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The Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Presents Authors
Anna Solomon & Max Watman
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

There are only 2 Pen Parentis Literary Salons left before we go on hiatus for the summer! Don't miss your chance to hear Pushcart Prize winner Anna Solomon and Max Watman, author of Chasing the White Dog read from new work and share their tales from the trenches of writing and parenting.

Anna Solomon's short stories have been published in literary magazines including The Georgia Review, One Story, Harvard Review, and Shenandoah; her story "Lotto" was awarded a Pushcart Prize. An essay about new motherhood, "The Three-Month Itch," appeared in the New York Times Magazine. Anna's debut novel, The Little Bride, is forthcoming in 2011. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

Max Watman is the author of Race Day, which was an editors choice in the New York Times Book Review. He was the horse racing correspondent for the New York Sun and has written for various publications on books, music, food, and drink and is the author of the Chasing the White Dog. He lives in the Hudson Valley with his wife and son.

ATE: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
TIME: 6-8 pm, come after work!
LOCATION: The Libertine Library @ Gild Hall @ 15 Gold Street, NYC.
DIRECTIONS: Walking directions from A/C (@ Broadway/Nassau) or 2/3/4/5/J/M/Z (@ Fulton) trains: Walk east on Fulton Street to Gold Street, turn right and right again at Platt.

Walking directions from 4/5 train or E train or PATH: From Broadway take Maiden Lane east to Gold Street (third intersection). Turn left on Gold and left again at Platt.

Enter through the lobby of the Gild Hall Hotel and join us upstairs for a night to remember.


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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