Reading with Idra Novey and Alex Mar


Join us for a night of compelling essays and work of journalistic non-fictionat The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center.

(**Please note that Sarah Gerard, originally scheduled to appear, will be unable to join us. We are pleased to have the wonderful Alex Mar appear).

Idra Novey is the author of the debut novel Ways to Disappear, currently a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize for First Fiction, winner of the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Prize and a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her poetry collections include Exit, Civilian, The Next Country, and Clarice: The Visitor, a collaboration with the artist Erica Baum. She’s also translated the work of several prominent Brazilian writers, most recently Clarice Lispector’s novel The Passion According to G.H.

Alex Mar is a writer based in her hometown of New York City. Her first book, Witches of America (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), was a New York Times Notable Book of 2015 in non-fiction. Some of her recent work has appeared in The Believer, New York Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Elle, Tin House, The Oxford American (where she is a contributing editor), and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015; and her essays were included in both Longreads’ and BuzzFeed’s “Best of 2016” year-end lists. She is also the director of the feature-length documentary American Mystic, currently streaming on Amazon.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hudson Valley Writers’ Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Times: 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Ticket pricing:

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- $10 Non-Members/ $8 Members

Presenter: Idra Novey and Alex Mar
Presenter Phone: 9143325953
Presenter Website: www.writerscenter.org