So Late to the Party Book Launch

May 6, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for the launch of Kate Angus's debut collection, So Late to the Party (Negative Capability Press). There will be wine, socializing, celebration, snacks, and brief readings by Kate Angus, Shelly Oria, Alison Espach, and Randall Horton.

Shelly Oria's fiction has appeared in McSweeney's and The Paris Review among many other places, and has won a number of awards, including the Indiana Review Fiction Prize. Her short story collection, New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 (FSG & Random House Canada, 2014) earned nominations for a Lambda Literary Award, a Goldie Award, and the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. The book was recently translated into Hebrew and published in Israel by Keter Publishing. www.shellyoria.com

Alison Espach's first novel, The Adults, was a New York Times Editor's Choice, a Wall Street Journal Top 10 Novel of the Year, and a "Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers" pick for Spring 2011. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney's, Five Chapters, Glamour, Salon, The Daily Beast, and Writer's Digest.

Randall Horton is the recipient of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award, the Bea Gonzalez Poetry Award and a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Literature. His previous work includes the poetry collection Pitch Dark Anarchy (Triquarterly/Northwestern University Press) and Hook (Augury Books).

Kate Angus's work has appeared in The Atlantic, Tin House, Best New Poets 2010, Verse Daily and Best New Poets 2014, and recieved awards from Southeast Review, American Literary Review, and the A Room of Her Own Foundation's "Orlando" prize. She is a founding editor of Augury Books and the Creative Writing Board Member for the Mayapple Center for Arts and Humanities.

RSVPs to <rsvp@penandbrush.org> are encouraged but not required.




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