Posts Tagged: Leni Zumas

Notable Portland: 4/12–4/18

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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Notable Portland: 2/1–2/7

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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Notable NYC: 1/20–1/26

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

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Notable Los Angeles: 1/15–1/21

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Notable Portland: 4/20–4/26

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Thursday 4/20: One of Portland’s most beloved writing groups, The Guttery, reads together for the public. Another Read Through, 7 p.m., free. The Comma Reading Series presents authors Melissa Madenski and Christine Colasurdo to read from their latest works. Broadway Books, 7 p.m., free. Edie Meidav reads from his new novel, Kingdom of the Young. […]

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The Listeners, By Leni Zumas

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Reading Leni Zumas’ debut novel The Listeners puts one in mind of the Boston Molasses Disaster of 1919. Not because the novel is messy—it isn’t—but because it contains the same rare combination of death, absurdity, and beauty, and a tempo slow enough to allow the reader full appreciation of all three. And, like the Molasses […]

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Gigantic Online May 2010

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The May 2010 online issue of Gigantic is up with fiction from Mike Young, Erik Morsink and M. Callen. The art/lit journal also has a talk between Gibby Haynes (of The Butthole Surfers) and Joe Wenderoth (Letters to Wendy’s) that covers cloning, clowns, cannons, race and monotheism with Wenderoth’s unusual curiosity, candor and rigor. As […]

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Notable New York, This Week 2/22 – 2/28

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This week in New York 2010: Whitney Biennial opens, Gigantic holds a launch party for Issue 2: Gigantic America, Anderbo Reading at KGB, Mary Karr talks with Philip Gourevitch, MOMA premieres documentary about Mikhail Khodorkovsky–Russia’s wealthiest man and one if its most controversial figures, Ted Conover reads, André Aciman talks to Paul Leclerc, and Sam […]

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