Animal Farm Reading Series
May
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

Animal Farm Reading Series

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Ladies and gentlemen! After a six-month absence, THE FARM, NYC's destination for the newest and best satirical and/or critical writing in any genre, finally returns to grace us all with some top-flight writing and good times.

And this one is going to be special: together with writers CHRISTINE SMALLWOOD, TONY TULATHIMUTTE, ALICE SOLA KIM, and KAITLIN PHILLIPS, we are throwing a PARTY at 61 Local! You won't want to miss this opportunity to reunite with all of your FARM friends and meet some new ones too.

The fun starts at 7:30 pm and admission is FREE. Beverages will be provided courtesy of the series. INVISIBLE DOG ART CENTER is located at 51 Bergen Street in Cobble Hill--F/G train to Bergen Street, 2/3/4/5 or R to Borough Hall, or A/C to Jay Street.

Christine Smallwood has published stories in The Paris Reviewn+1, and Vice. She writes the "New Books" column for Harper's Magazine.

Tony Tulathimutte’s novel Private Citizens was called “the first great millennial novel” by New York Magazine. A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has written for The New York Times, VICE, WIRED, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic, n+1, Playboy, The Paris Review, and many others. He has received a 2017 Whiting Award, an O. Henry Award, and a MacDowell Fellowship, and appeared as a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Alice Sola Kim's writing has appeared in publications such as McSweeney'sTin HouseBuzzFeed Reader, Asimov's Science FictionThe Village Voice, and Lenny. She is a winner of the 2016 Whiting Award, and has received grants and scholarships from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Elizabeth George Foundation.

Kaitlin Phillips is a writer living in New York. She has written for ArtforumBookforumn+1, New YorkInterview, and the Vice fiction issue. 

Patrick W. Gallagher is HOAF (Host of Animal Farm). His writing has appeared in Gawker Review of Books, n+1, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Adirondack Review, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, and elsewhere, and he holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from NYU. You can get his novel Pollen here!

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Let America Be America Again
May
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

Let America Be America Again

Join Public Books at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in Soho for a public reading and political action.

Moustafa Bayoumi, Alexandra Kleeman, Roy Scranton, Mychal Denzel Smith, Salamishah Tillet, Tony Tulathimutte, and Emily Witt will read passages by their favorite authors, past and present, that help us envision a better America.

After the readings, stay for drinks and a postcard-writing session, where you can send quotes from the readings (or from your own favorite books) to your representatives.

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Selected Shorts
May
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

Selected Shorts

  • Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space (map)
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Can an author pack a punch or move you to tears in three pages or less? Join us for a night of Selected (really short!) Shorts as we prove that small can be mighty and less can be more. Stories will include five original works of Flash Fiction chosen and commissioned by Selected Shorts and BuzzFeed Books. Authors Danielle Evans (Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self), Alexandra Kleeman (You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine), Lincoln Michel (Upright Beasts), Tony Tulathimutte (Private Citizens), and Jenny Zhang (Dear Jenny, We Are All Find). Also featuring the winning entry of the 2017 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Contest.

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This Asian-American Life - Columbia APA Heritage Month Reading
Apr
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

This Asian-American Life - Columbia APA Heritage Month Reading

As a nod to NPR's "This American Life," APAHM presents "This Asian-American Life," an evening reading with award-winning writers HUA HSU, TANWI NANDINI ISLAM, LARISSA PHAM, and TONY TULATHIMUTTE.

Hear them read about their personal experiences as Asian Americans, and through their storytelling, celebrate and reflect on what it means to be Asian-American.

This is a FREE event! Refreshments will be served.

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