Thursday, April 29, 2010

May 15th Readings: Deborah Rudacille, Joshua Furst, Alison Livingston, and Joanna Smith Rakoff

The May 15th episode of season 3 of the 510 Readings is dramatic and action packed. Come join us for readings from Deborah Rudacille, Joshua Furst, Alison Livingston, and Joanna Smith Rakoff!

Deborah Rudacille is a science writer and the author of The Riddle of Gender and The Scalpel and the Butterfly. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Joshua Furst is the author of the novel The Sabotage Cafe, and the story collection Short People. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Chicago Tribune, BOMB, Conjunctions, etc. (Photo credit: Peter Gat)

Alison Livingston is an Infectious Disease and Ocular Immunology Research nurse at Johns Hopkins. Her writing has been published in Radar and in Urbanite. She is currently working on a non-fiction collection, "Tea and Bread, No Jam."

Joanna Smith Rakoff is the author of the novel A Fortunate Age, which was a New York Times Editors' Pick, a winner of the Elle Readers' Prize, a selection of Barnes and Noble's First Look Book Club, an IndieNext pick, and a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller. As a journalist and critic, she's written for The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post Book World, the Boston Globe, Vogue, Time Out New York, O:The Oprah Magazine, and many other newspapers and magazines. Her poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Western Humanities Review, Kenyon Review, and other journals. She has degrees from Columbia University, University College, London, and Oberlin College. (Photo credit: Elena Seibert)