Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Past Events

C.J. Farley — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Fight Songs: Communities of SurvivalIn a fragmented society, what does it mean to survive? C.J. Farley (Around Harvard Square), Joshua Furst (Revolutionaries), and Madeline ffitch (Stay and Fight) explore the many ways in which society’s outcasts build community amongst themselves. From the exclusivity of Harvard, to the confines of sixties counterculture, to a barren Appalachian […]

Colin Channer, C.J. Farley – Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, Brooklyn, NY

“Lost and Found.” Family, culture, violence, and loss infuse a collection of poems by Colin Channer (Providential), Jennifer Pashley’s novel The Scamp, and a short-story collection by Russell Banks (A Permanent Member of the Family). Hitched to their past, characters struggle to find optimistic possibilities, or follow a trail of blood and self-destruction. Short readings […]


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