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We (Too) Are Philly Poetry Festival

Thu, July 12, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street

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. 

Schools, Not Prisons
Becky Birtha
Kenyatta JP Garcia
Itiola Jones
Cortney Lamar Charleston
Oskar Castro

Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street