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As part of No Studios live performances, singer Carmen Nickerson and pianist Kostia Efimov will collaborate on a special September 11th performance.
During the performance, Carmen will read a poem from Rose Solari titled “Meditation for My Country”
The event is free, but tips should be paid directly to the artists’ paypal.
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Elizabeth Hazen and Reuben Jackson will read their poetry as part of the University of Baltimore MFA Reading Series.Find out more »
The Emily Dickinson Reading Marathon is a beloved annual tradition of the “Tell it Slant Poetry Festival” where, over a 14 hour period, many skilled readers come together to cover the entire breadth of Dickinson’s oeuvre. Poet Rose Solari will be reading a handful of poems between 661-918 in Ralph Franklin’s The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition.
We hope you can join her in this awesome celebration of Dickinson’s life and work.Find out more »
Bookstock, the Green Mountain Festival of Words,
Is pleased to announce Virtual Bookstock 2020, a series of free, monthly live-streaming author talks beginning September 17th at 7pm, 2020 with poet and jazz historian Reuben Jackson and continuing through 2020.
REGISTRATION is now open for this free event: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dZf9HMDASR-2156kFr3CZA
The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and Creative Suitland invite poets and spoken word artists of all ages to participate in a monthly virtual open mic event. Each month is hosted by a special guest poet.
September 30 at 7 pm | Hosted by Diane Wilbon Parks with special guest Grace Cavalieri, Poet Laureate of Maryland | Theme: “The Power of Hope and Light”
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Elizabeth Hazen is joined by Christopher Kondrich in this iteration of the virtual Hot L Poetry Series. They will read from their work.Find out more »
This special event introduces Left Coast Writers ® (LCW) to the broader community. Led by writer, editor, teacher, and LCW founder Linda Watanabe McFerrin, the event showcases the programs LCW has offered to authors for more than 17 years. The featured discussion looks at the future of our country through the eyes of two authors who have written recently about the political crisis our country is now facing:
Mort Rosenblum, a famed international-affairs reporter for the AP and Intl Herald-Tribune. He is editor of the popular MortReport.org, and author of Saving Our World from Trump.
Bill Petrocelli is a lawyer, novelist, bookseller, and author of Electoral Bait & Switch: How the Electoral College Hurts American Voters and What Can Be Done About It.
It’s free, but you do have to register.Find out more »
The Community of Vermont Elders present a Zoom reading from Rose Solari and Samantha Kolber which is open to all.Find out more »
“With incidences of anti-semitism on the rise around the globe, this reading brings together diverse voices in celebration of the Jewish experience.”
This is a digital event.
Use this link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMwcHhaIYLu8kivIZAYgirzjCAfF4Kyh1MHDTdBmtx8kXRyQ/viewform?fbzx=-4854411663694179850Find out more »
Katherine E. Young in “Burning Books: Akram Aylisli, Literature, and Human Rights in Today’s Azerbaijan” [virtual]
From Columbia University | Harriman Institute :
“Please join us for a discussion with Akram Aylisli, author of Farewell Aylis: A Non-Traditional Novel in Three Works (Academic Studies Press, 2018), translator Katherine E. Young, and journalist Alex Raufoglu. This event is part of our Contemporary Culture Series.
The three novellas of Farewell, Aylis take place over decades of transition in a country that rather resembles modern-day Azerbaijan. In Yemen, a Soviet traveler takes an afternoon stroll and finds himself suspected of defecting to America. In Stone Dreams, an actor explores the limits of one man’s ability to live a moral life amid conditions of sociopolitical upheaval, ethnic cleansing, and petty professional intrigue. In A Fantastical Traffic Jam, those who serve the aging leader of a corrupt, oil-rich country scheme to stay alive. Farewell, Aylis, a new essay by the author that reflects on the political firestorm surrounding these novellas and his current situation as a prisoner of conscience in Azerbaijan, was commissioned especially for this Academic Studies Press edition.”Find out more »
The fabulous Rose Solari will be sharing her poetry as part of the Cafe Muse Poetry series. She will be joined by poet, Judith Bowles.
This is a free event.Find out more »
Wilde Readings will host Rose Solari on their Facebook page for a virtual reading. An open mic period to follow.
Open mic registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NOQyXVHbQ5SAQUmFetjH1gFind out more »
Join the Arlington County Board to celebrate Board Chair Libby Garvey’s swearing-in at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.
Katherine E. Young will read her poem “Women’s Work” for the occasion. You can read about the writing of “Women’s Work” here.Find out more »
“The Shape of Memoir is an intimate exploration of personal narrative. Think of it as an exercise in personal archeology. We’ll look at your stories about self, family and friends through a poetic, fiction and nonfiction lens and discuss and experiment with the many possibilities for sharing your work with others. Individual direction on your memoir-based projects will also be provided. Participants will receive writing prompts and exercises as well as an opportunity to work in and personalize at least one of their chosen forms and receive feedback if desired.”
The class will consist of (4) 2-hour zoom sessions. (Saturday–Sunday, 10am–12pm (lecture/writing exercise), 2pm–4pm (reading work produced and discussion) PST
Registration deadline is Jan 5thFind out more »
Reuben Jackson and artist Alex Muck will host a writing salon for Vermont’s Young Writers Project. The event will be held over Zoom. In order to attend, you must have a Young Writers Project account. More info here: https://youngwritersproject.org/node/38146Find out more »