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Posts tagged "Poetry"

Davy Knittle Featured In Lambda Literary

A short poem on queerness and parenting featured in the LGBTQ literary magazine in October. [learn more]

Trapeta Mayson leads Poetry Workshops presented by Al Bustan

Trapeta Mayson (ACG '14, LTA '07) leads WRITE HOME Workshops, inspired by Al Bustan’s An Immigrant Alphabet installation, inviting teens and adults to read and write poems about migrations — new beginnings, transitional periods, immigration, family histories, displacement and citizenship. [learn more]

Warrior Writers Celebrates its 10th Birthday with Weekend-Long Events

Warrior Writers celebrates its 10th Birthday from November 17-19 with a happy hour, poetry reading, and party at various Center City locations.   [learn more]

Fetish Bones by Camae Ayewa. Fetish Bones by Camae Ayewa.

Poetry Reading by Saretta Morgan and Camae Ayewa

On Wednesday, October 4 at 6:00 PM, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a poetry reading by Saretta Morgan and Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07), organized by Amber Rose Johnson and Davy Knittle (ACG '17) and co-sponsored by the Poetry and Poetics Working Group, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania. The reading will be presented in the first-floor exhibition Speech/Acts. [learn more]

Monument to the Philadelphia Poet

Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) and Lillian Dunn (ACG '12) participate in Monument Lab. [learn more]

Cynthia Dewi Oka Leads a Migrant Poetry Workshop: Apply by February 3

Cynthia Dewi Oka (ACG '16) will be leading Sanctuary: A Migrant Poetry Workshop, exploring questions of belonging, safety and identity for (im)migrants in the aftermath of the 2016 election. Those interested in participating must apply by February 3. [learn more]

The Village of Arts & Humanities hosts "Who We Are, Who We Could Be"

On December 11 at 6:30pm, The Village of Arts & Humanities will host "Who We Are, Who We Could Be," a reading and conversation about who "we" are as a people, and how do "we" move forward collectively. [learn more]

Cynthia Dewi Oka and Lillian Dunn Perform In Center City

Cynthia Dewi Oka and Lillian Dunn will perform at Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant on November 21 in a showcase put together by Painted Bride Quarterly. [learn more]

Lamba Interviews Kokumo on New Poetry Collection Reacquainted with Life

Trans Lit Salon performer Kokumo is interviewed by Lambda Literary on her new poetry collection, Reacquainted with Life. [learn more]

J.C. Todd Reads at Christ Church Neighborhood Theatre

J.C. Todd will read at Christ Church Neighborhood Theatre on October 8. J.C. was a judge for the Brittany Noakes Poetry Award and will read along with the finalists she selected. [learn more]

Marie Alarcón and Yolanda Wisher Perform in I Wonder What Else Could Be Different Around Here

Yolanda Wisher will perform with Marie Alarcón in I Wonder What Else Could Be Different Around Here at the Institute of Contemporary Art on September 17. DJ Cardigan, Leeway Foundation Program Director Sara Zia Ebrahimi, will spin a mix in response to the ICA's new exhibition, The Freedom Principle. [learn more]

Cyree Johnson, Lillian Dunn and Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela Read at Bedfellows

Cyree Johnson, Lillian Dunn and Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela will perform at L’etage on August 4th. [learn more]

J. C. Todd Receives Poetry Prize

J. C. Todd (WOO ‘04, IA ’01) has been awarded the 2016 Rita Dove Poetry Prize of the International Literary Awards for “The Girl in the Square,” sponsored by The Center for Women Writers at Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC. [learn more]

Who Do You Love? A Live Poetry Talk Show and Open Mic

Cyrée Jarelle Johnson (ACG '13), Joel Dias-Porter and Gina Myers will be the featured panelists in, Who Do You Love? Gil Scott-Heron, a live poetry talk show and cover open mic, held at PhillyCAM (699 Ranstead St) on April 5 at 6:30 pm. [learn more]

Sarah Mitteldorf to Perform at (re)FOCUS Fest

Sarah Mitteldorf (ACG ’15, ’12) and her ensemble Kaleid Theatre (as in kaleidoscope, as in collide) are collaborating with three other Philadelphia theatre ensembles to explore the concept of privilege through shared performance at (re)FOCUS Fest April 7-10 at The Rotunda. [learn more]

Phillycam Spotlights 2014 Trans Literary Salon on Saturdays

Phillycam is showing clips from the 2014 Trans Literary Salon on Saturdays in May and June at 6:30pm. [learn more]

Germantown Stars Under the Stars

M. Nazadi Keita (ACG '14, WOO '03), Monnette Sudler (ACG '14, LTA '11), Sonia Sanchez (LTA '05), Trapeta Mayson (ACG '14, LTA '07), Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) are performing in Germantown's Historic Vernon Park on August 7. [learn more]

Felicia Webster Presents at TEDxUniversity of Nebraska

Felicia Webster (ACG '06) presents a TEDx talk on community, hip hop and beat-boxing at the University of Nebraska in March. [learn more]

Ruth Deming Reads Her Poetry Online

Ruth Deming (EAA '99) performs her poetry and archives the video on Youtube. [learn more]

The Black Body Curve Interactive Website

Andrea Walls (ACG '13) is releasing an interactive collection of poetry on her website The Black Body Curve on May 13 at 5:27pm to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the bombing of Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia. [learn more]

Cassendre Xavier Hosts Women's Writing and Spoken Word Series

Cassendre Xavier (LTA '05) is hosting the Women's Writing and Spoken Word series on the second Thursday of every month at Big Blue Marble Bookstore. Michele Belluomini is featured April 9. [learn more]

Elliott batTzedek's Art of Craft Workshops

Elliott batTzedek (ACG '12) is hosting a weekly series of craft talks and workshops for poets and poetry enthusiasts alike on Thursday nights from April 9 until May 14 at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore. $50 each or $200 for all six weeks. [learn more]

Still Untitled: A Literary Salon and Rogue State Chapbook Release

The Rogue Workshop, a self-organized study group and poetry workshop including Lillian Dunn (ACG '12), Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG '12, LTA '05), and Mai Schwartz (ACG '14), presents their first chapbook "Rogue State" and will read their new work on January 30. [learn more]

M. Nzadi Keita Reads From New Book At Black Writers Museum

M. Nzadi Keita (ACG '14, WOO '03) reads from newly published book of poems "Brief Evidence of Heaven" on February 7 at the Black Writers Museum. Signed copies available. Free. [learn more]

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela at Monday Poets and First Person Arts Festival

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG '12, LTA '05) will be reading at Monday Poets on Monday November 3 at 6:30pm and First Person Arts Podcast LIVE! on Wednesday November 12 at 9:00pm. [learn more]

Greene Street Artist Cooperative at POST

As part of POST ((Philadelphia Open Studio Tours), Greene Street Cooperative is hosting a poetry reading Sunday October 12. [learn more]

Warrior Writers Book Release Party and Performance

Join Warrior Writers for a powerful and dynamic night of poetry and stories by writers of the emerging veterans artist movement. [learn more]

J.C. Todd named Pew Fellow

J.C. Todd (WOO '03, IA '01), a poet whose work investigates the impact of war, was named a 2014 Pew Fellow. [learn more]

Lynn Levin new book, translation of Peruvian Poet, Odi Gonzales

Lynn Levin is the translator from the Spanish of Birds on the Kiswar Tree (2Leaf Press, 2014), a collection of poems by the Peruvian poet Odi Gonzales. Levin was named finalist in the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for two of her books: Miss Plastique (Ragged Sky Press, 2013), a collection of poems, and Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets (Texture Press, 2013), a textbook. [learn more]