Time: January 3, 2019 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: KGB Bar
Street: 85 E 4th St
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.kgbbar.com
Event Discipline: literary, reading, fiction, author
Organized By: New York Writers Workshop
Latest Activity: Dec 13, 2018
New York Writers Workshop rings in the New Year with Hedgebrook authors speaking about resistance and hope. Where are women now in the post me-too movement and a successful outcome in the 2018 midterm elections? Authors Perri Klass, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Keli Stewart, and Anne Whiteside read work about what resistance means to them—where we are and where we’re headed.
* Marie Myung-Ok Lee is the author of Somebody's Daughter. Her next novel, The Evening Hero is forthcoming with Simon & Schuster.
* Perri Klass, MD, writes the weekly column, “The Checkup,” for the New York Times Science Section.
* Keli Stewart's work has appeared in numerous literary journals and was selected for first place in the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award.
* Anne Whiteside Taught at UC Berkeley. She is now writing about an Uncle who was a poet and key figure in the French Resistance.
New York Writers Workshop is a growing alliance of published authors and professional writers of fiction, non-fiction, journalism, poetry, plays and screenplays, who live and teach in New York City and around the globe.
Committed to inclusivity and supporting a global community of women, NYWW is pleased to host Hedgebrook’s alumni at this reading event. Hedgebrook is a residency program for women writers from around the globe, a community enriched by diversity of culture, nationality, voice, genre, generation, perspective, religious beliefs and political affiliations.
Held at the KGB’s Red Room, this event will include a short Q&A discussion about writing as a craft and career. It will be hosted by Columbia MFA alumnae Christina Chiu.
On Thursday evening, January 3rd at KGB, 85 E 4th St, at 7:00 pm. Admission free with a 1-drink minimum. For more info: www.newyorkwritersworkshop.com.
Transportation info: Take the R/F/B/D to 8th St Station or Broadway-Lafayette St Station, Red Room is on the third floor.