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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