Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia writers’

Sci-Phi: Isaac Asimov’s West Philly Years

Sci-Phi: Isaac Asimov’s West Philly Years

July 18, 2014  |  Vantage

He's not often thought of as a Philadelphia writer, but Isaac Asimov, one of the towering figures of science fiction spent three years during World War II working at the Navy Yard and living in West Philly. Bart Everts has the story > more

Writing The Great Westward Expansion

Writing The Great Westward Expansion

August 7, 2013  |  Buzz

After four years of grown and learning, the nonprofit aimed at making Mighty Writers out of local school students will next month open a West Philadelphia outpost in Hawthorne Hall's twin on Lancaster Avenue > more

Leaning And Loafing At Ease In Old City

Leaning And Loafing At Ease In Old City

May 29, 2013  |  Vantage

With a reading tonight, Philebrity and the 215 Festival celebrate Walt Whitman's 194th birthday, and initiate the Philadelphia incarnation of Portland's popular Literary Mixtape series > more

The Fortunate Arrangement

The Fortunate Arrangement

January 24, 2012  |  Found

Memories of the Mercantile Library from an obscure insurance company executive who doubled as first rate essayist > more