Lo Terciario / The Tertiary / Philly Book Release

Readers:
Kirwyn Sutherland
Raena Shirali
Ashley Davis

Frank Sherlock
Sanam Sheriff
Gabriel Ojeda-Sague

Written in response the PROMESA bill (Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act) bill,
Raquel Salas Rivera’s
LO TERCIARIO/THE TERTIARY
offers a decolonial queer critique and reconsideration of Marx. The book’s titles come from Pedro Scaron’s, El Capital, the 1976 translation of Karl Marx’s classic. Published by Siglo Veintiuno Editores, this translation was commonly used by the Puerto Rican left as part of political formation programs. Lo terciario/the tertiary places this text in relation to the Puerto Rican debt crisis, forcing readers to reconsider old questions when facing colonialism’s newest horrors.

Enjoy our Meatless Mondays specials:
1/2 off our full veggie menu noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm.

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YesYes Books Showcase Philadelphia!

We are so happy to bring YesYes Books and a night of amazing poetry to Tattooed Mom!

Readers:
Kayleb Rae Candrilli
Caylin Capra-Thomas

Brandon Courtney
Jamie Mortara
Gala Mukomolova
Raena Shirali

NO COVER
Enjoy our regular Burger Wednesday’s Specials:
$4 Mom’s Burgers and Mom’s Vegan Burgers, 12pm-12am
Half off all drafts 10-11pm
and check out April’s Burger of the Month, Get Crazy: all beef or veggie burger, zatar spiced fried pita strips, spicy red pepper hummus, and mediterranean cucumber salad.

Join the Facebook Event and invite all your poetry-loving friends!

Cheap Yellow Book Release Party & Poetry Reading

NOTE: Due to winter storm weather the readers will not be able to make to Philadelphia. This event is POSTPONED and will be rescheduled for May. Watch this space for a new date!

Come out and support our talented Philadelphia poets for an evening of live readings & poetry, and celebrate as Shy Watson releases their new poetry collection, Cheap Yellow.

Bound books & zines will be available for purchase…get the authors to sign them before they’re too famous for TMoms!

amy saul-zerby
prairie m faul
zach blackwood 
ash strange
ted tarnovski
shy watson

FREE admission!
Starts at 7pm

$4 Mom’s Burgers & Mom’s Vegan Burgers until midnight
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Tire Fire Presents: Gerard, Saul-Zerby, Crawford, & Trivedi

BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH…Tire Fire is back with live readings from Sarah Gerard, Amy Saul-Zerby, Ian Carlos Crawford, and Amish Trivedi!

Donations will be collected for Prevention Point Philadelphia, an organization providing harm reduction services to Philadelphia and the surrounding area, and will be matched by TMoms!

Doors at 7, readings start around 8.

50¢ pierogi until 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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You Can’t Kill A Poet: July Westhale

You Can’t Kill A Poet presents July Westhale who is coming to Philadelphia to share work from her new book Trailer Trash, winner of the 2016 Kore Press Book Award!

Also featuring local poets Alina PleskovaZach BlackwoodRaquel Salas Rivera & Boston Gordon.

Come out to welcome July & celebrate the badass work of queer and trans poets. FREE admission! Readings start at 7:30.

$1 all beef or veggie bean tacos…until we run out!
$2.50 Tecates all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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Tire Fire Presents: Abdurraqib, Sutherland, Grodstein, & Reiss

We made it through 2017! Start 2018 on a high note with readings from Hanif Abdurraqib, Kirwyn Sutherland, Lauren Grodstein & Jon Reiss. at January’s Tire Fire!

All donations collected will go to Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, who posts bail for residents of Philadelphia who cannot afford to pay bail.  They work to bring to light the inequities of the use of cash bail in Philadelphia while advocating for the abolition of bail & pretrial detention in our city.

Doors at 7, readings start around 8.

FREE Admission!
50¢ pierogi until 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Femme-tastic x-mas poetry

Come celebrate the holidays by unwrapping & unravelling with local poets Alina Pleskova, Stephanie Kaylor, Raquel Salas Rivera, Raena Shirali & Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela.

There will be booze; there will be vibes; there will likely be a lot of hugging. Plus, the poets will have books for sale. Let’s get festive!!

FREE FUN!
50¢ pierogi until 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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Tire Fire: November readings with Konik, Junot, Smith, & Mathieu

Tire Fire presents an evening of literature with Michael Konik, Michelle Junot, Bud Smith, & Irène Mathieu.  It’s also the Philly book release for Michael Konik’s YEAR 14, from Barrelhouse Books.

All donations collected will go to the CHOP Adolescent Initiative, who have been a leader in the evaluation, prevention, & care of adolescents living with HIV and prevention to high-risk youth. The clinic provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary primary and HIV specialty care since 1993.

Doors at 7, readings start around 8

FREE admission!
50¢ pierogi from until 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm