65 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Join us on Thursday, July 25 at the Cherry Tree bar in Brooklyn to celebrate the launch of our preview issue and our first Kickstarter campaign! The evening will showcase some of our most exciting voices. Benjamin Hale, author of The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore and TBQ contributing editor, will …
Join us on Thursday, July 25 at the Cherry Tree bar in Brooklyn to celebrate the launch of our preview issue and our first Kickstarter campaign!
The evening will showcase some of our most exciting voices. Benjamin Hale, author of The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore and TBQ contributing editor, will read from his work. You’ll also hear from contributing editor Joshua Bennett, an award-winning poet and performer. Dina Nayeri, author of the acclaimed A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, will read from her forthcoming novel. Contributing editor Anna North will read from her essay, "The Five-Hundred Year Flood," featured in our preview issue. To keep the party going, Jeff Kreisler, stand-up comedian and bestselling author of Get Rich Cheating: The Crooked Path to Easy Street, will be our emcee.
The Brooklyn Quarterly is:
· a quarterly magazine of literature and public ideas
· a tech-forward platform for socially conscious fiction and poetry
· a space for short and long-form journalism and interviews
· an online forum where imagination and politics meet
We are telling stories that are fresh and important, that offer an accessible and big-picture perspective on literature, culture, technology and politics. Whether you’re looking for emerging artists or established authors, you’ll find The Brooklyn Quarterly’s democratic vision embodied in its diversity of voices. In the preview issue, you’ll hear from key organizers of the Egyptian Revolution, MSNBC host and bestselling author Chris Hayes, top young fiction writers and poets, and cultural critics sharing big ideas on the future of opportunity in America.
Where: Cherry Tree bar, at 65 4th Avenue between Bergen and St. Mark’s
When: Thursday, July 25th, 8 PM onward
How: 2/3, 4/5, D/N/R or B/Q to Atlantic; A/C or G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn
Why: Help us tell more stories by turning out at Cherry Tree and showing your support for our launch and Kickstarter!