Thursday, November 05, 2009

Readings at Paragraph

Paragraph is proud to host a reading with two of the most innovative writers of our time. Please join in welcoming Hannah Tinti and Lynne Tillman as they share their work at the home of our next-door neighbor, the lovely and gracious CLAY Health Club and Spa. A wine and cheese reception will follow at Paragraph.

Hannah Tinti is co-founder and editor-in-chief of One Story magazine, for which she won the 2009 PEN/Nora Magid award for excellence in editing. Her short story collection, Animal Crackers, has sold in sixteen countries and was a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway award. Her first novel, The Good Thief, is a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, recipient of the American Library Association's Alex Award, and winner of the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize.

Lynne Tillman wrote the novels American Genius, A Comedy; Haunted Houses; Motion Sickness; Cast in Doubt and No Lease on Life, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in fiction and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Tillman has published three nonfiction books, including The Velvet Years: Warhol’s Factory 1965-67, and three story collections, most recently This Is Not It, stories and novellas written in response to the work of 22 contemporary artists. Her fiction has been included in numerous anthologies. In 2006 she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.

When: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 8:00 PM
Where: Clay Spa, 25 West 14th Street