Winter/Spring 2001Volume II Issue I

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failbetter presents

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What's Next:

failbetter presents

The next reading is at Great Lakes. Saturday, April 21ST, 6:30PM. Sam Lipsyte, Jane Unrue, and Peter Markus will read. Read Peter's work in this issue. And please be early for the reading!


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Fifth Ave. at 1st Street
Brooklyn, NY



David Hollander, Susan Karwoska, and Lynn Chandok were part of failbetter presents Octoberfest at Great Lakes, which included readings of new work by each.  It should be noted that Hollander was attacked by a feral canine on his way to the reading, but nonetheless arrived--bleeding and smiling--setting the standard for us all.

Brian Evenson, Gary Lutz, and Patrick Ehlen read at our November reading, which was held at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan.  Gordon Lish guest-hosted the event, introducing each of the writers.

CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave.
Manhattan, NY

failbetter presents

failbetter presents is a reading series featuring both established and emerging writers.  The readings are held at Great Lakes Bar in Brooklyn and at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan.  

Members of the failbetter presents family include:

Katherine Arnoldi

Martine Bellen

Lynn Chandok

Patrick Ehlen

Brian Evenson

Jack Gilbert

Susan Karwoska

Dan Leone

Sam Lipsyte

Gordon Lish

Gary Lutz

Ben Marcus

Joshua Mehigan

Jenny Offill

Dawn Raffel

Victoria Redel

Pamela Ryder

Christine Schutt

Rachel Sherman

Hal Sirowitz

Terese Svoboda