Beatrice @ The Merc: Jennifer Cody Epstein & Fiona Maazel

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Readers in the New York City area are invited to join me at the Mercantile Library Center for Fiction (17 E 47th St.) next Wednesday, January 28, at 7 p.m. for another installment of the only reading series I know about dedicated to debut novelists.

Jennifer Cody Epstein (The Painter from Shanghai) has written for Self, the Wall Street Journal, and the Chicago Tribune. She has published short fiction in several journals and was a finalist in a Glimmer Train fiction contest.

Fiona Maazel (Last Last Chance) has written for Anthem, Bomb, The Mississippi Review, The New York Times, N+1.com, Pierogi Press, Salon, Tin House, The Village Voice, and the Yale Review. She is the 2005 recipient of a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, winner of the Bard Prize for 2009, and a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35″ honoree for 2008.

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24 January 2009 | events |