Thursday, January 3, 2008

Colson Whitehead Reading

Friday | February 8, 2008
Cocktails begin at 6:30pm, reading Around 7:00pm

Pianos (directions)
158 Ludlow St. at Stanton St.
the Lower East Side NYC.

The One Story Cocktail Hour & Reading Series is a chance for One Story readers and One Story writers to meet, enjoy a cocktail, and mingle in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Part private party, part showcase. The night's reader chooses their favorite cocktail which is sold at a reduced price from 6:30pm until 8:00pm. Colson's special cocktail is Sazerac ($3.00).

Colson Whitehead is the author of three novels, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days (which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), and Apex Hides the Hurt, as well as a collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Granta, Harper's and New York Magazine. He is currently a fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.


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