October 12- Embracing Grief: An Evening of Personal Narratives

Join Radix Media and Word Up Community Bookshop as we host an evening of literary works from our book, AFTERMATH: Explorations of Loss & Grief. Light refreshments will be provided, and the authors will be available afterwards to sign copies of the book.

Anna Schott is a writer who has also been a dog-walker, record store owner, and musician. Her personal essay “Getting it Down” is about her connection to a childhood friend who later contracts HIV.

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator, and game designer from Brooklyn, New York. Over one hundred of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy’s Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and other magazines and anthologies. His short story “Icarus Falls” explores the idea of memory and the relationship between a parent and child. Learn more at his website: http://www.alexshvartsman.com.

Laurinda Lind lives and teaches in New York’s North Country near the St. Lawrence River. Her poetry has been in Comstock Review, The Cortland Review, Paterson Literary Review, and others. Her poem “The Lightkeeper Misses His Wife in 1996” dates back to her years as a journalist.

 

Embracing Grief: An Evening of Personal  Narratives                        Friday, October 12, 2018                                                                                             6:30–8:30pm                                                                                                            Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria                              2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.                                                                  New York NY 10032

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