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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 April event features Elizabeth Powell and Seema Reza! An open mic segment will follow the readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.


Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (April 15)

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 the Eventbrite page. As available, tickets may also be purchased at the door.)  


April's Sunday Kind of Love features Elizabeth Powell and Seema Reza!

Photo collage with Elizabeth Powell (on the left) and Seema Reza (on the right)

Elizabeth Powell is the author of The Republic of Self, a New Issues First Book Prize winner, selected by C.K. Williams. Her second book of poems Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter: Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances was a 2016 New Yorker Books We Love, a Small Press Best Seller, and won the 2015 Anhinga Robert Dana Prize, selected by Maureen Seaton. Her work has appeared in the Pushcart Prize Anthology 2013,  Alaska Quarterly ReviewHarvard ReviewIndiana ReviewMissouri ReviewMississippi Review, Sugarhouse ReviewPloughshares, Post Road, and elsewhere. Her novel, Concerning the Holy Ghost's Interpretation of J.Crew Catalogues comes out in England later this year. She is Editor of Green Mountains Review, and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Johnson State College. She also serves on the faculty of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Seema Reza is the author of the memoir When the World Breaks Open (Red Hen Press, 2016) and a forthcoming collection of poetry (Write Bloody, 2019). An alumnus of Goddard College and VONA and a two time Pushcart Prize nominee, her writing has appeared in print and online in The LA Review, The Feminist Wire, Bellevue Literary Review, The Offing, Hematopoiesis, Entropy, and Anomaly among others. She is the Chair of Community Building Art Works, an organization committed to building veteran and civilian dialogue through a unique military hospital arts program that encourages the use of the arts as a tool for narration, self-care, and socialization.


May: Don Illich & TBA


Watch this video from the reading on March 19, 2017 which featured a special theme of migration as part the Because We Come From Everything Campaign.



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