Tuesday 2/27: Theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku will read from his new book The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond. 7:30 p.m. at The Free Library of Philadelphia.
Wednesday 2/28: The Hatchery series presents readings by Chris DiCicco, Patrick McNeil, and Simone Zelitch. 7 p.m. at The Monkey Club.
Nuestra Muestra, a literary talk for Mexican women writers, will welcome the Mexican community as first guests, but any interested person is also welcome. 7 p.m. at Kelly Writers House.
Thursday 3/1: The Wooden Shoe will host “The Poetics of Crisis,” a reading featuring Daniel Sokoloff, Joohyun Kim, No Land, Heru Shabaka-Ra, Val Chamberlain, and Cait Turner. An open mic will follow the featured performers. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe Books and Records.
Friday 3/2: The Philly Pigeon Poetry Slam will welcome Mahogany L. Browne as this month’s featured performer! Organized by Jacob Winterstein, Kai Davis, and Jasmine Combs. 8:30 p.m. at PhilaMOCA.
Saturday 3/3: Philly AIDS Thrift will host a book launch for THERE: a novel of manners by Lonely Christopher and The Atheist in the Attic by Samuel R. Delany. Hosted by Gregory Laynor. 6:30 p.m. at Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room.
Monday 3/5: The Monday Poets series will present readings by Catherine Staples and Ernest Hilbert. 6:30 p.m. at Parkway Central Library.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s two poems by Catherine Staples (Kenyon Review, 2016). Enjoy!
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