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Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange

Workshops

 
 PPE HOME   OPEN POETRY WORKSHOP EACH MONTH: All are welcome!

Poets of any level of experience are encouraged to come and respond to each other's poetry.  Bring multiple copies (about 16) of your poem. Meets first Monday of each month from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at
Brentwood Public Library
3501 Brownsville Road
Brentwood, PA

We request a donation of $2 for the library. Questions? Call 412-481-POEM for further information. For directions, 412-882-5694. The library is on the route of the Carrick bus, 51C.

 



POETRY DISCUSSION GROUPS
Michael Wurster leads a participatory discussion of a well-known poet chosen by a participant. 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Free.
We meet in a private room at the back of the Coffee Tree, 5524 Walnut Street, in Shadyside, 412-621-6880.
Note: each participant will be responsible for getting the book for himself or herself.


Readings for future sessions:

  • July 24: Saadi Youssef, Without an Alphabet, Without a Face (Graywolf).
  • August 28: Robert Hass, Sun Under Wood (Harper Collins).
  • September 25: Derek Walcott, Omeros (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux). IMPORTANT: This meeting will be held in a member's house, as the usual meeting room will not be available.
  • October 23: John Ashbery, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (Penguin Poets).
  • November 27: John Koethe, The Swimmer: Poems(Farrar, Straus, and Giroux).
  • No meeting in December.
  • January 22: David Young, Field of Light and Shadow: Selected and New Poems (Knopf).

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For further information about Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange, phone 412-481-POEM, contact us via email, or send regular mail to:
Michael Wurster
Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange
P.O. Box 4279
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Note: Michael Wurster does not use email; please use the phone number or postal address if your inquiry is specifically for him.

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