Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Philly Authors Showcase at the CCP featuring Philly Fiction 2 writers, Feb. 1

Join Don Ron Books and the Community College of Philadelphia at a special Philly Authors Showcase featuring writers from the acclaimed Philly Fiction 2. This special event will kick off the 2010 POETS & WRITERS FESTIVAL at the CCP. It will be held on at 6pm on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, in C2-5, CBI Building (CCP Center for Business and Industry) at 18th and Callowhill Sts., 2nd Floor. The full schedule of all the 2010 PWF events is at: All events are free and open to the public.

Tattoos, cheese steaks, and the Rocky statue: Philly Fiction 2 has it all. Contributors Elise Juska, Kelly McQuain, and Rachel Toliver as well as series editors Josh McIlvain and Christopher Munden will read from the second installment in their anthology series and discuss the editing and publishing process.

"What I love about all of these stories is that they could be happening to anyone, anywhere. But there is also something uniquely Philadelphia about them and the fact that their stories take place here make them that much richer." —Autumn Konopka, For more on the Philly Fiction books, go to

Philly Authors Showcase
Featuring Kelly McQuain, Rachel Toliver, Elise Juska, Christopher Munden, and Josh McIlvain
Community College of Philadelphia, CBI Building, C2-5
Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, 6pm

Update: Due to a scheduling conflict, author Marc Bookman cannot read as originally planned. Welcome aboard Elise Juska, a terrific local writer, who will be substituting for him. Thanks, Elise!

CBI is the Center for Business and Industry Building at Community College of Philadelphia, corner of 18th and Callowhill Streets. Parking is available at the CCP parking lot between Callowhill and Spring Garden Sts. If you head north on 18th, the CCP lot is just north of the CBI building on the right. Take a ticket as you pull in. There is also street parking. C2-5 is on the second floor of the CBI building.

Don't forget:
You can get your Philly Fiction fix even sooner at the Kelly Writers House on Jan. 25th, with a special XPN LIVE at the Writers House recording. See below for more details.

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