The AJ Project Fiscally Sponsors LIC Reading Series - Receives QCA Grant


LIC Reading Series friends and fans,

Next week, Tuesday, Feb 14th at 8pm...get cozy by the fire with a special Valentine's Day edition of the LIC Reading Series. Our readers will be sharing love letters to their favorite authors or characters from books!:
LIC Reading Series: Jason Diamond, Kelly Luce, Sara Majka
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
where: in the carriage house of LIC Bar, 45-58 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101
nearest subways: 7/E/M/G to Court Square; G to 21st St; 7 to Vernon-Boulevard
There will tales of Queens and readings by our authors, a panel discussion, and prizes (and candy) for the audience. Special prize this month: a free subscription to A Public Space!
Books for sale onsite from Astoria Bookshop (can't make it to the event? you can buy a signed book in advance from Astoria Bookshop here).
About our readers:
JASON DIAMOND is the sports editor at and founder of Vol. 1 Brooklyn. His work has been published by The New York Times, BuzzFeed, Vulture, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Pitchfork, Esquire, Vice and many other outlets. He was born in Cook County, Illinois, but currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, his two cats and his dog named Max. His memoir Searching for John Hughes was published in 2016 by William Morrow Paperbacks.

KELLY LUCE is the author of Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail, which won Foreword Review’s 2013 Editor’s Choice Prize for Fiction. After graduating from Northwestern University with a degree in cognitive science, Luce moved to Japan, where she lived and worked for three years. She’s a Contributing Editor for Electric Literature and a 2016-17 fellow at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her debut novel, Pull Me Under, was published in 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

SARA MAJKA’s stories have appeared in A Public Space, Brick, Guernica, American Short Fiction, and PEN America. A former fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, she recently moved from Woodside, Queens, to Providence, Rhode Island. Cities I’ve Never Lived In was published in 2016 by Graywolf Press.
Catherine LaSota, Founder, Curator, and Host, LIC Reading Series
This event is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Thank you to LIC Reading Series fiscal sponsor The AJ Project

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