Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

Because the pen is mightier than the Kalashnikov (we hope)


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Wednesday, May 27th

The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series is pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, May 27th will feature Matthew Daddona, David Kukoff, and John Reed.

The reading will occur in The Back Room at Jimmy’s No. 43 at 9:00 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Matthew Daddona is a founding member of FLASHPOINT, a poetry and jazz improvisational group, and is the author of the poetry chapbook House of Sound. His recent writings have appeared in Gigantic, Tin House, The Rumpus, Forklift: Ohio, and The Adirondack Review. He is currently writing his first novel, which, as if he needs an excuse to drink more, takes place at an after-after-bar.

A graduate of Columbia University and UCLA Film School, David Kukoff has eleven produced film and television credits to his name. He has written for every studio and network in Hollywood, has published two books on film and television writing, and has been the subject of features in Variety, Entertainment Weekly, and The Hollywood Reporter. Mr. Kukoff has taught writing at Northwestern, UCLA, and NYU, has served as a guest editor to Palgrave MacMillan, and has been featured as a guest lecturer at UCLA’s Faculty Lecture Series at Lake Arrowhead. Children of the Canyon is his first novel.

John Reed is the author of the novels, A Still Small Voice, The WholeSnowball’s Chance, All The World’s A Grave: A New Play By William Shakespeare, and Tales of Woe. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and is the Senior Editor of the Brooklyn Rail. His fiction, essays, poetry and cultural criticism have been published in Paper Magazine, Popmatters, the New York Press, Timeout New York, Artforum, Bomb Magazine, Playboy, Vice Magazine, Out Magazine, Art in America, the Los Angeles Times, the Paris Review, the Believer, the Rumpus, the Daily Beast, Slate, and the Wall Street Journal. John is a member of the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle.

Directions:

Jimmy’s No. 43
43 East 7th Street (Between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
Take the 6 train to Astor Place or the R/N train to 8th Street/NYU or the F train to 2nd Avenue

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