June 20, 2014
Philly’s starting to get hot, but not too hot for its dedicated literary scenemakers. Now that the sun is out and your apartment’s all but uninhabitable, go check out some exciting upcoming readings and workshops:
On Monday, June 23rd, veteran sports columnist George Vecsey will read from Eight World Cups: My Journey Through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer, a new book collecting his insider accounts of the last eight World Cups.
On Tuesday, June 24th, Big Blue Marble is hosting its monthly Women of the World Book Club. This month, the club will discuss NoViolet Bulawayo’s acclaimed We Need New Names.
On Saturday the 28th, First Person Arts will debut its series of storytelling workshops with Elna Baker of The Moth and This American Life.
Also on the 28th, Lynn Hoffman will be giving a free reading at Musehouse from his new memoir, Radiation Days. Launch Party to follow!
Saturday’s going to be a big day. The 28th is the first day of the Philly Feminist Zine Fest at Christ Church’s Community House. Metropolarity invites you to join them.
This weekly event roundup is brought to you by Quirk Books and APIARY Magazine. Check in every Friday to find literary events happening in your area throughout the week.