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, […]
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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 […]
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
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!
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!!!
As a run-up to Drexel Celebrates Whitman at 200, the PBQ Reading Series will dedicate its Monday, April 8, 2019 poetry reading to Walt Whitman. Featured readers are Leonard Gontarek and Don Riggs. An open mic will follow. The event takes place at The Black Sheep Pub. For more information, contact email@example.com. DATE AND TIME-Monday, April […]
Author Emily Hughes’ first book of poems, Sugar Factory, was released on January 1st by legendary small press Spuyten Duyvil. Check it Out! It consists of, among scattered poems, a series of twelve paintings (printed in full color!) in response to the poems generated from the recent collaboration with Sarah Riggs. Sugar Factory is available […]