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FRANKLIN PARK READING SERIES: MOLLY CRABAPPLE, RACHEL B. GLASER, NOY HOLLAND, SANDERIA FAYE & KMA SULLIVAN
Nov 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
Join us for a night of rad women — groundbreaking artists, fiction writers, memoirists, and poets — reading from upcoming and newly released work: MOLLY CRABAPPLE (Drawing Blood), RACHEL B. GLASER (Paulina & Fran), NOY HOLLAND (Bird), SANDERIA FAYE (Mourner’s Bench), and KMA SULLIVAN (Necessary Fire)!
FREE ADMISSION, $4 drafts + a raffle for the authors’ books.
MOLLY CRABAPPLE is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, will be published by HarperCollins in December. She is a contributing editor for VICE and has written for publications including The New York Times, the Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
RACHEL B. GLASER is the author of the novel Paulina & Fran, the story collection Pee On Water, and the poetry collection MOODS. She is a recipient of the McSweeney’s Amanda Davis Fiction Award, and her work has appeared in the anthologies 30 Under 30 and New American Stories. Nylon has cited her as one of the “Coolest Female Poets to Know Right Now.” She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
NOY HOLLAND is the author of the novel Bird, as well as three story collections, Swim for the Little One First, What Begins with Bird, and The Spectacle of the Body. Recipient of fellowships from the NEA, the MacDowell Colony, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, she teaches writing in the graduate program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
SANDERIA FAYE is a PhD candidate at the University of Texas, Dallas. She received an MFA from Arizona State University and a BS from the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff. She is co-founder of Kimbilio Fiction, a Community of Writers of the African Diaspora. Mourner’s Bench is her first novel.
KMA SULLIVAN is the author of the poetry collection Necessary Fire, winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, Southern Humanities Review, Forklift, Ohio, The Nervous Breakdown, Gargoyle, diode, and elsewhere. Recent essays have appeared in The Rumpus, The Good Men Project, and Nailed. She is the editor-in-chief of Vinyl Poetry and the publisher at YesYes Books.