Events Around Indiana
Spring brings more great literary events around
Indianapolis and beyond. Looking for something to do? Here are just a
Poetry on Brick Street Presents
Poet Sean Patrick Hill
Thursday, May 2, 2013 6:30 pm
Eagle Creek Coffee Company (http://www.eaglecreekcoffee.com/)
10 South Main Street; Zionsville, Indiana 46077
Coffee, food and drinks from Eagle Creek’s menu will be available for sale.
Sean Patrick Hill
is the author of The Imagined Field (Paper Kite Press, 2010) and
Interstitial(BlazeVOX, 2011). He was awarded the Zoland Poetry
Fellowship as a resident at the Vermont Studio Center. He reviews poetry
for Rain Taxi and Bookslut, and he lives and teaches in Kentucky. He
blogs at theimaginedfield.blogspot.com.
Presented by the Writers Guild
First Sunday Reading & Open Mic
Sunday, May 5 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Boxcar Books 408 E. 6th Street, Bloomington, IN
With Guest Readers Annette Oppenlander and Tony Brewer
Come early to sign up for the Open Mic
Where: 9 S. Johnson Avenue, Indianapolis
When: Saturday, May 4, @ 1:30 pm
S.J. Swan will be signing and discussing her new book, Soul Mate, (Book 1 of The Mating Series).
Indy Reads Books
Where: 911 Mass Ave Indianapolis, IN 46202
When: May 9, 2013 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Local poet Norman Minnick comes to Indy Reads Books to read his work, speak, and sign copies of his books, including his new collection of poetry, “Folly.”
Listen to Your Mother
Celebrate Mother's Day with Live Readings by Local Writers
10% of the ticket proceed go to Partners in Housing
Tickets: $16.00 through April 15/$20.00 after April 15th and at the door
Buy tickets online at www.indianahistory.org
FEATURING: Natalie Cheung Hall, Danielle Havens, Liza Hyatt, Amy Linneman, Amy Magan, Bonnie Maurer, Michelle McNally, Hillary Melchiors, Judy Miller, Amber Page, Rachel Snyder, Heather Sokol, Robyn Welling, Katrina Willis
George Bilgere Poetry Reading
Presented by Arts Place, Inc.
Where: 131 E. Walnut St., Portland, IN, 47371-0804 (Jay County)
When: Friday, May 17, 2013 7:30 PM
Arts Place will host George Bilgere's Poetry Reading. George Bilgere is the author of five books of poetry. The White Museum was chosen by Alicia Ostriker for the Autumn House Poetry Series in 2010. His 2006 collection, Haywire, was chosen from over 800 manuscripts to win the May Swenson Poetry Award in 2006. His other honors include a Witter Bynner Fellowship through the Library of Congress, the Cleveland Arts Prize, the Ohioana Award, the Midland Authors Prize, and a Fulbright Fellowship. Visit George Bilgere’s website at www.georgebilgere.com.
Go here for complete details and directions.
Public Library Writer's Group
Monday, May 13th 6 pm
Join us for this writers' critique group, a place where beginning and veteran writers can receive feedback on their work. All genres of work are accepted. Readers and those who enjoy books are also welcome as their feedback is important. If you'd like to have a sample of your work critiqued at the group, please email your sample to Valerie at firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you there!