City Lit Books hosts a poetry reading with Kundiman founder Joseph O. Legaspi, and fellows Feliz Lucia Molina, Faisal Mohyuddin, and Helene Achanza. 6:30 p.m., free.
Saturday 9/22: Don’t miss Lit Crawl 2018 as literary events takeover Andersonville bars, restaurants, and businesses! 5:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday 9/25: Women & Children First presents the book launch celebration for Charlene Carruthers’s Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements. The event will be held in the Screening Room at the Logan Arts Center. 7 p.m., tickets here include a copy of the book.
Wednesday 9/26: Poetry off the Shelf continues at The Poetry Foundation with Grady Chambers reading from his debut collection, North American Stadiums, winner of the inaugural Milkweed Editions Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. Henri Cole, who judged the prize, will also read. 7 p.m., free.
Head to Women & Children First for the release party celebrating The Eggshell Skull Rule, the debut full-length poetry collection from Amy Strauss Friedman. Amy will be reading along with guest readers and fellow poets Jessica L. Walsh and Donna Vorreyer. 7 p.m., free.
A bonus Poetry off the Shelf this week features readings by our own Poetry Editor Carolina Ebeid, Manuel Paul López, and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal. 7 p.m., free.
Women & Children First celebrates Samuel Park’s final book, The Caregiver. Samuel died last year, and his friends Curtis Sittenfield, Rebecca Makkai, Shauna Seliy, and Nami Mun will discuss the book. 7 p.m., free.
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