Sunday Oct 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
POWERHOUSE @ the Archway
28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street @ the Archway)
Brooklyn , NY 11201
RSVP encouraged & appreciated.
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About the Reading.
Fly by & say hi at our bookstore nest POWERHOUSE ARENA for the next installment of Pigeon Pages NYC reading series. We’ll be featuring Hannah Tinti, Morgan Jerkins, Fran Tirado, Raven Leilani, & Carlie Hoffman, hosted by Alisson Wood.
About the Readers.
HANNAH TINTI is the author of the bestselling novel The Good Thief, which won The Center for Fiction’s first novel prize, and the story collection Animal Crackers, a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her new novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, is a national bestseller and has been optioned for television. She teaches creative writing at New York University’s MFA program and co-founded the Sirenland Writers Conference. Tinti is also the co-founder and executive editor of One Story magazine, which won the AWP Small Press Publisher Award, CLMP’s Firecracker Award, and the PEN/Magid Award for Excellence in Editing.
MORGAN JERKINS is the author of the New York Times bestseller, This Will Be My Undoing. Her short form work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, ELLE, and The Atlantic, among many others. She’s based in Harlem.
CARLIE HOFFMAN‘s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, New England Review, North American Review, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 92Y/Discovery Poetry Prize, an Amy Award from Poets & Writers and was listed as one of Narrative Magazine’s 30 below 30 poets. Originally from New Jersey, she lives in Brooklyn and is the Editor-in-Chief of Small Orange Poetry Journal and teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
RAVEN LEILANI has been published in Granta, Narrative Magazine, Columbia Literary Journal, New Delta Review, Bat City Review, and Pigeon Pages. Work is forthcoming in New England Review and Florida Review. She is a Goldwater fellow, a recipient of the Narrative Poetry Prize, the Matt Clark Prize, Bat City Review’s short fiction prize, Blue Earth Review’s short fiction prize. She is the fiction editor at Ruminate Magazine, and an MFA candidate at NYU.
FRAN TIRADO is the Executive Editor of Hello Mr, co-host of the Food 4 Thot podcast, and co-creator of Communion, a not-for-profit queer-only dinner gathering and artist collective. He has been published in Vice, Buzzfeed, Broadly, them., INTO, and Teen Vogue and has been recognized as one of Brooklyn’s 30 Under 30 for his work in editing, researching, documenting, convening, and creating community for queer people.
ABOUT YOUR HOST
ALISSON WOOD’s writing has been published in places including The New York Times, Catapult, and Epiphany. She won the inaugural Breakout 8 Writers Prize, chosen by Alexander Chee, Hannah Tinti, and Tracey O’Neill on behalf of Epiphany magazine and the Author’s Guild. A graduate of NYU, she is a Professor of Creative Writing for undergraduates at her alma mater. You can find her online at alissonwood.com or on Twitter at @LiteraryTSwift. Her memoir, BEING LOLITA, is forthcoming from Flatiron Books (Macmillan).