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City of Asylum/Pittsburgh's next salon reading takes place on January 9, 2014, with David Harris-Gershon reading from his newly-published memoir, What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?. Free; Reserve your seats online today.
Consider supporting City of Asylum/Pittsburgh by making a donation. Your contribution will help support writers-in-exile and free community-based literary programs.
Our online magazine, Sampsonia Way, seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.
City of Asylum is working with the Office of Public Art to commission text-based public artworks for the Artway Connector. Learn more.
COA/P is developing the Alphabet City Literary Center, a cultural complex intended to serve as a hub for community, cultural and social interchange, and literary life in Pittsburgh.
COA/P rehabilitates houses on Pittsburgh's Northside for writers-in-residence. Each house façade includes public artwork that incorporates a literary text.
Here's a shout out to the US Congress from our Jazz-Poetry Concert audience: Don't cut the NEA budget!
Developed by COA/P, the Pittsburgh Literary Calendar is a source of one-stop information about readings and literary events throughout Pittsburgh. Authors and venues can list their events for free; and for audience members, it offers both simple listings and detailed information about authors and readings.