Mile-High (Reading) Club


The hottest new reading series launches at 35,000 feet. Southwest Airlines has added authors to its Artists on the Fly program meaning passengers have the chance experience an inflight author reading, reports Slate. The first author was Eric Greitens who read from his latest book, a series of letters about veterans with PTSD. The program has in the past included live concerts. Artists are compensated with free airfare.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →