Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

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


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Wednesday, September 30th

Dixon Place Presents The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

We are pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, September 30th will feature Lev Grossman, Frederic Tuten, and Will Chancellor.

The reading will occur in the lounge at Dixon Place at 7:30 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Lev Grossman is the author of the New York Times-bestselling novels The MagiciansThe Magician King and The Magician’s Land. In another reality, he is the book critic for Time magazine.

Frederic Tuten is an American novelist, short story writer and essayist. He has written five novels – The Adventures of Mao on the Long March (1971), Tallien: A Brief Romance (1988), Tintin in the New World: A Romance (1993), Van Gogh’s Bad Café (1997) and The Green Hour (2002) – as well as one book of inter-related short stories, Self-Portraits: Fictions (2010), and essays, many of the latter being about contemporary art. Tuten received a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fiction and was given the Award for Distinguished Writing from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Will Chancellor grew up in Hawaii and Texas. In order to research his novel, A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall, he collaborated with conceptual artist Daniel Subkoff on a 14-foot clay sculpture for the New Museum, completed a two-month solo traverse of Iceland from westernmost to easternmost tip, crashed Art Basel, joined a water polo team, wore an eyepatch for weeks at a time, and learned Ancient Greek. He is currently at work on his next novel, To Test the Meaning of Certain Dreams.

Directions:

Dixon Place
161A Chrystie Street, between Rivington and Delancey.

Nearby Subway Stops:
F to 2nd Avenue
J Z to Bowery
6 to Spring
M to Essex
B D to Grand

 

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