Wednesday 8/21: Moonstone Poetry will host a chapbook release party for local authors Leonard Kress, Lisa Konigsberg, Brooke Palma, Sarah Trembath, and Rocky Wilson. 7 p.m. at Fergie’s Pub.
Thursday 8/22: The Dead Bards Poetry Series will present readings by Brooke Palma and Anthony Palma, followed by an open mic. 8 p.m. at Venice Island Performing Arts Recreation Center.
Penn Book Center will present P.E. Moskowitz, author of The Case Against Free Speech: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent, in conversation with George Ciccariello-Maher. 6:30 p.m. at Penn Book Center.
Saturday 8/24: The Speakeasy Open Mic series will present an open mic night featuring performances by the University of Pennsylvania class of 2023. 9:30 p.m. at Kelly Writers House.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Reading James Baldwin on My Lunch Hour” by Brooke Palma (E-Verse Radio, February 2019). Enjoy!
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