Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

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

Our Spring Season Finale is Wednesday, May 23

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Dixon Place Presents The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

We are pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 will feature Sara Lippmann, Angelica Baker, and Idra Novey.

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

Sara Lippmann’s debut collection, Doll Palace (Dock Street Press) was long-listed for the 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. She was the recipient of an artist’s fellowship in fiction from New York Foundation for the Arts, and her work has appeared in Slice Magazine, storySouth, Tupelo Quarterly, Midnight Breakfast, Wigleaf, and elsewhere. She teaches at Rutgers University and with Ditmas Writing Workshops and pisses time @saralippmann.

Angelica Baker was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her first novel, Our Little Racket, was named one of the most anticipated books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Elle, and Publishers Weekly, among other outlets. It will be published by Ecco in paperback this July.

Idra Novey is the author of the novels Those Who Knew, forthcoming from Viking in November 2018, and Ways to Disappear, winner of the 2017 Sami Rohr Prize, the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Prize, and a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize for First Fiction. Her poetry collections include Exit, Civilian, selected for the 2011 National Poetry Series, The Next Coun­try, a final­ist for the 2008 Fore­word Book of the Year Award, and Clarice: The Visitor, a collaboration with the artist Erica Baum. Her fiction and poetry have been translated into ten languages and she’s written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, NPR’s All Things Con­sid­ered, New York Magazine, and The Paris Review. She is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Poets & Writ­ers Mag­a­zine, the PEN Trans­la­tion Fund, and the Poetry Foundation. She has also translated the work of several prominent Brazilian writers, most recently Clarice Lispector’s novel The Pas­sion Accord­ing to G.H. She’s taught at Prince­ton Uni­ver­sity, Columbia, NYU, Fordham, the Catholic University of Chile, and in the Bard Prison Initiative. She is currently the Visiting Writer at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting at NYU.

 

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

Directions:

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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