Blue Stoop
A Home for Philly Writers
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Events

We help connect nationally touring writers to venues in Philadelphia & curate events highlighting local writers that are free & open to the public.

Author Events

We curate an events series that puts nationally touring writers in conversation with local Philadelphia writers. All events are free & open to the public. We also host an informal writers happy hour on the third Sunday of each month. Click here for images from our past events.

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LIVE at the Kelly Writers House

LIVE at the Writers House is a long-standing collaboration of the people of the Kelly Writers House and of WXPN (88.5 FM). Six times annually between September and April, the Writers House airs a one-hour broadcast of poetry, music, and other spoken-word art, along with one musical guest -- from our Arts Cafe onto the airwaves at WXPN and is made possible through the generous support of BigRoc.

Featured readers will include Joshua DemareeBerry GrassBoston GordonRaena Shirali, & Thomas Devaney.

The musical guest will be Joey Sweeney & The Neon Grease.