Sunday, October 2, 2011

SUNDAY, October 9, 2011, 5pm

On Sunday, October 9th 2011 at 5pm, The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series presents poetry by Travis MacDonald, prose by Abbi Dion & cultural criticism from femininja Maria Raha.

TRAVIS MACDONALD’s first book, The O Mission Repo, is available from Fact-Simile Editions ( and his second collection, N7ostradamus was released by BlazeVox books in late 2010. Basho's Phonebook, an e-chap of experimental translations is available at E-ratio. He currently lives, writes and looks for work in Philadelphia.

ABBI DION writes for the blog Career Girls ( and runs the WineO Reading Series ( She hails from St. Paul, Minnesota and grew up reading Little House on the Prairie, Sweet Valley High, Christopher Pike, Anna Akhmatova and Pär Lagerkvist. She currently works for Temple University as a Higher Education Administrator and lives in Philadelphia with her soon-to-be hubby and their dogchild, Henri.

MARIARAHA (born 1972) is an American author and rock journalist from New York. She graduated from Ithaca College.  She specializes in the American rock underground. She has worked for major music publications such as Vibe and Spin as well as magazines like Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture.  She also contributed to the anthology "Young Wives' Tales : New Adventures in Love and Partnership" with the short story "Pillow Talk" (2001), and "The W Effect: Bush's War on Women", Feminist Press, (2004).  In 2005 she released the book Cinderella's Big Score: Women of the Punk and Indie Underground. The book was published by Seal Press.  Maria is managing editor of Swingset, an art and music journal based in New York City. She currently lives in Philadelphia, PA.

This all occurs, as always at The Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia PA.  Will be AMAZING!!  Please come.

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