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About the Gist Street Reading Series

The Gist Street Readings are held monthly and feature local and national poets and writers. The series focuses on emerging writers publishing their first or second books. The readings are unpretentious and fun. More about the series.

Place: James Simon’s sculpture studio, 305 Gist Street, Uptown Pittsburgh. 3rd floor. Directions

Time: Socializing starts at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:15. Readings begin around 8:00pm.

Bring and enjoy: BYOB. Homemade bread by Antoine. Chips. Raffle prizes. Much more.

Cost: $10

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Announcements at the Gist Street Reading Series

There are so many good things to say about reading at Gist Street. First, the venue is amazing! Second, and more importantly, the audience is engaged, smart, and lively. I felt a lot of energy from them. Thirdly, FOOD. It's the most inviting, invigorating, nourishing (in all senses of the word) place I'll ever read.

—Ladette Randolph
Author of This is Not the Tropics, Associate Director, University of Nebraska Press

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