L Magazine Fiction Issue Reading

July 23, 2009
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The L Magazine (thelmagazine.com) celebrates the release of its annual Summer Fiction Issue, free on street corners throughout the city, with readings by contributors to the Issue and to its online fiction section.

Ted Thompson is from Connecticut. He has received a Truman Capote Fellowship from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Work/Study scholarship from Bread Loaf. His stories have been published in Tin House and Best New American Voices 2010. He currently lives in Iowa City where he is finishing a novel. “Some Things I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You”, from The L Magazine’s Summer Fiction Issue, is forthcoming in Best New American Voices 2010.

Colin Fleming’s work has appeared recently in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, ESPN The Magazine, Slate, The New Criterion, The Guardian, BookForum, TLS, ARTnews, and The New York Times Book Review. He has fiction forthcoming from The Hopkins Review, The Republic of Letters, Boulevard, The Southampton Review, Gargoyle, and TriQuarterly, and is completing his first novel, Drivel In Wormwood, and Dibs On Blood, a collection of short stories. His story “John in the Wilderness (Modern Digital Edition)” was recently published in The L’s online fiction section: http://www.thelmagazine.com/newyork/john-in-the-wilderness-modern-digital-edition/Content?oid=1195379

Emma Straub’s fiction has appeared in Barrelhouse, The Saint Ann’s Review, Juked, and many other places. She co-edits the journal Avery: An Anthology of New Fiction, as well as the Read section of the Dossier Journal website. More information can be found at www.emmastraub.net. Her story “55th and 3rd, 24th and 3rd, 11th and 8th” was recently published in the L’s online fiction section: http://www.thelmagazine.com/newyork/55th-and-3rd-24th-and-3rd-11th-and-8th/Content?oid=1197573