On Thursday, November 1, join us at KGB's Red Room for New York Writers Workshop's First Thursdays reading series. This month, the series features writers from not one, but all three of Soho Press's imprints:
Lizzy Mason, THE ART OF LOSING (Soho Teen)
Ed Lin, 99 WAYS TO DIE (Soho Crime)
Gina Apostol, INSURRECTO (Soho Press)
Three authors, three genres, three imprints. Join New York Writers Workshop and Soho Press on Thursday, November 1 for NYWW's First Thursdays reading series, featuring:
SOHO PRESS: Gina Apostol's novel INSURRECTO is literary tour-de-force about the Philippines' present and America's past. Apostol's third book, Gun Dealers' Daughter, won the 2013 PEN/Open Book Award and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize. Her first two novels, Bibliolepsy and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata, both won the Juan Laya Prize for the Novel (Philippine National Book Award). Her essays and stories have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Foreign Policy, Gettysburg Review, Massachusetts Review, and others. She lives in New York City and western Massachusetts and grew up in Tacloban, Philippines. She teaches at the Fieldston School in New York City.
SOHO CRIME: Ed Lin's 99 WAYS TO DIE is his latest Taipei Night Market novel that follows the kidnapping of a Mainlander billionaire. Lin a journalist by training and an all-around stand-up kinda guy. He’s the author of several books: Waylaid, his literary debut, and his Robert Chow crime series, set in 1970s Manhattan Chinatown. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. Lin lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung.
SOHO TEEN: Lizzy Mason's debut novel explores addiction, sisterhood, and loss. Mason grew up in northern Virginia before moving to New York City for college and a career in publishing. She lives in Queens, New York, with her husband and cat in an apartment full of books. THE ART OF LOSING is her first novel.