Another month, another reading! Come down and enjoy some work from local poets, Philip Dykhouse, Todd Dillard (and his self-proclaimed first reading in many years), as well as Adam Tedesco, who's actively touring for his latest book, Mary Oliver (Lithic Press , 2019). Copies will be available for sale from the author directly. As always, BYOB and open mic to follow!
Philip Dykhouse was the featured reader for The Dead Bards of Philadelphia at the 2018 Philadelphia Poetry Festival and Book Fair. He was published in the 2017 edition of Spiral Poetry and has self-published 4 chapbooks. He is currently working on his 5th.
Adam Tedesco was born in Upstate New York. He is a poet and video artist as well as the founding editor of REALITY BEACH, a journal of new poetics. His video work has been screened at MoMA PS1, &Now: A Festival of Innovative Writing, No Nation Gallery, and the New Hampshire Poetry Festival, among other venues. His poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared or are forthcoming in Fanzine, Fence, Gramma, jubilat, Laurel Review, Powderkeg, Prelude, and elsewhere. He is the author of several chapbooks, most recently ABLAZA (Lithic Press, 2017), ISO 8601:2004 (Really Serious Literature, 2018), and Misrule (Ursus Americanus, 2019). His first full-length poetry collection, Mary Oliver, was published by Lithic Press in February of 2019.
Todd Dillard received his MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Electric Literature, The Boiler Journal, Wigleaf, Nimrod, and Best New Poets. Originally from Houston, Texas, Todd now lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter.