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 June event features Teri Ellen Cross Davis and Hayes Davis! An open mic segment will follow readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.
Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (June 19)
Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm
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 JUNE'S EVENT:
This reading will feature Teri Ellen Cross Davis and Hayes Davis!
Photos by: Mignonette Dooley
Teri Ellen Cross Davis is a Cave Canem fellow and has attended the Soul Mountain Writer’s Retreat, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her work can be read in: Bum Rush The Page: A Def Poetry Jam, Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade, Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC; and the following journals: Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Gargoyle, Natural Bridge, Torch, Poet Lore and The North American Review. Her first collection Haint will be published in June, 2016 by Gival Press. She lives in Silver Spring, MD.
Hayes Davis holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Maryland, where he won an Academy of American Poets Prize; he is a member of Cave Canem's first cohort of fellows, a former Bread Loaf working scholar, and a former Geraldine Miles Poet-Scholar at the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. He has also attended writers retreats at Manhattanville College and Soul Mountain, and will attend the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Artist’s Colony in July 2016. His first volume, Let Our Eyes Linger was published by Poetry Mutual Press. His work has appeared in New England Review, Poet Lore, Gargoyle, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Delaware Poetry Review, Kinfolks, and several anthologies. He teaches high-school English in Washington, DC, and lives in Silver Spring with his wife, poet Teri Ellen Cross Davis, and their children.
July: Grace Cavalieri & Orlando Ricardo Menes
August: Safia Elhillo & Oliver Bendorf
September: To be announced
October: Luis Alberto Ambroggio & Jee Leong Koh