Off The Page: Florida Atlantic University's Literary Series- Boca Raton, FL
Jan
29
7:00 PM19:00

Off The Page: Florida Atlantic University's Literary Series- Boca Raton, FL

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FAU ALUMNAE READINGS

BRITTANY ACKERMAN is a graduate of FAU’s Master of Fine Arts program in Crea ve Wri ng. She completed a residency at the Wellstone Center in the Redwoods, and has a ended the Mont Blanc Workshop in Chamonix, France. She currently lives in Los Angeles and her collec on of essays and winner of the 2016 Non c on Award, The Perpetual Mo on Machine was published by Red Hen Press in the fall of 2018.

STEPHANIE ANDERSON is a writer of literary journalism, narra ve non c on, and literary c on. Her work o en focuses on rural life, agriculture, food, the environment, personal rela onships, and animals. Stephanie’s debut non c on book, One Size Fits None, will be released in January 2019 from University of Nebraska Press. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Hotel Amerika, Kudzu House Quarterly, The Chronicle Review, Sweet, and others. Her essay “Greyhound” won the 2016 Payton James Freeman Essay Prize.

MR SHEFFIELD is a third-genera on Floridian. She received her MFA in c on from FAU in 2009; since that me she’s been employed as an English Instructor and Graduate Advisor at FAU. Her work has been published in Black Warrior Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Florida Review, and other publica ons. Marvels of Natural History (Sundress Press, 2019) is her rst collec on.

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Skylight Books Reading and Conversation with Davy Rothbart- Los Angeles, CA
Jan
18
7:30 PM19:30

Skylight Books Reading and Conversation with Davy Rothbart- Los Angeles, CA

Brittany Ackerman discusses her collection of essays, The Perpetual Motion Machine with Davy Rothbart.

Davy Rothbart is a bestselling author, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, the creator of Found Magazine, a contributor to public radio's This American Life, and the author of a book of personal essays, My Heart Is An Idiot, and a collection of stories, The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas. He writes regularly for GQ and Los Angeles Magazine, and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Believer. His documentary film, Medora, about a resilient high-school basketball team in a dwindling Indiana town, aired on the acclaimed PBS series Independent Lens, won a 2015 Emmy Award, and can now be streamed online. Rothbart is also the founder of Washington To Washington, an annual hiking adventure for inner-city kids. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Green Apple Books Reading and Q&A With Francesca Bell- San Francisco, CA
Jan
15
7:30 PM19:30

Green Apple Books Reading and Q&A With Francesca Bell- San Francisco, CA

Brittany Ackerman discusses her new memoir, The Perpetual Motion Machine, with Francesca Bell.

Francesca Bell’s poems and translations appear in many journals, including B O D Y, ELLE, Massachusetts Review, New Ohio Review, North American Review, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner, and Rattle. She is the board chair of Marin Poetry Center and the former poetry editor of River Styx. She co-translated Palestinian poet Shatha Abu Hnaish's collection, A Love That Hovers Like a Bedeviling Mosquito (Dar Fadaat, 2017). Red Hen Press will publish her first collection, Bright Stain, in 2019.

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Tattered Cover Book Store Reading and Conversation with Matty Glasgow- Denver, CO
Jan
12
2:00 PM14:00

Tattered Cover Book Store Reading and Conversation with Matty Glasgow- Denver, CO

Ackerman will be in conversation with Matty Glasgow, author of the poetry collection, deciduous qween, selected by Richard Blanco as the winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award and forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2019. His poems appear in the Missouri Review, Crazyhorse, Collagist, BOAAT, Muzzle Magazine, Nimrod and elsewhere.

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The Book House Presents Brittany Ackerman and Celeste Gainey
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

The Book House Presents Brittany Ackerman and Celeste Gainey

Join Brittany Ackerman as she reads from her debut memoir, THE PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINE! Reading is followed by a Q&A with Celeste Gainey on the writing craft, life, and literature.

Celeste Gainey is the author of the poetry collection, the GAFFER, (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press), cited by O, The Oprah Magazine as one of “8 New Books of Poetry to Savor” in 2015. Her chapbook, In the land of speculation & seismography (Seven Kitchens Press), was runner-up for the 2010 Robin Becker Prize. She has been a Hedgebrook Writer in Residence as well as a presenting poet at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. Graduating with a BFA in Film & Television from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, as well as earning an MFA in Creative Writing/Poetry from Carlow University, Gainey was the first woman to be admitted to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) as a gaffer and has spent many years working with light in film and architecture. www.celestegainey.com.

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No Tokens Issue 7 Launch Party
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

No Tokens Issue 7 Launch Party

No Tokens will be hosting our Issue 7 Launch Party on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 @ 7pm at the powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St., Brooklyn, NY).

Please join us to celebrate the work and the artists we’re privileged enough to showcase. If you aren’t in the area, send your New York friends our way. Friends of friends are also most welcome. We will have beverages, cake, issues, totes, tees and the following geniuses of No Tokens past and present on the mic:

Brittany Ackerman
Kayleb Rae Candrilli
Emma Copley Eisenberg
Laura Cresté
Jess Feldman
Polly Duff Kertis
Joan Larkin
Laura Marris
Echo Pane
Nicole Sealey
Dizz Tate
Hubert Vigilla

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