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An Evening with Emerging Writers


Wednesday, September 18 | 7–9 p.m. A Public Space, 323 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

A Public Space invites emerging writers to a reading and conversation about what to expect when starting out on the publication journey. Bring your questions and join APS managing editor Megan Cummins and 2019 A Public Space Fellows Kyle Francis Williams, Sylvan Thomson, and Vicki Madden as they discuss the opportunities and pitfalls that face new writers, as well as their experiences working closely with an editor. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask about ways new writers can find the connections they need to take the next steps in their careers.

Refreshments will be served.
Free and open to the public, and no RSVP required!

This is an official 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival event.

Megan Cummins

is the managing editor at A Public Space and A Public Space Books. Her work has been published in Ninth Letter, One Teen Story, Guernica, and Electric Literature.

Kyle Francis Williams

is a writer living in Brooklyn. He is the Chicago Review of Books Communications Director, and an Interviews Editor for Full Stop, as well as an MFA candidate at the Michener Center, and a 2019 A Public Space Emerging Writer Fellow.

Sylvan Thomson

is from Nelson, New Zealand. His work has appeared in the Wireless, the New Zealand Review of Books, and Tell You What: Great New Zealand Nonfiction 2016. He is a 2019 A Public Space Fellow.

Vicki Madden

is a New York City teacher and writer. Her work has appeared in the New York Times. She is a 2019 A Public Space Fellow.

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