Poet and Writer William Wall at Alphabet City

Free Event at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view more details for all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.

William Wall (Ireland)
Sunday, October 15 at 6:00 pm
Come to a free reading with award-winning, internationally-acclaimed poet and writer William Wall. William Wall was born in Cork, Ireland, and grew up in the coastal village of Whitegate. He is the 2017 winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press, for his short fiction collection The Islands. He has also won the Doolin Prize for poetry, Virginia Faulkner Award, the Sean O’Faoláin Prize, several Writer’s Week prizes and the Patrick Kavanagh Award.

40 West North Avenue Pittsburgh