Posts Tagged: Scott Cheshire

Notable NYC: 5/20–5/26

By

Saturday 5/20: Mohammad Rabie and Mona Kareem discuss Otared: Arabic Dystopian Fiction. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free. Vivien Goldman and Sarada Rauch join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 5/21: Tobias Carroll, Julia Strayer, Bruna Dantas Lobato, M’Bilia Meekers, and Piper Weiss join the Pigeon Pages reading series. POWERHOUSE Archway, 5 […]

...more

Notable NYC: 1/7–1/13

By

Saturday 1/7: Greenlight Bookstore celebrates the grand opening of the store’s second location in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. 632 Flatbush Avenue, 7:30 p.m., free. Camonghne Felix and José Olivarez join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 1/8: Nancy Hightower, Sarah Perry, Jeremy Freedman, and Linda Harris Dolan join the Sundays at Erv’s reading […]

...more

Notable NYC: 9/12–9/18

By

Saturday 9/12: Nicole Cooley, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Kathleen Ossip, D. Nurkse, Lynn Emmanuel, Tom Sleigh, and Sarah Arvio celebrate The Plume Anthology of Poetry 3. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free. Ellen Urbani and Sheri Fink discuss Landfall, a novel set in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Sunday 9/13: Jonathan Corcoran, Naomi Jackson, and […]

...more

Introducing The Scofield

By

Welcome online to The Scofield, a brand new lit mag inspired by Scofield Thayer’s legendary The Dial. Edited by Tyler Malone, Dustin Illingworth, and Scott Cheshire, The Scofield aims for all its readers “to transcend our loneliness, to populate our solitude with others.” Its very first issue, which just launched, is dedicated to “David Markson & Solitude” […]

...more

Notable NYC: 5/9–5/15

By

Saturday 5/9: Lewis Freedman and Alli Warren join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 5/10: Anne Enright launches The Green Road. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free. Morgan Parker, Ryan Britt, Britt Gambino, Emily Yoon, Karolina Manko, and Nicole Testa join the Dead Rabbits. DTUT, 8 p.m., free. Monday 5/11: Jabari Asim discusses […]

...more

Notable NYC: 3/21–3/27

By

Saturday 3/21: Phil Klay reads from his National Book Award for Fiction collection Redeployment. He is joined in conversation by Rob Spillman. Brooklyn Public Library, 4 p.m., free. Rob Crawford, Sabra Embury, Hannah Assadi, Genna Rivieccio, Amanda Killian, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, Stu Watson, and Daniel Adler celebrate opiates. Mellow Pages Library, 7:30 p.m., free. Cynthia […]

...more

Notable NYC: 12/20–12/26

By

Saturday 12/20: Adam Gopnik, Mike Albo, Jami Attenberg, Charles Bock, Alexander Chee, Scott Cheshire, Ashley Ford, Lev Grossman, Rahawa Haile, Jazmine Hughes, Leslie Jamison, Bennett Madison, Ayana Mathis, Eileen Myles, Rosie Schaap, Elissa Schappell, Parul Sehgal, Rob Spillman, Emma Straub, J. Courtney Sullivan, Justin Taylor, Justin Torres, Adelle Waldman, and more will read from A […]

...more

Ride with the Devil

By

What I should have learned back then, but did not, and in fact took at least another twenty years to fully learn, is that such claims are not at all about “demonic power,” “demonic possession,” or even “the Devil,” but are actually about demonization. I learned instead to no longer only imagine evil as contained […]

...more

From Applebee’s to Published Author

By

Scott Cheshire explains that he started flirting with the woman who became his wife by telling her he had a novel coming out. Twelve years later, it did. Today, he is a published novelist with a graduate degree, but back then, Cheshire hadn’t even been to college. Over at the Huffington Post, Cheshire explains how […]

...more

Notable NYC: 9/6–9/12

By

Saturday 9/6: Sara Majka, Ted Thompson, Justin Taylor, Ingrid Nelson, and Kseniya Melnik join Slice for an evening of emerging fiction. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free. Stephen Schottenfeld reads Bluff City Pawn (August 2014), a novel about a pawn shop in Memphis. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Kim Addonizio, Luke Bloomfield, Spencer Everett, and Wendy Xu […]

...more

Notable NYC: 8/9–8/15

By

Monday 8/11: Marie-Helene Bertino, Scott Cheshire, Courtney Elizabeth Mauk, Robin E. Black, and Sackett Street founder Julia Fierro join Books Beneath the Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1, 7 p.m., free. Paula Bomer, Michael Kimball, Jamie Iredell, Brian Allen Carr, and Andrew Duncan Worthington join the Franklin Park Reading Series for small press night. Franklin […]

...more

Notable NYC: 7/5–7/11

By

Monday 7/7: Chuck Klosterman reads from I Wear the Black Hat, essays that twist the idea of villainy. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. Alena Graedon and David Burry Gerrard read from their novels. Graedon’s The Word Exchange (April 2014) explores a future dystopia without printed words. Gerrard’s Short Century (February 2014) is about a blogger who reveals […]

...more

Telling Our Stories

By

One of the few compensations of growing up as a member of a restrictive, some might even say cultish, religion, is that if you manage to get free of it as an adult, you have great stories to tell. I relate very much to Scott Cheshire’s story at Killing the Buddha because I had an […]

...more