POETRY WORKSHOP EACH MONTH: All are welcome! The workshop WILL meet on September 4, Labor Day.
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
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.
3501 Brownsville Road
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:
- August 23: Yannis Ritsos. Selected Poems 1938-1988, edited by Kimom Friar and Kostas Myrsiades (BOA Editions).
- September 27: Guillaume Apollinaire. Zone: Selected Poems, translated by Ron Padgett (New York Review Books).
- October 23: Wislawa Szymborska, Mop: Collected and Last Poems, (Mariner Books).
- November 22: Judith Vollmer, The Apollonia Poems, (University of Wisconsin).
- December 27: C.D. Wright, Steal Away: Selected and New Poems, (Copper Canyon).