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Tomorrow, Sunday, Dec 8, 2013, 3:00pm – 4:30pm, at Industry City, 220 36th St., Brooklyn, I’ll be hosting the first literary event sponsored by the Books section of The Brooklyn Rail The event, beasts-of-the-southern-wildBEYOND BACKDROP: FICTION IN THE WAKE OF HISTORY, will gather fiction writers who have used notable historical moments as the impetus for their works. The panelists will be Joseph O’Neill, author of NETHERLAND and winner of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Lucy Alibar, author, playwright, and screenwriter of the film BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD. And Alex Gilvarry, author of FROM THE MEMOIRS OF A NON-ENEMY COMBATANT, and founding editor of the Tottenville Review.

There will be short readings, discussion, and audience Q&A. Please join us!