“Our Next Reading is”…
Saturday, November 9th at 6:45PM
SPECIAL GUEST HOST: Tim Tomlinson
Your reader/writers (bios below):
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, 2nd Floor
Saturday, November 9th
As always, Trumpet Fiction is sponsored by DUCTS.org and the New York Writers Workshop.
Stephen Policoff’s first novel Beautiful Somewhere Else, won the James Jones Award and was published by Carroll & Graf in 2004. His essay, “Music Today?” about his disabled daughter’s experience in music therapy, won the Fish Short Memoir Prize and was published in Fish Anthology 2012 (West Cork University Press, Ireland). His second novel, Come Away will be published by Dzanc Books in 2014.
Ifeona Fulani holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in Comparative Literature, both from New York University. She is author of a novel, Seasons of Dust (Harlem River Press, 1997) a collection of short stories titled Ten Days in Jamaica (Peepal Tree Press, 2012), a children’s story titled Visitors and a screenplay titled On Beale Street. She has published short stories in the Beacon’s Best anthology series, in Small Axe, and in Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noir. She has also published scholarly essays in journals including Anthurium, Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies and Small Axe and an edited volume of essays titled Archipelagos of Sound: Transnational Caribbeanities, Women and Music (University of West Indies Press, 2012). She currently teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University.
Michael Rectenwald has taught writing and cultural history at New York University since 2008. He received a B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.A. from Case Western Reserve University, and a Ph.D. in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University. At age twenty, Michael was an apprentice poet to Allen Ginsberg at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, at Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. In addition to publishing essays in his field of cultural studies and the history of science, he writes poetry, fiction, personal essays, and political commentary. In 1991, he published The Eros of the Baby Boom Eras (poetry) and in 2013, The Thief and Other Stories, and Breach: Collected Poems. His professional website is at http://www.michaelrectenwald.com; he blogs at Apogee Publishing: http://www.apogeepublishing.com/; and his political commentary can be found at http://www.legitgov.org.
Guest Host Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop, and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. His recent fiction and poetry appear or are forthcoming in Asia Writes, Caribbean Vistas, Citron Review, The Dirty Napkin, Extracts, Full of Crow, Otis Nebula, Soundings Review, The Tule Review, Unshod Quills, Write Place At the Write Time, and in the anthology Long Island Noir (Akashic Books).