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Here is a list of upcoming author events at all four Busboys and Poets locations. For a complete schedule: Busboys and Poets event calendar. If you are interested in booking an event at Busboys and Poets, see Info for Authors and Publishers.

View our Previous Author Events.

 

APRIL 2014

Monday, April 7
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 5th & K
Penny Rosenwasser
Hope and Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears

Sponsors: Busboys and Poets, Global Women's Institute of George Washington University, Jewish Voice for Peace/DC-Metro, Code Pink

Tuesday, April 15
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 5th & K
Bryant Terry
Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed

Sponsor: Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, April 8
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Denise Brennan
Life Interrupted: Trafficking Into Forced Labor in the United States

Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Freedom Network, Solidarity Center, Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

Thursday, April 24
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Pearl Cleage
Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Washington D.C. Metro Chapter of the National Alumnae of Spelman College (NAASC)

MAY 2014



Monday, May 5
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 5th & K
Christopher Leonard
The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business
Sponsors: Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, May 21
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Porochista Khakpour
The Last Illusion
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, National Iranian American Council (NIAC)

Wednesday, May 28
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Betsy Leondar-Wright
Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures
Sponsors: Institute for Policy Studies' Inequality and the Common Good project, Class Action, Washington Peace Center, Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets

   

 

JUNE 2014

Monday, June 2
6:30-8:30 PM
Location: 14th & V
Steve Early
Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Labor Notes, National Writers Union, D.C. Area Chapter, Newspaper Guild/Communications Workers of America, Jobs with Justice  

Monday, June 9
6:30-8:30 PM
Location: 14th & V
Dave Zirin
Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Struggle for Democracy
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Edge of Sports, Haymarket Books, Sports Fan Coalition