Poets Wear Prada is a poetry publishing house with excellent poets and affordable books with beautiful covers. Have you had your poetry today?--Meredith Sue Willis, Books for Readers * * * Stylistically, these beautifully designed and produced chapbooks bear their own distinctive signature.--Linda Lerner, SMALL PRESS REVIEW

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Wed May 25: PWP at PBQ Bookfair for Literacy! at Drexel U in Phili

Wednesday, May 25th 2001
Great Court of the Main Building
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

Proceeds go to Philadelphia Reads and Books Through Bars


Sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy, Painted Bride Quarterly,
Drexel University College of Arts & Sciences

This event will bring together regional small presses, academic publishers, and literary magazines. The Bookfair aims to help fight illiteracy and support PBQ’s efforts to acknowledge the importance of the written word in the digital age. Used books are sold with all proceeds donated to Philadelphia Reads, a local literacy group that is dedicated to eradicating children’s illiteracy in Philadelphia. The additional books will be donated to Books Through Bars, an NPO that serves the incarcerated and their families.

Poets Wear Prada- Roxanne Hoffman
Philadelphia Poets- Rosemary Cappello
Hidden River Publishing/New Door Books-Debra Leigh Scott
American Poetry Review-David Bonanno
Philadelphia Stories-Carla Spataro
Ringtail Cafe-Darren Mueller
Aviary- Lillian Dunn
Barrelhouse- Tom MacAlister

Speed Editing
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Main Auditorium

Editors from various fields and disciplines, such as journalism, creative, and academic writing, will offer attendees advise on their own work, in 5-minute “speed” sessions.

Meet the Editors Q&A

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery

Editors from various fields and disciplines will discuss the “behind-the-scenes” work that goes into their craft, and will answer questions on all topics related to the publishing industry.

For More Information Visit about Drexel University's week-long literacy Week of Writing event visit: