In this workshop Neil Bardhan, Applied Storytelling Manager and Archivist at First Person Arts, will lead participants in discussions and exercises that focus on crafting and sharing their own narratives, providing the tools and resources to learn how to build a true personal story with authenticity and impact. When Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 6–7.30 PM […]
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Reading & Slam, All For One Book! – Feb 10 @ the Black Sheep
What: Painted Bride Quarterly will host a reading and a round of our Improv Slam on February 10 in collaboration with One Book, One Philadelphia! Come hear Alina Pleskova, Raena Shirali and David Acosta at the Black Sheep Pub at 7:30! Learn more about this year’s book, There, There at https://libwww.freelibrary.org/programs/onebook/ Let us know you’ll […]
PBQ Slam Bam Reeeeboooot!
What: The Painted Bride Quarterly Slam is back in 2020! Painted Bride Quarterly’s Slam, Bam, Thank you, Ma’am is a highly warped interactive writing game. We lead the event but the audience is in charge of: writing prompts, performance, and ultimate judgement. The writing produced can levitate to literary heights and degenerate into absolute raunch, […]
PBQ Open Editorial Meeting!
What: PBQ Open Editorial Meeting @ Writers Room @Drexel, MacAlister Hall, 33rd and Chestnut Painted Bride Quarterly “lifts the veil” to reveal the editorial process of the literary magazines! When: November 14, 2019 at 5:30–7:30 PM Where: Drexel Writers Room Let us know you’ll be there: In order to illustrate (and celebrate) our democratic editorial […]
Readings by Dora Malech, Cameron MacKenzie, Thomas Devaney, Leah Falk
PBQ PRESENTS: Dora Malech, Cameron MacKenzie, Thomas Devaney, Leah Falk When: Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:30–9:30 PM Where: Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant 247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Let us know you’ll be there: On Facebook
PBQ Poetry Slam at the P&P!
Come to the Pen and Pencil Club on 10/24 at 7:30 PM for an improv writing game! We throw the party, and the audience does all of the work! Prompts, writing, and judgement are all provided by the audience; we provide the venue and the swag (prizes). NO COVER!!! Great drinks. Let us know you’ll […]
Nicole Steinberg, Boston Gordon, Megan Gillespie, James M Wilson Read at The Black Sheep Pub
Who: Nicole Steinberg, Boston Gordon, Megan Gillespie, James M Wilson When: Monday, October 14, 2019 at 7:30–9:30 PM Where: Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant 247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Let us know you’ll be there: On Facebook
LIVE SLUSH PILE!
Painted Bride Quarterly Lifts the Veil at the National Liberty Museum at the Philly Podfest! Join us as we discuss what the show has taught us about our editorial process, speak with a poet who allowed us to place under the microscope, and JOIN OUR EDITORIAL TEAM for a round of flipping thumbs! PBQ celebrates […]
Congrats Samantha Neugebauer and Amna Alharmoodi
This spring, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) awarded Abu Dhabi Editorial Board members Samantha Neugebauer and Amna Alharmoodi 2nd place in their quadrennial Creativity Award in Literature for their short story “Transit عبر الحياة”. Congratulations!
PBQ Editor Tim Fitts Is on a Roll!
Congrats to PBQ Editor Tim Fitts for winning a micro-fiction contest in the A3 Review with “Aerosol!” His new piece, “Sea Balloon,” has been published in the Baltimore Review. Two flash fiction pieces are upcoming in New South! Tim—we are so proud to work with you!!!