Dixon Place Presents
Dixon Place reopens at full capacity (w/Covid precautions & restrictions) for the 30th anniversary of their annual festival HOT!
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With support from Dixon Place's wonderful staff, Guerrilla Lit Reading Series continues its 2021 virtual season on Zoom.
FALL Season 2021
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Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 29
Patricia Park is the author of RE JANE, a modern-day retelling of Brontë’s JANE EYRE, and the forthcoming YA novel, IMPOSTER SYNDROME AND OTHER CONFESSIONS OF ALEJANDRA KIM. A former Fulbright scholar, Edith Wharton Writer-in-Residence, and Jerome Hill Artist Fellow, she has written for The New York Times, New Yorker, Guardian, and others. She is a professor of creative writing in American University’s MFA Program. www.patriciapark.com Twitter/Instagram: @patriciapark718
John Domini published his 10th book, a memoir, THE ARCHEOLOGY OF A GOOD RAGU, earlier in 2021. Before then appeared four novels, the most recent THE COLOR INSIDE A MELON, 2019. His work has been praised in Washington Post and elsewhere, and he has three books of stories, the latest MOVIEOLA! John has won awards in all genres and appeared in Paris Review and The New York Times. Grants include an NEA Fellowship and an Iowa Major Artist Award. He's taught at Harvard, Northwestern, and elsewhere, and makes his home in Des Moines, with the science fiction writer Lettie Prell.
Maria Giura is the author of WHAT MY FATHER TAUGHT ME (Bordighera Press) and CELIBATE: A MEMOIR (Apprentice House), which won a 2020 First Place Independent Press Award. Her writing has appeared in Prime Number, Presence, Italian Americana, Lips, Tiferet, and Paterson Literary Review. An Academy of American Poets winner, Maria has taught writing at multiple universities including Binghamton University where she received her PhD in English. She currently teaches writing workshops for Casa Belvedere. mariagiura.com
Wednesday, October 27
Alice Kaltman is the author of the story collection STAGGERWING, the novels WAVEHOUSE, THE TANTALIZING TALE OF GRACE MINNAUGH, and most recently DAWG TOWNE. Her stories can be read in Vol.1 Brooklyn, Lost Balloon, The Pinch, Hobart, and Joyland among many other cool places. Alice lives, writes, and surfs in Brooklyn and Montauk, NY.
Sari Rosenblatt won the Iowa Short Fiction Award in 2020 for her collection of Short Stories, FATHER GUARDS THE SHEEP (University of Iowa Press.) Many of the stories in the collection were previously published in the Iowa Review and won awards from Glimmer Train, New Millennium Writings and the Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry. FATHER GUARDS THE SHEEP has received starred reviews from Mother Jones, Chicago Review of Books, Lit Hub, and Electric Literature.
James Wade lives and writes in the Texas Hill Country with his wife and daughter. His debut novel, ALL THINGS LEFT WILD, won the Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Historical Novel and the MPIBA’s Reading the West Award for Best Debut Fiction. His second novel, RIVER, SING OUT, was released in the summer of 2021. James is also a winner of the Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest, and a finalist of the Tethered by Letters Short Fiction Contest.
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Marco Rafalà is a first-generation Sicilian American novelist and writer for tabletop role-playing games. He earned his MFA in Fiction from The New School and is a cocurator of the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series in New York City. Born in Middletown, Connecticut, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in the Bellevue Literary Review and Literary Hub. His debut novel How Fires End was a 2020 2020 Connecticut Book Awards finalist and honorable mention and won the 2021 Italian American Studies Association Book Award. For more information, visit www.marcorafala.com.
Camellia Phillips’ fiction has appeared in CALYX Journal and cream city review, won first place in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest, and been recognized as a finalist in the Glimmer Train Fiction Open contest. She holds an MFA from The New School and received a writing residency at Blue Mountain Center. She is also a longtime writer and leader with social justice organizations and was selected as a 2019 92Y Women inPower Fellow, a program for rising women leaders in New York City. Born and raised in Washington State, she resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Lee Matthew Goldberg is the author of the novels The Ancestor, Slow Down, The Mentor, and The Desire Card. He has been published in multiple languages and nominated for the 2018 Prix du Polar. His first Sci-fi novel Orange City will be published in 2021. He is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Fringe, dedicated to publishing fiction that’s outside-of-the-box. After graduating with an MFA from the New School, his writing has also appeared in The Millions, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, LitReactor, Monkeybicycle, Fiction Writers Review, The Montreal Review, The Adirondack Review, The New Plains Review, Underwood Press and others.
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