Tuesday 1/7: A Novel Idea on Passyunk will host a celebration for the release of 2031, Jim Trainer’s sixth full-length poetry collection. Featuring readings from Jim Trainer, Rob Kaniuk, and Maleka Fruean. 7 p.m. at A Novel Idea on Passyunk.
Thursday 1/9: Head to the Rosenbach for a discussion with Samuel R. Delany and Michael Swanwick on science fiction of the 1960s. 6 p.m. at The Rosenbach.
Creative at the Cannery will present readings by Royce Drake, Uddipana Goswami, Bryon MacWilliams, and Jenny Raphael, followed by an open mic. 7 p.m. at Dock Street Cannery + Lounge.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore will host a reading by the fiction writers and poets of the Arcadia University Creative Writing MFA Program. 7 p.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.
Saturday 1/11: Join the Caucus of Working Educators Racial Justice Committee for an interactive session on having discussions about racism using There There, the One Book, One Philadelphia selection by Tommy Orange. 12 p.m. at Parkway Central Library.
The January edition of Poems Night will feature readings by Amelia Longo and others TBA, followed by a lottery-style open mic. Hosted by Stephanie Czapla. Doors at 6:30 p.m. at HOT•BED.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “300” by Jonathon Todd (Prolit Magazine, Issue Two). Enjoy!
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