Writers in the Garden: Dave Newman

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On July 17th, City of Asylum Pittsburgh presented Writers in the Garden, an annual celebration of local poets and the Northside community. Curated by Jim Daniels, this year’s featured writers were Craig Bernier, Leslie Anne McIlroy, Dave Newman, Wendy Paff, and Jamar Thrasher.

Dave Newman is the author of the novels Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children (Writers Tribe Books, 2012) and Please Don’t Shoot Anyone Tonight (World Parade Books, 2010), the poetry collection The Slaughterhouse Poems, and four poetry chapbooks, most recently Allen Ginsberg Comes To Pittsburgh.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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