Mile-High (Reading) Club

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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's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →