WIP Reading, Tuesday, July 29th, 7 – 9PM @ 61 Bergen St – Brooklyn

2014_XX-LITWRAP-Writing_in_Progress-illo-r1-1LitWrap Summer Party
Tuesday, July 29th, 7 – 9PM
61 Local (Cobble Hill)
61 Bergen St, Brooklyn

We are so excited to bring you our third LITWRAP Works-In-Progress reading, with an awesome
lineup of local writers: Kris Waldherr, Brian Erickson, Ilana Kramer, Sarah Seltzer, Rachel Lyon, Max Bean, Mary Lannon, and Gerard Cabrera. Grab a drink downstairs and join us UPSTAIRS for some words and inspiration. Hope to see you in real life for hugs and high fives!

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Supported by a grant from Poets and Writers

It’s A Good Time To Be A Girl

Yes Is The Answer (Barnacle Books/Rare Bird Books)
Reading at Skylight Books on June 14, 2013

photoLast night’s progressive rock reading inspired one audience member to ask the panel of writers why there weren’t any girls interested in the genre.  We have two, one panelist responded, thinking the guy was asking about the number of female writers in the anthology.  No, in bands, as musicians, the questioner said.  And you know what I said? Out loud (like not in my mind?)  AW COME ON!

Yes dear readers, my social life in LA has come so far as to be the heckler at free bookstore events that begin and end before it gets dark.  I go, I ask bad questions and now I also make comments on other people who do the same.  Things are really on the up! Continue reading It’s A Good Time To Be A Girl

A House of Work, A House of Warmth: An Evening With The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop

Having just moved to New York this fall, I’m super fresh to the New York writers’ community.  Finding good, true outlets for writing has been a major goal. However, there is so much this city has to offer, and at times knowing where to begin has felt straight up overwhelming. It is lucky, then, that my first assignment with Litwrap was to cover Sackett Street’s ongoing readings. Continue reading A House of Work, A House of Warmth: An Evening With The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop