We are very excited to announce that Painted Bride Quarterly Issue 100 is here! Check out our latest batch of fiction and poetry.
News & Events
PBQ has made the decision to close for general submissions from August to September. We’ll be spending these two months on reading and responding to our backlog, as well as reading for our special issues, #102 Touch and #103 Gestation and Change. When we open for submissions in October, we will be able to respond […]
What Painted Bride Quarterly’s Slam, Bam, Thank you, Mam is a highly warped interactive writing game. This month, comedian Nicole Phoenix will open, Steve Volk will host, and we cannot predict the rest! (Plus—prizes!) We lead the event but the audience is in charge of: writing prompts, performance, and ultimate judgement. The writing produced can […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]