Thursday, July 16, 2009

Sunday Kind of Love This Sunday July 19

Sunday, July 19, 4-6pm
Langston Room; Busboys and Poets
@ 14th & V

Features Venus Thrash and Split This Rock's very own Sarah Browning (pictured). Bring your love and your poems for the open mic.

Venus Thrash's poetry has been published in Gargoyle, Folio, Gathering Ground, Beltway Quarterly, Torch, Haunted Voices, Haunting Places: An Anthology of Writers of the Old and New South, and the Arkansas Review. She has read at the Studio Museum in Harlem, The Schomburg Center for African American Research, and The Library of Congress. She is a Cave Canem and Soul Mountain Fellow. She is an adjunct Professor of English at Trinity College.

Sarah Browning is Co-Director of Split This Rock, author of Whiskey in the Garden of Eden (The Word Works, 2007), and co-editor of D.C. Poets Against the War: An Anthology (Argonne House Press, 2004). She has worked as a community organizer for Boston public housing and as a political organizer for reproductive rights, gay rights, and electoral reform, and against poverty, South African apartheid, and U.S. militarism. She has written essays and interviewed poets and artists for a variety of publications.

Hosted by Katy Richey and Melissa Tuckey.

Sunday Kind of Love happens the 3rd Sunday of every month in the Langston Room at Busboys & Poets, 14th Street NW (V & 14th Streets NW, U Street/Cardozo metro). Sponsored by Busboys and Poets and Split This Rock Poetry Festival, with support from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities.

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