Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

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Wednesday, September 26

Dixon Place Presents The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

We are pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, September 26 will feature Julie Buntin, Tyler Wetherall, and Susan Buttenwieser.

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

Julie Buntin is from northern Michigan. Her debut novel, MARLENA, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, longlisted for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and named a best book of 2017 by over thirteen outlets, including The Washington Post, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Vogue, The New York Times Book Review, Guernica, and other publications. She has taught creative writing at New York University, Yale Writers’ Workshop, and Marymount Manhattan College, and is the Director of Writing Programs at Catapult. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Tyler Wetherall is the author of the memoir NO WAY HOME. Her short fiction has been included in journals such as The Gettysburg Review and Brooklyn Vol. 1, and she works as Deputy Editor for literary journal The Wrong Quarterly. Her journalism has appeared in a wide range of publications including The Guardian, The Brooklyn Magazine, and Vice, amongst others. She lives between London and New York, where she works from writer’s membership space The Oracle Club.

Susan Buttenwieser‘s debut story collection is forthcoming from Four Way Books. Her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and appeared in Epiphany, The Cossack Review, Atticus Review and other publications. She contributes new features to Women’s Media Center and has been awarded several fiction fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She also teaches creative writing in New York City public schools in high poverty neighborhoods, with incarcerated women and older adults.

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