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We (Too) Are Philly Poetry Festival: The Commons

  • Lillian Marrero Library 601 West Lehigh Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19133 United States (map)

"A summer poetry festival in six parts, inspired by Langston Hughes's poem "I, Too" and featuring poets of color committed to shared creative spaces. Organized by the 2018-2019 Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera and poets Ashley Davis, Kirwyn Sutherland, and Raena Shirali. Each reading will include poets from other cities but feature a poet from Philadelphia. Additionally, at least one poet in each reading will work in more than one language."

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