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Opening Reception! Tripod : People, Places, Portraits

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Drexel University , Canon Solutions America , and Canon USA have collaborated to introduce an innovative year-long project series with Writers Room and Mighty Writers called Tripod . During the 2017-2018 school year, six groups of three writers--drawn from the community, Drexel, and local high…

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Poetry Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera

Wed, June 13, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Raquel Salas Rivera es la poeta laureada de la ciudad de Filadelfia del 2018-19. Es la autora de Caneca de anhelos turbios (Editora Educación Emergente), tierra intermitente (Ediciones Alayubia) y lo terciario/the tertiary (Timeless, Infinite Light). La poesía de Salas Rivera…

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The Astronaut’s Window: A Poetic and Musical Tribute to Black Scientists and Politicians

Mon, June 18, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The Astronaut’s Window: A Poetic and Musical Tribute to Black Scientists and Politicians This season marks our third year celebrating the achievements of the African American community by presenting original musical works by Dr. Cynthia Cozette Lee and Dr. Hazel Ann Lee. For this…

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You Can’t Kill a Poet

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

An evening of LGBTQ writers and poets sharing their work. If you are interested in reading at this event, contact Boston Gordon at

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Reading Out Loud

Fri, June 29, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us in front of the Barbara Gittings Gay/Lesbian Collection for a reading of selections from the works of LGBTQ+ writers.  

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