Author and Poet Amber Hasan is Today’s Honoree

AmberHasanAmber Hasan,  acclaimed author and poet from Flint, MI will be the featured performer at Charis and Cliterati’s Open No MIc Thursday,  June 29th at 7:30 p.m., ET., located at Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Ave NE., Atlanta, GA 30307.

The special event is part of the Charis Circle from Margin to Center Literary Program, presented the 3rd Thursday of every month by Charis Books and More and Cliterati. The ongoing literary series cultivates the voices of aspiring authors and novices, and seeks to highlight the talents of the city’s top poets, songstresses and storytellers. The fierce and compelling open mic program is hosted monthly by the anarchic spoken word team of Karen G and Theresa Davis, members of the Art Amok Slam Team.

Amber Hasan an award winning Slam poet is set to re-release deeply personal collection  published work,“Drowning in My Own Spit” on August 1st, 2013. The collection, based on reflection and inspiration from daily life, has received enthusiastic reviews from the public and area critics.

Thursday, June 20th, Charis and Cliterati’s Open No Mic event is open to the general public. Doors open at 6:30PM, ET, and a suggested donation of $5 dollars is collected to support the performers. For more information about the Open No Mic, series and the Charis Circle from Margin to Center Literary Program please visit http://www.charisbooksandmore.com/.

Charis Books and More, is the oldest and largest feminist bookstore in the South. Open since1974, the bookstore will celebrate 38 years in business this fall. In addition to published works, Charis Books and More collects and highlights original stories including poetry, biographies, short stories, plays, essays, songs and novels from the city’s aspiring writers and storytellers. Selected submissions are featured at the bookstore in a historical circle setting of men, women and children. From books to the sharing of tales and dreams on location, Charis Books and More invites storytellers, fans and the public at large to visit the bookstore located at1189 Euclid Ave NE., Atlanta, GA 30307 in Five Points, Atlanta, GA.

Visit Amber Hasan for more information.

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