This event has already happened. Check out our other great events!

We (Too) Are Philly Poetry Festival

Sat, August 11, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Norris Square Park

Cost: FREE

A summer poetry festival in six parts, inspired by Langston Hughes's poem "I, Too" and featuring poets of color committed to shared creative spaces. Organized by the 2018-2019 Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera and poets Ashley Davis, Kirwyn Sutherland, and Raena Shirali. Each reading will include poets from other cities but feature a poet from Philadelphia. Additionally, at least one poet in each reading will work in more than one language. 

Whose Parks? Our Parks! 
Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib
Ana Portnoy
Yolanda Wisher
Raquel Salas Rivera
Kirwyn Sutherland
Ashley Davis
Raena Shirali

Norris Square Park

Upcoming Author Events Events

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018