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Sunday Kind of Love

Sunday Kind of Love is a monthly open mic and reading series that features emerging and established poets from the Washington, D.C. area and around the nation. Hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey, the February event features Julie Enszer and poetry of Pat Parker! An open mic segment will follow the readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.


Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (February 19)

Time: 5-7 pm

Location: Busboys and Poets (14th & V)  2021 14th St, NW, Washington, DC, 20009

Cost: $5 (Tickets can be purchased online on the day of the event on Busboys' website.  As available, tickets may also be purchased at the door.)  


The reading will feature Julie Enszer and poetry of Pat Parker!

Photo collage of Julie Enszer on the left and Pat Parker on the right.











Julie R. Enszer, is the author of four poetry collections, Avowed (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016), Lilith’s Demons (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2015), Sisterhood (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013) and Handmade Love (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2010). She is editor of Milk & Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2011). Milk & Honey was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Poetry. She has her MFA and PhD from the University of Maryland. Enszer edits and publishes Sinister Wisdom, a multicultural lesbian literary and art journal, and a regular book reviewer for the The Rumpus and Calyx. Read more on Enszer's website. Photo by Steffan Declue.

Pat Parker was a renowned African-American, lesbian-feminist poet and performer.She was the author of Jonestown & Other Madness (1985), Movement in Black (1978,1983,1989,1999), Woman slaughter (1978), Pit Stop (1974,1975), and Child of Myself (1972,1974). Her poems appeared in numerous journals, newspapers, and anthologies. With Judy Grahn, she recorded the album Where Would I Be Without You (Olivia Records, 1976), and one of her spoken poems appeared on the album Lesbian Concentrate.


March: Orlando Ricardo Menes & Wo Chan – Special event on the theme of migration, cosponsored by Kundiman & Letras Latinas

April: Joe Ross, launching new book! With Fred Joiner & Sarah Browning

May: Reuben Jackson & Tara Betts

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