This Sunday sees a host of interesting literary events that, unfortunately, take place at the same time. Can you make all of them? Probably not, and certainly not without the unethical use of time travel. But go to one, tell friends to go to the others and then celebrate the fact that we're a community that's able to support concurrent readings.
Poet, playwright and essayist Susan Sherman reads from recent work at Acequia Booksellers (4019 Fourth Street NW) at 3 p.m. You might have sped by Acequia on your way to Sadie's; housed in an adobe building on North Fourth, it specializes in rare and unusual books. The reading and the browsing are absolutely free.
Ho Anumpoli, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of threatened and endangered languages, presents Voices of the Earth: Threatened Languages Poetry Reading at the Harwood Art Center from 2 to 5 p.m. The motto of Ho Anumpoli is “Communication = Power,” but it's not communication if no one's listening. So listen. 1114 Seventh Street NW.