Events

April 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Toi Derricotte Book Launch

Acclaimed poet, Cave Canem Co-Founder and Pitt Professor Emerita Toi Derricotte celebrates the launch of her new book, “I”: New and Selected Poems, co-sponsored by City... View >

March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
Claudia Rankine and Carrie Mae Seems

Reading, lecture and conversation with two MacArthur winners, poet Claudia Rankine and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, co-sponsored by Pittsburgh Arts &... View >

March 20, 2019 - 7:00pm
Community Workshop with Claudia Rankine

Join Claudia Rankine, MacArthur-winning author of Citizen: An American Lyric, for a community writing workshop, co-sponsored by the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater

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February 28, 2019 - 6:30pm
Race and Horror: Film, Performance, Poetry, Criticism

Poet Simone White, filmmaker/performance artist M. Lamar, writer/director Zandashé Brown, and scholar Ashlee Blackwell discuss... View >

February 15, 2019 - 5:30pm
Ross Gay and Saretta Morgan Reading

Reading featuring the poet and text-based artist Saretta Morgan, the recipient of the inaugural CAAPP-City of Asylum residency, and Ross Gay, author of three... View >

January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
CAAPP presents: Terrance Hayes and Rickey Laurentiis

Reading and conversation with Terrance Hayes, CAAPP co-founder, author of seven books, and a National Book Award and MacArthur-winning poet, and Rickey Laurentiis, current CAAPP fellow, author of... View >

April 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Workshop on Qualitative Coding with Dr. Cheryl Geisler

Workshop from 10:00am-1:00pm and Individual Consulatiations from 1:00pm-4:00pm

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February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Gabriel Gudding: "Literature for Nonhumans"

Gabriel Gudding is the author of Literature for Nonhumans (Ahsahta Press, 2015), Rhode Island Notebook (Dalkey Archive, 2007) and A Defense of Poetry (University of... View >

October 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
CAAPP: A Reading and Q&A with Jonah Mixon-Webster at Boom Concepts

Jonah Mixon-Webster reads at BOOM Concepts, a communal artist space in East Liberty Pittsburgh. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Unicorn Library... View >

October 10, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
CAAPP: Co-Lab and Reading with Jonah Mixon-Webster

Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet-educator and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, MI. His debut collection, Stereo(TYPE), was selected by Tyrone Williams for the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize from... View >

June 16, 2018 - 6:30pm
CAAPP event: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things

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March 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Wesley Morris

Wesley Morris is a critic at large for The New York Times, where he also is the cohost, with Jenna Wortham, of the podcast Still Processing. Morris has written for the San... View >

February 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Joshua Bennett

Joshua Bennett is the author of The Sobbing School, which was a National Poetry Series selection and a finalist for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Poetry, as well as ... View >

January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Cristina Garcia

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, King of Cuba, and the recently published Here in Berlin. She has edited... View >

November 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Jackie Wang and Bhanu Kapil

Bhanu Kapil is the author of a number of full-length works of poetry, including The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers, Incubation: A Space for Monsters, humanimal [a project for future children... View >

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