Perch Pub on Tuesday, December 11 was like some kind of awesome literary buffet! Or like a ridiculous literary Long Island iced tea! Or like, maybe it was like, an anthology that doesn’t exist! Tamara Oakman, Debra Leigh Scott, and Warren Longmire brought their best to the table (well, ok, there wasn’t a table there was just a mic—that didn’t work, but it was ok…
The Last Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am of 2012
On November 29, Painted Bride Quarterly hosted the last Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am of 2012! For the first time, the Slam was held on the FIFTH Thursday of the month, which guaranteed a spectacular night. And spectacular it was! Andrew Keller hosted for a second time, the audience was particularly rowdy…
Perch Pub brings out AWP’s Best
Our Perch Pub reading on Tuesday, November 13, made us feel a bit like we had fallen down the Pub’s spiral staircase rather than walked up it—so many people we normally only see at AWP were there!!! Thank God Perch Pub has windows on the Avenue of the Arts, or we would’ve thought we weren’t in Philadelphia anymore!
Literary Death Match: Laughter and Literary Hilarity
On October 17, the comedic, competitive reading series that is Literary Death Match came to Philadelphia for the fourth time. As always, the night was full of laughter and literary hilarity. Judges were comedian Carolyn Busa (co-host of Laughs on Fairmount, voted Philly’s Best Open Mic), Philadelphia Tribune’s lifestyle reporter Bobbi Booker, and one of Philly’s finest storytellers (and playwrights and teaching artists) R. Eric Thomas.