City of Asylum Presents Free Association Reading Series at Alphabet City

Free Events 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 promises to be 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. It also serves as a home for many partnering artists and organizations in our own community. To view all of the events that are scheduled, visit the Alphabet City website.

Free Association Reading Series
Sunday, January 19 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Come to Alphabet City for the return of intimate readings with exceptional writers co-curated by Pat Hart and Marc Nieson of the Free Association Reading Series. Featured writers will be Chiwan Choi, author of three books of poetry, The Flood, Abductions, and The Yellow HouseMichael W. Cox, author of a short story collection, Against the Hidden River, and a novel, The Best Way to Get EvenClare Beams, author of the story collection We Show What We Have Learned; and Leia Penina Wilson, an Afakasi Samoan poet whose second collection Splinters are Children of Wood is available from Notre Dame Press.