Saturday 12/10: Mike Albo, Sandra Bauleo, Alexander Chee, Marcy Dermansky, Natalie Diaz, Elif Batuman, Angela Flournoy, Jill Hennessy, Alice Sola Kim, Téa Obreht, Rosie Schaap, Elissa Schappell, Parul Sehgal, Jamil Smith, Rob Spillman, Emma Straub, Peter Straub, J. Courtney Sullivan, Marie-Helene Bertino, Ted Dodson, Chinelo Okparanta, Lisa Lucas and others read from Charles Dicken’s A […]
Saturday 11/26: Sarah Kay, Maeve Higgins, Phil Kaye, and Mark Doss read for refugees, as part of the Festival to Improve the World. The Wild Project, 4 p.m., $10. Monday 11/28: Jason Diamond launches Searching for John Hughes with a conversation with Danielle Henderson. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free. David Rivard and Sarah Sarai join the […]
The late David Bowie was a great inspiration for many different authors. Over at Electric Literature, some of them—including Aleksander Hemon, Porochista Khakpour, Ru Freeman, Amber Sparks, and Marie-Helene Bertino—reveal how the British artist influenced their life and work.
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Marie-Helene Bertino. Bertino’s debut novel 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas is a Barnes & Noble Fall ’14 Discover Great New Writers pick and a Best Book of 2014 at NPR, Popsugar, BuzzFeed, Flavorwire, and others. Her debut collection of short stories Safe as Houses received The 2012 Iowa Short […]
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 […]
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 […]