Reading Series April 30th at Happy Ending Lounge

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01/22/2010

Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Join us on FRIDAY, APRIL 30th, 8pm at Happy Ending, 302 Broome Street on the Lower East Side.  Free, and open to the public.

 

 

Readers are PATRICK W. GALLAGHER, ERIC NELSON,  DOROTHY SPEARS, and FAITH WURTZEL. The host is CONNOR GAUDET.

Patrick W. Gallagher is the founder, curator, and host of Animal Farm Reading Series and a former managing editor of Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Adirondack Review, PopMatters, The Battered Suitcase, Wheelhouse, Crossings, and elsewhere. Patrick is writing his PhD dissertation in the Department of Comparative Literature at NYU.

Eric Nelson is an emerging writer originally from New Jersey, the son of a nurse and machinist. His first collection of fiction, The Silk City Series, was released in March of 2010 by Knickerbocker Circus Publishing.

Dorothy Spears is a New York-based writer and arts journalist. Her anthology, Flight Patterns: A Century of Stories About Flying, was published last year by Open City Books.

Faith Wurtzel grew up in a Foreign Service family, in Vienna, Bonn, and Washington, DC. After masterfully failing to make a living as a writer, she was forced to explore other money-making-yet-legal careers. Faith and has previously contributed to Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, and sends crabby letters to The New York Times, some of which have actually been published.

Connor Gaudet is a Brooklyn-based writer whose work has been rejected by The New Yorker, The New York Times, Newsweek, and The Missouri Review. Diarist, embellisher, and non-fiction storyteller, he occasionally comes clean at thedailyhell.typepad.com.

Happy Ending is located at 302 Broome Street in the Lower East Side. The phone number is 212.334.9676. www.happyendinglounge.com

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