All of these events are detailed on the events page:
September 10th, Cynthia Dewi Oka reading as part of the State Street Reading series in Media, PA
September 15th, Cynthia Dewi Oka reading as part of the Housework at Chapterhouse series in Philadelphia
September 15th-17th, Thread Makes Blanket will have a book table at Philalalia, the annual small press book fair at Temple U.
September 17th, Thread Makes Blanket is a sponsor for the closing reception for Philalalia. This event is titled: I Wonder What Else Could Be Different Around Here and features unique readings by Yolanda Wisher, Dick Lourie, Natalie Diaz, Christian Campbell and many more. 6-10pm at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
September 23rd, Thread Makes Blanket and founder Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela are featured as “The Poetics of Self Determination Movements,” a conversation with poets and publishers about the historical intersection of poetry and social movements. 6:30-8:30pm at Slought Foundation, Philadelphia. The event will begin with a presentation by Mark Nowak about the historical intersection poetry and social movements, followed by a panel of Marissa Johnson Valenzuela, Anthony Romero, Mariame Kaba, and Sam Gould. The program will also celebrate the release of three books published in conjunction with Organize Your Own, including a project catalogue (published by Soberscove and edited by Anthony Romero, based on the exhibit and event series curated by Daniel Tucker) and two books of poetry (Society Edition’s Time of the Phoenix and Thread Makes Blanket’s poetry by Anna Martine Whitehead). We will also be joined by catalogue designer Josh MacPhee and publisher Julia Klein.