Memoir Monday: Featuring T Kira Madden, Deena ElGenaidi, and Svetlana Kitto — Hosted by Lilly Dancyger

Memoir Monday: Featuring T Kira Madden, Deena ElGenaidi, and Svetlana Kitto — Hosted by Lilly Dancyger

Monday Apr 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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About the Book.

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.  This edition features T Kira Madden, editor of No Tokens and author of the popular new memoir Long Live The Tribe Of Fatherless Girls.

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About The Authors

T Kira Madden is a queer APIA writer, photographer, and amateur magician living in New York City. She is the founding Editor-in-chief of No Tokens, a magazine of literature and art, and is a 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in nonfiction literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has received fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Hedgebrook, Tin House, DISQUIET, Summer Literary Seminars, and Yaddo, where she was selected for the 2017 Linda Collins Endowed Residency Award. Her debut memoir, LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS, was published by Bloomsbury in March. She facilitates writing workshops for homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals and currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. There is no period in her name.


Photo by Jac Martinez





IMG_3482Deena ElGenaidi is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn. Her work has been featured in Longreads, Electric Literature, Lithub, Hyperallergic, The Brooklyn Rail, and more. Currently, she is an editor for Hyperallergic and book reviewer for The Brooklyn Rail. She is working on a novel set in Egypt and America in 2012 during the Egyptian Revolution, involving young adults navigating life between two cultures.











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Svetlana Kitto is a writer and oral historian in New York City. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Guernica, Interview Magazine, and BOMB, among other publications. She co/curates the reading and performance series Adult Contemporary, which is presented quarterly with Hauser & Wirth.


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