Location: Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse
Title of Event: Poetry Night with Franklin Abbott & Friends
Outwrite hosts the popular Poetry Night with readings by Atlanta poet and host for the evening Franklin Abbott and invited guests. This November edition features poets Dustin Brookshire and Karen Head.
Dustin Brookshire is a poet, activist, eternal student, and part time naughty boy living in Atlanta. Dustin has had work published in numerous online journals, won awards from sate poetry societies, and had his blog recognized on the Senate floor in the Georgia General Assembly.
Karen Head author of Sassing (WordTech Press, forthcoming) and Shadow Boxes (All Nations Press, 2003), will be joining us at Outwrite for our popular poetry night. Karen’s poetry has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies. As a scholar of contemporary American Poetry, she has begun to explore the connections between traditional text-based poetry and digitally- enhanced poetry, an exploration that involves her in a number of projects being conducted in the Wesley Center for New Media at Georgia Tech. Her digital poetry was featured at the E-Poetry 2007 festival in Paris.