The LIC Reading Series presents a special event in collaboration with The Feminist Press on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, featuring readings and a panel discussion with three Feminist Press authors.

The LIC Reading Series, a premier monthly reading series in Long Island City, Queens, is proud to host authors Chaya Babu (GO HOME! Contributor), YZ Chin (THOUGH I GET HOME) and Bridgett M. Davis (INTO THE GO-SLOW) on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 8pm-10pm in the carriage house at LIC Bar, 45-58 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101. Join us for an evening with with fellow readers, writers, and lovers of literature. This event is FREE and will include stories about Queens, readings, and a panel discussion. We also have amazing prizes for the audience, and books will be for sale at the event! Authors will be signing books.

 The LIC Bar is easily accessible via public transportation – arrive early to guarantee entry:

7/E/M/G to Court Square
7 to Vernon-Jackson
G to 21st Street

About our readers:

CHAYA BABU is a Brooklyn-based writer, journalist, educator, and healer. Her work has been featured in The Margins, Open City, BuzzFeed, CNN, The Feminist Wire, Huffington Post, and more. She is completing a creative writing MFA at Pratt, where her thesis manuscript focused on diaspora, loss, and the intergenerational trauma of migration and exile. Chaya contributed to the anthology Go Home!, published by Feminist Press in March 2018.

 YZ CHIN is the author of Though I Get Home (Feminist Press, 2018), premier winner of the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize. She has also written two poetry chapbooks, out or forthcoming from Anomalous Press and dancing girl press. Born and raised in Taiping, Malaysia, she now lives in New York. She works by day as a software engineer, and writes by night.

 BRIDGETT M. DAVIS is the author of the forthcoming memoir, The World According To Fannie Davis (Little, Brown and Company, 2019), and the novels Into the Go-Slow (Feminist Press, 2014) and Shifting Through Neutral (Amistad/HarperCollins, 2005). She is director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program and Professor of Journalism and Creative Writing at Baruch College, CUNY.

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.