Reading: Ryan Schulte & Friends
To celebrate the first anniversary of Ryan Schulte’s audio-novella, All of You (Hello America Stereo Cassette 2022), Ryan and friends will read from new and previously-published work. Featuring Josh Barnett, Silas Jones, Alex Richardson, and Josephine Sloyan.
This event is a $5 suggested donation ticket with 30 max attendees. Please register in advance.
In compliance with Word Up Community Safety guidelines, all attendees for this event must wear a mask inside.
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ABOUT THE BOOK
All of You is a queer anti-love story running through three generations of sociopolitically-dissatisfied New Yorkers. Eric and Jem’s romance is dodgy at best, and their parents never fared much better. Eric’s wife, Amanda, loves Jem and wants out. Eric’s child, Val, looks at their father’s live-in boyfriend as the answer to a question they never asked. New York City is, as always, out of its bleedin’ mind. Expect longshoremen bars, Irish exits, Fort Greene kitchens, air traffic, Coney Island boardwalk shock, a little regret, and even more confusion. Recorded on an iPhone in Ryan’s parents’ house – Massapequa, NY – in late February, 2022.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ryan Schulte is a graduate of CUNY. His first nonfiction chapbook, “Notes on Water and Blood,” was published by Greying Ghost Press in 2020 and longlisted for the Perennial Press Chapbook Award. His novella, “All of You,” was released as an audiobook by Hello America Stereo Cassette in 2022. His poetry has appeared in The North, and his fiction is forthcoming in Blood Orange and BULL. A community gardener, he lives in Washington Heights, New York. https://schulte1996.com/
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