The Lit List: April 8–12
If you enjoy reading Electric Literature, join our mailing list! We’ll send you the best of EL each week, and you’ll be the first to know about upcoming submissions periods and virtual events.
The Lit List is a sometimes-weekly compendium of New York’s finest literary events and readings. Everything’s free unless it’s not. Something we should know about? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 8
Tuesday, April 9
Wednesday, April 10
What did you do with a fifth issue? Carouse! The Coffin Factory carouses with Joshua Cohen and Kathleen Alcott at Housing Works
Joshua Henkin reads from The World Without You at Book Court. Make it a world with you?
Thursday, April 11
Can fiction be funny? Sam Lipsyte, Jim Shepard, and Fiona Maazel ponder while Volume One Brooklyn’s Jason Diamond looks on at the Center for Fiction
Is the best way of handling history ignoring it? So says Ned Beauman, author of The Teleportation Accident at McNally J
How “now” is now? Okay … how about now? Douglas Rushkoff on the effects of “presentism” at Greenlight
Saturday, April 13
Beer in Bushwick: n+1 issue launch at Secret Project Robot. Subscribers get in free. Everyone else: $10.
Sunday, April 14
Get literary all the live long day with McNally Jackson, Housing Works and friends. It’s like a mini AWP but better.