Monday, June 6, 2011

Upcoming Events

In an attempt to prove once and for all that I can read out loud, I have agreed to do several readings in the Brooklyn/Manhattan bi-borough area. Many of these events are still taking shape, so I will update this list with more information as things develop. I will also add whole new events as The Great Frustration continues to win over hearts and minds.

Fiction Addiction
Date: June 28th, 2011
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: 2A
Attire: Festive
Event Status: Total Victory

Vol. 1 Brooklyn
Date: July 13th, 2011
Time: TBA
Location: Bookthugnation
Attire: Jean short casual
Other readers: Adam Novy, Christian TeBordo, and Katarina Hybenova
Event Status: Total Victory

Freerange Reading Series
Date: August 3rd, 2011
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Pianos
Attire: Female bullfighter
Other readers: Deb Olin Unferth, B.C. Edwards, Courtney Maum, Carmela Ciuraru
Event Status: Pyrrich Victory

The Urbanists: An Art Show

Date: August 19th, 2011
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Veronica People's Club
Attire: Champagne Helmets
Other Readers/Artists: Someone literally named 'Ammo', Ryan O'Connell, M.J. Corey, Grace Moon, A.K. Burns, Brooks Turner, Daniela Dusak, Dana Givens
Event Status: Victory conceded to Ammo

Franklin Park Reading Series
Date: September 12th, 2011
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Franklin Park
Attire: Old-timey diving equipment
Other readers: Emma Straub, Tiphanie Yanique, Michael Showalter
Event Status: Total Victory

Brooklyn Book Festival
In and Out of Time: Reading/Q&A on going beyond non-linear narrative
Date: September 18th, 2011
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: St. Francis McCardle Hall
Attire: Dinosaur costume optional
Other readers: Diana Gabaldon, Samantha Hunt
Event Status: Total Victory

Brooklyn Book Festival
Short and Sweet (and Sour): Reading/Q&A
Date: September 18th, 2011
Time: 5:00PM
Location: St. Francis Volpe Library
Attire: Volpe bookish
Other readers: Amelia Gray, Clark Blaise
Event Status:  Total Victory

Word Bookstore
Date: October 2nd, 2011
Time: 7PM
Location: Word Bookstore
Attire: Circus wedding
Other readers: Charles Yu
Event Status: Total Victory

Happy Endings Reading Series
Date: October 5th, 2011
Time: 7PM
Location: Joe's Pub
Attire: Short robe formal
Other readers: Paul La Farge, Jesse Ball
Event Status: Total Victory

Dangit I'm Thirsty! Music & Reading Series: Scary Story Night
Date: October 25th, 2011
Location: 113 North 7th Street (Brooklyn)
Attire: Starter Jacket Formal
Other Readers: Chloe Caldwell
Event Status: Total Victory

Winter Wheat
Date: November 12th, 2011
Time: TBA
Location: Bowling Green State University (Go Falcons!)
Attire: Spiderman casual
Other readers: Kevin Wilson