Tuesday, April 5, 2011

April Sunday Kind of Love: Kevin Coval & the DC Youth Slam Team

April Sunday Kind of Love
Featuring Kevin Coval
& the DC Youth Slam Team

Sunday April 17, 2011
4-6 pm

**PLEASE NOTE: Contrary to previous announcements, April's Sunday Kind of Love will begin at 4 pm. The new starting time of 5 pm will begin in May. We apologize for the inconvenience.**

Langston Room, Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St. NW
Washington, DC

Hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey
Co-Sponsored by
Busboys and Poets and Split This Rock

Open mic at each event!

Kevin Coval is author of the forthcoming, L-vis Lives! (Haymarket Books, Fall 2011), Everyday People and Slingshots (A Hip-Hop Poetica), an American Library Association Book of the Year-Finalist and the new chapbook, What I Will Tell My Jewish Kids And Other Poems on Palestine (Haymarket Books April 2011). Coval is the Co-Founder of Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, and subject of the award-winning documentary by the same name. Coval is Artistic Director of Young Chicago Authors and teaches at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago.

The DC Youth Slam Team, coached by Jonathan B. Tucker, is a collective of teenage performance poets who write, perform and practice together, with coaching from professional poets. The DC Youth Slam Team has a rich history of providing young poets in our nation's capital with a chance to develop their art in a supporting, caring environment. Read more and support the team here.

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