APIARY magazine — “Written by Humans”
BETH KEPHART BOOKS — blog by National Book Award nominated local author provides an exquisitely written insight into the writing/artistic life. If you are a writer you should be reading this.
BLYDYN SQUARE BOOKS — Publisher based in Lansdale, PA
BROAD STREET REVIEW — "Where Art and Ideas Meet" in Philadelphia
CLEAVER magazine — “cutting-edge words”
FIRST PERSON ARTS — Philly-based memoir and documentary arts organization, sponsors salons, story slams, etc.
INDIEBOUND — Use this site to find and support local independent bookstores and other local independent businesses.
KELLY WRITERS HOUSE — Fabulous literary center on Locust Walk/ PENN campus.
LOCAL LIT — You are here.
LIARS CLUB — a group of some my favorite local writers/friends who have banded together for group talks and signings while simultaneously banging the drum for “bookstores, libraries, literacy and the love of books.” They also support fellow writers via a monthly free in-person gathering WRITERS COFFEEHOUSE at two locations to which all writers are invited.
MAINLINE WRITERS COFFEEHOUSE —A wonderful monthly opportunity for writers to get together with other writers to network and talk about writing and publishing, free and open to all. Hosted by members of the Philly LIARS CLUB, the coffeehouse takes place from noon to 3 PM on the last Sunday of every month at The New Leaf Cafe in Rosemont, PA.
MOONSTONE ARTS CENTER — tons of readings & workshops held at the former Robins’ Bookstore.
PENNSYLVANIA WRITES FOR KIDS — Find a list of PA children’s book authors here.
QUIRK BOOKS — “Seekers of All Things Awesome” publisher in Olde City
The SMART SET — Very cool online magazine covering culture and ideas, arts and science, global and national affairs, produced right here in Philly at Drexel University.
The U.S. REVIEW of BOOKS — Online book review publication for independent presses.
WILD RIVER REVIEW — excellent online magazine out of nearby Princeton, NJ, “connecting people, places & ideas, story by story.”
THE WORD STUDIO — Writing studio founded by Philadelphia writer and teacher Janet Benton with the stated mission to “enrich writers’ works & lives.” The Word Studio features workshops, mentoring and critiquing by Benton and guest authors, with classes taking place in beautiful Chestnut Hill, PA (very accessible by train).