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Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop Events, 6/6–6/7, 6/26

This comes straight from the newsletter. Glad SSWW is back!

Join SSWW founder & director Julia Fierro (and many Sackett writers!) at the launch party for her new novel The Gypsy Moth Summer at powerHouse Arena bookstore in Dumbo.

June 6th 7pm
powerHouse Arena
28 Adams Street, Brooklyn

FREE, open to the public, and ’90s-themed drinks & treats will be served.
RSVP via the
Facebook Event Page.

Read more about The Gypsy Moth Summer here.

The Sackett Street Literary Series is back with a special event at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe featuring novelists: Hannah Tinti (One Story founder and author of The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley),Rakesh Satyal (author of No One Can Pronounce My Name), Julia Fierro (SSWW founder and author of The Gypsy Moth Summer), andNatalka Burian (Sackett Street alum, founder of The Freya Project, and author of Welcome to the Slipstream).

This conversation will be moderated by Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop alum Chiwoniso Kaitano.

June 7th 7pm
Housingworks Bookstore & Cafe
126 Crosby Street, NYC

FREE, open to the public, and drinks will be served. RSVP via theFacebook Event Page.

The Sackett Street Literary Series is thrilled to have a new home… Books Are Magic, the new indie bookstore in Cobble Hill opened by former SSWW instructor Emma Straub and Michael Fusco, and located only a few blocks from where Sackett Street began 15 years ago!

Join us to celebrate four outstanding writers at Books Are Magic: alums Kathleen Flynn and Adalena Kavanaugh; instructor Sarah Gerard, and special guest Miranda Beverly-Whittemore.

June 26th 7pm
Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street, Brooklyn

FREE, open to the public, and drinks will be served.
RSVP via the Facebook Event Page.

Next Sackett Street Reading, 3/17 at BookCourt


Thu Mar 17, 7:00PM

Keija Parssinen
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
Kimberly McCreight
Tracy O’Neill
Robin Wasserman

On the Docket:
Book Signing

About the Event:

The next Sackett Street Writers’ Reading Series event, “Dangerous Lives of Young Women in Fiction,” celebrates the paperback release of The Unraveling of Mercy Louis, the second novel by SSWW alum Keija Parssinen.

The Unraveling of Mercy Louis won a 2015 Alex Award from the American Library Association.

Joining Keija are four authors whose novels illuminate the complexity of young women’s experience in an often violent world — New York Times Bestselling novelists Miranda Beverly-Whittemore (Bittersweet and the forthcoming June), Kimberly McCreight (Reconstructing Amelia, Where They Found Her, and the forthcoming YA series Outliers) and Robin Wasserman (author of more than 10 novels and the forthcoming Girls On Fire); and National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree Tracy O’Neill, a SSWW alum and author ofThe Hopeful.