7 p.m. at Delainie's Coffee, East Carson and 18th Streets, South Side, Pittsburgh.
Sponsored by Carlow University and featuring members of the Madwomen in the Attic workshop. Co-ordinated by Laurin Wolf.
Morgantown Poets is an informal not-for-profit, all-volunteer community group that meets 7-9 p.m. the third Thursday each month at the Monongalia Arts Center (MAC), providing literary enthusiasts in north-central West Virginia the opportunity to express themselves, share their work, network, and to connect up-and-coming writers with more established authors. New writers are welcome. Join on Facebook by entering "Morgantown Poets" in the search or join the mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Morgantown Poets on Twitter(@MorgantownPoets) or watch videos of past events on their YouTube channel(www.youtube.com/user/MorgantownPoets).
And don't forget Prosody, WESA-FM's radio program, featuring local and nationally known writers. Now Saturdays, 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. 90.5.