Jeremy M. Brownlowe: An Evening of Poetry & Performance

Jeremy M. Brownlowe travels the country under the moniker “Typewriter Troubadour,” composing original pieces of poetry on a manual typewriter for curious pedestrians. This event marks the release of his debut, Angels of the Underground, a collection of rich, raw, and tender poems from an explorer navigating new frontiers of gender identity, sexuality, and human relationship.

Set in New York City, Angels offers Brownlowe’s unique perspective as a trans guy through unflinching portraits of male vulnerability, queerness, addiction, lost love, and modern alienation. With humor, grit, and ease, Brownlowe weaves stories of the neglected subjects of the City, taking notes in poems, which he offers up to us in this compelling collection.

This event will also feature readings by local Philadelphia poets:
Author Cashmere
LindoYes 
Amber Renee
Cynthia Jones
Ari

Enjoy this event with our Pierogi Thursday specials:
50¢ pierogi from noon-10pm
& half off all drafts 5-7pm and 10-11pm

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Cheap Yellow Book Release Party

Shy Watson is stopping by for a reading of her new book, Cheap Yellow! She will be joined by other local poets & will have copies of the book available for sale!

Shy’s poems are abruptly smart, a little violent, devious and ongoing, legendary, mythic, not prosey though a little like the voice of god if god decided to speak more collectively for a while. Shy’s poems to me are so so worth it.
And they are crafty – also like god.
—Eileen Myles, author of Afterglow

Roster:
Amy Saul-Zerby
Prairie M. Faul
Zach Blackwood
Ash Strange
Ted Tarnovski
Shy Watson

Enjoy this event with our Burger Wednesday specials:
$4 Burgers
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys
Half off all drafts 5-7 and 10-11pm
& check out May’s Burger of the Month, DUDES: friend green tomato, crisp red cabbage & apple slaw, and smokey red pepper mayo

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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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Deep Camouflage: book release party

Upon the release of Amy Saul-Zerby‘s second collection of poetry, Deep Camouflage, Philly-based poets Prairie M. FaulRaena Shirali, & Zach Blackwood celebrate with live poetry & spoken word performances!
Have the author sign your new book, they’ll be for sale at the event!

Doors at 7:30, readings at 8.

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

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When There Is No One and There Is Everyone: Poetry, Drag & Art

Celebrate the release of Rex Renee Leonowitch‘s new book of poetry and illustrations, When There Is No One And There Is Everyone, with an evening of poetry, drag, music & art.

The event will feature readings and performances using drag, music, poetry, and visual art/digital media to pay homage to events & people who, through their protest, grief, triumph & lust for life, shape our world for the better.

REX RENEE LEONOWICZ is a multimedia artist, performer, writer, and activist from Queens, New York. As a poor/working class, trans/nonbinary femme, Rex’s art and performance work is grounded in a politics of radical resistance, healing, and witness. Rex is a gender-bending, genre-blending artist whose work critically responds to the relationships people on the margins have with our surroundings and each other.
http://www.rexylafemme.tumblr.com/

OKI SOGUMI was born in Seoul, South Korea as military dictatorship ended. She writes poetry and fiction, and her forthcoming speculative novella is about giant insects, migration, time travel, oceanic feelings, wellness, and both the limits and possibilities of relations like friendship. She currently resides in Philadelphia.

AMY SAUL-ZERBY‘s first poetry collection Paper Flowers Imaginary Birds was published by Be About It Press in 2017. Her work has also appeared in Painted Bride Quarterly, Spy Kids Review, Mad House & TheNewerYork. She is editor in chief of Voicemail Poems, multimedia editor at Apiary Magazine, and a contributing writer at Fields Magazine.

$4 Hamburgers & Vegan Burgers until midnight (try our Burger of the Month!)
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

Thirty West literary event

Thirty West Presents returns for an evening of poetry and live readings by local Philadelphia authors. Plus, a live art raffle will take place between readings. $3/ticket for your chance to WIN!

Featuring:
Zach Blackwood
Amy Saul-Zerby
Kat Malozovsky

An EARLY BIRD SPECIAL sale of West’s “HEAD”, as well as art prints & Thirty West merch, will be available for purchase.  Standard & limited editions of published works and trading cards will be on hand at this event.

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