Lily Koppel & Filip Noterdaeme

March 18, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lily Koppel is the New York Times bestselling author of The Astronaut Wives Club and The Red Leather Diary. She has written for the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, the Daily Beast, the Huffington Post, and Glamour.

“The Astronaut Wives Club is spectacular, both in its intimacy and its reach. Lily Koppel pulls out delicious behind the scenes details of the stresses, formalities, pleasures and travails of being the women behind the men on the moon.” - Karen Abbott, bestselling author of American Rose and Sin in the Second City)

Filip Noterdaeme is a New York-based conceptual artist and the author of The Autobiography of Daniel Isengart and Growl and Other Poems.

Filip will introduce his latest book, Dear Professor: A Chronicle of Absences, a collection of emails from college students excusing their absence from class.

For more information, listen to him speak about Dear Professor on NPR’s podcast Teaching Matters, Episode 102: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/514312608/teaching-matters

“What an absolutely brilliant idea for a book. I wish I’d had it and feel full of envy that I didn’t. These compulsively readable messages are part of the pathetic and poignant pornography of our time.”
~ Simon Critchley, Professor of Philosophy, The New School for Social Research

Questions: Contact Fiction Curator: Suzanne Dottino suzannedottino@gmail.com

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.


Suzanne Dottino/fiction curator,