Monday, October 20, 2014

Event: The 215 Festival & Philadelphia Review of Books Showcase

Friday, Oct. 24th at 7pm
Brickbat Books:
The 215 Festival
Philadelphia Review Of Books:
Lee Klein
Adam Fitzgerald
Sugar Tongue Slim
Kimberly Ann Southwick
Alex Pearlman  

Please join us in welcoming to the 215 Festival our first-ever event from the Philadelphia Review of Books!

Featuring readings from:

Lee Klein - editor of Eyeshot, author of "The Shimmering Go-Between"
Adam Fitzgerald - founding editor of Maggy, author of "The Late Parade"
Sugar Tongue Slim - Philadelphia rapper and poet
Kimberly Ann Southwick - editor of Gigantic Sequins, author of "Every Song by Patsy Cline"
Alex Pearlman - Philadelphia comic

The Philadelphia Review of Books aims to present thoughtful reviews of new books by Philadelphia writers, as well as give Philadelphia critics a venue to write about everything from literature to art, food, sports, science and film. PRB also publishes original poetry, essays and memoirs.

ABOUT THE 215 FESTIVAL: Founded in Philadelphia in 2001, The 215 Festival is a literary arts festival celebrating the written, spoken and visualized word. The 215 Festival showcases the vibrant community of literary talent in Philadelphia, and highlights the continued relevance of letters in a growing range of mediums, from books and poetry to music, film, and blogs. To help contextualize our local scene, the 215 Festival also seeks to present national and international talent. Past events include author readings, book-themed dance parties, literature-informed musical events, book fairs, literary film screenings, and blogger panel discussions. Over the years, the 215 Fest has played host to some of today’s most interesting writers, including Jonathan Lethem, Neal Pollack, Ben Greenman, Matt Klam, Amy Fusselman, John Hodgman, Legs McNeil, George Saunders, Sarah Vowell, Zadie Smith, Jeffrey Eugenides and Patti Smith among many, many others.

FOR MORE: · @215festival on Twitter


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