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Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series at Books are Magic
January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gayle Kirshenbaum’s articles and essays have appeared in The Huffington Post, The New York Daily News, Newsweek, Ms., Tikkun, George, The New York Times and elsewhere. She started out in New York City as an editor at Ms., where she was the recipient of an Exceptional Merit Media Award, and is now a Brooklyn-based freelance writer, editor, and community organizer focusing on labor rights in the domestic workplace. She was born and raised in southwestern Michigan, which is also the setting for her first novel, The Memory of Motion. Rachel Kash is a fiction writer who recently completed her first young adult novel, The Creative Evolution of Eloise Bloom. Rachel’s short stories have appeared in the journal Secret Behavior and received accolades from Pen Parentis and Glimmer Train, among others. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she studied with Lorrie Moore. When she is not writing fiction, Rachel is a content writer and brand strategist for companies including Instagram and Pentagram. Sally Kohn is one of the leading progressive voices in America today. The author of THE OPPOSITE OF HATE (April 2018, Algonquin) and host of STATE OF RESISTANCE podcast, Sally is a CNN political commentator and columnist. Before that, she was a Fox News contributor — and before that worked for over 15 years as a community organizer. Sally’s writing has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, New York Magazine, More Magazine, RollingStone.com, Elle.com, USA Today, Time, Afar Magazine and many other outlets. She’s also a popular keynote speaker and frequently leads media and speaking skills workshops for grassroots activists and corporate leaders.