KGB: Drunken Careening Writers

August 17, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Andrea Alton is a New York based actor and award-winning playwright. In 2015, she won The Doric Wilson Independent Playwright award. As a playwright, her work has been featured across the country and internationally with notable performances in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Florida, and Dublin. Her solo shows The F*cking World According to Molly & Possum Creek premiered at FringeNYC and last year the comedy, A Microwaved Burrito Filled with E. coli (co-written with Allen Warnock) played to packed houses at the Huron Club at the SoHo Playhouse. Andrea is also a publicist for indie theatre. Recent and past clients include, Retro Productions, T. Schreiber Studio/Theatre, TerraNOVA Collective, Emerging Artists Theatre, TOSOS, Speak Up, Rise Up Festival, as well as numerous shows with the United Solo Festival, and FringeNYC. www.altonprandproduction.com

Guillermo Filice Castro is a poet and photographer. He’s the author of a chapbook, Agua, Fuego (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and a recipient of a 2013 Emerge-Surface-Be fellowship from the Poetry Project. Recent work has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, The Minetta Review, Hinchas de Poesia, among many others; as well as anthologies such as Rabbit Ears, Divining Divas, Flicker & Spark, and more. His translations of Olga Orozco, in collaboration with Ron Drummond, are featured in Guernica, Terra Incognita, U.S. Latino Review, and Visions. Some of his photographs have been featured in Hinchas de Poesia, Sunday Zine, and Canopic Jar. He lives in New York City.

Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of the books Guess and Check, Violent Outbursts, Haywire, Tetched and Roughhouse. Haywire won the Members’ Choice Award, given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. His short works have appeared in The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, Fiction, Fiction International, and many other publications. He teaches literature at Medgar Evers College and fiction writing at the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Drunken! Careening! Writers! is a reading series based on the proposition that all readings should be by: 1) Good Writers; 2) Who read their work well; 3) Something in it makes people laugh (nervous laughter counts.) Since 2004.