PHILALALIA 2017 Schedule of events


*ALL events take place at Tyler School of Art & Temple Contemporary Gallery, unless otherwise noted (2001 N. 13th St., Philadelphia)

Tuesday, 9/12
6:00-9:00 pm
A Late Style of Fire: Philadelphia film premier of A Late Style of Fire, the Larry Levis documentary, followed by a panel discussion on race, class, and literary communities, moderated by Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela @ Bonnell Auditorium/Community College of Philadelphia (entrance on 17th Street, just south of Spring Garden Street). Free & open to the public (must show i.d. to enter the building)

Thursday, 9/14
12:00 pm
Book Fair Opens
Cherry & Write: Temple University Undergraduate open reading

1:30 pm
Thinking in Comics: a talk with Nick Sousanis, author of Unflattening

2:30 pm
Poetry, Publishing, Politics, and the Art of the Book: a discussion moderated by Brian Teare and featuring editors from Argos Books, Belladonna Collective, Doublecross Press, and Nightboat Books

4:00 pm

5:00 pm
Book Fair Closes

6:00 pm
Tugboat Printshop: fine art woodcut presentation

8:00 pm
Off-site Poetry Reading: @ Charmed Instruments, featuring Iris Cushing, Caroline Crumpacker, MC Hyland, & Stephen Motika

Friday, 9/15

12:00 pm
Book Fair Opens
Poetry Reading: Betsy Fagin

1:00 pm
Spoken Word Poetry Reading: featuring Babel Poetry Collective

2:00 pm

3:00 pm

5:00 pm
Book Fair Closes

6:30 pm
Off-site Poetry Reading/Book LaunchThe Fire Aimed: ociele hawkins & Nico Amador @ LGBTQ Center, University of Pennsylvania (3907 Spruce St., Philadelphia)

8:00 pm
Off-site Poetry Reading: Frank O’Hara’s Last Lover @ Morning Glory: readers TBA

Saturday, 9/16
12:00 pm
Book Fair Opens
All-You-Can-Eat-Poems: Poetry brunch & reading, featuring Eduardo Corral and Nikki Wallschlaeger

2:30-4 pm
Books for Sale or Trade: A Small Press Reading featuring authors from Philalalia vendors, hosted by Lynne Desilva-Johnson

5:00 pm
Book Fair Closes

8:00 pm
Off-Site Reading: TBA


To see the 2016 Schedule, click HERE
To see the 2015 Schedule, click HERE 

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