R131. Lit Your City: How To Build Strong Writing Communities & Run Reading Series
Thursday, March 28, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am
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Annie Liontas's novel Let Me Explain You was featured in The New York Times Book Review as Editor's Choice. She is the co-editor of the anthology A Manner of Being: Writers on their Mentors. She co-hosted Philadelphia's TireFire, which featured writers Kelly Link, Colin Barrett, and Roxane Gay.
Penina Roth is the founder of two popular literary events in Brooklyn, New York: the Franklin Park Reading Series and the Manhattanville Reading Series for emerging writers. She is also the editor of the Literary Hub column on the reading series Reading Across America.
Rafael Alvarez began publishing newspaper stories at age nineteen and the following year was hired by The Baltimore Sun. After twenty years on the City Desk, he wrote for the HBO drama "The Wire." Alvarez is the author of eleven books of fiction and nonfiction. All of his work is set in Baltimore, his hometown.
Quincy Scott Jones is a poet with an MA from Temple University and an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. His work has been published in the Feminist Wire and the African American Review. He is the author of The T-Bone Series.