Notable Philadelphia: 9/5–9/11


Tuesday 9/5: Yolanda Wisher and the Afroeaters. 6 p.m. at Kelly Writers House.

Wednesday 9/6: Amalgam Monthly Book Club. 6 p.m. at Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse.

Thursday 9/7: Herman Beavers Book Party. 6 p.m. at Kelly Writers House.

Assembly: a discussion with Michael Hardt. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe Books and Records.

Friday 9/8: Meanwhile, Elsewhere Launch Party. Featuring M. Tellez, Brendan Williams-Childs, Ayse Devrim, and Beckett K. Bauer. Hosted by Cat Fitzpatrick. 6:30 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center.

Saturday 9/9: Book Launch: We Have the Great Discontent with John Shahidi. Featuring Joel Evey. 4 p.m. at Ulises.

Sunday 9/10: Sanctuary Series Workshop #2. Presented by Apiary Magazine and led by Alina Pleskova. 1 p.m. at Washington Square Park, $10.

George Lakey and Viking Economics: Learning from the Nordics (discussion). 7 p.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.

Monday 9/11: Painted Bride Quarterly September Reading. Featuring Hayden Saunier, Raquel Salas Rivera, Kyle Brown-Watson, and Steve Burns. 7 p.m. at The Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant.

Head House Writers’ Meetup. 7 p.m. at Head House Books.


Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Alight” by Alina Pleskova (Queen Mob’s Teahouse, April 2016). Enjoy!


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Amy Saul-Zerby is a Philadelphia-based poet. She is Editor-in-Chief of Voicemail Poems, Communications Manager at Apiary Magazine, and a contributing writer at Fields Magazine. Her first collection Paper Flowers Imaginary Birds was published by Be About It Press in 2017. More from this author →