Poetry

Events

Edgar Allan Poe Portrait

Inaugural Poe Arts Festival to take place Halloween weekend

Events

African American Museum in Philadelphia exhibit honors Ntozake Shange's 'for colored girls'

Books

Wedding Altar Germantown

New book of poems, 'Franklinstein,' tells complicated history of Germantown

The Arts

Fleisher

Pew Center for Arts & Heritage doles out major arts & culture grants for 2016

Events

Poetry

The Philly Pigeon to host poetry workshop with special slam poetry night

The Arts

Yolanda Wisher

Five for Friday: Poet laureate Yolanda Wisher

Events

Poetry

Listen to the '2016 Poetic Address to the Nation' at the Painted Bride

The Arts

Yolanda Wisher

Yolanda Wisher announced as Philadelphia's third poet laureate

Events

Shawn Theodore the Avenues

Ursula Rucker joins Shawn Theodore exhibit closing at Painted Bride

Events

Poetry

Artists and poets host exhibition discussing racism

Events

Poetry Slam

Try slam poetry in 2016

Events

First Person Arts festival

First Person Arts Festival wants Philly to share its stories

Literature

Edgar Allen Poe

Poe & Philadelphia: How the city shaped history's spookiest writer

Poet

Poet laureate

Philly seeks poet laureate nominations

Influencers

Creative Class

18 young Philadelphians shaping the future of the city's creative class

Inspirations

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Inspirational poem tacked in London bar goes viral

Poetry

Poetry

Seven poets keeping the rhythmic tradition alive in Philadelphia

Literature

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Juan Felipe Herrera named first Latino U.S. poet laureate

Events

Frank Sherlock

Philadelphia Poet Laureate leads poetry workshop for students

The Arts

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Philly in search of its next youth poet laureate

Events

Yoga

'Yin and Nye' combines poetry and yoga