2024 Get the Word Out Fiction Reading

February 23, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
Virtual Event – Free – RSVP Here 

Join Poets & Writers for a celebratory reading by the current fiction cohort of Get the Word Out, a new publicity incubator for early-career authors. 

Get the Word Out fiction cohort, pictured from top left: Alisa Alering, Bruna Dantas Lobato, Christina Cooke, Esinam Bediako, Jessie Marshall, Kathya Alexander, Lena Valencia, Lynn Stansbury, Marissa Higgins, and Parul Kapur. 

This special virtual event will also include remarks from publicist May Zhee Lim, who, over the past twelve weeks, has mentored the group. The authors and their forthcoming books are: 

Alisa Alering, Smothermoss (Tin House Books)
Bruna Dantas Lobato, Blue Light Hours (Grove Atlantic)
Christina Cooke, Broughtupsy (Catapult)
Esinam Bediako, Blood on the Brain (Red Hen Press)
Jessie Marshall, Women! In! Peril! (Bloomsbury)
Kathya Alexander, Keep A’Livin’ (Aunt Lute Books)
Lena Valencia, Mystery Lights (Tin House Books)
Lynn Stansbury, Not All Dead Together (Chin Music Press)
Marissa Higgins, A Good Happy Girl (Catapult)
Parul Kapur, Inside the Mirror (University of Nebraska Press) 

The event is free. RSVP now to receive the Zoom link. 

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Get the Word Out was developed with funding from Leonard and Louise Riggio, with additional support from Macmillan Publishers.