Tuesday 11/14: Next up for the Rutgers-Camden Writers House Salon Series is a discussion with Jillian Sayre, currently at work on her new manuscript Mourning the Nation to Come: The Scryptural Economy of Post-Revolutionary American Literatures. 12:45 p.m. at The Rutgers-Camden Writers House.
Wednesday 11/15: For their final reading of the year, the Hatchery series will present fiction and poetry by Erin J. Mullikin, Rafael Alvarez, Dawn Lonsinger, and an additional reader to be announced! 7 p.m. at The Monkey Club.
“Interfaces,” an exhibition of collage poems by Rachel Blau DuPlessis, is opening at the Brodsky Gallery, featuring an illustrated talk by DuPlessis on selected collage poems and a reading from her newly released book Days and Works! 6 p.m. at Kelly Writers House.
Thursday 11/16: Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing, will guide a discussion with local activists about a variety of local struggles guided by abolitionist perspectives. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe Books and Records.
Friday 11/17: The opening reception for Little Berlin’s newest exhibition in their annex space will feature artwork by J. Pacoe, readings by Candy Alexandra, Raquel Salas Rivera, and Virginia Price, and a potluck dinner in the main gallery. 7 p.m. at Little Berlin.
Saturday 11/18: In the fifth of six Speech/Acts reading groups at the ICA, the discussion will center on The Cracks Between What We Are and What We Are Supposed to Be by Harryette Mullen. 1 p.m. at The Institute of Contemporary Art.
Sunday 11/19: Poet and translator Elliott batTzedek will lead a writing workshop focused on poetry manuscript development at 4 p.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s an excerpt from “Eurydics: Snake” by Rachel Blau DuPlessis (Poetry, March 2017). Enjoy!
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