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Rooms Down the Hallway Reading Series
October 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pmFree
Come join us for lit an libations at the next installment of the Rooms Down the Hallway reading series readers featuring Joan Wickersham, Brian Sousa, and Barrett Warner.
Joan Wickersham’s most recent book, The News from Spain (Knopf), was named one of the year’s best fiction picks by National Public Radio, Kirkus Reviews, and The San Francisco Chronicle. Her memoir The Suicide Index
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) was a National Book Award finalist. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, and many other publications. Joan
writes a regular op-ed column for The Boston Globe and her pieces often run in The International Herald Tribune. She has been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo. Visit joanwickersham.com for more information.
Rhode Island native Brian Sousa's first collection, Almost Gone, was published in 2013. His stories, essays, and poems have been published in various journals, magazines, and anthologies, with one story nominated for a Pushcart Prize. For updates on his upcoming novel, visitbriansousawriting.com. Follow Brian on Twitter: @SousaWriting
Barrett Warner’s poems and stories have appeared in paper, newsprint, and online since 1982. He covered stock car racing and fast horses as a freelance journalist before making a marginal career with a few talented thoroughbreds. Today he reviews books, writes essays, and lectures. Known for his witty touches, his recent work can be found in Revolution John, Four Chambers, Consequence Magazine, Chiron Review, Entropy, and Cultural Weekly. In 2014 he received the Chris Toll Memorial Prize for his poetry chapbook My Friend Ken Harvey (Publishing Genius), the Salamander fiction prize for his story “Dimension,” and the Cloudbank poetry prize for his poem “Tanya, Tanya, Tanya.”
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