TRUE STORY: Nonfiction at KGB is a free weekly series and salon that celebrates nonfiction storytelling with readings, screenings, conversations, and occasional parlor games. The series is curated by Suzanne Snider and Erin Edmison
Tuesday nights, KGB Bar: 85 East 4th Street NYC
Spring 2010 Calendar
Feb 2: This Mortal Coil
Robin Romm (THE MERCY PAPERS) and Richard McCann (MOTHER OF SORROWS)
Feb. 16: Housing is a Human Right
Oral Histories with Amy Starcheski and Housing is a Human Right
Feb. 23: Urban Studies
Doc film and doc theater with The Internet Celebrities (Rafi Kam & Dallas Penn) and Kyle DeCamp
March 2: Philosophy for a Complicated Life
Andy Pessin, Linda Alcott, and Mark Vernon
March 9: Post-It Note Reading Series with Arthur Jones
Stories and Animation with Daniel Engber and pre-recorded story by Jonathan Goldstein
March 16: Hilton & HAMMER!
Hilton Als and Barbara Hammer
March 23: Horror night
Elyssa East & John Reed
March 30: NO EVENT (Passover)
April 6: Nonfiction Goes Meta: Words & PIctures
Roy Blount, Jr. (ALPHABET JUICE) and Johnny Carrera (PICTORIAL WEBSTER'S visual dictionary)
April 13: Trying Something New?
Katherine Russell Rich and Stephen Elliott
April 20: Superhero
Elizabeth Streb (STREB: How to Be an Extreme Action Hero) and Jack Hitt
May 4: Stories Coming Out of and Not Coming Out of Africa
Judy Stone, Binyavanga Wainaina, Deogratias Niyizonkiza, Sarah Broom
May 18: Annia Ciezadio (DAY OF HONEY, DAY OF ONION: A Memoir of Food, Love and War)
KGB Nonfiction Curators:
ERIN EDMISON has worked in book publishing for over ten years as an editor, scout, and literary agent.
SUZANNE SNIDER's print and audio work has been published in The Believer, The Guardian, Legal Affairs, and in collaboration with visual artists including Danica Phelps and Clare Rojas. She is the recipient of nonfiction fellowships at Yaddo, MacDowell, and UCross and teaches in the Media Studies/Film Department at the New School University. Currently, she is completing a book about a 106-year-old commune.
KGB Nonfiction Coordinator:
ANNA WAINWRIGHT is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. She runs the website www.francetoday.com, is a contributing editor at the Brooklyn Rail, and blogs for the Huffington Post. She is currently at work on her first novel.