Join us as we celebrate one year of Other Means
with readings from
Kelly McMasters & Keli Goff
TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 8PM
THE FLYING SAUCER
494 Atlantic Ave, between 3rd Ave and Nevins St
**$5 suggested donation / benefit organization TBA**
Kelly McMasters grew up in Shirley, Long Island, which is the focus of her book Welcome to Shirley: A Memoir from an Atomic Town. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, Newsday, Elle Décor, Metropolis, and Time Out New York, among others. She has a BA from Vassar College and an MFA in literary nonfiction from Columbia University. She teaches writing at mediabistro.com <http://mediabistro.com/> and in the undergraduate writing program and Journalism Graduate School at Columbia University. She is also the co-director of the KGB Nonfiction Reading Series in the East Village. She lives in Manhattan and northeast Pennsylvania with her husband, the painter Mark Milroy, and can be found at www.kellymcmasters.com <http://www.kellymcmasters.com/> .
Keli Goff’s commentary has been seen and heard on numerous networks including: CNN, FOX News Channel, and Bloomberg Radio. Her career in politics and media has included stints as a congressional aide, campaign manager, and communications strategist. She holds a master’s degree from Columbia University and lives in New York City. In her literary debut Party Crashing (Basic Books), Keli explores the cultural and political divide between black Americans of the civil rights generation and their children and grandchildren, known collectively as the hip-hop generation.