Notable Philadelphia: 6/13–6/19

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Tuesday 6/13: Patricia Lockwood reads from and discusses her new book, Priestdaddy: A Memoir. 7:30 at The Free Library.

Wednesday 6/14: Summer Reading Kick-Off Party. 4 p.m.–6 p.m. behind South Philly Branch Library, in the playground.

Peter Moskowitz discusses his book How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. 6:30 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist.

Thursday 6/15: One Night Only: Rumpus Editor-at- Large P.E. Garcia, Amy Saul-Zerby, Shy Watson, and Alexandra Naughton. 7:30 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Friday 6/16: Erik Ruin’s Long/Gone (100-ft paper-cut scroll), accompanied by Ominous Cloud Ensemble. 8 p.m. at The Rotunda.

Saturday 6/17: Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn. 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Life Do Grow Farm, $5.

Open Mic Feat. Grown Folk Poets. 6 p.m.–8 p.m. at Franny Lou’s Porch.

Copy/Body book release and Empty Set launch party! 7 p.m. at Paradigm Gallery.

Sunday 6/18: 2017 Pride parade and after party! 10:30 a.m.–9 p.m. in the Gayborhood.

Monday 6/19: You Can’t Kill A Poet: Youth Edition. 6 p.m. at South Philadelphia Branch Free Library.

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Shy Watson is a poet and painter living in Philadelphia, PA. She wrote Away Status (Bottlecap Press 2016). She tweets @sadsects. More from this author →