We are thrilled to announce that our May 27th reading will feature Janice Erlbaum, author of Have You Found Her: A Memoir, and Roxana Robinson, author of Cost. We hope you can join us at 8pm on Tuesday, May 27th, at the Flying Saucer Cafe, located at 494 Atlantic Ave (between 3rd Ave & Nevins St) in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. On site book sales will be provided by Book Court.
Janice Erlbaum is the author of GIRLBOMB: A Halfway Homeless Memoir (Villard, March ’06), and HAVE YOU FOUND HER: A Memoir (Villard, Feb. ’08). She was a contributor to BUST magazine from 1994 through 2007. She lives in her native New York City with her domestic partner, Bill Scurry, and their three cats.
Roxana Robinson has received Fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the MacDowell Colony. She is a critically acclaimed fiction writer, author of three novels and two collections of short stories. Her work has been compared to John Cheever’s, by The New York Times, and to Edith Wharton’s, by Time Magazine. It has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic, and other magazines. Her work has appeared often in Best American Short Stories, has been widely anthologized and broadcast on National Public Radio. Three of her works have been chosen Notable Books of the Year by The New York Times, and she was named a Literary Lion by The New York Public Library. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Book Review and Travel Section. She reviews books for The Washington Post and her essays have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Vogue, House and Garden, and other publications.