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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

There's an electricity in that giant loft full of artwork, poets, and enthusiasts that could power a whole city, but in the words of Joshua Beckman, it would be a waste. Let's keep it our big secret that the best poetry reading venue in the country is Gist Street in Steel City, USA.

—Matthew Zapruder
Author of American Linden and The Pajamaist

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