Sun January 12th, 2014
Minimum Age: 21+
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Show Time: 7:00PM
This is a general admission event in The Gallery at LPR.
B.C. Edwards’ work has appeared in Mathematics Magazine, Hobart, The New York Times, and others. His debut collection, The Aversive Clause, was long-listed for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Prize, a finalist for the Sherwood Anderson Fiction Prize and winner of the 2011 Hudson Prize. He lives in Brooklyn. You can read more online at www.bc-edwards.com.
Paula Bomer is the author of Nine Months (Soho Press), of which library journal said “Mommy lit lovers will be horrified” and the collection, Baby and other Stories (Word Riot Press), which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly and O Magazine called it a “brilliant, brutally raw debut.” Her new collection, Inside Madeleine, is forthcoming from Soho Press in May ’14. She grew up in South Bend, Indiana and now lives in New York. Find out more about her at www.paulabomer.com.
Jacob M. Appel
Jacob M. Appel is a physician, attorney and bioethicist based in New York City. He is the author of more than two hundred published short stories and is a past winner of the Boston Review Short Fiction Competition, the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award for the Short Story, the Dana Award, the Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction, the North American Review’s Kurt Vonnegut Prize, the Missouri Review’s Editor’s Prize, the Sycamore Review’s Wabash Prize, the Briar Cliff Review’s Short Fiction Prize, the H. E. Francis Prize, the New Millennium Writings Fiction Award in four different years, an Elizabeth George Fellowship and a Sherwood Anderson Foundation Writers Grant. His stories have been short-listed for the O. Henry Award, Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Mystery Stories, and the Pushcart Prize anthology on numerous occasions. His first novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, won the Dundee International Book Prize in 2012. Jacob holds graduate degrees from Brown University, Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harvard Law School, New York University’s MFA program in fiction and Albany Medical College’s Alden March Institute of Bioethics. He taught for many years at Brown University and currently teaches at the Gotham Writers’ Workshop and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.