“Sunday Kind of Love,” hosted by Sarah Browning & Katy Richey and co-sponsored by DC Commission on Arts and Humanities, Busboys and Poets, and Split This Rock is the 3rd Sunday of every month featuring for the first hour readings by nationally recognized poets. The second hour is an open mike — bring one of your own poems to read!
This month’s featured poets:
- Jericho Brown, coming to Sunday Kind of Love from Atlanta, was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and once worked as the speechwriter for the Mayor of New Orleans. The recipient of the Whiting Writers Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Brown is an Assistant Professor at Emory University. His poems have appeared in journals and anthologies including, The American Poetry Review, jubilat, Oxford American, Ploughshares, Tin House, The Best American Poetry, and 100 Best African American Poems. His first book, PLEASE, won the American Book Award.
- Remica L. Bingham earned an MFA from Bennington College and is a Cave Canem fellow. Her first book, Conversion, won the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award and was published by Lotus Press. Her second book, What We Ask of Flesh, is forthcoming from Etruscan Press in February 2013. Currently, she is the Director of Writing and Faculty Development at Old Dominion University. She resides inNorfolk, VA with her husband and children. For more information on her work and upcoming events, please visit: www.remicalbingham.com.
There is $5 admission. Tickets become available online at midnight the night before the event.