Becoming Philadelphia Series

Geffery Davis

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian. Night Angler...

Becoming Philadelphia Series

Jericho Brown

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly lie? Jericho Brown will read from his new collection The Tradition that speaks to core concerns of everyone who is from somewhere else, becoming Philadelphia. His poems of fatherhood, legacy,...

Becoming Philadelphia Series

Ladan Osman

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Are feelings of displacement and alienation echoes of the longing Adam and Eve felt upon their exile from Eden? Osman’s work is a lyric and exegetic response to problems of race, gender, displacement, and colonialism. She is also the author...

Becoming Philadelphia Series

Taylor Mali

Sunday, November 10, 2019

We invite you to participate in this series of FREE poetry readings & our signature First Person Arts StoryShare Circles in the communities where you live. We want to hear your stories of becoming a Philadelphian Taylor Mali is...

Becoming Philadelphia Series

Tina Chang

Saturday, November 16, 2019

The poems in Tina Chang’s new collection are an examination of mixed race through the lens of motherhood, and an open interpretation of violence selfhood and history. Tina Chang was raised in New York City. She is the first female to be...

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