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September 18, 2013Wednesday, September 18, 2013 @ 7:00pm Goodbye Blue Monday 1087 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221
Chavisa Woods will be joined by Stephen Boyer and Tommy “Teebs” Pico on Wednesday, September 18th at 7:00pm at Goodbye Blue Monday for a reading, poetry, conversation, and musical performance. This is an official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event.
This reading features two up-and coming NYC based authors; Chavisa Woods, author of The Albino Album (Seven Stories Press) and Stephen Boyer, author of Parasite, (Publication Studios) whose novels follows the lives of queer teenage runaways, one in search of true love and the other in search of something to blow up. With special guest poet Tommy Pico, and musical guests, The Fools, and others TBA.
The Albino Album, a queer epic, follows the life of a little girl who accidentally feeds her mother to an albino tiger and grows up to become a domestic terrorist.
Bookend Event: Brooklyn Book Festival celebrates The Graphic Canon with Small Demons at The Bell House on 9/18
September 18, 2012
Join Seven Stories Press and Small Demons on Tuesday, September 18th at 7pm at The Bell House for a unique literary event sponsored by the Brooklyn Book Festival. The event features a multimedia presentation of The Graphic Canon, a three-volume anthology of classic world literature adapted by artists and illustrators, called the “graphic publishing literary event of the year” (Publisher’s Weekly) and “an exciting new benchmark for comics” (Library Journal). The Graphic Canon is the brainchild of Russ Kick, a bestselling author/anthologist who embarked on a colossal project to re-tell the literature of the world in comics and visuals. All together the three volumes feature over 200 pieces of literature, drawn by 150 different artists and illustrators.
Art from all three volumes of The Graphic Canon will be presented by Seven Stories publisher Dan Simon and as well as contributors Seymour Chwast (The Divine Comedy, Vol. 1), Shawn Cheng (a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, Vol.