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Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series at Books are Magic

June 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Join us for our final reading of our 2016/2017 season. It’ll be a good time plus there’s wine.

Gina Zucker’s fiction publications include Tin House, Salt Hill, FailBetter.com, Eyeshot.net, Opium.com, and various anthologies, including Fantastic Women: 18 Tales of the Surreal and the Sublime (Tin House Books).  A story is forthcoming in The Café Irreal. Her journalism and nonfiction have appeared in Esme.com, TueNight.com, Elle, Glamour, Self, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Rolling Stone, Babble.com, the New York Post and anthologies such as Labor Day (FSG) and Altared (Vintage). She teaches writing in the undergraduate writing program at Pratt Institute where she co-directs Writer’s Forum, the program’s reading series.

Anna Solomon is the author of Leaving Lucy Pear (2016) and The Little Bride (2011) and a two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize. Her short fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in publications including The New York Times MagazineOne StoryPloughsharesSlate, The Boston Globe, and MORE, and she is co-editor with Eleanor Henderson of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers. Previously, Anna worked as an award-winning journalist for National Public Radio’s Living On Earth. Anna holds degrees from Brown University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and lives in Brooklyn, New York. (Author photo: Beowulf Sheehan)

Ellen Umansky is the author of the novel The Fortunate Ones(2017). Her short fiction and essays have appeared in a number of publications, including the New York Times, Slate, Tablet, and the anthologies Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge and Sleepaway: Writings on Summer Camp. She grew up in Los Angeles, and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.  (Author photo: Sam Zalutsky)

Sally Kohn is a columnist, a CNN political commentator, and contributor to The Daily Beast. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, New York Magazine, More Magazine, RollingStone.comElle.com, USA Today, Time, Afar Magazine and many other outlets. Sally is ranked by Mediaite as one of the 100 most influential pundits on television and by the Advocate as the 35th most influential LGBT person in the media. Sally resides in Brooklyn, New York, with her partner and their daughter.


June 23, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Brooklyn Writers Space


Books are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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(718) 246-2665