Ducts.orgI’ll be reading at KGB this Saturday with authors Juliann Garey and Stephanie Hart for the Trumpet Fiction series, hosted by Jon Kravetz. Here’s the info:

Trumpet Fiction host Jonathan Kravetz presents:

Readings by Stephanie Hart, Juliann Garey, and Matthew Kressel.

Saturday, Jan 12th at KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th Street, 2nd Floor, 6:45pm

Stephanie Hart is the author of the recently published book, Mirror Mirror: A Collection of Memoirs and Stories described by Kirkus Reviews as a hopeful, finely rendered portrait of a dysfunctional family. She was a finalist for an Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award in 2012. Stephanie is the author of a Young Adult fiction novel, Is There Any Way Out of Sixth Grade? Her essays and short stories have appeared in anthologies such as Mondo James Dean, The Best Stories from ducts.org, and literary magazines including The Sun, Jewish Currents, And Then, and ducts.org. She teaches at The Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons The New School for Design. For more information, see her website: www.mirrormirrorhart.com.

Juliann Garey is a journalist, screenwriter and film critic whose work has appeared in publications including Marie Claire, More, New York Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times. She is the editor of Voices of Bipolar Disorder: The Healing Companion, and has received fellowships in fiction writing at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and The Vermont Studio Center. A graduate of Yale University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, Garey lives in New York City. Too Bright Too Hear Too Loud Too See, (Soho Press, Dec 26, 2012) is her first novel.

Matthew Kressel’s fiction has or will appear in Lightspeed, Clarkesworld Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Interzone, Electric Velocipede, and the anthologies, Naked City, The People of the Book, and After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia, as well as other markets. In 2011 he was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for his work publishing the speculative fiction `zine Sybil’s Garage. When he’s not designing websites or setting up computer networks for a living, he’s learning to play the trumpet or teaching himself Yiddish. He co-hosts the Fantastic Fiction at KGB reading series in New York alongside Ellen Datlow. And he has been a long-time member of the Altered Fluid writers group. His website is www.matthewkressel.net.

Saturday, January 12th, 6:45pm at

KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)

Trumpet Fiction is sponsored by DUCTS.org and the New York Writers Workshop, and is a monthly reading series at KGB, held on the second Saturday of every month.