There's more growing in the Valley than fruits and vegetables. Join the Phoenix Public Market and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University for the 2nd annual Meet Your Literary Community, Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Phoenix Public Market (721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004).
Meet Your Community is a miniature festival featuring raffles, readings, pop-up performances, flash workshops, writing groups, and other activities from over 50 local authors and literary organizations across a variety of genres and forms, including poets, novelists, literary journals, public libraries, publishers, non-profits, poetry orchestras, improv, typerwriter collectors, theatre troupes, book artists, mysteries, romance, music, art, bookstores, spoken word, Spanish-language literature, podcasters, children's books, zinesters, comic strips, and more.
This year's exhibitors are A.J. Flick, Amazing Arizona Comics, Arizona Humanities, Arizona State Poetry Society, Ashley Naftule, Aside Theatre Company, Avily Jerome, Barbara Renner, Bonny Books, Books of Kell's Press, Canyon Voices Literary and Art Magazine, Caralina Antone, Cardboard House Press, Dear Handcrafted Paper Goods, Debutiful, Erica Maria Litz, Erin Kong, Eugene Ward, Fly Paper, Gary Bowers, giddyface, Hayden's Ferry Review, Heather J. Kirk and Writing on Purpose / Writing for God, Holum Press, Hoot n Waddle, Howl Theatre Project, Iron City Magazine, Jamie Bonnell, Jennifer Spiegel, Jeremiah Blue and the Cobalt Creative, Karen Shiffman Lateiner, Kelly Nelson, Laughing Pig Theatre, little somethings press, Lorin Drexler, Luis Ávila, Michael Buckius, National Black Poetry Day and Black Poetry 365, Patricia Brooks, Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix Writers Network, PhoeNoWriMo, Phx Poetry Orchestra, PJ Hultstrand, Poets and Muses, Poisoned Pen Bookstore, rinky dink press, Rita Goldner, Romance Writers of America, RomanSnail, Sandra Marinella, Sheila Grinell, Superstition Review, Suzanne Steinberg, The Central Phoenix Writing Workshop, The Daily Platen, The Heart-Shaped Books Podcast, The Never Rad Miscellany, The Play Writes, The Revolution (Relaunch), The Story Laboratory, Truth B. Told, Urban Beans, Valerie Foster, Wasted Ink Zine Distro and Phx Zine Fest, and Write On, Downtown.
While encouraged, RSVPs are purely for the purposes of monitoring attendance, gauging interest, and communicating information about parking, directions, and other aspects of the event. You do not have to register or RSVP to attend this event. This event is open to the public and free.