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"It might sound like a stretch, but poetry saved my life," says
Koon Woon, October's Writer in Residence on the Readings & Workshops blog. In the first of several blog posts, Woon describes how he "entered the literary world through the back door," as a mathematics and philosophy student coping with mental illness.
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Find out about readings and literary events around the nation--and add yours to the calendar. It's free. Here are some upcoming highlights:
Poemjazz with Robert Pinsky and Laurence Hobgood at the Harold Washington Public Library in Chicago. Thursday, October 10 at 6PM.
Book'd in Burbank: The Ultimate Bibliophiles' Night Out at Theatre Banshee in Los Angeles. Thursday, October 10 at 8PM.
Annual Chapbook Reading with Harryette Mullen and Sandra Beasley at the Center for Book Arts in NYC. Friday, October 11 at 6:30PM.
Poetry Reading with Matthew Zapruder at Zio Fraedo's Restaurant in Pleasant Hills, CA. Saturday, October 12 at 12PM.
Gotham: Writers in the City presents A. M. Homes at Brooklyn Public Library, October 12 at 4PM.
And, LitQuake, a nine-day festival in San Francisco with more than 800 writers at 160 separate events. October 11 to 19.
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