featherproof books and Two Dollar Radio present:
BFF Indie Press Night of Hand-holding!
Two of the most dynamic, attractive, and funny small presses have decided to make a public display of their affections for one another. Featherproof Books, based in Chicago, and Two Dollar Radio, in New York, have been carrying on a long distance love affair for years. Watch the sparks fly when they meet up in Manhattan for a night on the town. Emptying the contents of their hearts, along with their latest books, will be Lindsay Hunter and Christian TeBordo, standing on featherproof’s side, while Joshua Mohr and Grace Krilanovich hold it down for Two Dollar Radio. A night of extreme reading, big crushes, and doe eyes, this is one meeting of the minds not to be missed!
LINDSAY HUNTER is the author of Daddy’s, out now on featherproof books. She is the co-founder and co-host of Quickies!, a Chicago reading series that showcases very short prose. Her work has been published in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Nerve, Smokelong Quarterly, Hobart, and Night Train, among other places. Her story “Unpreparing” was named a notable of 2008 by StorySouth. Her stories “Tuesday” and “Finding There” were listed in Wigleaf’s Top Very Short Fictions, 2009 and 2010. She is currently working on a novel. Link: http://www.featherproof.com/Mambo/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=272&Itemid=41
“You can hold Daddy’s in your hands and feel it breathing.” —Deb Olin Unferth, author of Vacation
CHRISTIAN TEBORDO is the author of The Awful Possibilities, out now on featherproof books. He has also published three novels: The Conviction and Subsequent Life of Savior Neck, Better Ways of Being Dead and We Go Liquid. His work has been published in 3rd Bed, Ninth Letter, Torpedo, and Sleeping Fish, among others. He lives in Philadelphia where he plays and sings in the indie rock bands The Failed Alliance and Tinmouth.
“Christian TeBordo shows that it is possible to be, simultaneously, a wise old soul and a crazed young terror.” —George Saunders
AMELIA GRAY’s first book, AM/PM, was published by featherproof books. Her short story collection Museum of the Weird was published by Fiction Collective 2. Her work has appeared in American Short Fiction, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, DIAGRAM, and Caketrain, among others.
“At moments screwy, prickly and pleasantly surprising, Gray’s short shorts deliver youthful snapshots about being nuts in love… A delectable debut.”
GRACE KRILANOVICH has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow, and a finalist for the Starcherone Prize. Her first book, The Orange Eats Creeps, is the only novel to be excerpted twice in Black Clock.
“The exhilaration of such a novel is nearly beyond calculation.” -Steve Erickson
”Visionary, pervy, unhinged. It will mess you up.” -Shelley Jackson
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