Notable Philadelphia: 9/18–9/24

7:30 p.m. 6 p.m. The evening will include an interview with head editor Angelo Colavita, readings from Empty Set authors Faye Chevalier, Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, and Chris McCreary, and an open mic to close out the evening! 7 p.m. Her first collection Paper Flowers Imaginary Birds was published by Be About It Press in 2017. 7 p.m. &laquo Previous post like this

Notable Philadelphia: 9/18–9/24

By Amy Saul-Zerby
September 18th, 2018

Tuesday 9/18: Dead Bards Poetry presents readings by Stu O’Connor and Andrew R. Come share a story or just listen! at Win Win Coffee Bar. Sunday 9/23: Win Win Coffee Bar will host the release of Sarah Mirk’s new graphic novel Open Earth. 4 p.m. Enjoy! Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)

Amy Saul-Zerby is a Philadelphia-based poet. More from this author → at Venice Island Performing Arts Recreation Center. 5:30 p.m. Longmire. Monday 9/24: The Random Name Poetry Series returns with readings by Kyle Brown-Watson, Rodney Koeneke, and Stan Mir. BYOB! Wednesday 9/19: Penn Book Center will host a reading and discussion with Ondjaki, author of Transparent City. Charmed Instruments returns with a night of poetry featuring readings by Lauren Levin, Oki Sogumi, Cody-Rose Clevidence, and Jasper Avery. Lineup of readers to be announced. Thursday 9/20: Penn Book Center will host a reading and discussion with Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore. at Penn Book Center. 4 p.m. Nathaniel Popkin will read from his novel Everything Is Borrowed and discuss the book with Emma Eisenberg. *
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. at Penn Book Center. at Narberth Bookshop. ***
If you have a Philadelphia event listing you’d like us to consider for Notable Philadelphia, please contact   [email protected]   as far in advance as possible, and include the date of the event in the subject line. 6:30 p.m. at 824 S 8th Street. Hosted by Warren C. Friday 9/21: Emily Jungmin Yoon, author of the poetry collection A Cruelty Special to our Species, will read alongside local poets Nomi Stone and Raena Shirali. 8 p.m. at Fergie’s Pub. 7:30 p.m. She is Editor-in-Chief of Voicemail Poems, Communications Manager at Apiary Magazine, and a contributing writer at Fields Magazine. Saturday 9/22: Penn Book Center will host a poetry reading and discussion with Iain Haley Pollock, author of Ghost, like a Place, and Dilruba Ahmed. First Person Arts presents “StorySlam: On the Edge”. Hosted by David Hancock. The PressPlay Series returns with a reading and live podcast featuring local publishing company Empty Set Press. Featuring readings by Steve Teare, Anuj Shrestra, Hannah Kaplan, and Maki Naro. 6 p.m. Tilde, a new literary journal associated with Thirty West Publishing, will host the release party for their second issue. at Penn Book Center. This week, it’s “Snake Oil, Snake Bite” by Dilruba Ahmed (Poetry, November 2013). Weller, followed by an open mic. Reading is free and open to the public. at Dahlak Paradise. ***
Logo art by   Max Winter. 8 p.m. at L’Etage. at Penn Book Center.