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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 November event features Holly Karapetkova and Taylor Johnson!  An open mic segment will follow readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.


Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (November 20)

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.)  


This reading will feature Holly Karapetkova and Taylor Johnson!

Photo collage of Holly Karapetkova on the left and Taylor Johnson on the right.

Holly Karapetkova's poetry, prose, and translations from the Bulgarian have appeared recently in Alaska Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, Drunken Boat, and many other places. Her first book, Words We Might One Day Say, won the Washington Writers' Publishing House Poetry Prize, and her second book, Towline, won the Vern Rutsala Poetry Contest and is forthcoming from Cloudbank Books. She is also the author of over 20 books for children and young adults. She teaches at Marymount University, where she currently chairs the English department.

Taylor Johnson is a poet from Washington, DC. They have received fellowships and scholarships from Cave Canem, Callaloo, Lambda Literary Foundation, VONA, the Vermont Studio Center, the Lannan Center at Georgetown University, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. Recently, their work appears in the minnesota review and Callaloo.


December: Luis Alberto Ambroggio & to be announced

January: Annie Kim & to be announced


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