A couple of years ago, the long-running postpunk band Girls Against Boys got back together. This was excellent news to our ears: the band blended an irreverent sensibility with tautly played music, and the result were a number of albums that have held up very well over the years. We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be co-sponsoring a show (along with Brooklyn Vegan) pairing them with fellow Vol.1 Brooklyn faves SAVAK on November 3rd.
Announcing “SPOKE: Images and Stories from the 1980’s Washington, DC Punk Scene” at WORD Brooklyn
We’ve worked with the fine people at Akashic Books on a few events now, and we’re happy to announce that we’ll be teaming up with them again to celebrate the release of the new book from Scott Crawford, the writer, editor, and filmmaker behind the documentary Salad Days.
Announcing the Release Event for D. Foy’s “Patricide” at BookCourt
This October brings with it the release of D. Foy’s new novel, Patricide. We were tremendous admirers of his 2014 debut, Made to Break, and talked with him about it at the time of its release. And we’re happy to be presenting the New York release event for Patricide, which will feature readings and a discussion from a quartet of writers–D. Foy, Mira Jacob, Will Chancellor, and Elizabeth Crane–on the subject of parents and children in fiction. Vol.1 Brooklyn’s Tobias […]
Announcing the Greatest 3-Minute Pizza Stories at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
Pizza. What’s not to love? Perhaps you’re fond of a particular topping; maybe you’re a devotee of a well-made Sicilian pie. It’s one of the most flexible foods out there, and one of the most reliably delicious. So we’re happy to announce that the next installment of our 3-Minute Story series will focus on this perennial favorite, and will feature an array of fantastic writers. Sharing stories of pizza will be: Silvia Killingsworth Dan Saltzstein Jen Doll Brenna Ehrlich Pilot […]
Announcing Vol.1 Brooklyn at Popsickle Seven
We’ve taken part in Popsickle, an annual event that brings together literary organizations from throughout Brooklyn, for several years now, and we’re excited to announced that we’ll be doing it again this year. The seventh installment of Popsickle will take place on Saturday, June 11 at Throne Watches (41-43 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY). Reading on behalf of Vol.1 Brooklyn will be Jane Liddle and Kyle Lucia Wu, two writers whose work we admire considerably.
Celebrating Jane Liddle’s Short Story Collection “Murder” at WORD
We’re very excited about the forthcoming publication of Jane Liddle’s collection Murder by 421 Atlanta. We’ve published her fiction here at Vol.1 Brooklyn, and we’re honored to be presenting her book release party at WORD this April. Joining her for readings will be Sean H. Doyle and Hannah Sloane. All three will read, followed by a conversation between Doyle and Liddle.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn presents 3-Minute Stories: Just Desserts
Short tales about the delicious, the overly-sweet, and the slices of life you wish you could just send back. With: Kat Kinsman Jen Doll Margaret Eby Helena Fitzgerald Jaya Saxena Marina Bull Claire Beaudreault Kashana Cauley Emily Fleischaker Gabriella Paiella Hosted by Jason Diamond
Announcing Camille Perri and Jason Diamond in Conversation at Community Bookstore
We’re excited to be hosting Camille Perri at Community Bookstore with her debut novel, The Assistants. In their review of The Assistants, Publishers Weekly called it “a smart and fresh novel,” and J. Courtney Sullivan dubbed it “9 to 5 for the student loan generation.” At the event, Perri will be in conversation with Vol.1 Brooklyn founder Jason Diamond.