Posts Tagged: Amina Gautier

Notable Philadelphia: 5/8–5/14

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week!

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Renee Simms

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Renee Simms discusses her debut collection, Meet Behind Mars, leaving law to become a writer, and writing through major life changes.

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Notable NYC: 11/26–12/2

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Saturday 11/26: Sarah Kay, Maeve Higgins, Phil Kaye, and Mark Doss read for refugees, as part of the Festival to Improve the World. The Wild Project, 4 p.m., $10. Monday 11/28: Jason Diamond launches Searching for John Hughes with a conversation with Danielle Henderson. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. David Rivard and Sarah Sarai join the […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks unveils a triptych of “Quick-Takes” illustrating his irreverent views on nature, famous trees, and the rapture. Then, in the Saturday Essay, Ashley Inguanta mourns for her best friend who passed away years ago. The two of them met as children and grew up together in a small town, sharing in the milestones of adolescence. Inguanta revisits her […]

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This Week in Short Fiction

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The news of Michael Brown’s death cannot be ignored. When one of our young people dies from shots fired by a police officer, there will be sadness and confusion. There will inevitably be questions, and questions left unanswered will lead to anger.  This is a week, perhaps, when we need fiction and art to help […]

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