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 a complete list of all scheduled events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Saturday, October 6 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Come to Alphabet City for a reading with Jonathan Auxier, presenting his newest children’s book Sweep. Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Together, these two outcasts carve out a life, saving one another in the process. By one of today’s most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope. Jonathan Auxier is a New York Times Bestselling author of strange stories for strange children.