Poetry Reading

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FRIEDA

320 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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“Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.”

Virginia Woolf


FRIEDA is pleased to present our newest cultural offering: a monthly series of poetry events including readings by new and established poets, workshops, and collaborative pop-ups.


Poetry Reading on Saturday afternoon June 24 from 3pm - 4:30pm


If you are interested please sign up to confirm your attendance by June 22 either via email hello@friedaforgenerations.com, or stop

by FRIEDA , 320 Walnut Street.


HANNAH BERESFORD, originally of the Helderberg Escarpment of upstate New York, earned her MFA from New York University after spending four years on red dirt as a D1 athlete at Oklahoma State. Her poems are published or forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, Cimarron Review, Sycamore Review, Pleiades, among others and she is the recipient of a 2017-2018 fellowship at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She serves as a poetry editor for No Tokens.



CHRIS CAMPANIONI’s new book is Death of Art (C&R Press). His “Billboards” poem responding to Latino stereotypes and mutable—and often muted—identity in the fashion world was awarded an Academy of American Poets Prize and his novel Going Down was selected as Best First Book at the 2014 International Latino Book Awards. He edits PANK, At Large, and Tupelo Quarterly and lives in Brooklyn, where he teaches literature and creative writing at Pace University & Baruch College.



LAUREN HILGER is the author of Lady Be Good (CCM, 2016.) Awarded the Nadya Aisenberg Fellowship from the MacDowell Colony, where she was a fellow in 2012 and 2014, she is also the recipient of the Agha Shahid Ali Scholarship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and a fellowship from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her work has appeared in Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, and Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. She serves as a poetry editor for No Tokens.



BUD SMITH is the author of Dust Bunny City, Calm Face, and F250, among others. He works heavy construction and lives in Jersey City, NJ. @bud_smith

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