November 25, 2022

Poetry reading at Hilltop Books – Date postponed


The poets:

Christy davids is a poet, teacher and co-curator of the Philadelphia-based Charmed Instruments reading series. Some of his works can be found in VOLT, Open House, Bedfellows, Jacket2, Dusie, The Tiny and Harriet of the Poetry Foundation, among others. She is the author of three chapbooks: ‘on heat’ (2017) was selected by editors for BOAAT Press’s 2016 chapbook competition, ‘Dysphoric Geography’ (2019) was published by Neighboring Systems, and ‘ wanton ‘(2020) was posted by Tap DoubleCross.

Pattie McCarthy is the author of seven books of poetry, the most recent of which was released this summer by Apogee Press. She is a non-tenured associate professor at Temple University, where she teaches literature and creative writing.

Eli goldblattHis poems have appeared since 1972 in small literary journals such as Hambone, The Pinch and Cincinnati Review. His 2019 collection of poetry is For Instance (Chax P), and others include Speech Acts, Without a Trace, and Sessions 1-62. A new collection, Wissahickon Creek, reflects the pandemic walks and dreams of 2020. Her children’s books are Leo Loves Round and Lissa and the Moon’s Sheep. He also writes on literacy and composition, and he recently published a book, co-authored with David Jolliffe, titled Literacy as Conversation: Learning Networks in Philadelphia and Arkansas (U of Pittsburgh P). He is Professor Emeritus of English at Temple University, where he directed New City Writing, a literacy-focused institute in North Philadelphia.