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Unpublished 2

An evening of authors reading from their unpublished fiction and memoirs at Spoonbill Studio (99 Montrose Ave.). ‘Unpublished’ is an ongoing series.

Featured readers:

Jeanne McCulloch
Peter von Ziegesar
Anne Landsman
John Benditt


Jeanne McCulloch was the longtime managing editor of the Paris Review and the founding Editorial Director of Tin House Books--where she was also senior editor. She will read from her much-anticipated memoir All Happy Families, forthcoming from HarperCollins in 2018.

Peter von Ziegesar is the author of The Looking Glass Brother, a critically acclaimed memoir of life with his mentally ill homeless brother. He will read from his first-person work-in-progress: a journalistic foray into the particularly American world of sex and communes

Anne Landsman is the author of The Devil’s Chimney and The Rowing Lesson. The Rowing Lesson won South Africa’s two top literary awards: the Sunday Times Fiction Prize and the M-Net Literary Award for English Fiction. She will read from a novel intended for a younger audience set in an invented Elizabethanesque England, focusing on a family of hidden Jews.

John Benditt is the author of The Boatmaker, winner of the Goldberg Prize, the National Jewish Book Award for debut fiction. He will read from a new collection of short fiction titled Recollection.


Earlier Event: December 13
Writing Workshop with Geoffrey Olsen
Later Event: December 15
Imp Chapbooks Release Party