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Events

From Body to Flesh: Intersections of Poetry, Visual Art and Dance

Date: 
May 17 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

An interactive workshop with poet Rickey Laurentiis and choreographer Maree ReMalia.

Location and Address: 
Carnegie Museum of Art, Forum Gallery

"Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things:" Celebrating Cave Canem

Date: 
Jun 16 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Featuring actor and playwright Eisa Davis and poets Samiya Bashir, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and avery r. young.

Location and Address: 
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15206

PCWS Presents Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

Date: 
Sep 26 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A reading by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Sponsored by the Block Foundation. 

Location and Address: 
Heinz Memorial Chapel, Bellefield Avenue

Co-lab and Reading with Jonah Mixon-Webster

Date: 
Oct 10 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

A reading and workshop with Jonah Mixon-Webster, author of Stereo(TYPE), winner of the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. 

Location and Address: 
501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15260

PCWS Presents Chinelo Okparanta

Date: 
Oct 18 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A reading by the Lambda award-winning novelist. Winner of this year's Brown Award. 

Location and Address: 
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

The Black Ecstatic

Date: 
Oct 25 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Featuring poets Airea D. Matthews, Roger Reeves, and Safiya Sinclair and interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker Jamal T. Lewis, with a discussion moderated by Rickey Laurentiis 

Location and Address: 
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15213

PCWS Presents Bhanu Kapil and Jackie Wang

Date: 
Nov 8 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A reading by two charismatic poets. 

Location and Address: 
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Q & A with Tracy K. Smith

Date: 
Nov 14 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

A Q&A with the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and U.S. Poet Laureate.

Location and Address: 
501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15260

Tracy K. Smith Reading and Conversation

Date: 
Nov 15 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

A reading by the Pulitzer Prize-winner and current U. S. Poet Laureate

Location and Address: 
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15213
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