FC2 is hosting two readings at this year’s AWP conference in Boston, and we’ll also be present at the conference book fair with recent/classic FC2 titles in tow.
FC2 On-Site Reading:
An FC2 Fiction Reading: a reading in anticipation of FC2’s forty-year anniversary in 2014. Participants include Kate Bernheimer, Sarah Blackman, Matt Kirkpatrick, Matthew Roberson, Joanna Ruocco, and Melanie Rae Thon, among others. When: Saturday, March 9. 12:00 pm. – 1:15 p.m. Where: Room 207, Level 2. Hynes Convention Center.
FC2 Off-Site Reading:
FC2 Innovative Fiction Prize Reading: FC2 presents winners of the Catherine Doctorow and Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prizes. Participants include Amelia Gray, Patrick Lawler, Joanna Ruocco, and Sarah Blackman. When: Wednesday, March 6. 7:00 p.m. Where: The Field Pub. 20 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. www.thefieldpub.com.
And here are some select events featuring FC2 authors:
Modern Fairy Tales and Retellings. (Anjali Sachdeva, John Crowley, Kate Bernheimer, Kelly Link, Jane Yolen) When: Thursday, March 7. 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Where: Room 107, Plaza Level.
A Cappella Zoo: A Reading of Magical Realism and Slipstream. (Laura Miller, Amelia Gray, Erin Stalcup, Mary Lou Buschi, Jack Kaulfus) When: Thursday, March 7. 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Where: Room 203, Level 2.
Dancing about Architecture: Writing at the Intersection of Language, Art, and Music. (Michael Mejia, Gretchen Henderson, Katherine Whitcomb, Jeffrey DeShell, Debra di Blasi). When: Thursday, March 7. 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Where: Room 201, Level 2.
Samuel R. Delany & Kit Reed: A Reading & Conversation, Sponsored by Wesleyan University Press. (Matthew Cheney, Kit Reed, Samuel R. Delany) When: Thursday, March 7. 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Where: Room 210, Level 2.
University of Massachusetts MFA Program for Poets and Writers Reading. (Sabina Murray, Peter Gizzi, Noy Holland, James Tate, Dara Wier) When: Thursday, March 7. 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Where: Room 203, Level 2.
12 Good Readers (Jack Christian, Heather Christle, Amelia Gray, Ben Hersey, Dorothea Lasky, Ella Longpre, Scott McClanahan, Ariana Reines, Abraham Smith, Dana Ward, Carolyn Zaikowski) When: Thursday, March 7. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: Cantab Lounge. 738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139.
Their Peculiar Ambitions: A Night of Presidential Fiction Readings at AWP! (Amelia Gray, Tara Laskowski, and others) When: Thursday, March 7. 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where: The Sweetwater Tavern. 3 Boylston Place, Boston, MA 02116.
Post-Genre Lit: Form in the 21st Century. (Lacy M. Johnson, Nick Flynn, Lidia Yuknavitch, Kazim Ali, Stephen Elliott) When: Friday, March 8. 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Where: Room 103, Plaza Level.
Origins of Contemporary Fabulist Fiction. (Alta Ifland, Brian Evenson, Josip Novakovich, Peter, Grandbois, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum) When: Friday, March 8. 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Where: Room 310, Level 3.
The Literary Legacy of Andre Dubus. (Matthew Batt, Andre Dubus III, Melanie Rae Thon, Nancy Zafris, Bruce Machart) When: Friday, March 8. 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Where: Room 102, Plaza Level.
Fairy Tale Review Table. The Yellow Issue, guest edited by Lily Hoang, is hot off the press and will available at the Fairy Tale Review Table (R22) at the AWP Conference Book Fair.