APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

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Bookstore1Sarasota
1359 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Tel: 941-365-7900
Fax: 941-365-7902​
Store Hours
Monday - Saturday
10 am - 8 pm
Sunday
10 am - 4 pm
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April Events
 Little Writers’ Workshop
Saturday April 4th at 10:30 am
Bookstore staffers, Jennifer and Elsie, read aloud to your little ones and Kate (who has a master’s degree in creative writing) will teach them to write and draw their own picture book! The little ones will play storytelling games, hear the best of the picture books, and make their own books. For 4 – 7-year-olds. The family can also enjoy 10% off purchases in the store during the event.
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Poetry LocalMic
Sunday, April 12th at 2:00 pm

     Enjoy a reading by two wonderful poets: Doug Knowlton and Lee Slonimsky. Knowlton, now a Floridian who spent his early life in New York and Massachusetts, is the author of a 2014 chapbook titled Slughorn
     Slonimsky’s latest poetry collection is Wandering Electron, from Spuyten Duyvil Press of New York City. He is a hedge fund manager whose poetry has been featured on the Dow Jones News Wire, Bloomberg News, and in the business section of The Denver Post. His work has also appeared in Atlanta Review, Best of Asheville Poetry Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Connecticut Review, Measure, New Ohio Review, The New York Times, North Dakota Quarterly, Phi Kappa Phi Forum, Poetry Daily, 32 Poems, and Valparaiso Poetry Review, and has received seven Pushcart Prize nominations and one for Best of the Web. Lee is the co-author, along with Hammett Prize winning mystery write,r Carol Goodman, of the Lee Carroll Black Swan Rising trilogy from Tor Books.