Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

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

Wednesday, February 25th

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The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, February 25th will feature Adam Wilson, Will Chancellor, and Samantha K. Smith.

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.

Adam Wilson is the author of the novel Flatscreen, a National Jewish Book Award Finalist, and the collection of short stories What’s Important Is Feeling. His stories have appeared in The Paris Review, Tin House, VICE, and The Best American Short Stories, among many other publications. In 2012 he received the Terry Southern Prize, which recognizes “wit, panache, and sprezzatura” in work published by The Paris Review. He teaches creative writing at NYU and Columbia and lives in Brooklyn.

Will Chancellor grew up in Hawaii and Texas. In order to research his new novel, A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall, he collaborated with conceptual artist Daniel Subkoff on a 14-foot clay sculpture for the New Museum, completed a two-month solo traverse of Iceland from westernmost to easternmost tip, crashed Art Basel, joined a water polo team, wore an eyepatch for weeks at a time, and learned Ancient Greek. He is currently at work on his next novel, To Test the Meaning of Certain Dreams.

Samantha K. Smith is a native New Yorker who earned her MFA in creative writing from Hunter College, where she now works as an adjunct instructor. Her published work can be seen in Bustle, Vol. 1 BrooklynGranta, The Common, and Tottenville Review. Follow her @samanthakristia


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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