Joseph Scapellato & David Winner

April 30, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

David Winner is the author of Tyler’s Last and the Cannibal of Guadalajara.
Ann Beattie called his Kirkus-recommended second novel, Tyler’s Last (2015) http://outpost19.com/TylersLast/ “fascinating and original.” His first novel, The Cannibal of Guadalajara, which won the 2009 Gival Press Novel Prize, was nominated for the National Book Award. A short film based on a story he wrote played at Cannes in 2007 and other writing has nominated for three Pushcart Prizes and an AWP Intro Contest. His work has appeared in Vice (upcoming), The Village Voice, The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, Fiction, Bookforum, and several other journals in the US and the UK. He is the fiction editor of The American, a monthly magazine based in Rome.He reads from new work.

Joseph Scapellato was born in the suburbs of Chicago and earned his MFA in Fiction at New Mexico State University.  His fiction has appeared in Kenyon Review Online, Gulf Coast, Post Road, PANK, Unsaid, and other literary magazines, and has been anthologized in Harper Perennial’s Forty Stories, Gigantic Books’ Gigantic Worlds: An Anthology of Science Flash Fiction, and &NOW’s The Best Innovative Writing.
Joseph is an assistant professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at Bucknell University.  His lives in Lewisburg, PA, with his wife, daughter, and dog. He reads from his collection: Big Lonesome

A stunningly original voice—warm, bleak, dark, ecstatic, full of silences and power and life. This collection will stay with me for good, and I’ll be eagerly awaiting Scapellato’s next book.
— Charles Yu, author of Sorry Please Thank You

About the Series: KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction

The KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction showcases the finest in contemporary fiction from new and emerging writers.


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