Tonight, our pals at Underwater New York take over the Folk Art Museum tonight for a night of shipwreck-themed original songs and fiction: Readings by Sara Weiss, Claire Shefchik, and David Hollander Music by Lindsay Sullivan and the Sailors and Richard McGraw A performance by Aaron Diskin (Golem / Lycaon Pictus) and Annette Kogan (Golem) of an original musical fragment by Ben Greenman (Editor at The New Yorker, author of several books of fiction including the novel Please Step Back). […]
A pan flute, a kangamouse deity, and a little yellow bear: the Significant Objects/Underwater New York team-up has yielded three great stories by Deb Olin Unferth, Kathryn Davis, and Chris Adrian in as many days.
Bites: Ames and Haspiel Have a Talk, N+1 on Avatar, the Sucking of the Last Decade, Blue Moons, and More
Jonathan Ames and buddy Dean Haspiel have a conversation. At N+1, Caleb Crain comes right out and says Avatar gave him a “four-hour headache” in the first sentence. Fictionaut talks to Nicki Pombier Berger from Underwater New York. Slate takes a look at A Separate Peace at 50 years old. 3:AM Magazine talked to quite a few folks in 2009. The Millions calls Christopher Isherwood’s The Berlin Stories, “a book for years end”. Dangerous Minds sums up why the last […]
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 […]