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A Reading with Kelly Link


Tuesday, January 28 | 8:00 PM 2A, 25 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

Kelly Link will be reading at the historic Lower East Side bar 2A in a special Tin House edition of the Fiction Addiction reading series. Joining her will be Tin House contributers Ben Marcus (author of Leaving the Sea and The Flame Alphabet) and Alexander Maksik (author of A Marker to Measure Drift and You Deserve Nothing). Kelly Link's short story "Origin Story" appeared in the debut issue of A Public Space in the spring of 2006. She is the author of Pretty Monsters and Magic for Beginners, among other titles.

The event is free and open to the public. $4 whiskey at the bar. More information at Fiction Addiction's website.

Kelly Link

is the author of the collections Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, and Get in Trouble. Her short stories have been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The Best American Short Stories, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. She is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow and has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She and Gavin J. Grant have co-edited a number of anthologies, including multiple volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and, for young adults, Steampunk! and Monstrous Affections. She is the co-founder of Small Beer Press and co-edits the occasional zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. Link was born in Miami, Florida. She currently lives with her husband and daughter, dog, and chickens in Northampton, Massachusetts.


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