These events occur at the Seen Gallery, 415 Church St., Decatur, 30030.
1–2 pm: Artist Beth Lilly presents images and text from her photo-based sequential picture narratives.
3–4 pm: Comedian Brian Bannon and musician Bill Taft read from the historical tales and outright fibs they created for the second part of their Krog Tunnel centenary tribute in an hour they call Krog!
Throughout the Saturday and Sunday daylight hours of XWA 4, passersby can again enjoy the free verse stylings (and, often, the free-verse stylings) of Jimmy Lo and company with Free Poems on Demand outside the gallery. Also on hand will be Nisa Asokan of Fifth Planet Press, overseeing a showcase of indy publishers’ recent books.
September 17, 2013 8:00PM - 11:00PM Price: free
This event occurs in the Warhorse Cafe at The Goat Farm Arts Center, 1200 Foster Street, Atlanta 30318. From Howell Mill Road, take Huff Road west (away from downtown Atlanta), then take the first left, which is Foster Street. Entrances to the Goat Farm are on the right, after the driveway for the Howard School.
Come share your literary output aloud for 10 minutes and get feedback for 5 minutes. Lost? Call 678-642-0612 or 404-578-4430.
September 29, 2013 7:00PM - 8:30PM Price: free
The inaugural event in this series of readings by women writers has poetry as its focus. The series embraces all modes of literary expression.
Poets Laura Carter and Sherri Caudell act as hosts.
Gina Myers is the author of Hold It Down (Coconut Books, 2013) and A Model Year (Coconut Books, 2009).
Originally from Saginaw, MI, she now lives in Atlanta, GA.
Molly Brodak is the author of A Little Middle of the Night, winner of the 2009 Iowa Poetry Prize, as well as three chapbooks: Instructions for a Painting (GreenTower, 2007), The Flood (Coconut Books, 2012), and Essay on Parts of the Day (Horse Less Press, 2013). She teaches at Emory University and edits the poetry journal Aesthetix.
Amy Herschleb is a writer living in Atlanta. Her chapbook, Judy Paris, Judy Chicago, is forthcoming from dancing girl press in spring 2014.
Laura Solomon is the author of The Hermit (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011) and two other poetry collections, Blue and Redd Things (UDP, 2007) and Bivouac (Slope Editions, 2002).
Currently she resides in Athens, GA, where she has recently performed and collaborated with the band pacificUV. In addition to writing poetry, making music, teaching, and translating Italian and French, Solomon dabbles in photography and performance projects.