Sunday Kind of Love
“Sunday Kind of Love” is a monthly open mic that features emerging and established poets from the Washington, D.C. area and around the nation. Hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey, the October event features Heather Derr-Smith and Jee Leong Koh! An open mic segment will follow readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.
Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (October 16)
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.)
ABOUT OCTOBER'S EVENT:
This reading will feature Heather Derr-Smith and Jee Leong Koh!
Heather Derr-Smith is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the author of four books, Each End of the World (Main Street Rag Press, Editor's Selection, 2005), The Bride Minaret (University of Akron Press, Editor's Choice Award, 2008), Tongue Screw, Spark Wheel Press, 2016, and Thrust, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Prize, forthcoming from Persea Books in 2017. Photo by Jen McClung.
Jee Leong Koh's book of poems Steep Tea (Carcanet) was named a Best Book of 2015 by UK's Financial Times, and a Finalist by Lambda Literary. Jee is also the author of three other books of poems and a book of zuihitsu. His work has been shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize, and translated into Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and Latvian. Originally from Singapore, he lives in New York City, where he edits the arts magazine Singapore Poetry, and organizes the Second Saturdays Reading Series and the Singapore Literature Festival in NYC. Photo by Guy E. Humphrey.
December: Luis Alberto Ambroggio & to be announced