Tuesday 10/17: Come for the poetry, stay for the gay (a house reading). Featuring Lilith Kulp, Zach Blackwood, Prairie M. Faul, Andrea Kay, Daphne Calhoun, and June Gehringer. 6 p.m. at The Homo Hotel.
Wednesday 10/18: Moonstone Poetry Reading Series. Featuring Shevaun Brannigan, Jamie J. Brunson, and Joyce Meyers. 7 p.m. at Fergie’s Pub.
Thursday 10/19: Mi Borinquen: A Puerto Rico Relief Fundraiser for LGBTQ Boricuas. Featuring Maryan Captan, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, Raquel Salas-Rivera, Sanam Sheriff, Soulxplosion, and Philadelphia’s Sanctuary Poets. 7 p.m. at William Street Common.
Friday 10/20: Black Womxn Art Show. Featuring Fannie Lou Hamer and Frances EW Harper. 6 p.m. at Franny Lou’s Porch.
Saturday 10/21: Harry Potter Festival. 10:20 a.m. in Chestnut Hill.
Sunday 10/22: So Four Poets Walk Into a Bar (reading). Featuring Kailey Tedesco, Lexi Spino, Ashley Coady, and B. Diehl. 7 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.
A poetry reading from James Sherry. 6 p.m. at Kelly Writers House.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “gem water is real and it’s good for you” by Zach Blackwood (Peach Mag, 2017). Enjoy!
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