Posts Tagged: daniel alarcon

Notable NYC: 4/7–4/13

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable NYC: 10/29–11/4

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Saturday 10/29: Allison Cobb and Angela Hume join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Rigoberto González, Sharon Olds, Carl Phillips, and Tiphanie Yanique join Callaloo for the 40th Anniversary Celebration reading. NYU Creative Writing House, 5 p.m., free. Grace Bonner, Jen Levitt, and Megan Staffel read their books from publisher Four Way Books. […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Manuel Gonzales

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Manuel Gonzales talks about his new novel, The Regional Office is Under Attack!, transitioning from nonprofit work to teaching, and how to zig when a trope wants you to zag.

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The Rumpus Interview with Daniel Alarcón

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Daniel Alarcón talks about his latest novel, At Night We Walk in Circles, drawing inspiration from Bolaño and Chekhov, the writer’s place of privilege, and the questions that arise from an imagined life that easily could have been.

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Notable SF: 12/9–12/15

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Monday 12/9: Author Jonathan Franzen comes to the Bookshop Santa Cruz to discuss and sign copies of his new book,The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus. Free, 7 p.m. Tuesday 12/10: InsideStorytime THE FIX features Joe Clifford (Junkie Love), Zarina Zabrisky (We, Monsters), Roy Mash (Buyer’s Remorse), Emily Meg Weinstein (Lake Celeste or the Joy […]

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Notable San Francisco: 10/28–11/3

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Monday 10/28: The “On Arts” series, benefiting the 826 Valencia Scholarship Program, presents British author Zadie Smith in conversation with Steve Winn. $27, 7:30pm at Nourse Theater. Tuesday 10/29: The Moth comes to The Booksmith, featuring an opening story from writer and Moth podcast host Dan Kennedy. Moderated by Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns with […]

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Love in the Time of Terror Babies

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“My parents, with admirable foresight, had their first child while they were on fellowships in the United States. My mother was in public health, and my father in a library-science program. Having an American baby was, my mother once said, like putting money in the bank.” So begins Daniel Alarcón (who is reading at the […]

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