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DIXON PLACE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
 

We hope you're healthy, safe, and calm during this aberrant and curious time. Dixon Place is deeply committed to its artists and patrons, and looks forward to resuming programs as soon as possible! In compliance with New York's mandate to close theaters, Dixon Place programs will be suspended until further notice.

With support from Dixon Place's wonderful staff, Guerrilla Lit Reading Series events are now on Zoom.
 

Fall Season 2020

Now on Zoom

We’d be so grateful if you consider making a donation to keep the literary fires burning at Dixon Place!  

Wednesday, September 30

Susan Buttenwieser is the author of We Were Lucky with the Rain (Four Way Books). Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and appeared in Epiphany, Atticus Review, Failbetter, and other publications. She contributes news features to Women’s Media Center and has been awarded several fiction fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She also teaches creative writing in New York City public schools in high poverty neighborhoods, with incarcerated women, older adults, and with youth in detention facilities.

Tara Isabel Zambrano works as a semiconductor chip designer. Her work has been published in Tin House Online, The Southampton Review, Slice, Triquarterly, Yemassee, Passages North and others. Her stories have been featured in Best Microfiction and Best Small Fictions, and have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net. She served as the Flash Fiction editor for Newfound. She lives in Texas with her husband and two grown-up kids.

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.

Wednesday, October 28

Born in Zaria, Nigeria, Hafizah Geter's poetry and prose have appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s Indelible in the Hippocampus, Tin House, Narrative Magazine, Boston Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Longreads, among others. She is an editor for Little A and TOPPLE Books from Amazon Publishing, and serves on the poetry committee for the Brooklyn Book Festival. Her debut poetry collection Un-American is forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press in Fall 2020.

Morgan Jerkins is the Senior Editor at ZORA and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Her debut essay collection, This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Harper Perennial 2018), was a New York Times bestseller and longlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Her second book, Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots, is forthcoming in August 2020 from Harper Books. Her other work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The Guardian, and ELLE, among many others.

Melissa Faliveno is the author of the debut essay collection, Tomboyland, published in August 2020. The former senior editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, her essays and interviews have appeared in Esquire, Paris Review, Bitch, Ms. Magazine, Literary Hub, Prairie Schooner, DIAGRAM, and Midwestern Gothic, among others, and received a notable selection in Best American Essays 2016. She has taught nonfiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College and Catapult in New York City, and is the 2020-2021 Kenan Visiting Writer at UNC Chapel Hill. Born and raised in small-town Wisconsin, she lives in Brooklyn. www.melissafaliveno.com

Wednesday, November 18

Writing the Virus

StatORec Editors Andrea Scrima, David Winner, and Rebecca Chace read from their essays in a new anthology published by Outpost19 Books, compiled from the stories and essays published between mid-April and September 2020 in the Corona Issue

Andrea Scrima is the author of A Lesser Day (Spuyten Duyvil, 2nd ed. 2018); the German edition (Wie viele Tage) was published by Literaturverlag Droschl, Graz, Austria in 2018. The German edition of her second book, Like Lips, Like Skins, will also be published by Droschl in the fall of 2021. Scrima has works in several anthologies, including Wreckage of Reason (Spuyten Duyvil) and Strange Attractors (University of Massachusetts Press). She is the recipient of a writer’s fellowship from the Berlin Senate for Cultural Affairs and writes a monthly column for 3 Quarks Daily. She is editor-in-chief of the online literary magazine StatORec.

Rebecca Chace is the award winning author of four books, Leaving Rock HarborCapture the FlagChautauqua Summer; June Sparrow and The Million Dollar Penny. She also writes plays and screenplays, in addition to essays and reviews for many publications including the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Sunday Book Review, the Huffington PostThe LA Review of Books, Guernica Magazine, Lit Hub, and NPR’s All Things Considered. She is associate professor in Creative Writing and Director of the MA Program in Creative Writing and Literature at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

David Winner's Kirkus-recommended novel, Tyler's Last, concerns Patricia Highsmith and Ripley. His first novel, The Cannibal of Guadalajara, won the Gival Novel Prize and was nominated for the National Book Award. His writing has appeared in The Village VoiceThe Iowa Review, The Kenyon ReviewFiction, and several other venues in the U.S. and U.K. Winner is the fiction editor of The American and senior editor at StatORec. His third novel, Enemy Combatant, is scheduled to come out early next year. 

 

About

Building Literary Community in NYC Since 2007

Marco Rafalà is a first-generation Sicilian American novelist, musician, and writer for award-winning 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. How Fires End is his debut novel. 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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