More Phillycentric Literary Links

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

 

 

CAMINO BOOKS - 

 

CLEAVER magazine — “cutting-edge words”

 

FIRST PERSON ARTS — Philly-based memoir and documentary arts organization, sponsors salons, story slams, etc.

 

 

The HEAD & the HAND PRESS

 

I READ A SHORT STORY TODAY — Pat Rapa writes about short stories he recently read. Sweet.

 

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. 

 

MAD POETS SOCIETY

 

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 CLUBthe 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.

 

 

Open Book


PAINTED BRIDE QUARTERLY

 

PAUL DRY BOOKS

 

PENNSYLVANIA WRITES FOR KIDS — Find a list of PA children’s book authors here.

 

PHILADELPHIA STORIES — A literary magazine of fiction/art/poetry of the Delaware Valley, run by local authors Carla Spataro and Christine Wieser. Support this!!

 

PHILLY READS: The Bibliophile's Guide to Philadelphia


PHILLY READS Guide to LITERARY SITES in PHILADELPHIA


PHILLY READS Guide to Phillycentric Children’s Literature


QUIRK BOOKS — “Seekers of All Things Awesome” publisher in Olde City

 

RUNNING PRESS

 

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.

 

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS

 

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). 

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