Teddy Wayne is a graduate of Harvard and the Writing Program at Washington University in St. Louis , where he also taught fiction and creative nonfiction writing. The recipient of a 2010 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship based on an excerpt from Kapitoil, his fiction, satire, and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, Time, Vanity Fair, Esquire, McSweeney’s, the Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. He grew up and lives in New York. www.teddywayne.com. He reads from his novel Kapitoil
“… [A] strong and heartfelt debut novel… Wayne zips through a minefield of potential clichés and comes out unscathed, striking a balance of humor and keen insight that propels the story through Karim’s education about the West’s ethics and its capitalism, while in the background the World Trade Center looms. It’s a slick first novel that beautifully captures a time that, in retrospect, seems tragically naïve.” Publishers Weekly
Jonathan Woods resides in Dallas, Texas. His noir crime stories and other writings have appeared in 3:AM Magazine, Dogmatika, Plots with Guns, Thuglit, Pulp Pusher, Noir Originals and others. Visit his website at www.southernnoir.com. He reads from his collection: Bad Juju & Other Tales of Madness and Mayhem
“Just as you settle into the stories and predict you have a feel for how they will proceed, Wood hits you between the eyes with a stunning twist or completely unexpected turn. His ability to switch genres in the space of one story after another is astonishing.” Ken Bruen
Josh Weil - The New Valley won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. Weil has been named a National Book Award “5 Under 35” author, a Fulbright scholar, and was a Jersey Fellow at Columbia University. His fiction has appeared in Granta, StoryQuarterly, New England Review among others. He divides his time between New York City and Southwestern Virginia. He reads from his book: The New Valley
“Gripping . . .Meticulous . . .Full of tenderness and looming menace.” The New York Times Book Review
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