40th St. & 6th Ave.
New York City, New York

Popular authors from McSweeney’s literary magazine discuss their contributions to the four-time National Magazine Award nominated Believer magazine, now in its fifth year. Host Starlee Kine (This American Life Producer) talks with past contributors Arthur Phillips (The Song is You), James Hannaham (God Says No), Jessica Anthony (The Convalescent), Brandon Stosuy (Senior Writer at Stereogum), and Joe Hagan (Writer for The Believer and New York Magazine) at this lunchtime reading.

This essential anthology collects the best in creative nonfiction, the best in literary journalism, and the best writing in English from the beginning of the twenty-first century, from one of the smartest, weirdest, and funniest magazines in the country.

The event is FREE and open to the public. For updates and additional information, please visit the website at www.bryantpark.org. The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas. Rain Venue: Library of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen 20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue).

Official Website: http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/wordforword.php

Added by Books212 on July 20, 2009

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