Tuesday, May 7
Loose Lips: The May Edition
8pm @ Lil Indies // Orlando, FL // Free
On the first Tuesday of every month at Lil’ Indies, local writers share new work inspired by the last 30 days of news. Hosted / curated by a rotating cast of Orlandoans. The May edition features the triumphant (albeit temporary) return of founder/host Tod Caviness, Sara Batkie (Kerouac House resident), Troy Cunio, Thad McCollum, Diane Turgeon Richardson, and Amy Watkins.
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Saturday, May 25
Venus in Retrograde: book release party for Susan Lilley
4-7pm @ Mead Garden // Orlando, FL // Free
1300 S. Denning Dr. ((Map))
With generous support from Mead Garden, celebrate the release of Orlando Poet Laureate Susan Lilley’s first full poetry collection, Venus in Retrograde. Buy a book, get it signed, and enjoy complimentary drinks/snacks, a brief reading by Susan Lilley, and music by TBA.
Mead Garden is located off 17-92, tucked behind a residential neighborhood. Parking is plentiful. The party will take place indoors, in the clubhouse.
NOTE: Books will be sold at the event, but if you want one sooner you can pre-order a copy now from Burrow and get it shipped to you well before the event.
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Wednesday, June 12
Functionally Literate presents: Ilyse Kusnetz’s Angel Bones
7pm @ Lowndes Shakespeare Center // Orlando, FL // Free
Celebrate Ilyse Kusnetz’s stunning new poetry collection, Angel Bones, with readings from the book by Jocelyn Bartevicius, Naomi Butterfield, Terry Godbey, Susan Lilley, Jared Silvia, Brian Turner, and more.