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Social Justice Book Club: A Black Women’s History of the United States

A Conversation with Mirin Fader

Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM: Norma Ketzis Bernstock, Sean Hanrahan, and Elaine Terranova, with Charles S. Carr

Words Without Borders: Young Russophone Writers

Wednesdays on the Stoop: Penguin Random House Series Part Two – Marketing & Publicity

Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World with Simon Winchester

Philadelphia Press Spotlight: The Shoutflower

Virtual Poetry Reading: James Feichthaler, Anthony Palma, Mbarek Sryfi, with Larry Robin

Nadia Owusu | Aftershocks: A Memoir

Honing Your Hook

Yours Forever: Love Letters in the Archive | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

The NIB: A Panel Discussion

“soft boy.” Virtual Book Release Party

Storm at Split Rock: Empathy and Experimentation with FWM, a virtual conversation with Leslie Jamison, Karen Patterson, and Samara Golden

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Beyond Expectations: Beyond Numbness and Anger

Te-Ping Chen & Shruti Swamy w/ Alexandra Chang

February Community Drafts

Virtual Program | Free Shakespeare Read-Aloud Group: Troilus and Cressida (part one)

Virtual Poetry Reading in Collaboration with Serotonin: Lexi Locket, Warren Longmire, Basil Wright, with Sean Lynch

Sundays with Frankenstein

Tarot Salon: The Minor Arcana

Philadelphia Press Spotlight: The Shoutflower

Do Right By Me: Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces

A Novel Witch Book Club: Queering Your Craft

White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind By Koa Beck

The Long Arc of Survival: A Virtual Discussion Group on Alice Dunbar-Nelson

The Good Poem Project

Erica Abbott, Sherrie Elle, John Polier @ Livin’ on Luck!

Victor Wooten | The Spirit of Music: The Lesson Continues

Wednesdays on the Stoop: Lanternfish Press

Una Mannion, Author of A Crooked Tree: In Virtual Conversation

Rachel Ricketts, author of “Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy”, in conversation with McKensie Mack

Speakeasy Open Mic Night

Elizabeth Kolbert | Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future

Voicemail Poems Winter Issue Release Reading

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Create Your Own Show with Bill Roudebush, 2 Day Workshop – ONLY FIVE SPOTS

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Storytelling for Business with Cyndi Freeman

Existing In-Between: Spatial Precarity in Literature and Art

Radical Self-care in an Era of Activism: A Virtual Salon Inspired by the Harlem Renaissance

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – “Witness: Stories and music that reveal hidden truths and untold stories.”

NoRiverTwice Short Reading

Melissa Broder | Milk Fed

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – “Attention!” by Rose Valley Storytelling

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Re-Purposed + Re-Positioned

Lit Balm: The Barrelhouse Magazine Showcase

11TH ANNUAL EX-FILES A 2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presentation

An Evening with Kailey Tedesco, Author of FOREVERHAUS

Sundays with Frankenstein

Uncle Bobbie’s Presents: Marc Lamont Hill & Mitchell Plitnick “Except For Palestine” Book Launch

Instant Literature

Virtual Book Club with Michele Harper

Dr. Yaba Blay, author of “One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race”, in conversation with Michael Eric Dyson

Nancy Johnson, Author of The Kindest Lie: In virtual Conversation

Maria Kefalas | Harnessing Grief: A Mother’s Quest for Meaning and Miracles

How to Write a Novel

How to Write a Novel

Wednesdays on the Stoop: Penguin Random House Series Part Three – Art & Production

World Wonders: Day in the Life of a Nairobi School Girl

A Reading by Jenny Zhang

Count Four Philly Release Party

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Penn Nursing Slam: Stepping Up

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Find the Funny Workshop with Che Guerrero

Recycling Your words: A Zine Workshop

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – MY BODY IS A MONUMENT: AN EVENING WITH CAROLINE RANDALL WILLIAMS WITH A SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY SONIA SANCHEZ

Michael Eric Dyson | Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America

Mighty Minds Featuring Dr. Raina León

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presents – Risk! LiveStream Online Show

Radio SORTES Presents: The 39 Steps

An Introduction to Sex Magic

Murphy Writing Publishing Workshop

Virtual Program | Free Shakespeare Read-Aloud Group: Troilus and Cressida (part two)

New Voices Emerging Poets Reading Series | Virtual Poetry Reading with Rose-Marie Athiley, Colby Bellman, and Wes Matthews

REARVIEW MIRROR – ENCORE A 2021 First Person Arts Anthology Presentation

Murphy Writing Publishing Workshop

Write Your Own Myth: Empowering Yourself Through Goddess Archetypes

Philly Jawns: For Women Revisited, Virtual Poetry Reading Tribute to Nina Simone

Virtual Course | Read the Blood of Dracula: “Dracula’s Guest” by Bram Stoker

A Reading by Erica Hunt

A Conversation with Erica Hunt

A Bigger Picture with the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull, 29th Prime Minister of Australia

Experimental Night for an OPEN MIC

Amelia Pang | Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America’s Cheap Goods

Re-Reading Milton Re-Reading Shakespeare: 10th Annual Milton Lecture

Wednesdays on the Stoop: Jacqueline Goldfinger

In Conversation: John E. Dowell, Jr. and Ruth Naomi Floyd

Brontez Purnell | 100 Boyfriends

Janis Joplin: Her Life and Music

Black Writers, the Jazz Age, and the Harlem Renaissance at The Rosenbach | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

Winter Counts Book Club Discussion

Root Roundtable: A Talkback with RQ featured artists Nile Livingston and Carole Loeffler

Shadowspeak Virtual Book Launch

Spring 2021 Online Exhibition Opening In Conversation: Jessica Vaughn & Nikil Saval, Moderated by Meg Onli

Virtual Flash Fiction Festival

PTW Masterclass – How to Land a Literary Agent

Martín Espada and Afaa Weaver | Virtual Poetry Reading Series with Larry Robin

Virtual Flash Fiction Festival

Submission Deadline for Moonstone Arts Poetry Chapbook Contest

Harriett’s One Year Soca Celebration

HUNCKE Launch

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