Split/Lip Press Tenth Anniversary Reading

Room 2208, Kansas City Convention Center, Street Level
Thursday, February 8, 2024
10:35 am to 11:50 am


Split/Lip Press is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2024! For this reading, five authors from our catalog will read from their books. Split/Lip Press is proud to publish innovative, boundary-breaking prose; we've helped launch the careers of some of the most exciting prose writers of the last decade.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: Split_Lip_Press_Tenth_Anniversary_Reading_Outline.pdf



Jared Yates Sexton is a writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, New Republic, and elsewhere. His most recent book is The Midnight Kingdom: A History of Power, Paranoia, and the Coming Crisis from Dutton / Penguin Random House.

Mila Jaroniec is the author of Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover and the editor of Black Lipstick. She teaches at Writing Co-Lab and GrubStreet.

Anurag Andra is a writer based in Arlington, Virginia. He is the author of Submarine (Split/Lip Press, 2022). His short fiction has been featured in Ninth Letter, Necessary Fiction, Atticus Review, and elsewhere. His work explores themes of family, identity, coming-of-age, mental health, and loss.

Devon Capizzi is a writer from Pennsylvania. Their debut collection of stories My Share of the Body was published by Split/Lip Press (December 2021). Their work has been supported by the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, the Tin House Workshop, and a fellowship from Emerson College.

Jillian Danback-McGhan is an author, Navy veteran, former child actor, and the winner of the 2020 Col. Darron L. Wright Memorial Writing Awards. Midwatch, her debut collection of short fiction, will be published in spring 2024. She lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her family.


February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Convention Center