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Literary Reading in Washington Heights

Meet at the new Washington Heights pop-up book shop, Word Up, to check out a reading by comic artists, poets, and fiction writers -- including WFMU DJs Kurt Gottschalk, Amanda Nazario, and Bronwyn Carlton!

The plan:

5pm - Meet at Word Up (4157 Broadway, at 176th St, Manhattan) for some snacks/drinks, and to socialize with FMUers.

6-9pm - Hang out for the reading (details below). Be enlightened.

9pm onward - Saunter off to neighborhood dive Reynolds Cafe/Bar (4241 Broadway, at 180th St, Manhattan) for more liquid refreshment.

Details about the reading:

Featuring Washington Heights-based publishers Kaboom! Press and Fractious Press, plus WFMU DJs. Kaboom! artists include Mike Diana, Carlo Quispe, Caitriona Ni Threasaigh, and the work of Dublin-based artist Joakim Saflund. Fractious fiction writer Buzz Poole, poet/tinselartist K. Abigail Walthausen, and poets Steve Hann, Thera Webb, and Nikkiesha N. McLeod will be in the house. Plus, WFMU DJs/fiction writers Kurt Gottschalk, Amanda Nazario, and Bronwyn Carlton.

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  • Tom B.

    Of course I knew the 3 FMU DJs would provide good works, but my expectations were surpassed! Moreover, there were other great stories from WaHi people!

    July 13, 2011

  • vern

    Thanks for sticking around even though our air conditioning was a bust!

    July 12, 2011

  • Jenn

    DRAT! I will be away and will have to miss this! GAH! I just moved up to Washington Heights too, and really would have loved to go to this.

    June 30, 2011

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