July Sunday Kind of Love
Derrick Weston Brown
& Ernesto Mercer
Sunday July 17, 2011
Langston Room - Busboys & Poets
2021 14th St. NW
Hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey
Busboys and Poets and Split This Rock
Open mic at each event!
Suggested donation: $5
For more info: www.BusboysandPoets.com
Derrick Weston Brown holds an MFA in creative writing from American University. He has studied poetry under Dr. Tony Medina at Howard University and Cornelius Eady at American University. He is a graduate of the Cave Canem Summer workshop for black poets and the VONA summer workshop. His work has appeared in such literary journals as Warpland, Mythium, Ginsoko, DrumVoices, The Columbia Poetry Review, and the online journals Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Howard University's Amistad, LocusPoint, and MiPOesias. His debut collection, Wisdom Teeth, was released in 2011.
Ernesto Mercer is a poet. Recent work includes RIVER NEVER RESTS / MAN UNDA WATA film (2010), RIVER NEVER RESTS/ MAN UNDA WATA (2009), NNANDI AND THE HUNTER'S SHIRT and the libretto for FELA 70 (2008) at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African Art. In October 2011 he will be presenting MATCH + WOOD a new performance commissioned by the Smithsonian's Museum of African art. A Cave Canem Alumni fellow, he is published variously.