Curated by Catherine Gigante-Brown
Please join us for an intriguing glimpse at the works of three very compelling writers—Beth Bosworth (The Source of Life and Other Stories), Anthony Vigorito (Seeing in 17) and Catherine Gigante-Brown (The El). Each will read excerpts from their most recent works. There will also be a Q&A and a meet and greet with the authors where their books will be sold and signed.
About the Authors
Beth Bosworth has taught at the New School for Social Research, CUNY’s NYC Technical College, and for many years at Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, where she is also founding editor of the Saint Ann's Review. Her publications include a debut collection, A Burden of Earth and Other Stories, a novel, Tunneling, and The Source of Life and Other Stories, which was honored with the 2012 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Her works have appeared in the Kenyon Review, the Seneca Review, the Forward, Guernica, AGNI, and elsewhere.
A lifelong Brooklynite, Anthony Vigorito is a recently-retired New York City schoolteacher. Mentored by Ken Siegelman, Brooklyn’s third Poet Laureate, he currently hosts two monthly poetry readings: Ken Siegelman’s Brooklyn Poetry Outreach at the Park Slope Barnes & Noble as well as Tom Kane’s Boulevard Bards at Boulevard Books in Dyker Heights. Seeing in 17, an innovative collection of art-inspired haiku, is his fourth collection of poetry.
A writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, Catherine Gigante-Brown’s works have appeared in a variety of publications including Essence, Time Out New York, the Daily News, Industry and The Italian Journal of Wine and Food. She co-authored the biographies Raw Talent and Whips and Kisses for Prometheus Books. A number of her short stories and essays appear in anthologies. Her first novel, The El, is available as an ebook and as a trade paperback from Volossal Publishing.