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  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Kelly Writers House garden (3805 Locust Walk)

JULIA BLOCH is the author of Letters to Kelly Clarkson (a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award) and Valley Fever, and is the recipient of the Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award and the William Carlos Williams Prize for poetry. Along with poetry in numerous journals and anthologies, she has published articles and reviews in Journal of Modern Literature, Tripwire, The Volta, and elsewhere. She spent several years as an editor in the Bay Area before earning an MFA in poetry at Mills College and a PhD in English here at the University of Pennsylvania, and for several years taught literature at the Bard College Master of Arts in Teaching program. Since 2011, she has worked as coeditor of Jacket2, and since 2013 has served as Associate Director of the Kelly Writers House. You can listen to Julia here:

This event is free & open to the public. RSVP: or (215) 573-9748