Above is video of the first four readers (battery died on account of the ‘quake; Charles filmed this first). Click “Play” to watch all, “Next” to skip forward, or the small “Insert” screen (to the right of the video time) to see author thumbnails and watch them directly.
The NYT-bestselling author of seven books of fiction including "The Middlesteins" and "All Grown Up", Jami Attenberg returns to Booksmith to read from her new novel, "All This Could Be Yours." Set in New Orleans, the book follows a largely dysfunctional family coming to terms with the near-death of their abusive father. In conversation with […]
The Latinx poetry reading series and open mic, hosted every third Thursday by Josiah Luis Alderete, features a full set by Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Silas Rivera, along with 10 open mic slots. Says Alderete: "Through poesia the reading series has created a genuine decolonized space of resistance that is a very powerful and necessary […]
The Center for the Art of Translation presents Philadelphia poet laureate Raquel Salas Rivera ("while they sleep (under the bed is another country)") and writer and translator Carina del Valle Schorske ("No Es Nada: Notes from the Other Island") for a discussion about Latinx poetics and what it means to be a Puerto Rican poet […]