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Sunday Kind of Love: Celebrating the Poetry Chapbook


Sunday Kind of Love has been going since January, 2006. Some of the poets who have been featured are Esther Iverem, Tim Seibles, Patricia Smith, Kathi Wolfe, Brian Gilmore, Terence Winch, Francisco Aragon, Brian Gilmore, and Kenny Carroll. Sunday Kind of Love’s upcoming features include Josh Weiner, Kyle Dargan, and Heather Davis. Sunday Kind of Love is free and open to the public. The event will conclude with an open mic and is hosted by Sarah Browning of DC Poets Against the War and Regie Cabico of Sol & Soul.


Please join Sunday Kind of Love for a celebration at Bus Boys and Poets located at 14th & V Streets, NW in Washington, DC.


Sunday Kind of Love will celebrate a poetry chapbook with E. Louise Beach, Michael Gushue, Alan King, and Melissa Tuckey on Sunday, July 15, 2007 from 4-6pm.


E. Louise Beach is a teacher of languages and literature. Her first chapbook of poems, Blue Skies, was published by Finishing Line Press in December 2006. Her poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Big City Lit, The Bitter Oleander, descant, Ellipsis, Poem, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Wisconsin Review, and elsewhere. Read poems here: http://www.authormark.com/article_690.shtml.


Michael Gushue is poetry editor for the Washington Spark, co-coordinates the Brookland Poetry Series, and co-runs Vrzhu Press (www.vrzhu.com), a small press dedicated to publishing great poetry as beautiful books. His poems have appeared in many journals, including Indiana Review, Hotel Amerika, Redivider, Third Coast, and Beltway Poetry Quarterly. His chapbook, Gathering Down Women, is available from Pudding House Press. Read poems here: http://washingtonart.com/beltway/gushue.html


Alan King has been published in Warpland: A Journal of Black Literature & Ideas, When Words Become Flesh: An Anthology of New Generation Poetry, Taboo Haiku, and The Hurricane Katrina Haiku Anthology, among others. He is the author of his self-published chapbooks, Transfer and The Music We Are, which is also the title of his full-length manuscript. Read poems here: http://myspace.com/alanking81


Melissa Tuckey is an activist, poet, and teacher. Her poems have been published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Painted Bride Quarterly, Poet Lore, Southeast Review, and others. Her chapbook Rope as Witness is published by Pudding House Publications. She's the Events Coordinator for DC Poets Against the War (www.dcpaw.org) and teaches writing at George Mason University. Read a poem here: http://www.versedaily.org/2007/hegelslaundry.shtml and here: http://washingtonart.com/beltway/tuckey.html


About the Hosts


Sarah Browning of DC Poets Against the War and Regie Cabico of Sol & Soul.


Sarah Browning is the coeditor of D.C. Poets Against the War: An Anthology and coordinator of the group of the same name, which has been active since the first national day of poetry against the war, February 12, 2003. Her first book of poems, Whiskey in the Garden of Eden, is forthcoming from The Word Works.


Sarah’s poems have been published in dozens of journals, including the Seattle Review, Sycamore Review, and Shenandoah. She is the recipient of a D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities Individual Artist Grant and the People Before Profits Poetry Prize. For further information about her visit http://sarahbrowning.blogspot.com


DC Poets Against the War is an informal group of Washington area writers and activists who came together during the winter of 2003 to protest the planned U.S. invasion of Iraq. For further information about DC Poets Against the War, please visit them at www.dcpaw.org


Sol & Soul promotes, nutures, supports, and presents the work of socially-conscious established and emerging artists. For further visit http://www.solysoul.com


For more information contact Sarah Browning at womenarts2(at)aol.com


Readings made possible in part by a grant from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, a public agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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