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The Hatchery: Al-Hussein, Salman, Herkal, Sakhnini

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The Hatchery: Al-Hussein, Salman, Herkal, Sakhnini

  • The Monkey Club 2101 East York Street Philadelphia, PA, 19125 United States (map)

Hello Friends,


We're back for a season of FOUR (up from our usual three) readings going from March until June! We thought last season's experiment featuring local literary organizations and projects happening in and around Philly worked out well, so we are going to keep it going for another season.

Our first project we're featuring of the season comes from Swarthmore College's Friends, Peace, and Santuary Project. From the Swarthmore College website:

"The Swarthmore College project brings book artists to conduct workshops with resettled Syrians and Iraqis living in Philadelphia. Grounded in archival research and driven by questions of displacement and refuge, history and experience, this project explores art's capacity to build empathy and create a deeper sense of belonging."

Our readers will be:

LAYLA AL-HUSSEIN
ALI SALMAN
OSAMA HERKAL
FOUAD SAKHNINI

We can't express enough how excited we are! We will, of course, be back at our beloved watering hole, The Monkey Club.

Hope to see you there!