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Upcoming Lit Events: July Buzz

by Amy Saul-Zerby
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Summertime & we've just wrapped up our call for submissions for APIARY 9: Sanctuary! 

Before we get down to reading yr work, we thought we'd take a moment to share w/ you some sweet events coming up this month.

Hope you have a great summer! (K.I.T., L.Y.L.A.S., etc. etc.)

& hope to see you around the city at a reading or 2 in between yr various trips to the beaches &/or lakes of yr choosing!  ✨☀️✨


Sun. 7/2

Making Roads III: Bijan Stephen / Alisha Ebling at Win Win Coffee Bar


The third iteration of Making Roads, a prose reading series and salon for Philly-area and visiting writers, feat. readings by Bijan Stephen & Alisha Ebling.


Wed. 7/5

Moonstone Poetry: Charlie O’Hay, Brooke and Anthony Palma at Fergie’s Pub


Hosted by Sean Lynch with an open mic to follow!


Fri. 7/7

The Slam – July Edition! at Good Good Comedy Theatre

8:30pm-9:30pm, $10

July Edition of Annie Paradis’ series, which “brings together one real life poet & six real life comedians to give you a real life poetry slam.”  Feat. comedians Andrew Shearer, Christina Walledin, Joe Bell, Jordan Hanchulak, Libby Reindell & Max Barth, and guest poet Nathaniel Borek.



PBQ: Joanne Leva, Lauren Yates, Megan Gillespie & Joe Costal at Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant


Hosted by Paul Siegell, presented by Painted Bride Quarterly.


Poems Night 16 at Little Berlin


The sixteenth installment of Poems Night, the monthly poetry open mic at Little Berlin art gallery in Kensington, will feature readings by Jim Walls, Theo Thimo, Prairie M. Faul & Lilith, followed by an open mic.


Tues. 7/11

Sundrunk: Here & There at Crime & Punishment Brewing


The latest edition of an inclusive interdisciplinary performance series focused on showcasing Philly’s diverse literary community.  Featuring work by Jared Levy, (Apiary’s own!) Alexa Smith & one surprise guest around the theme ‘Here & There’.


Thurs. 7/13

Zinzi Clemmons | What We Lose at the Free Library of Philadelphia


Zinzi Clemmons will read from her debut novel What We Lose, which tells the story of Thandi, a young woman caught between cultures as she struggles with love, unexpected motherhood, and the loss of the person who shaped her most.



Last Kind Words: Erik Bader/Allen Crawford at Brickbat Books


Erik Bader will read the final chapter of his recently completed novel, and Allen Crawford will read selections from his new work-in-progress.


Bibliococktails: The Murders in the Rue Morgue at the Rosenbach Museum & Library

7pm-9pm, $30 general admission ($20 member price)

An Edgar Allen Poe themed edition of this ‘series celebrating great literature & great libations’.  Includes light refreshments & themed cocktails!  21 and up.




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