KGB: Three Jews and a Goy (In NYC)

March 06, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Alan Kaufman’s memoir, Jew Boy, recently reissued by Cornell University Press, has been called An American classic” by the San Francisco Chronicle and “frightening and deeply moving…a remarkable document’ by Publishers Weekly.  Hubert Selby. Jr wrote of it: “...an abundance of suspense, curiosity, wonder and awe.... I want to congratulate and thank Alan Kaufman for enriching my life...” A writer in residence at the 42nd Street New York Public Library, Kaufman’s other books include Drunken Angel, Matches, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and The Outlaw Bible of American Art.

Rebbie Ratner makes films, writes, and occasionally dabbles in visual art.  Her first feature length film, “Borderline,” debuted at several film festivals in 2016, DOC NYC proudly among them.  She is presently at work on a multi-volume novelistic memoir, a meditation on the evolution of self as seen through the kaleidoscopic lens of myriad relationships…

Charles Geer Austin is the author of Cloverleaf, a poetry chapbook from PWP Press. His stories and poems have appeared in Poet Lore, MiPoesias, Boog City, Manhattanville Review, Potomac Review and others. He leads a creative writing workshop at New Alternatives for LGBT Homeless Youth. 

Khristina Narizhnaya, a reporter for the New York Post, teaches at Borough of Manhattan Community College. She is at work on a novel about the quest for love and freedom amid the bizarre and heartwarming reality of immigrant life in New York City.