From the Editors

Spring is a welcome reprieve after this snowy winter, and Philadelphia Stories is looking forward to another busy season of fun events [img_assist|nid=7107|title=Publishers Christine Weiser & Carla Spataro|desc=|link=node|align=right|width=174|height=115]for writers and readers, including:

April 4-May 23 (Mondays 6:15-8:15): Philadelphia Stories Advanced Short Story Workshop with Aimee LaBrie. Fee: $200. (Sample required.)
Where: Robin’s Moonstone, second floor of 110A S. 13th Street

April 16, 9-5: Novel Workshop with Elizabeth Mosier
Where: Trinity Center for Urban Life (French Room), 22nd & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia. Fee: $75 includes all-day workshop and lunch (max. 20 participants).

April 16, 10-5: Free Library Festival Street Fair; reading at Fergie’s Pub.

May 25, 10-3
: Painted Bride Quarterly 3rd Annual Bookfair for Literacy at Drexel University.

July 10, 11
: Chestnut Hill Book Festival: PS will host a weekend of workshops, panels, a poetry slam, and free readings.

January 1-June 1
: The Marguerite McGlinn Third Annual Prize for Fiction national contest. Prize: $2,000.

Spring: The Community College of Philadelphia has partnered with PS for a new Cultural Forum on CCPTV. Guests include Kelly Simmons, Marc Schuster, Gregory Frost, and Elise Juska.

June TBA: Our annual Spring Fling promises to be another fun day at the American Swedish Museum, featuring four new exhibits.
The event will launch the latest title from PS Books, Randall Brown’s flash fiction collection, Mad to Live.

For more information on all of these events, visit And thanks to our members for making our participation in these events possible!

Carla Spataro & Christine Weiser

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