Brooklyn Writers Space: Tolsky, Stewart, Jain
March 15, 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 Molly Tolsky, Henry Stewart, and Priya Jain.
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.
Molly Tolsky is a writer and editor originally from Chicago, currently based in Brooklyn. She is the founder and editor of Alma (www.heyalma.com) and senior editor of No Tokens. Her work has appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Lumina, and various places online. You can follow her @mollytolsky or visit her website at mollytolsky.com.
Henry Stewart is the deputy editor of Opera News magazine and the former culture editor of The L Magazine. He has read at Franklin Park and lectured at Greenlight and the Brooklyn Public Library. His writing has appeared on Gothamist, Lit Hub and Electric Literature. Since 2013, he has hosted the Bay Ridge Poets Society open-mic. He lives with his wife in Bay Ridge, where he has always lived. True Crime Bay Ridge is his first book—but not his last!
Priya Jain writes at the place where history, memory, and identity meet. Her journalism has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, Slate, Salon, Bust, and many other publications. She received the inaugural Joseph Kelly Prize from the Southampton Writer's Conference and is a fellow of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is currently at work on her first book, a narrative nonfiction history of her great-grandfathers’ roles in the Indian Independence movement.