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Dean Bakopoulos reads in NYC

New York FWR readers, I envy you: so many great readings lately from FWR friends and contributors! The latest treat: Dean Bakopoulos reads tomorrow night, Wednesday, April 6, at 7pm at Joe’s Pub as part of the Happy Ending Music and Reading Series. The event also features Tea Obreht, Fernanda Eberstadt, and musical guest Jay Brannan. Further Reading: If you haven’t already, read Dean’s fantastic essay “How Reading Junot Diaz Can Help America Prosper.” Visit Dean’s website to learn more about him and his work. Find Dean’s first novel, Please Don’t Come Back From the Moon, at an indie bookstore […]

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Erika Dreifus reads in NYC

Attention New Yorkers: FWR contributing editor Erika Dreifus will be reading from her debut story collection, Quiet Americans, on April 10 as part of the Sunday Salon series. She’ll be reading with Paul Lisicky, Karen Abbott, and Bino A. Realuyo. Not in NYC? On April 12, the Jewish Book Council’s Twitter Book Club will host Erika and her book for an online discussion from 12:30 to 1:10 pm EST. Follow @JewishBook and @ErikaDreifus and keep an eye on #JBCBooks for updates. And finally, Erika is giving away two Kindle “copies” of Quiet Americans to celebrate its release in Kindle format. […]

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Valerie Laken at KGB Bar this Sunday, 4/3!

FWR contributor Valerie Laken‘s story collection, Separate Kingdoms, has just come out, and those of you in NYC can hear her read from it live at KGB Bar this Sunday, April 3, at 7:00 pm. Laken will read with Cat Valente as part of KGB’s Sunday Night Fiction series. And stay tuned next month, when we’ll be giving away three copies of Separate Kingdoms in honor of Short Story Month! Further reading: Learn more about Valerie Laken and her work through this FWR interview Follow Valerie through “The Magical, Dreadful First Hundred Pages,” her essay adapted from the 2010 AWP […]