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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 December open mic will feature Joshua Weiner and Sam Taylor. An open mic segment will follow their readings.  Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets. 


Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

Location: Busboys and Poets at 14th & V (2021 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C. 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.)  


Featured Poets: Joshua Weiner and Sam Taylor

Date: December 21


Joshua Weiner is the author of three books of poetry, most recently, The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish (Chicago, 2013). He is also the editor of At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn, and the poetry editor at Tikkun magazine. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 2014 fellowship from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, among others. A professor of English at the University of Maryland, he lives with his family in Washington DC.
Sam Taylor is the author of two books of poems, Body of the World and the recently released Nude Descending an Empire.  His works most often visit themes of mysticism, sexuality, ecology, politics, suffering, and the mystery of the world. He has received numerous awards and fellowships, including the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, which will support him to travel and live internationally for the next year. His poems have been published in such places as The New RepublicOnion, and Poetry Daily, and he is an Assistnat Professor teaching creative writing at the MFA program at Wichita State University. Read more at his website.

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