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Short Story Panel | A Public Space authors in conversation


Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Online

Join us in celebrating Short Story Month with an evening of short story writers in conversation, hosted by Madison Street Books! The event will begin with a short reading from each author on the panel followed by a conversation with moderator Megan Cummins. Register here.

Event Details
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
8:00 p.m. ET
Online via Crowdcast
Register here.

Megan Cummins

is the managing editor of A Public Space and lives in Brooklyn. Her first book, If the Body Allows It, was longlisted for the Story Prize and the PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Story Collection.

Sara Majka

 is the author of the story collection Cities I’ve Never Lived In published by Graywolf Press / A Public Space Books. She lives in Providence where she teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Ada Zhang

is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her debut collection, The Sorrows of Others, is forthcoming from A Public Space Books in spring 2023.

Arinze Ifeakandu

was born in Kano, Nigeria and studied English at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a recent MFA graduate from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was the winner of the 2018 Richard Yates Short Story Contest. Arinze was also shortlisted for The Caine Prize in 2017, and was the winner of a 2015 A Public Space Emerging Writer Fellowship, for his story “God’s Children Are Little Broken Things.” He is currently on a teaching fellowship at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and his stories have recently appeared in A Public Space, One Story, and Guernica. His debut collection of stories, God's Children are Little Broken Things, is forthcoming in 2022.

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