VICTORIA REDEL, NICK FLYNN, STEPHEN ELLIOTT
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 6 PM
VICTORIA REDEL is the author of three books of poetry and four books of fiction, including her newest novel Before Everything (Viking Penguin in the USA and Sceptre in the UK). Her work has been widely anthologized and translated into 11 languages. She is on the faculty of Sarah Lawrence College.
NICK FLYNN is the author of three memoirs, The Reenactments, The Ticking is the Bomb: A Memoir of Bewilderment, and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, which has been made into a film, Being Flynn, starring Robert DeNiro as Flynn’s father, Julianne Moore, and Paul Dano. He is the author of four books of poetry, My Feelings, The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands, Some Ether, which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and Blind Huber. He has been awarded fellowships from The Guggenheim Foundation, The Library of Congress, The Amy Lowell Trust, and The Fine Arts Work Center. His poems, essays, and non-fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, the Paris Review, National Public Radio’s This American Life, and The New York Times Book Review.
STEPHEN ELLIOTT is the author of seven books including The Adderall Diaries and the novel Happy Baby. His writing has been featured in Esquire, The New York Times, The Believer, GQ, Best American Non-Required Reading (2005 and 2007), Best American Erotica, and Best Sex Writing 2006. He is also the founding editor of the popular online literary magazine The Rumpus.