Posts Tagged: Adam Wilson

Analyzing the Why: A Conversation with Jonathan Reiss

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Jonathan Reiss discusses his debut novel Getting Off, his transition from actor to writer, his own past drug use, and our country’s current opioid epidemic.

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Notable NYC: 10/17–10/23

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Saturday 10/17: Happy 6th Birthday, Greenlight Bookstore. John Reid Currie, Roberto Montes, Claire Van Winkle, and Emily Wallis Hughes join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free. Benn Tripp and Boni Joi join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 10/18: Ben Nadler discusses The Sea Beach Line with Duncan […]

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Notable NYC: 7/25–7/31

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Saturday 7/25: New York City Poetry Festival, day 1. Governors Island, 11 a.m., free. Jeffery Berg, Amy Berkowitz, Jen Levitt, Caitie Moore, and Leila Ortiz celebrate No, Dear at NYC Poetry Festival. White Horse Stage, 2:30 p.m., free. Sunday 7/26: New York City Poetry Festival, day 2. Governors Island, 11 a.m., free. Natalie Eilbert, Joshua […]

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Notable NYC: 2/21–2/27

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Saturday 2/21: Joanna Fuhrman reads from her new poetry collection, The Year of the Yellow Butterflies, with Caroline Hagood. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free. Morgan Parker, Cynthia Arrieu-King, Mathias Svalina, and Natalie Eilbert read poetry. Mellow Pages Library, 7:30 p.m., free. Purdey Lord Kreiden and Jackie Wang join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

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Notable NYC: 2/14–2/20

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Saturday 2/14: Aziza Barnes, Sasha Fletcher, and Montana Ray are Poets with Attitude. Mellow Pages Library, 7:30 p.m., free. Bill Berkson and Matt Longobucco read poetry. Dia: Chelsea, 6:30 p.m., free. Nicola Masciandaro and Ariana Reines join Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 2/15: Melissa Falcon Field and Bill Roorbach read works of […]

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Notable NYC: 8/30–9/5

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Monday 9/1: Todd Colby and Adam Fitzgerald read poetry. Fitzgerald’s The Late Parade explores phantom memories. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Tuesday 9/2: Adam Wilson and Justin Taylor, literary best friends, talk about their story collections. Flings (August 2014) is Taylor’s includes a menagerie of unmoored characters struggling to find their place. Wilson’s What’s Import is […]

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Adam Wilson Talks Sex, Drugs, and Bankers

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Rumpus contributor Adam Wilson sat down with Tobias Carroll over at the Tottenville Review to discuss Wilson’s latest collection of stories, What’s Important is Feeling. Wilson reveals his interests in Occupy Wall Street and social class, observing: And then I went away to college and went, “Oh, wait–I really do come from this incredibly privileged […]

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Notable NYC: 4/12–4/18

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Saturday 4/12: Michael Parker and Ethan Hauser celebrate their new books with a reading, musical DJ Jim McHugh, and literary mingle. Wythe Hotel, 6 p.m., free. Sunday 4/13: David Gerrard, Douglas Watson, and Jason Porter join the Sunday Night Fiction series. Gerrard’s Short Century (January 2014) centers around a mysterious blogger revealing a journalist’s incestuous […]

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Notable NYC: 3/8–3/14

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Saturday 3/8: Ben Marcus talks about his new story collection, Leaving the Sea (January 2014), Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House. Brooklyn Public Library, 4 p.m., free. Craig Morgan Teicher, Wendy Lotterman, Nicole Steinberg, Sarah V. Schweig, Ted Dodson, Krystal Languell, Joanna C. Valente, Jesse Kohn, Jonathan Aprea, Joe DeLuca, and M. Callen celebrate issue […]

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Notable NYC: 2/15–2/21

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Saturday 2/15: Luna Miguel, Jacob Steinberg, and Gabby Bess read poetry. Mellow Pages, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 2/16: Stephen Elliott and Julia Fierro join Gina Frangello as she reads from her novel A Life in Men (February 2014). Fierro’s forthcoming Cutting Teeth (May 2014) examines thirty-somethings attempting to enjoy a beach house with their children. […]

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