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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:

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  • February 22: Pablo Neruda. The Essential Neruda, Selected Poems, Edited by Mark Eisner. (City Lights, 2004).
  • March 22: Aime Cesaire. Notebook of a Return to the Native Land, translated by Clayton Eshleman and Annette Smith. (Wesleyan U.P., 2001), or Notebook of a Return to My Native Land, translated by Mireille Roselle and Annie Pritchard (Bloodaxe Books, 1995).
  • April 26: Daniel Borzutzky. The Performance of Becoming Human,(Brooklyn Arts Press).
  • May 24: Atsuro Riley. Romey's Order (University of Chicago Press).
  • June 28: Dorothy Barresi. American Fanatics, (University of Pittsburgh Press).
  • July 26: Thomas Lux. New and Selected Poems, (Mariner Books).
Sad to say that Carnegie Library's "3 Poems by..." Poetry Discussion Group has been discontinued.

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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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