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Paragraph Alumni Reading with Allison Amend, Amy Brill, and Elyssa East

  • KGB Bar 85 East 4th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

Join us at KGB Bar for a reading by three prestigious Paragraph alumni! 

Allison Amend, a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, is the author of the Independent Publisher’s Award-winning short story collection Things That Pass for Love and the novels Stations West, A Nearly Perfect Copy, and Enchanted Islands. She lives in New York City., Facebook, GoodreadsInstagram, Twitter

Amy Brill's short stories and essays have appeared in One Story, The Common, Redbook, Real Simple, Guernica and the anthologies Stories from New York, Before and After, and Labor Day. She has been awarded a 2015 New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in fiction, and a Peabody Award in documentary writing. Her debut novel, The Movement of Stars, was published by Riverhead Books in 2013. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters, where she is working on her second novel., Facebook, GoodreadsTwitter.

Elyssa East’s first book Dogtown: Death and Enchantment in a New England Ghost Town, won the 2010 P.E.N. New England/L. L. Winship award in Nonfiction. A Boston Globe bestseller, Dogtown was a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Awards and an Editors’ Choice Selection of the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Elyssa’s reviews, reportage, and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Oxford American and newspapers nationwide. Her short fiction has been published in Cape Cod Noir and anthologized in USA Noir: The Best of the Akashic Noir. She currently work on a novel titled, The Cure for Heartache., Facebook, GoodreadsTwitter