Drunken Careening Writers

October 21, 2010
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jami Attenberg is the author of three books of fiction, Instant Love, The Kept Man, and The Melting Season, now out in paperback.  She has contributed to a number of publications, including The New York Times, Salon, Nerve, and Print, and has an essay forthcoming in Rumpus Women, Vol 1.

Janice Eidus is a novelist, essayist, short story writer, and private writing coach. Her new novel is The Last Jewish Virgin. Two-time winner of the O. Henry Prize and a Pushcart Prize, she’s published five other books, including the novel, The War of the Rosens, and the short story collection, The Celibacy Club. Her work appears in such leading journals as The New York Times, Jewish Currents, and Lilith, and in such anthologies as Desire: Women Write About Wanting. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. www.JaniceEidus.com

Desiree Burch is a Yale Graduate and NYC-based comedian, emcee, writer, and New York Neo-Futurist.  One of New York Magazine’s “10 New Comedians that Funny People Find Funny,” Desiree has supplied laughter for MTV, VH1, NBC News, NY Post, Comedy Central, Huffington Post and her acclaimed solo show “52 Man Pickup” has rocked theaters in New York, Hollywood, London and Edinburgh.

Drunken! Careening! Writers! is a reading series based on the proposition that readings should be by 1) good writers; 2) who read their work well; and 3) something in it makes people laugh (nervous laughter counts). And 15 minutes tops.