Admission is FREE, and we offer a $4 draft drink special for literary enthusiasts.
On Monday, November 9 at 8pm, we’re excited to host five rad female writers, who are pushing boundaries in literature and the visual arts: activist artist and memoirist MOLLY CRABAPPLE (Drawing Blood); fiction writer and poet RACHEL B. GLASER (Paulina & Fran); novelist and short fiction star NOY HOLLAND (Bird); novelist and Kimbilio Fiction co-founder SANDERIA FAYE; and poet and Yes Yes Books publisher KMA SULIIVAN (Necessary Fire)! Admission is FREE, drafts $4, and we’ll have a raffle for the authors’ books! Please see our Facebook page for more details.
The series has been recommended and covered by numerous publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, the NY Daily News, BOMB, The Rumpus, the Paris Review, Tin House, Flavorpill, Electric Literature, and the Brooklyn Paper. Time Out New York named FP NYC’s Best Literary Series, and the Village Voice gave us a Best of NYC award for Best Reading Series.
Our readers, past and scheduled, include Jennifer Egan, Edwidge Danticat, Marlon James, Amy Hempel, Colson Whitehead, Mary Gaitskill, Sam Lipsyte, A.M. Homes, Karen Russell, Jim Shepard, Ben Marcus, Darin Strauss, Rick Moody, Victor LaValle, Wayne Koestenbaum, Claire Vaye Watkins, Lev Grossman, Teju Cole, Shalom Auslander, Heidi Julavits, Stanley Crouch, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Hannah Tinti, Elissa Schappell, Ben Greenman, Brian Evenson, Tova Mirvis, Fiona Maazel, Christine Schutt, Vanessa Veselka, Mark Leyner, Diane Williams, Teddy Wayne, Lindsay Hunter, Toure, Stephen Elliott, Nick Flynn, Tayari Jones, Justin Taylor, Blake Butler, Amelia Gray, Dani Shapiro, Alexander Chee, Susan Steinberg, Gary Lutz, Joshua Cohen, John Wray, Jennifer Gilmore, Lynne Tillman, Matt Bell, Adam Wilson, Julia Fierro, Michael Showalter, Ophira Eisenberg, Jami Attenberg, Emma Straub, Danielle Evans, Stefan Merrill Block, Michael Kimball, Martha Southgate, Deb Olin Unferth, J. Robert Lennon, David Goodwillie, Joshua Mohr, Joshua Henkin, Lars Iyer, Scott McClanahan, Adelle Waldman, Amy Sohn, Patrick Somerville, Laura van den Berg, Karolina Waclawiak, Marie-Helene Bertino, Paula Bomer, Stephen O’Connor, David Gilbert, Leigh Newman, Emily Raboteau, Okey Ndibe, Elliott Holt, Sarah Bruni, Roxane Gay, Tom Williams, Heiko Julien, Helen Phillips, Robert Lopez, Monique Truong, Tiphanie Yanique, James Hannaham, Alison Espach, Chinelo Okparanta, William Giraldi, Mike Young, Melissa Broder, Mitchell S. Jackson, Aryn Kyle, Nelly Reifler, James Boice, Noy Holland, Amy Brill, Kate Zambreno, Jac Jemc, T. Geronimo Johnson, Elizabeth Ellen, Kendra Grant Malone, Alexi Zentner, Sam Michel, Rachel Shukert, Liza Monroy, Chiara Barzini, Amber Sparks, Gabriel Blackwell, Benjamin Hale, Seth Fried, Susan Shapiro, Matthue Roth, Royal Young, Joseph Riippi, Melissa Febos, Kyle Minor, Tim Horvath, and Dylan Nice.