Hello literary lovelies! We are so completely excited to share more information about our Issue 6 launch party. Issue 6 will launch with a Friday night party at Greenlight Bookstore on October 23rd at 7:30PM featuring complimentary wine and whiskey, celebration, and readings by Jaclyn Adomeit (joining us all the way from Canada!), Fraylie Nord, Helena Fitzgerald reading on behalf of Allegra Frazier, as well as a brief introduction to her art work by Daniele Genadry. Issue 6 features an interview with award-winning poet Jason Koo and the art work of Liz Brizzi and Daniele Genadry, as well as short fiction from Jaclyn Adomeit, Emily Brisse, Allegra Frazier, Fraylie Nord, Andrew Scheinman, and Chris Werkman and poetry from Wendy Merrick Burbank, Hannah Dow, Carrie Hohmann, and William James. You can find more information about the event here. Also, scroll down for first ever look at our Issue 6 cover!
Friday, October 23rd: Armchair/Shotgun Issue 6 Launch Party and Readings!
7:30 PM, Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
JACLYN ADOMEIT currently resides in Calgary, Canada where she daylights as an environmental engineer and is an active member of the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society. In her spare time she dances to old records in the kitchen, befriends stray cats, and hops on airplanes with her fiancé, Rayne, to explore new cultures and new places. Her work has previously appeared in Literally Stories and Flash Fiction Magazine.
HELENA FITZGERALD is a former editor of, and frequent contributor to, The New Inquiry. In addition, she has published fiction and nonfiction in Vice, Refinery29, Bookslut, The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, Midnight Breakfast, Brooklyn Based, The Brooklyn Rail, and The Notre Dame Review, among others. She is currently at work on a novel about the 1977 New York City blackout, and she can usually be found talking out loud to herself on twitter @helfitzgerald.
ALLEGRA FRAZIER‘s work has appeared in Story Magazine, Zymbol, Carrier Pigeon, and elsewhere. She won Bayou Magazine’s 2013 flash fiction contest and was a finalist in 5Quarterly’s 2015 chapbook contest. She was raised in Arizona.
DANIELE GENADRY is an artist whose work considers the construction of visual experience. She has participated in residencies at the Bronx Museum, Anderson Ranch Art Center (USA), Fondazione Ratti (Italy), Frans Masereel Centrum (Belgium), and in 2013-14 she was the Abbey Scholar at the British School at Rome. Recent exhibitions include Roman Remains, Transition Gallery, London; This is the Time. This is the Record of the Time, SMBA, Amsterdam and AUB Galleries, Beirut; Hard Copy, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome; There is No Place Like Home, Aurelia Antica 425, Rome; After Hours, Kunsthalle Galapagos, NYC; and The 2nd Aim Biennal, The Bronx Museum, NYC. Genadry has a BA from Dartmouth College, NH and an MFA from the Slade School of Art, London. She is based in Brooklyn, NY.
FRAYLIE NORD lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Her writing has appeared in Tin House Flash Fridays, Volume 1 Brooklyn, Bridge Eight, Revolution John, Oblong Magazine, and elsewhere.
Well now. That sure as heck was purdy.