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Saturday, March 26, 2022 | 1-2:30pm | Free-to-Attend
Segue Foundation Presents: Samuel R. Delany, Jena Osman, Ted Rees
Hosted by Lonely Christopher

Segue Foundation Presents: Samuel R. Delany, Jena Osman, Ted Rees

Hosted by Lonely Christopher
Saturday, March 26, 2022 | 1-2:30pm | Free-to-Attend

About the Event

The Segue Foundation is hosting an unaffiliated off-site reading for AWP 2022, celebrating three amazing Philadelphian authors: JENA OSMAN, TED REES & SAMUEL R. DELANY!

Join us midday at Vox Populi Gallery, within walking distance of the conference. This is a FREE event, brought to you by the Segue Foundation and Roof Books.

About the Authors

Jena Osman’s books of poems include Motion Studies (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2019), Corporate Relations (Burning Deck, 2014), Public Figures (Wesleyan University Press, 2012), The Network (Fence Books 2010, selected for the National Poetry Series in 2009), An Essay in Asterisks (Roof Books, 2004) and The Character (Beacon Press, winner of the 1998 Barnard New Women Poets Prize). She was a 2006 Pew Fellow in the Arts and has received grants for her poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Howard Foundation, and the Fund for Poetry. She co-founded and edited the literary magazine Chain with Juliana Spahr for twelve years. She teaches in the MFA Creative Writing program in the English Department at Temple University.

Ted Rees is a poet, essayist, and editor who lives and works in Philadelphia. His most recent book of poetry, Dog Day Economy, is out now from Roof Books. Thanksgiving: a Poem, was a finalist for a 2021 Lambda Literary Award. His first book was In Brazen Fontanelle Aflame and chapbooks include the soft abyss, The New Anchorage, and Outlaws Drift in Every Vehicle of Thought. He is the founder and co-editor of Asterion Projects, and editor-at-large for The Elephants.

Samuel R. Delany has won four Nebula awards and two Hugo awards. He is the author of more than 40 books, including Dhalgren and Times Square Red / Times Square Blue.

Covid safety protocols: Proof of vaccination, masking (KN95, K95, or doubled surgical), no food or drink.
Free admission for attendees is sponsored by the Segue Foundation.

Please note that Vox Populi is located on the third floor of a historic warehouse building at 319 N. 11th Street and that there are five steps leading from the street-level to the first-floor landing where the passenger elevator picks-up/drops-off. The entry into/out of the elevator is 29-inches wide, so may not accommodate all wheelchairs or motorized chairs. Any individual requiring a ramp to navigate this entryway is encouraged to get in touch with Vox Populi ahead of time to coordinate ramp-access and discuss accessibility details. Our ramps may not be suitable for all wheelchairs or motorized chairs, so we strongly encourage anyone requiring a ramp to be in touch at: or 215.238.1236

Segue Foundation Presents
March 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
March 26, 2022 @ 2:30 pm