R107. Melville House 12th Anniversary Reading

Redwood Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd Floor
Thursday, February 27, 2014
9:00 am to 10:15 am


Melville House was founded in 2001 by co-publishers Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians and is based in Brooklyn. Over the past decade, Melville House has published leftist political reportage, avant-garde fiction, titles in translation, poetry, and cookbooks, while launching the Art of the Novella series, the Neversink Library, and the Melville House International Crime series. The publishers will join authors to present brief readings.



Valerie Merians is the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House.

Dennis Johnson is the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House and the founder of the book blog MobyLives.

Christopher Boucher is the author of the novel How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive and the managing editor of Post Road magazine. He teaches writing and literature at Boston College.

Jeremy P. Bushnell is the author of the novel The Weirdness and is the fiction editor for Longform.com. He teaches writing at Northeastern University in Boston.

Rachel Cantor is the author of the novel A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee's Guide to Saving the World and the forthcoming novel Door Number Two. She has published stories in the Paris Review, One Story, Kenyon Review, and New England Review.


February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Convention Center