Gowanus Ballroom (55 9th St., Brooklyn)
POPSICKLE is Brooklyn’s first literary festival, and aims to unite the different audiences of the varied literary series already existing in the borough. Now in its 2nd year, the Fest will take place on July 23rd at Gowanus Ballroom.
PERFORMANCES FROM: Jason Helm | Dorothea Lasky | Paul Foster Johnson | Julia Guez | Roger Bonair-Agard | Jon Sands | Will Edmiston | Megafortress | EJ McAdams | Lonely Christopher | Ken L Walker | Becca Klaver | Angelina Dreem | Amy Jenkins | Courtney Ziegler | Jason Daniel Schwartz | Paul Legault | Carina Finn | Anna Fitzgerald | Chris Hosea | Ariana Reines | Ben Pease | DJ Amourette | Jean-Paul Pecqueur . . . . and more TBA
PRESSES & MAGAZINES & BOOKSELLERS INCLUDE: Supermachine | Lumberyard | No, Dear | Tea Party Republicans Press | Death Panel | Moonshot Magazine | Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop | BIRDS, LLC | Belladonna Books | Monk Books | Ugly Duckling Presse | InDigest Magazine | thesesignals . . . .
READING SERIES PARTICIPATING INCLUDE: Dangit I’m Thirsty Reading and Music Series | CROWD | Metro Rhythm | Body Actualized | Multifarious Array | Diamond Mouth Surprise | The Blue Letter
Plus popsicles (duh), drinks, and a fabulous raffle.