Lexi Frieman, Dale Peck & Hannah Lilith Assadi
Lexi Freiman is a fiction editor at George Braziller, a publisher in New York, and a recent Columbia University MFA grad. She was a Center for Fiction Writing Fellow in 2013 and has published in The Literary Review. Before moving to New York, she was an actress with Australia's national Shakespeare company, where she performed roles such as Celia from As You Like It, Lady Capulet from Romeo and Juliet, and Thaisa from Pericles, all at the Sydney Opera House. She reads from her novel: Inappropriation "This is a daring book, thrillingly of our moment." -- Emma Cline, author of The Girls - Dale Peck is the author of thirteen books in a variety of genres, including Visions and Revisions, Martin and John, Hatchet Jobs, and Sprout. His fiction and criticism have appeared in more than fifty publications, and have earned him two O. Henry Awards, a Pushcart Prize, a Lambda Literary Award, and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. He lives with his husband, Lou Peralta, in New York City, where he has taught in the New School's Graduate Writing Program since 1999. Marlon James said of his new novel, Night Soil: "You'd think it has been done before but it really hasn't—the perfectly crafted, haunting and heartbreaking, raw, funny, unblinking yet merciful art novel."
Hannah Lillith Assadi received her MFA in fiction from the Columbia University School of the Arts, where she was granted a Woolrich Award. She was raised in Arizona by her Jewish mother and Palestinian father. She lives in Brooklyn. Sonora is her first novel.
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