A New York Tyrant party with readings from Daniel Long, Michael Bible, and Chiara Barzini, followed by Tao Lin and Giancarlo DiTrapano doing a special one-time double-reading of “Andrew: A Dialogue of Texts in the Year of Drugs and Kindness,” from Vice Magazine, a piece that’s been called “incendiary,” and “this year’s best online writing,” and “this is stupid.” 7:00 January 21st 2012
Tao Lin (b. 1983) is the author of RICHARD YATES (2010) and five other books. Vintage is publishing his third novel in 2013. Follow him on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tao_lin.
Chiara Barzini’s collection of new short fictions, Sister Stop Breathing (Calamari Press, 2012), has been defined by Gary Shteyngart as “The best thing to come out of Italy since espresso” and Jonathan Ames has calls her stories “kaleidoscopic arrangements of sentences and situations of freakish originality and beauty.” She is a screen and fiction writer living in Rome. Films written by her have been distributed in Italy, Spain, Japan, and Latin America.
Daniel Long is an Oklahoman living in New York. His work has appeared. His hobbies include needlepoint and revenge.
Giancarlo DiTrapano is editor of the New York Tyrant.
Michael Bible wrote Cowboy Maloney’s Electric City (Dark Sky Books) and Simple Machines (Awesome Machine Press). He’s published in Artifice, Barrelhouse, Oxford American and ESPN the magazine. He lives in Mississippi and edits Kitty Snacks.