Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

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

Wednesday, March 22nd

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Dixon Place Presents The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

We are pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, March 22nd will feature Keisha Naomi BushLuis Jaramillo, and John Reed.

The reading will occur in the lounge at Dixon Place at 7:30 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Keisha Naomi Bush was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts and has lived in New York City for sixteen years. She currently lives in East Harlem. She has received writing fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center and VONA Voices. She received her MFA in creative writing from The New School where she was a Riggio Honors Teaching Fellow, Eugene Lang College Teaching Assistant and recipient of a NSPE Dean’s Scholarship. She has her Bachelors of Science in business management from Bentley University. Her debut novel, No Heaven For Good Boys, was acquired by Cindy Spiegel at Spiegel & Grau/Random House for a Spring 2018 publication.

Luis Jaramillo is the author of The Doctor’s Wife, winner of the Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Contest, an Oprah Book of the Week, and one of NPR’s Best Books of 2012. Luis’s work has also appeared in Open City, Gamers (Soft Skull Press), Tin House Magazine, H.O.W. Journal, and Red Line Blues. He is the Director of the Writing Program at the New School, where he is also co-editor of the journal The Inquisitive Eater: New School Food. He has led workshops on yoga and writing at the New School Summer Writers Colony, NYU Paris, and the Laughing Lotus Yoga Studios in Manhattan and San Francisco. He received an undergraduate degree from Stanford and an MFA from The New School.

John Reed is the author of four novels: A Still Small Voice, Snowball’s Chance, The Whole, All the World’s a Grave: A New Play by William Shakespeare, and Free Boat: Collected Lies and Love Poems.

The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during and after the show. Bar proceeds directly support DP’s artists and mission.


Dixon Place
161A Chrystie Street, between Rivington and Delancey.

Nearby Subway Stops:
F to 2nd Avenue
J Z to Bowery
6 to Spring
M to Essex
B D to Grand


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