Author Talk

Author Talk
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Visas for Al Qaeda

Local author Michael Springmann will be discussing his book Visas for Al Qaeda at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12.  The program will be in the first floor meeting room.
Cynthia Kane Author

Mindful Communication

Certified meditation and mindfulness instructor Cynthia Kane will present a workshop on mindful communication.  Kane is the author of the newly published book How to Communicate Like a Buddhist, an instruction manual for clear communication.
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Author Talk - Melting the Blues by Tracy Chiles McGhee

Tracy Chiles McGhee will present her newly published novel - Melting the Blues. "A brave, musical story rich with Southern history." - Kirkus Reviews Please join us to welcome and celebrate our local Georgetown author.  
Edna Small - Local poet and author of recent collection of poems - Listening Still

Poetry - Edna Small Local Poet

Local poet Edna Small will read from her recently published collection of poems - Listening Still.  A retired psychologist, her poems - both personal and universal, cover a wide range of human experience.
Sistah Joy

Poet Sistah Joy: An Afternoon of Poetry with Book Signing

Please join us for an afternoon of poetry by Washington, DC area poet, Sistah Joy with Djembe accompaniment, J. Joy “Sistah Joy” Matthews Alford, winner of the Washington, DC Poet Laureate Special Award, is the author of Lord, I’m Dancin’ As Fast As I Can, From Pain to Empowerment: The Fabric of My Being and This Garden Called Life. Sistah Joy is the producer and host of the award-wining TV show “Sojourn with Words.”
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Author Talk and Book Signing with Sadeqa Johnson

Join us at the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library on Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. for an author talk and book signing with Sadeqa Johnson.
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An Evening with E. Ethelbert Miller: The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Milller

Celebrate National Poetry Month with E. Ethelbert Miller as he reads from his new publication, The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Milller (2016).  A writer and literary activist, Miller is the board chair of the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank located in Washington, D.C.
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Bloomsday Reading

Enjoy a dramatic reading of James Joyce's classic Ulysses on June 16th a.k.a. Bloomsday. Readers from OLLI (Osher Lifetime Learning Institute) will bring scenes of the novel to life.  The event is free and open to the public. Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for program materials.
Louise V Gray

An Evening of Poetry Featuring Louise V. Gray

Are you a lover of heart-warming poetry?  Do you want to hear a dynamic poet who reads with grace, flair and humor? If so, in celebration of National Poetry Month, come out to hear noted poet Louise V. Gray.  Ms. Gray is a graduate of the State University of New York at Old Westbury and  Columbia University.  She is also a 2007 Weissberg Fellowship recipient who studied play-writing at Primary Stages in New York City. Looking forward to seeing you on Thursday, April 21 beginning at 6:00 p.m.!

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