THE WRITERS STUDIO READING SERIES
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 7 p.m: The Writers Studio Celebrates The Pushcart Prize XXXIX: Best of the Small Presses 2015
The Strand Bookstore. 824 Broadway at East 12th street, NYC
This year our annual celebration features Andre Dubus III, author of the novels House of Sand and Fog and most recently Dirty Love; David Means, one of the finest short story writers working today; Kim Addonizio, whose latest collection of poetry, The Palace of Illusions, came out in September 2014; and alt-country singer-songwriter Jim White, who will read from his memoir piece on David Byrne. Writers Studio member, Michelle Seaton, whose story "The Prospects" was awarded a 2015 Pushcart Prize, will join.
Buy a copy of the featured event book or a $15 Strand gift card at the main floor registers or at the door in order to attend this event. All options admit one person.
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"One of the smartest audiences I've ever encountered. More than a reading--a communal event."
-GARY SHTEYNGART, author of Absurdistan (Cocolalla Press, 2006) and The Russian Debutante's Handbook (Penguin Putnam 2002)
-MARK RUDMAN, editor of Pequod magazine, winner of The National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, author of The Couple (Wesleyan University Press 2002).
“The vibe of the real world was everywhere present. The joyous presence of reality was palpable in the room. Here were people living life interested in hearing about life. And this is why we write: to connect.”