The TypewriterGirls Poetry Cabaret is one of the most lively reading series in town. They host a monthly variety show including at least two readers, Surrealist drinking games, several skits, and usually one burlesque act.
The TypewriterGirls appears to have ceased as a performance series.

Margaret Bashaar and Crystal Hoffman host The TypewriterGirls Go Green, May 7, 2010 at Istanbul. Photo by Mihnea Vasilescu


The TypewriterGirls cabarets have been held at Istanbul, Howler's Cafe, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh lecture hall, and Remedy, among others.

Past Readers

Past readers for the series include: Renee Alberts, Adam Atkinson, Sandra Beasley, Mary Biddinger, Juliet Cook, Laura Davis, Sherrie Flick, Nancy Krygowski, and Ellen McGrath Smith, among others. The Typewriter Girls recently included Brooklyn's Poetry Brothel into one of their shows.

Ellen McGrath Smith reads at TypewriterGirls Go Green, May 7, 2010. Photo by Mihnea Vasilescu

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