BROOKLYN BOOK FEST BOOKEND EVENT: Memoir Monday: Featuring Chelsea Hodson, Tracy O’Neill, & Lisa Marie Basile — Hosted by Lilly Dancyger

BROOKLYN BOOK FEST BOOKEND EVENT: Memoir Monday: Featuring Chelsea Hodson, Tracy O'Neill, & Lisa Marie Basile — Hosted by Lilly Dancyger

Monday Sep 10, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street across from the Archway)
Brooklyn , NY 11201

RSVP appreciated. Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page if you plan on attending. Facebook event found here.

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About the Series.
Memoir Monday is a collaboration between Narratively, Catapult, Tin House, The Rumpus, Granta, Guernica, and Longreads to bring the very best first-person writing together all in one place. The September reading is an official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event.

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About the Readers.








LISA MARIE BASILE is the founder of Luna Luna Magazine—a digital diary of literature, magical living and idea. She is also the author of “Light Magic for Dark Times,” a collection of practices for self-care. She’s also the author of a few poetry collections, including the forthcoming NYMPHOLEPSY. She has written for the New York Times, Narratively, Sabat Magazine, The Establishment, Refinery 29, and more. Lisa Marie earned a Masters degree in Writing from The New School and studied literature and psychology as an undergraduate at Pace University.

TRACY O’NEILL is the author of THE HOPEFUL, one of Electric Literature’s Best Novels of 2015, and QUOTIENTS, forthcoming from Soho Press. In 2015, she was named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and long-listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan Prize. In 2012, she was awarded the Center for Fiction’s Emerging Writers Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Rolling Stone, the Atlantic, the New Yorker, LitHub, BOMB, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Literarian, New World Writing, Narrative, Scoundrel Time, Guernica, Bookforum, Electric Literature, Grantland, Vice, The Guardian, VQR, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Catapult. She holds an MFA in fiction from the City College of New York and an MA in communications from Columbia University. She currently teaches at the City College of New York and is editor-in-chief of the literary journal Epiphany.

CHELSEA HODSON is the author of the book of essays TONIGHT I’M SOMEONE ELSE and the chapbook PITY THE ANIMAL. She is a graduate of the MFA program at Bennington College and has been awarded fellowships from MacDowell Colony and PEN Center USA Emerging Voices. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Frieze Magazine, Black Warrior Review, and elsewhere. She teaches at Catapult in New York and at Mors Tua Vita Mea in Sezze Romano, Italy.


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