7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Head House Books
New York City’s Pen Parentis Literary Salon comes to Philadelphia with a night of reading and discussion at Head House Books featuring Stephanie Feldman, author of the debut novel The Angel of Losses, Brian Gresko, editor of the anthologyWhen I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood, and Marco Roth, author of the memoir The Scientists: A Family Romance and a founding co-editor of the magazinen+1. Each author will read from their work and then participate in an informal, salon-style roundtable about their writing and parenting lives. Please come out to meet the authors, and connect with fellow parents, writers, and lovers of literature! It’s sure to be an insightful, lively evening.
The salon takes place on Thursday, June 19th at the independently owned and operated Head House Books at 619 South 2ndStreet. The night kicks off at 7:30 pm, and admission is free.
The June 19th Literary Salon features:
Stephanie Feldman grew up in Philadelphia and studied writing at the University of Pennsylvania and Barnard College. She lives in the greater Philadelphia area with her husband and daughter. The Angel of Losses (Ecco, July 2014) is her first novel.
Brian Gresko is the editor of When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood (Berkley Books, 2014). His work has appeared in Poets & Writers Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, Glimmer Train Stories, and online at Salon, TheAtlantic.com, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and many other sites. He grew up just outside of Philadelphia, and now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.
Marco Roth is the author of The Scientists: A Family Romance (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012) and a founding co-editor of the magazine n+1. He lives in Philadelphia with his daughter.