Wednesday 5/30: Apiary Magazine presents Hive Night, a new reading and open mic series at Fergie’s Pub! Featured readers will be Alex Smith, Meg Pendoley, and Lamont Steptoe. 7 p.m. at Fergie’s Pub.
Join touring poet Peter BD for the Philadelphia release of his new book Milk & Henny. He will read alongside Sebastian Castillo, Amy Saul-Zerby, Ed Halliday, Tsarina Islam, and Goddess Ashley Olsen. Hosted by Austin Islam. 7:30 p.m. at Fairhill Square Reading Room.
Sunday 6/3: The Launch of “We (Too) Are Philly,” a summer poetry festival organized by Raquel Salas Rivera, Ashley Davis, Kirwyn Sutherland, and Raena Shirali, will feature readings by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Vincent Toro, Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, Denice Frohman, Kassidi Jones, Grisel Acosta, and Warren Longmire. 7 p.m. at Pentridge Station.
Monday 6/4: Join Misty Rosso for the June edition of her monthly open mic series, Community Drafts! 8 p.m. at Lucky 13 Pub.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Doña Teresa and the Chicken” by Denice Frohman (The Adroit Journal, May 2018). Enjoy!
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