This Tuesday night, November 14 at 8pm, join LIC Reading Series at LIC Bar for a fun night with three amazing novelists: Alex Gilvarry (EASTMAN WAS HERE), Eleanor Henderson (THE TWELVE-MILE STRAIGHT), and Rachel Khong (GOODBYE, VITAMIN). 

It may be chilly outside, but we have a working fireplace at LIC Reading Series...come get cozy!

LIC Reading Series: Gilvarry, Henderson, Khong

November 14, 2017


where: carriage house of the LIC Bar45-58 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101

closest subway: 7/E/M/G to Court Square; G to 21st St; 7 to Vernon-Jackson


As always, the Astoria Bookshop will be onsite selling books by our readers, who will be signing any books purchased that evening after the event. There will be a panel discussion with our guest authors and raffle prizes for the audience!

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About our readers:

ALEX GILVARRY is the author of the novels Eastman Was Here and From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, winner of the Hornblower Award for a First Book and Best New Voice 2012 by Bookspan, and selected by the New York Times as an Editor’s Choice. He is a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and has received fellowships from the Harry Ransom Center and the Norman Mailer Center. He lives in Staten Island, New York and is a professor at Monmouth University where he teaches fiction.

ELEANOR HENDERSON's debut novel Ten Thousand Saints was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2011 by The New York Times, was a finalist for the Award for First Fiction from The Los Angeles Times, and was made into a movie in 2015. With Anna Solomon she is also co-editor of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers (FSG, 2014). An associate professor at Ithaca College, she lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband and two sons. Her second novel, The Twelve-Mile Straight, was published by Ecco in September.

RACHEL KHONG is the author of debut novel Goodbye, Vitamin (Henry Holt, 2017), which the New York Times Book Review called a "quietly brilliant disquisition on family relationships and adulthood." From 2011 to 2016, she was the managing editor, then executive editor, of Lucky Peach magazine. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Tin HouseJoylandAmerican Short FictionThe San Francisco ChronicleThe Believer, and California Sunday. She lives in San Francisco.

This event is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.