Wednesday, May 1 – 6PM
The White Swallow Reading Series

Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street, NYC
http://corneliastreetcafe.com/

David McConnell is the author of American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage among Men, a literary take on “True Crime” non-fiction (Akashic, 2012). Sebastian Junger calls it “A stunning exploration of Manhood in America.” Publishers Weekly describes it as a “Journalistic tour de force.” And Evan Wright, author of Generation Kill, praises it as “A masterpiece of reportage.”

His is also the author of the novels The Silver Hearted, a novel, 2010, a finalist for the Lammy and Ferro-Grumley Award, and The Firebrat, which came out in 2004. His short fiction and journalism have appeared widely in journals and anthologies.

Fiona Maazel is the author of the novels Last Last Chance (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008; Picador Paperback, 2009) and Woke Up Lonely (Graywolf, 2013). She is winner of the Bard Prize for Fiction and a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35″ honoree. Her work has appeared in Boston Book Review, Conjunctions, Fence, GQ, Glamour, The New York Times, The NY Times Sunday Book Review, Salon, This American Life, Tin House, The Village Voice, The Yale Review, and elsewhere. She teaches at Brooklyn College, New York University, Columbia, and Princeton, and was appointed the Picador Guest Professor at the University of Leipzig, Germany, for the spring of 2012.

Melinda Moustakis is the author of the debut collection Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories, which won the Flannery O’ Connor Award. She was named a 2011 5 Under 35 writer by the National Book Foundation and is currently a Hodder Fellow at The Lewis Center of the Arts at Princeton University.

Hosted by Angelo Nikolopoulos
$8 cover includes a free drink

 

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[Photo: David McConnell]



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