The Pigeon Pages NYC reading series nests at PowerHouse Arena, located at 28 Adams St. in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, NYC. We showcase a dynamic and diverse group of writers for a literary afternoon each month, and are proud to be a platform for emerging writers while also celebrating the successes of our local authors.
Our readings are always free and open to the public, with books available for purchase and signing on site.
Fly by & say hi at our bookstore nest PowerHouse Arena on Sunday, October 21st at 5pm!
We'll be featuring Hannah Tinti, Morgan Jerkins, Raven Leilani, & Carlie Hoffman, hosted by Alisson Wood. Join us at PowerHouse Arena, 28 Adams St. in Dumbo, Brooklyn for birds & books!
About Our October Readers:
HANNAH TINTI is the author of the bestselling novel The Good Thief, which won The Center for Fiction’s first novel prize, and the story collection Animal Crackers, a runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her new novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, is a national bestseller and has been optioned for television. She teaches creative writing at New York University’s MFA program and co-founded the Sirenland Writers Conference. Tinti is also the co-founder and executive editor of One Story magazine, which won the AWP Small Press Publisher Award, CLMP’s Firecracker Award, and the PEN/Magid Award for Excellence in Editing.
MORGAN JERKINS is the author of the New York Times bestseller, This Will Be My Undoing. Her short form work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, ELLE, and The Atlantic, among many others. She's based in Harlem.
CARLIE HOFFMAN's poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Boston Review, New England Review, North American Review, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 92Y/Discovery Poetry Prize, an Amy Award from Poets & Writers and was listed as one of Narrative Magazine's 30 below 30 poets. Originally from New Jersey, she lives in Brooklyn and is the Editor-in-Chief of Small Orange Poetry Journal and teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
RAVEN LEILANI has been published in Granta, Narrative Magazine, Columbia Literary Journal, New Delta Review, Bat City Review, and Pigeon Pages. Work is forthcoming in New England Review and Florida Review. She is a Goldwater fellow, a recipient of the Narrative Poetry Prize, the Matt Clark Prize, Bat City Review’s short fiction prize, Blue Earth Review's short fiction prize. She is the fiction editor at Ruminate Magazine, and an MFA candidate at NYU.
Since 2016, we've hosted writers including Melissa Febos, sam sax, Rob Spillman, Sarah Gerard, Nick Flynn, Paul Lisicky, Rakesh Satyal, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Darin Strauss, Garrard Conley, Annie DeWitt, Leigh Stein, Lynn Steger Strong, Ariana Reines, Lauren Hilger, Sophie McManus, D. Foy, Kaitlin Solimine, Chloe Caldwell, Corey Mead, Elizabeth Gaffney, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Natalie Eilbert, Matthew Lansburgh, Susan Choi, Helen Phillips, and Tobias Carroll. We also hosted our 2nd annual NYC Lit Mags Celebration, showcasing Tin House, No Tokens, A Public Space, and Joyland.
Interested in reading with us? Email us at pigeonpagesnyc [at] gmail.com.