Chloe Caldwell, Eileen Myles, and Elissa Schappell on the Gravitational Pulls of Writing
Onstage Conversations From the LIC Reading Series
Where is all of the literary love for Queens? It’s right here at LIC Reading Series. Join them each week for stories, readings, and discussions with acclaimed writers, recorded with a live audience in the cozy carriage house of a classic pub in Long Island City, Queens, New York, and hosted by founder Catherine LaSota.
This week, the podcast features the reading and panel discussion from the LIC Reading Series two-year anniversary event on April 11, 2017, with Chloe Caldwell (WOMEN), Eileen Myles (Afterglow: A Dog Memoir), and Elissa Schappell. Listen to the readings here!
About the readers:
Chloe Caldwell is the author of the essay collections I’ll Tell You in Person and and the novella, WOMEN. She teaches creative nonfiction writing in New York City and online, and lives in Hudson.
Eileen Myles is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Inferno (a poet’s novel), Chelsea Girls, and Cool For You. Myles’s many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, as well as grants from Creative Capital (nonfiction) and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (poetry), and the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers grant.
Elissa Schappell is the author of Blueprints for Building Better Girls and Use Me. She is a contributing editor and the Hot Type book columnist at Vanity Fair, a former senior editor of The Paris Review, and cofounder of Tin House magazine. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.
This event was made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.