Posted by Tobias Carroll Earlier this year, the musician and poet Zach Barocas took part in our Washington/Baltimore Civic Pride event. At around the same time, we also interviewed him, along with his bandmates in BELLS≥. Among other things, Barocas runs The Cultural Society, which has released books and music for a decade now. Hence: they’re throwing a party. Details can be found here.
Vol.1’s monthly reading series returns to the Brooklyn Winery on March 23rd, for an night of readings presented in conjunction with the fine writers, theorists, and critics at Big Other. When: March 23rd, beginning at 7 PM. Where: The Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY Who: Marcy Dermansky, Norman Lock, and Lincoln Michel Facebook RSVP here.
The editors at Vol. 1 would like to draw your attention to a new non-profit publisher, Madras Press. A literary and philanthropic project, this new printing press publishes individually bound stories and novella-length booklets featuring writers such as Aimee Bender, Trinie Dalton, Joy Williams, and Rebecca Lee. All of their proceeds are donated to a list of charitable organizations chosen by their authors. Directly from their website, “The format of our books provides readers with the opportunity to experience a […]
There are the obvious selling points to hosting a reading series in a book store or a bar. The extra support from getting new customers into an indie bookstore is always good and in terms of cozy factor, can anything really beat a book store? (especially one with a good cat). A bar? Well, I’ve always heard people mention that nobody likes to drink quite like a writer, and I have learned that over the last twelve months as curator […]