Notable Philadelphia: 12/26–1/1

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Wednesday 12/27: Excuse my Dust, Jaime Fountaine’s “hour of wit, writing and weirdness” returns with featured readers Zach Blackwood, Liz Howard, Hannah Trav, and Alanna Kennedy-Gorman! 7 p.m. at Good Good Comedy Theatre.

The Philly Poetry Workshop, which will meet every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, is free and accessible to all. Bring printed copies of the piece you would like to workshop. 7 p.m. at A-Space Community Center.

As part of Black Box Fellow Sage Adams’s exhibition, “Me, Myself and I: An Exploration of Complex Identity,” Shakari Drame will be facilitating a zine workshop. Come for information on zine history and influence in relation to millennial culture, and to learn techniques zine-making techniques. 5 p.m. at Vox Populi.

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Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Oh, Be Careful” by Liz Howard (Split Lip Magazine). Enjoy!

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Amy Saul-Zerby is the author of two poetry collections, Paper Flowers Imaginary Birds (Be About It Press, 2017) and Deep Camouflage (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2018). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Rumpus, The Chicago Review of Books, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She is the editor of Voicemail Poems and Literary Philly. Find her on Twitter at @amyszzz. More from this author →