Literary Frivolity launches 2020 in celebration of the North Carolina literary community, readers, and PEN America members and supporters on Sunday, February 23, at The Pinhook in Durham, 6:30-8:30 pm. Come toast the new year with NC writers, readers, and musical guest Quilla.
The evening will feature a curated story slam with spoken word poet, Dasan Ahanu; INDY Week Editor, Jeffrey Billman; David Potorti from the NC Arts Council; Raleigh-based writer, Kristin Tajili; and the NC Writers’ Network 2020 Sally Buckner recipient, Jasmine Kumalah. The evening will close with a dance party.
Literary Frivolity will also celebrate the launch of PEN Americaâ€™s new Piedmont Region chapter. Stop by to learn more about PEN America Piedmont Region and to meet Chapter Leader Deonna Kelli Sayed; Director of Membership Rebecca Werner; and National Outreach Coordinator Elly Brinkley.
The event is free but RSVP is required as space is limited: https://pen.org/event/literary-frivolity.