KGB: Bruce Benderson X Christopher Stoddard

June 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Prix de Flore-winning novelist Bruce Benderson and author Christopher Stoddard read from their new books, releasing from Itna Press in 2018.

About the Authors

Bruce Benderson is a novelist, essayist and translator whose most well-known book, The Romanian: Story of an Obsession (Penguin, 2006), was awarded the prestigious Prix de Flore in its French edition. Other publications include the essay collection Sex and Isolation (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007), the novels Pacific Agony (Semotext(e), 2009) and User (Plume, 1995), and the story collection Pretending to Say No (Plume, 1990). He has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Libération and many other American and French publications. He regularly translates books from the French. His story collection Urban Gothic: The Complete Stories releases from Itna Press in late summer 2018.

Christopher Stoddard’s new novel At Night Only releases from Itna Press on June 19, 2018. Featured in OUT Magazine’s “Tastemakers” issue in 2015 for his contributions to LGBT literature and publishing, he’s written two other novels: Limiters (Itna Press, 2014), and White, Christian (Spuyten Duyvil, 2010). He lives in Brooklyn, New York.