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ANIMAL FARM presents AUTUMN PIÑATA feat. ANNE HELEN PETERSEN, HAMILTON NOLAN, and LEAH FINNEGAN
Sep 16, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
AUTUMN PIÑATA is the September 16th edition of ANIMAL FARM, NYC’s destination for the newest and best satirical and/or critical writing in any genre.
We are very proud to host ANNE HELEN PETERSEN, HAMILTON NOLAN, and LEAH FINNEGAN for a BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKEND EVENT that will definitely leave you churning with wonder.
We’re doing this at OVER THE EIGHT, 594 Union Avenue in Williamsburg (L to Bedford or G to Metropolitan). We start at 8 pm and it’s free to get in.
Anne Helen Petersen received her Ph.D. in media studies from the University of Texas, where she studied the industrial history of the gossip industry. After teaching in the university setting for several years, she’s transitioned to full-time feature writing, most recently with BuzzFeed. Her work has appeared in The Believer, The Awl, The Hairpin, Laptham’s Quarterly, The Baffler, Pacific Standard, The Guardian, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Virginia Quarterly Review.
Hamilton Nolan is a writer for Gawker. He also writes about boxing sometimes. He comes from Florida.
Leah Finnegan is a senior editor at Gawker. Previously she was an editor at The New York Times. She has written for those places, as well as The Awl, The Morning News and the AP. She is from Chicago!