Daily Archives: July 5, 2014


Aida Ibisevic: Summer 2013

What was the inspiration behind “Mama’s Bread“? “Mama’s Bread” depicts the first winter during Bosnian war. It captures the angst my family and I felt waiting for my brother to return home from the trenches, and the constant hunger that lingered on. A little background on the war for those not familiar… During the early…

Mama’s Bread by Aida Ibisevic

(Sarajevo, the winter of 1993-1994) Regardless of how much flour we had, Mama always baked bread on the nights when Brat was returning from the shift in the trenches. She was easy to find–hips against the counter, swaying to a song in her head while she wiped her hands on the apron. On the counter,…


Imprint: Independent Publishing and Small Presses

Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Leeway Foundation  1315 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 Click here to register Leeway Foundation presents Imprint, a skill share and panel discussion featuring Lillian Dunn (ACG ’12)of Apiary Magazine, Lovella Calica (ACG ’13, LTA ‘9, ACG ’07, ’06) of Warrior Writers, Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG ’12, LTA ’05) of Thread…


Best in Philly Team Poetry Slam

Date: Sunday, July 13th, 2014 Pigeon vs PYPM vs Babel (Temple U) vs The Fuze We’ve been to multiple pigeon events and they’re always fun and inspiring. The talent at these events is amazing. We definitely recommend advance tickets for this show, or at least arrive early. These shows are always a full house. Follow…

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