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About the Gist Street Reading Series

The Gist Street Readings are held monthly and feature local and national poets and writers. The series focuses on emerging writers publishing their first or second books. The readings are unpretentious and fun. More about the series.

Place: James Simon’s sculpture studio, 305 Gist Street, Uptown Pittsburgh. 3rd floor. Directions

Time: Socializing starts at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:15. Readings begin around 8:00pm.

Bring and enjoy: BYOB. Homemade bread by Antoine. Chips. Raffle prizes. Much more.

Cost: $10

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Announcements at the Gist Street Reading Series

Tucked away inside the dark nooks of a warehouse is Pittsburgh's best-kept secret: the Gist Street Reading Series. If you want your art without the pretension, your surroundings cozy without being claustrophobic, your hosts friendly rather than brooding, I urge you to check out the fiction and poetry readings at Gist Street. It was a high point of my book tour! Kudos to all involved.

—John McNally
Author of The Book of Ralph and America’s Report Card

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