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Friends Away: NYC Writers Read the Best Non-NYC Writers

An evening of NYC writers reading their favorite non-NYC writers with new (and new-ish) books they haven’t been able to tour through these parts.


Kenning JP Garcia reading Shelterland (West Vine Press, 2018) by Jesse S. Mitchell (IL)

Jeffrey Grunthaner reading Dark Hours (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018) by Nadia de Vries (Amsterdam, NL)

Iris Smyles reading PAX Americana (Stalking Horse Press, 2017) by Kurt Baumeister (VA)

Mary Boo Anderson reading The Mark Kozelek Songbook (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2019) by Beach Sloth (MI)

William Lessard reading The Boneyard, The Birth Manual, A Burial: Investigations into the Heartland (Trembling Pillow Press, 2018) by Julia Madsen (IA/CO)

Copies of all the books read will be available for purchase, along with Berl’s regular stock of goodies. As always, we thank Berl’s for giving us a space to do our thing and for being NYC’s finest poetry bookstore.