ixnay press Reading for 215 Festival

eventtemplateHEADFounded in Philadelphia in 2001, The 215 Festival is a literary arts festival celebrating the written, spoken and visualized word. The 215 Festival showcases the vibrant community of literary talent in Philadelphia, and highlights the continued relevance of letters in a growing range of mediums, from books and poetry to music, film, and blogs. To help contextualize our local scene, the 215 Festival also seeks to present national and international talent. Past events include author readings, book-themed dance parties, literature-informed musical events, book fairs, literary film screenings, and blogger panel discussions.

Join me Saturday night as ixnay press presents poets Laura SpagnoliJamie Townsend, as part of the 215 Festival Lit Crawl.

Saturday 19 October
6pm – 7pm
B2 Cafe, Passyunk & Dickinson
Philadelphia, PA

 

1401690_10151775181284580_1581146727_oLaura Spagnoli is the author of the chapbook My Dazzledent Days (ixnay press). Her poems have appeared in various places, including Jupiter 88, ONandOnScreen, and Apiary, and her story “A Cut Above” was published in the collection Philadelphia Noir. She lives in Philadelphia.

Jamie Townsend is the managing editor of Aufgabe, and Elderly, an emergent hub of ebullience and disgust. He is author of STRAP/HALO (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs; 2011), Matryoshka (LRL Textile Editions; 2011), and THE DOME (Ixnay Press; 2011), as well as a recently completed manuscript for SHADE, his first long-player. In 2012, he was a Millay Colony resident.

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