I found out that I can easily talk over twenty people without a microphone.
The best advice that I was given prior to the event was to have a bottle of water nearby and to read slowly. Since I drink LOTS of coffee, that was some of the best advice that I have actually heeded in a long time.
The group at the Cudahy Family Library last night was wonderfully gracious!
My good friend, Andja, also made some delightful Serbian desserts that were as beautiful as they were delicious.
Have a look at more photos from the poetry reading on Tumblr:
Great weekend to all!