Gabriel Ojeda-Sague will host an evening of readings featuring Tamara Oakman, Tyler Antoine, Sebastian Castillo, and Ailin Cao. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe Books and Records.
Friday 12/8: Join Autumn Brown of Ross Chaos Comics for an art opening featuring readings by Alexa Smith, Angelo Colavita, and Reek Bell. 7 p.m. at B2 Café.
Saturday 12/9: Taller Puertorriqueño presents a bilingual reading by Philadelphia-based Puerto Rican poet, writer, and translator Raquel Salas Rivera. 3 p.m. at Taller Puertorriqueño.
Angelo Colavita of Empty Set Press will host a release party for Mark Lamoureux and Chris McCreary’s new chapbook MARIS McLAMOUREARY’S DICTIONNAIRE INFERNAL! The evening will also feature readings by Joanna C. Valente, Kyle Brown-Watson, and Kailey Tedesco, and an acoustic performance by GOD ROOT! 7 p.m. at The Convent.
Sunday 12/10: Poets for Puerto Rico, a benefit for hurricane relief, will feature readings by Raquel Salas Rivera, Yesenia Montilla, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Nikki Lopez, Frank Sherlock, Noel Quiñones, Malcolm Friend, Kirwyn Sutherland, Cindy Arrieu-King, Soledad Alfaro, Iréne Mathieu, Venessa Marco, Sham-e-Ali Nayeem, Gabriel Ramirez, Selina Carrera, Husnaa Hashim, Kai Davis, and Hiram Rivera. 2:30 p.m. at ICA.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Grievances” by Emma Brown Sanders (the tiny, 2017). Enjoy!
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