2014 - 2015 BROOKLYN WRITERS SPACE READING SERIES SCHEDULE

The Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series is a monthly series held at BookCourt with current and former members of the Brooklyn Writers Space. The series is representative of the diversity and talent of our members, who are working in all genres, and are both published and unpublished.

Bookcourt
163 Court Street between Pacific and Dean streets
F or G to Bergen Street
FREE

SATURDAY, November 15th @ 7:00pm
*JENNY HALPER*
*RACHAEL STARK*
*ALIZAH SALARIO*
*DOMINIC PREZIOSI*


:: Jenny Halper's :: stories have appeared most recently in Chicago Tribune Printer's Row, Southeast Review (Pushcart Prize Nominee 2014), Day One, PANK, Necessary Fiction, Hot Metal Bridge, and Joyland, among others. She won the 2011 Emerging Writer Award from Our Stories, received a 2013 artist's grant from Vermont Studio Center, and works as Director of Production and Development at Maven Pictures.

Determined not to be sidetracked by middle age, :: Rachael Stark :: has been fighting gravity and inertia by writing her way through life. A Lecturer of Expository Writing at NYU, an aspiring novelist, Advanced Yoga Instructor, and, in her spare time, a mother of two exuberant daughters, Rachael has written for the New York Post, Big Apple Parent, NY Arts, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and other publications. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University and lives with the hipsters in Brooklyn.

:: Alizah Salario's :: articles, essays and short stories have appeared in Slate, Salon, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Vol. 1. Brooklyn, at the Poetry Foundation, and elsewhere. She's a former Money Magazine reporter, and holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Columbia University. In a past life, she taught high school English literature. Alizah is currently working on a book about death and millennials.

:: Dominic Preziosi, :: a member of the Brooklyn Writers Space since 2001, has published fiction, articles, and essays in numerous journals and magazines both in print and online, including The Brooklyn Review, Descant, ItalianAmericana, Nautilus, and The Saint Ann's Review; a new story will be appearing in SmokeLong Quarterly in December 2014. His short stories have been anthologized in What's Your Exit? A Literary Detour Through New Jersey (Word Riot Press, 2010) and The Best of JMWW, and his story "The Way Back" won a 2010 Best of the Internet award from Sundress Press. He is currently the digital editor at Commonweal magazine, where he writes on literature, culture, and politics.








ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the 3rd Quarter 2014

We are currently accepting APPLICATIONS for all three of our locations.

Click here to see our rates.

PARK SLOPE 58 Garfield Place :: 22 desks in a 2000 square foot facility. Features include a roof-deck garden for peaceful contemplation, a kitchenette lounge for eating, a collection of eclectic books to inspire and a skylight in the writing room.

CARROLL GARDENS 286 Court Street :: 18 desks in a 1200 square foot bright historic storefront just down the street from BookCourt. Comfortable lounging furniture in the writing room give you an alternative workspace. Kitchenette lounge has a a long maple wood eating bar.

GOWANUS 168 7th Street, 3rd Flr :: Known as ROOM 58, this space is designed for writers seeking both a quiet space and a room to sit at a desk and take care of the business side of writing, whether it's interviews, working with a writing partner, or talking to your editor. This space is shared with visual artists in a 10,000 square foot 3rd Floor loft. The lounge is bright. There are eight desks in the quiet room and five desks in the business/phone room.

Tours by appointment only, please contact scott AT brooklynwriters DOT com

The Reader, a Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series Anthology still available, LIMITED copies left.

$15.00 plus tax/shipping

THE READER is a 411 page collection of voices and characters including gangsters, painters, weirdos, sad sacks, wanderers, musicians, activists, sexual healers, angels, stoners, hammer-wielding madmen, separated twins, and glenn gould that represent the 2007/2008 Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series. THE READER includes novel excerpts, stories, plays, and screenplays all by the unique writer's community at the Brooklyn Writers Space.







Contributors to The Reader are: **Paula Bernstein**Andrew Boyd**Donald Breckenridge**Danielle Durkin**Jennifer Cody Epstein**Matt Everett**Paul Feldman**Marian Fontana**Yvonne Garrett**Ezra Goldstein**Sharon Guskin**Drew Haxby**Mark Jacobson**Martin Kleinman**Michael Lazan**Edmund Lee**Marcia Lerner**Lorraine Martindale**Robin Messing**Joan Minieri**Honor Molloy**Rosemary Moore**Wendy Ponte**Dominic Preziosi**Elyse Schein**Martha Schwendener**Josh Sohn**Rachael Stark**Albert Stern**Paul Takeuchi**Alex Tilney**Rachel Urquhart**



CHECK OUT MADE IN BROOKLYN
This section features current and former members of the Brooklyn Writers Space. New books, DVD's and links added all the time. This list was lasted updated 11/16/2009.


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