Friday, July 18, 2008

Book reading at Clay ----New York free

Paragraph is honored to host a reading with novelist Daniel Wallace and short story writer Anthony Schneider at Clay, followed by a wine and cheese reception at Paragraph. Free and open to the public.

Daniel Wallace is the author of Big Fish, hailed by Publisher’s Weekly as "a refreshingly original debut," and described by Brightleaf as "Gabriel Garcia Marquez meets Rowan and Martin." His most recent novel, Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician, which Library Journal called "a masterly novel about love and illusion, friendship and sacrifice," is just out in paperback. His children’s book, Elynora, was recently published in Italy, and his illustrations will be featured in a book by George Singleton coming out this fall called Pep Talks, Warnings, and Screeds. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Anthony Schneider, a master of the short-short, has been published in McSweeney’s, The Reading Room, The Believer, Details, BoldType, and Mid-American Review. A Pushcart Prize finalist, his fiction has been included in the anthologies The Encyclopedia of Exes and The Literary Insomniac. His tightly woven stories contain revelation upon revelation. He is also, the author of Tony Soprano on Management, which has been published in six languages. Raised in South Africa, he now lives in New York City.

Date: Friday, July 18th, 2008 at 8:00 PM
Reading: Clay, 25 West 14th Street
Reception: Paragraph, 35 West 14th Street