Launch of Thaddeus Rutkowski's novel Haywire

January 26, 2020 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Jim Feast’s latest writing is a long review of Silvia Federico’s Reenchanting the World in Fifth Estate magazine, in the summer 2019 issue. His book A Strange Awakening of Light is forthcoming from Sisyphus Press.

Randi Hoffman has written art and book reviews for The Women’s Review of Books, American Artist, A Gathering of the TribesDowntown, and the Santa Fe New Mexican, among other publications. She has had an essay published in the collection the Zen of Mothering and has produced blog posts for Mothering in the Middle

Olena Jennings is the author of the poetry chapbooks Songs from an Apartment and Memory Project. Her poetry appears in Apofenie and Newtown Literary. Her translations of the work of Ukrainian poet Iryna Shuvalova were published in Pray to the Empty Wells (Lost Horse Press, 2019.)  She is a 2018 recipient of a New Work Grant from the Queens Council of the Arts.  She is the curator of the Poets of Queens reading series. 

David R. Lincoln is a novelist, poet, and digital raconteur. The author of the novel Mobility Lounge and two chapbooks of poems, The Interloper and By The Way. David has published in the anthologies Have a NYC and The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker and in the San Francisco Examiner, The Brooklyn Rail, and other magazines. He is the recipient of several fellowships, including the Christopher Isherwood Foundation fellowship. 

Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of six books. His novel Haywire won the Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s members’ choice award, and his memoir Guess and Check won the Electronic Literature bronze award for multicultural fiction. He received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Lisa Simmons is the author of the novella Sugar Weather and has published poetry in Local Express, Rattapallax, Minetta Review, Voices Stirring, and other publications. She has participated in readings at The New School, Bard College, Emerson College, Barnard College, CUNY Graduate Center, West Side YMCA, and the Nuyorican Poets Café. She is the former co-publisher of Cypher Books.

Vincent Young creates and manages curricula content with a focus on students in grades 4-12. He has been published in Nuyorasian, an anthology of New York Asian American writers, and the Asian American Literary Review’s Local/Express anthology. He has also been published on blogs like NPR’s Tell Me More, Kevin Powell’s BK Nation, and Rice Daddies. He regularly posts about books and mediaon his own blog,