Brooklyn Writers Space Reading: Reyn, Berman, Degnan
June 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
The Brooklyn Writers Space brings its monthly reading series to Community Bookstore! Join us for an evening of reading and discussion, open to the public, featuring Irina Reyn, Mandy Berman, and Terence Degnan.
Brooklyn Writers Space was founded fifteen years ago to provide an affordable sanctuary where writers can turn off their phones, ignore the dishes in the sink, and do the hard work of writing.Since then, BWS has served over 1800 writers who have published countless articles, books, dissertations, poems, stage and screen plays.
Mandy Berman is the author of Perennials and The Learning Curve. Perennials was a Barnes & Noble Discover Pick of 2017 and named as a Best Book of Summer 2017 by over a dozen outlets, including Vanity Fair, ELLE, Redbook, and Newsday. Her writing has been published or is forthcoming from The New York Times, Time, LitHub, Poets & Writers, and elsewhere. This fall, she will be the Visiting Assistant Professor in Fiction at Ohio University.
Poet Terence Degnan has been writing for over 25 years. He’s been widely published in magazines and anthologies, most recently in “The New Southerner” and “Resist Much/Obey Little” and is the author of two collections of poetry entitled “The Small Plot Beside the Ventriloquist’s Grave” and “Still
Something Rattles.” Terence curates and co-hosts the monthly poetry series “Poets Settlement” in Brooklyn. He also started the monthly storytelling series entitled “How to Build a Fire” at Open Source Gallery -now in its fifth season. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and daughter.
Irina Reyn is the author of three novels, Mother Country, The Imperial Wife and What Happened to Anna K. She is also the editor of the anthology Living on the Edge of the World: New Jersey Writers Take on the Garden State. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.