****Four more writers, four more stories!****
@ the next Sunday Salon. 7:00pm, no cover.
Join us at Stain Bar, 766 Grand St. in Williamsburg (take "L" to Grand, walk 1 blk west).
Nita & Caroline
MARCY DERMANSKY is a MacDowell Fellow and the winner of the 2002 Smallmouth Press Andre Dubus Novella Award, and the 1999 Story Magazine Carson McCullers short story prize. Her stories have been published in numerous literary journals, including McSweeneys, The Alaska Quarterly Review, and The Indiana Review, and included in the anthology Love Stories: A Literary Companion to Tennis. She is a film critic for About.com and belongs to the New York Online Film Critics Society. Her book, TWINS, was published by William Morrow in September of this year. Marcy lives in Astoria, New York. She is not an identical twin.
RENE GEORG VASICEK'S essays have appeared in Divide, High Times, and Yuan Yang. He holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Sarah Lawrence College. He teaches writing at Hofstra University and Globe Institute of Technology. René is currently at work on a coming-of-age story about his misadventures in Czechoslovakia and Long Island. He lives in Astoria, Queens, with his wife Catherine and their dog Sonja.
JAMES VANOOSTING has published ten books to date. In 2005, he brought out a novel, Walking Mary, with HarperCollins, as well as And The Flesh Became Word: Reflections Theological and Aesthetic with Crossroad. He's now at work on a tetralogy of novels. He teaches at Fordham University.
TOM BEER grew up in Corning, New York, and Concord Massachusetts, and attended Carleton College. He has worked at Bantam Books, and from 1995 to 2000 he was an editor at Out magazine. Since then he has worked as a freelance editor and journalist, and his nonfiction writing has appeared in Newsday, The Washington Post, The Village Voice, InStyle, Travel + Leisure, A&E Biography magazine, Poz magazine, and other publications. In 2004 he was the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in fiction. He is currently at work on a collection of stories set in Sri Lanka, where he lived in 1989 and 1990.
Added by LACerand on November 13, 2005