Monday, February 25, 2013

Split This Rock to Rock AWP 2013!

Heading to AWP in Boston March 7-9? Spend time with poet-activists of Split This Rock!

Visit us in the Bookfair at Table B2, March 7-9. In addition to hanging out with us and other socially engaged poets, you can:    
Board Chair Dan Vera, and Youth Programs Coordinator Jonathan Tucker horsing around at AWP 2012 
  • Write a haiku post card to President Obama
  • Enter to win a free registration to Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2014
  • Join Regie Cabico & Brittany Fonte, the editors of Flicker and Spark: A Queer Anthology of Spoken Word and Poetry, for a book signing on Thursday, March 7, 1:30-2:45 pm. 
  • Join co-founder Melissa Tuckey, winner of the ABZ Books Award for Tenuous Chapel, for a book signing on Thursday March 7 and Friday March 8, 4:30-5:30 pm. With wine!
Split This Rock @ AWP!
Off-Site Event
Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here  
 Thursday, March 7, 2013 
6-8 pm

Readings from the new anthology, Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, in conjunction with an exhibit of artists' books responding to the 2007 bombing of Baghdad's "Street of the Booksellers." 

With Kazim Ali, Alise Alousi, Amaranth Borsuk, Sarah Browning, Contributing Editor Persis Karim, Philip Metres, and Terese Svoboda

Reception to follow
Free and open to the public 

Cambridge Arts Council Gallery 
City Hall Annex
344 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 

Central Square T stop on the red line

Co-sponsored by Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Project, Cambridge Arts Council, Center for Arabic Culture, PM Press and Split This Rock   

 Split This Rock AWP Reception   
 Friday March 8, 2013 
7-8:15 pm
Hynes Convention Center, Room 207  

Join us for drinks, mingling, and a short program featuring Martín Espada, Lenelle Moïse, and Saeed Jones reading his Split This Rock 2013 Poetry Contest Winning Poem!

Free drink for the first 50 to arrive!
Sarah Browning, Patricia Smith, and Melissa Tuckey at AWP 2009

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