Notable Philadelphia: 7/3–7/9


Friday 7/6: Autumn Brown and B2 Café present an art opening for Cory Neale. Featuring poetry readings by Brooke Walker, Kyle Brown-Watson, and Inez Carvalho. 7:30 p.m. at B2 Café.

Sunday 7/8: Maryan Captan will host Poetry in the Park, an all-ages open mic doubling as a going-away party as she prepares to move to Austin for a writing fellowship. Email Maryan to sign up to read. 12 p.m. at Clark Park.

The Random Name Poetry series will present an evening of readings by Shanna Compton, Alexandra Mattraw, and Douglas Piccinnini. Hosted by David Hancock. 7:30 p.m. at Dahlak Paradise.

Monday 7/9: Painted Bride Quarterly presents readings by J.C. Todd, Ryan Eckes, Warren Longmire, and Berry Grass. Hosted by Paul Siegell. 7:30 p.m. at Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant.


Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Men Kissing” by J.C. Todd (Wild River Review, and previously the Paris Review). 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 →