Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

Because the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov (we hope)

Wednesday, April 30th

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The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, April 30th will feature John Reed, Sarah Gerard, and Erika Anderson.

The reading will occur in The Back Room at Jimmy’s No. 43 at 7:30 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

John Reed is the author of the novels, A Still Small Voice (Delacorte Press), The Whole (MTV / Simon & Schuster), the SPD bestseller, Snowball’s Chance (Roof Books, tenth anniversary edition from Melville House), All The World’s A Grave: A New Play By William Shakespeare (Penguin / Plume), and Tales of Woe (MTV Press). He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and is the Senior Editor of the Brooklyn Rail. His fiction, essays, poetry and cultural criticism have been published in Paper Magazine, Popmatters, the New York Press, Timeout New York, Artforum, Bomb Magazine, Playboy, Vice, Out Magazine, Art in America, the PEN Poetry Series, the Los Angeles Times, the Good Men Project, the Paris Review, the Believer, the Rumpus, the Daily Beast, Slate, and the Wall Street Journal. John is a member of the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle.

Sarah Gerard’s novel Binary Star is forthcoming from Two Dollar Radio in January 2015. Her chapbook Things I Told My Mother was published by Von Zos in 2013. Short works have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily, Bookforum, Slice Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Music & Literature, The American Reader and other journals. She holds an MFA from The New School and works at BOMB Magazine.

Erika Anderson teaches creative nonfiction for the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Creative Nonfiction, Interview Magazine, Electric Literature’s blog The Outlet, Hunger Mountain, the Brooklyn Rail and other publications. She co-hosts the Renegade Reading Series for emerging writers and live tweets the Franklin Park Reading Series. She has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Brooklyn.


Jimmy’s No. 43
43 East 7th Street (Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
Take the 6 train to Astor Place or the R/N train to 8th Street/NYU or the F train to 2nd Avenue

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