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 July event features Tafisha A. Edwards and Grace Cavalieri! An open mic segment will follow readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.
Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (July 17)
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 JULY'S EVENT:
This reading will feature Tafisha A. Edwards and Grace Cavalieri!
Tafisha A. Edwards is an interpreter of dreams. She is the author of THE BLOODLET, winner of Phantom Books’ 2016 Breitling Chapbook Prize. Her work has appeared in The Offing, PHANTOM, The Atlas Review, Bodega Magazine, Fjords Review, The Little Patuxent Review, and other print and online publications. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House, a Cave Canem Graduate fellow, and a former educator with the American Poetry Museum. She is the recipient of a Zoland Poetry Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center and has received scholarships to The Juniper Summer Writing Institute, The Minnesota Northwoods Writers’ Conference and other writing workshops and conferences. She is currently writing her first collection of poetry, Confusing the Wind. Photo by Jayda Simmons.
Grace Cavalieri’s new book is WITH (Somondoco Press 2016.) She’s the author of several books and produced plays. The most recent play, “Anna Nicole: Blonde Glory.” (Theatre for the New City, NYC 2012.) She celebrates 39 years on public radio with “The Poet and The Poem” now recorded at The Library of Congress. Grace’s career includes a co-founder of WPFW-FM; after that, Assoc. Director for Children’s Programming, PBS; and then a Senior Media Program Officer, NEH. She’s the founder of two poetry presses in DC, still thriving, and is presently the poetry columnist for The Washington Independent Review of Books. Grace Cavalieri was awarded the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from WASH INDEP REVIEW. She received the George Garrett Award from AWP for Service to literature, the Allen Ginsberg, Paterson Award, Bordighera, and Columbia Poetry Awards, A Pen Fiction Award, plus CPB’s Silver Medal. Photo by Dan Murano.
July: Tafisha A. Edwards & Grace Cavalieri
August: Safia Elhillo & Oliver Bendorf
September: To be announced
October: Luis Alberto Ambroggio & Jee Leong Koh