An Evening of Poetry with Professor Daisy Fried and 'Invisible City' Poetry Award Winners

December 12, 2019

In an effort to help maintain the health and safety of our community, we have canceled all remaining public events for Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Avant-garde and temporarily closed our galleries.

This includes: 

March 19: Modern and Contemporary American Craft: Jennie Hirsh in Conversation with Helen Williams Drutt English

March 26: Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Vernacular Avant-garde Panel Discussion: Women of the Avant-garde

March 28: Modern Architecture Walking Tour with William Whitaker, Curator of Penn's Architectural Archives

April 2: An Evening of Poetry with Professor Daisy Fried and 'Invisible City' Poetry Award Winners


For questions or concerns, email or call 215–717–6480.

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6 p.m. Program, 7:30 p.m. Reception
Art Alliance at University of the Arts
251 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join the Art Alliance Writer's Workshop on Thursday, April 2, 2020 for an evening of poetry, as Professor and scholar Daisy Fried discusses the work of Philadelphia poet C.K. Williams followed by a poetry reading with the winners of the Invisible City Poetry Competition inspired by the exhibition and C.K. Williams.

Read more about the Invisible City Poetry Competition and enter here.

Invisible City Programming Series
An Evening of Poetry: Discussion of C.K. Williams and Readings by Invisible City Poetry Award Winners
With Professor, Scholar and Poet Daisy Fried

The Art Alliance Writers' Workshop is a creative alternative to the traditional MFA writing program. It is an intensive one-year certificate program taught by leading University of the Arts Creative Writing faculty that is completed on a part-time basis.

Daisy Fried is the author of three books of poetry: Women's Poetry: Poems and Advice, My Brother is Getting Arrested Again, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and She Didn't Mean to Do It. She has been awarded Guggenheim, Hodder and Pew Fellowships, a Pushcart Prize, the Cohen Award from Ploughshares and the Editors Prize for a feature article from Poetry magazine. She is poetry editor for the literary resistance journal Scoundrel Time and teaches creative writing at University of the Arts and through the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. She lives in Philadelphia.