Notable Philadelphia: 10/10–10/16


Tuesday 10/10: Dead Bards Poetry Series. Featuring Charles Carr and Leonard Gontarek. 8 p.m. at Venice Island Performing Arts Recreation Center.

Wednesday 10/11: The Hatchery Reading Series. Featuring Berry Grass, Cate McLaughlin, and Joshua Isard. 7 p.m. at The Monkey Club.

Write Nite: The Afterlife (workshop). Led by Maryan Captan. 7 p.m. at The Art Dept.

Rutgers Camden Fall Reading. Featuring Marah Blake, John Mark Brown, Sean Kauffman, Zach Kennedy-Lopez, Dani Oliver, Alex Rosenfeld, and Juliana Roth. 7 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Thursday 10/12: Amaranth Borsuk: Poetic Mutations and Digital Meditations. 6 p.m. at Temple Contemporary.

Friday 10/13: Tire Fire Reading Series. Featuring Kristen Iskandrian, Sarah Rose Etter, Tommy Pico, and Christopher Gonzales. 7 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Bibliococktails: Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven. 6 p.m. at The Rosenbach. 

Saturday 10/14: Frank O’Hara’s Last Lover Reading Series. Featuring Elena Rivera, Marc Anthony Richardson, and Cindy Arrieu-King. 7:30 p.m. at Sam’s Morning Glory Diner.

Sunday 10/15: Accidental Player reading series. Featuring Oki Sogumi, Amy Lawless, and Angela Veronica Wong. 7:30 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Monday 10/16: An Evening with David Sedaris. 8 p.m. at The Academy of Music.


Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s Two Poems by Oki Sogumi (Queen Mob’s Tea House, May 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 →