Notable Philadelphia: December 17–23


Tuesday 12/17: PhillyCAM and Moonstone Poetry will present “Painter as Poet, Poet as Painter,” an evening of poetry featuring readings by Catherine Bancroft, Peter Baroth, and Deborah Fries. 6:30 p.m. at PhillyCAM.

The Head & The Hand will present a poetry reading by Lee Posna. 7 p.m. at The Head & The Hand.

The Fishbowl Philly open mic series will present its final show of the year, featuring Mizz Jasz. 7 p.m. at Kurant.

Saturday 12/21: Big Blue Marble will host a book signing with authors Amy Ignatow and Frank Murphy. 10 a.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.

Sunday 12/22: Sci-fi Sundays at the Art Museum and Lawrence M. Schoen of Galactic Philadelphia will present “Glances Into Our Possible Futures,” an afternoon of science fiction readings featuring David Walton and Sally Wiener Grotta. 2 p.m. at Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “A Sky” by Lee Posna (Minarets, Issue 5, Spring 2013). 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 →