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 firstname.lastname@example.org. DATE AND TIME-Monday, April […]
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Emily Hughes’ Sugar Factory
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 […]
PBQ Black Sheep 1/14/19
The reading at Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant was a success. Audiences from various literary backgrounds poured in just 30 minutes before the opening act chatting and mangling. The event consisted of four incredibly talented poets and an intrigued audience. During readings the room was pindrop silent as the intensity of reader’s voices set the […]
Congrats PBQ Editor Tim Fitts!
Congratulations PBQ Editor Tim Fitts for having your piece translated into Spanish and being republished in Instantáneas de ficción: Selección de microcuentos
Congrats Alumni Dora Malech
Congrats PBQ alumni Dora Malech on her new book of poems “Stet”
First Reading of 2018 at the Black Sheep Pub!
Painted Bride Quarterly hosts a reading at the Black Sheep Pub, 247 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, January 8 at 7:30PM! For our first reading this year, we’ll hear from Trapeta Mayson, Faye Chevalier, Lynn Levin, and Tim Fitts. Read more about it and let us know if you’re coming via Facebook. Hope to […]
Poets For Puerto Rico (Philadelphia)
Free on Sunday, 12/10? Come to the Institute of Contemporary Art in University City for a benefit reading for hurricane relief. Doors open at 2:30 PM with the event running from 3-5 PM, and a reception following. Check out the event on facebook for details regarding the cause, donations, and the readers.
Rita Banerjee’s New Poetry Collection Coming Soon!
Rita Banerjee, set to be published in Issue 97, has a new poetry collection set to be released soon! Her debut collection, Echo in Four Beats, will be published by Finishing Line Press. Order a copy here! You can catch some of Rita’s work on Slush Pile, Episode 27: Suicides and Skeleton Jazz
Freesia McKee’s First Chapbook Published!
Freesia McKee, poetry contributor for issue 88, has just published her first poetry chapbook with Headmistress Press! She’ll be having a book release event on Sunday, January 21st at Books and Books in Coral Gables, Florida. Any Florida fans should be sure to check it out and congratulate her yourself! Check out Freesia’s work in […]
Sarah Rose Nordgren Publishes New Book of Poems!
Congratulations are in order for Sarah Rose Nordgren, poetry contributor for PBQ Issue 95:Monsters, on her recently published book of poems with University of Pittsburg Press! Be sure to visit her website. In Darwin’s Mother, curious beasts are excavated in archeological digs, Charles Darwin’s daughter describes the challenges of breeding pigeons, and a forest of trees shift and […]