Celebrate Four Years of SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE
With Young DC Poets Abdul Ali, Danielle Evennou, and Adam Pellegrini
Sunday, January 17, 2010, 4-6pm
Langston Room - Busboys and Poets
@ 14th & V Streets NW
Abdul Ali is an alumn of Howard University where he edited The Amistad and became a writer. Since then, he has organized readings, exhibits, radio programming, and most recently joined the staff of Split This Rock Poetry Festival. He resides in Ward 6 but used to live in Ward 1. "Poems are all about breath. The breath will take care of form."
Danielle Evennou is the recipient of a 2010 Young Emerging Artist Grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. She is board president of the DC women's spokenword organization, mothertongue, coordinating/hosting regular spokenword events and projects. She also serves as a co-host for Sparkle: a queer-driven reading series for all, at Busboys & Poets 5th & K. Danielle was a featured reader at Queering Sound 2009, Capital Pride 2009, and Poetic Situations, as well as at Sparkle.
Adam Pellegrini is currently working on an MFA in poetry at the University of Maryland, College Park. He's lived in DC for the past year and a half with his beautiful girlfriend. His poetry has recently been published in the new anthology Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC. Adam is also the co-editor of Cartographer Electric, an online journal of poetry and fiction.
Sunday Kind of Love takes place the 3rd Sunday of every month in the Langston Room at Busboys and Poets' 14th & V location. The series is co-hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey and co-sponsored by Busboys and Poets and Split This Rock.
As always, bring a poem for the open mic! For more information: browning at splitthisrock dot org.