Stop frying eggs on the sidewalk this weekend and get inside for some cool literature!
Writer/Cartoonist Tim Kreider Returns to Baltimore
June 29, 7pm
3620 Falls Road
Artist and essayist Tim Kreider will be discussing essays in his new book, We Are Nothing, while showing some of his new cartoons.
The New Mercury Reading Series
June 30, 5:30pm
12 W. North Avenue
It’s going to be an extremely hot one! So drop by the Windup Space, at about 5:30, for four extremely cool Baltimore writers of Interesting Stuff That’s Not Made Up. Diana Parsell, Sue Eisenfeld, Saul Myers, and Earl Crown will all be reading, taking questions, signing photos, shaking hands, and buying at least one drink at the wonderful and highly accommodating Windup Space, the series home for over one year. Come along, enjoy your first and second and third drafts of the evening as the temperature moves down into the double digits.
Among Poets: Maryland’s Poet Laureate Lucille Clifton
From now through the end of the year
Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E. Pratt Street
This exhibition features images photographed and collected by Lynda Koolish and shows Lucille Clifton among her poet friends, some with Maryland ties. Coordinated by Dr. Joanne Gabbin of the Furious Flower Poetry Center and concurrent with a photo exhibition about Clifton at Enoch Pratt Free Library. Do yourself a favor and check out this wonderful exhibit celebrating a cherished Maryland poet of world-wide acclaim.
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That's it for this week's LIT LOW DOWN!