Monday Poets

The Free Library is pleased to present Monday Poets on a Monday evening every month, October through May. Now in its 23nd year, the Monday Poets Reading Series showcases a variety of talented poets with local and national reputations. Readings take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Skyline Room of the Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street. Copies of the featured poets’ books may be available for cash purchase. This year we also will have two open-mic readings for those interested in presenting their work. For additional information, please call the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Literature Department at 215-686-5402.

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Monday Poets | Airea D. Matthews and Brian Teare

Mon, September 9, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Airea D. Matthews is the author of  Simulacra  (Yale University Press, 2017), selected by Carl Phillips as the winner of the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets. Matthews received an MFA from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. A Cave Canem…

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