In my study and enjoyment of literature, I feel I have never found a writer (with the possible exception of Gertrude Stein) who wrote hoping readers would not understand what they were doing. Some of them—Faulkner and James Joyce, for example—place demands on their readers, but they’re not doing it to be incomprehensible.
Come out and join SPR on March 9 in NYC as Ken Calhoun launches his new novel, Black Moon, and readers Jeffrey Renard Allen, M.M. De Voe, and Mona Awad captivate listeners with readings from their recent work. At KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St., NYC 10003 at 7 p.m.
On November 17, Laurie Stone, Jacinto Lucas Pires, and Brian Sousa read publicly at KGB Bar in New York City to celebrate St. Petersburg Review’s launch of its sixth issue. Pires and Sousa read from their recently published novels, The True Actor and Almost Gone, respectively, and Stone from recently penned “flash fiction.” All three writers have work in the new 356-page issue.
Announcing a new collaboration with SLS Vilnius: Through a unique partnership between two of the world’s best international literary programs– DISQUIET Lisbon (June 29 – July 11, 2014) and SLS Lithuania (July 13 – 26, 2014) — offering a special discount for participants attending both!
Jacinto Lucas Pires in his premier and only appearance in New York City reading from his first book translated into English, The True Actor; Laurie Stone, longtime writer for the Village Voice, and a widely published author of fiction and nonfiction reading from her new and published work; and Brian Sousa, reading from his new novel Almost Gone, at the launch of the new issue of St.