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How to be Safe

A New Novel by Author Tom McAllister

Wednesday April 11th at 6:30PM


Penn’s Village is pleased to partner with Friends in the City and the Philadelphia City Institute - Free Library to highlight yet another Philadelphia author.

Tom McAllister is the author of The Young Widower’s Handbook and nonfiction editor of Barrelhouse magazine.  A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is an associate professor at Temple.  Kirkus Reviews notes that How to be Safe is “Brilliant, tragically timely . . . . an indictment of gun culture . . . and social media.

We will meet in the Philadelphia Institute Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library located at 1905 Locust Street.  To register on-line click here. You may also email or call 215.925.7333.   

The Library is not handicapped accessible, but they are working on it! 


201 South 21st Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103


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