Feeling bookish?

This month’s installment of the Bookslut reading series, tonight at Hopleaf, should be a doozy, as it happens on the same day that the jam-packed AWP Writers Conference kicks off downtown.

Some special guests are likely to make an appearance, but we know this for sure: poets Idra Novey, Brandi Homan and Hilda Raz will definitely be there to read their latest works. As event organizer Caroline Eick puts it, you might just get “swept away” by a writer you previously knew nothing about. The event is at 7:30 p.m. in the Hopleaf’s second floor room; a private bar will offer a selection of Belgium brews and wines.

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