Join us on Thursday, April 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 at KGB Bar, when Behind the Book hosts another evening of free readings by exceptional writers: Askold Melnyczuk and Felicia Sullivan
WHAT: The Behind the Book Reading Series
WHEN: Thursday, April 10 from 7:00 to 9:00pm -- FREE
WHERE: KGB Bar, 85 East Fourth Street
(between Second & Third Aves.; take the F/V to Second Ave. or the 6 to Astor Place).
CONTACT: email@example.com or http://www.kgbbar.com/
Askold Melnyczuk is the author of House of Widows, which will appear next year. His novel Ambassador of the Dead was one of The Los Angeles Times Best Books of 2002. His first novel, What Is Told, was a New York Times Notable Book. He has published a novella, Blind Angel, about the life of Rimbaud and has received a Lila Wallace Writer’s Award and the McGinnis Prize in fiction. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Gettysburg Review, The LA Times, Ploughshares, The Antioch Review, and The Nation. Founding editor of Agni, he is currently publisher of Arrowsmith Books. Mr. Melnyczuk has taught at Harvard University and currently teaches at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and in the Bennington Graduate Writing Seminars.
Felicia Sullivan is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Her work has been published in Swink, Post Road, Mississippi Review, Redivider, Pindeldyboz, Ballyhoo Stories, Publisher’s Weekly, the anthologies, Homewrecker – An Atlas of Illicit Loves (Soft Skull Press, 2005) and in Money Changes Everything (Doubleday, January 2007), among other publications. Recently, an excerpt from her memoir, The Sky Isn’t Visible From Here, was a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2006 collection. She has been awarded fellowships from Tin House magazine & SLS Literary Seminars. She is the founder of the literary journal, Small Spiral Notebook, and is also the co-founder of the Non-Fiction series at KGB Bar in NYC.
Behind the Book is a literacy nonprofit working with low-income students in NYC public schools. Our mission is to excite children and young adults about reading. Working in the 1st-12th grades, we bring authors and their books into individual classrooms to build literacy skills and a new generation of book readers.
Official Website: http://www.behindthebook.org/readings.html
Added by Harini on March 28, 2008