Reading Series

There are no currently-scheduled readings forthcoming.

SAFTA also hosts HOLLER SALON, a series of mixed-medium readings, discussion, film screenings, and more at Firefly Farms.

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Writers from all over the country are invited to visit and read from their work. Past performers have included Ada Limón, Chen Chen, Tiana Clark, Kathy Fagan, Raena Shirali, Ruth Awad, Meghann Plunkett, James Arthur, Emilia Phillips, Karen Skolfield, Jane Wong, Michael Robins, Chad Davidson, Karen Craigo, and Jasmine An.

Due to COVID-19, the Sundress Reading Series has been moved to Zoom. All readings for the 2020-2021 season will be held from 7PM-8PM EST on the final Wednesday of each month. Access the Zoom link at Use the password “safta” for entry.

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