The White Swallow Reading Series

The White Swallow, a queerish reading series in Manhattan’s West Village, features emerging and established poets and fiction writers.

Hosted monthly by Angelo Nikolopoulos.

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham reads with queer writers B.C. Edwards, A.M. Homes, and Justin Torres.

B.C. Edwards is a producer at The Upright Citizens Brigade theater in New York. He was awarded the 2011 Hudson Prize for fiction and is the author of the collected stories The Aversive Clause (Fall 2012) as well as two collections of poetry To Mend Small Children, (February 2012) and From the Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes (Fall 2013).

A.M. Homes is the author of the novels, We Must Be Forgiven, This Book Will Save Your Life, Music For Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, and Jack, as well as the short-story collections, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects, the travel memoir, Los Angeles: People, Places and The Castle on the Hill.

Justin Torres is the author of the novel We the Animals. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, Glimmer Train, and other publications. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is a recipient of the Rolón Unied States Artist Fellowship in Literature, and the Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University.

Cornelia Street Cafe

29 Cornelia Street (between 4th Street and Bleecker)

Subways: A, C, E, B, D, F, V, to West 4th Street/Washington Square

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Time: 6:00 pm

$8 cover includes a drink



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