About the Event: POLITICS AND LETTERS COME TOGETHER FOR AN EVENING OF READINGS BY ELISSA SCHAPPELL, TÉA OBREHT, AND STUDENT CONTRIBUTORS TO 12TH STREET ISSUE 5, PUBLISHED BY THE NEW SCHOOL WRITING PROGRAM.
Date and time: Wednesday, May 9th, 7:00 pm
Location: 17th Street Union Square Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
Fee: Free and open to the public.
About the authors:
Téa Obreht is a 2011 National Book Award finalist and winner of the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction for her debut novel, The Tiger’s Wife. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker and The Atlantic and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories.
Elissa Schappell is the author of Use Me, a collection of linked short stories and finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award. She is a contributing editor and book columnist for “Hot Type” at Vanity Fair and the New York Times Book Review. Schappell is also Co-founder and Editor-at-Large of Tin House literary magazine.