Last week, we were honored to do a No, YOU Tell It! show as part of the summer writing residency for Fairleigh Dickinson’s low-residency MFA program in Creative Writing.
No, YOU Tell It! “Stargazing” featured four alums of the program: Kahle Alford, Christopher Brown, Becky Fine-Firesheets, and Cory Johnston. They brought down the house with switched-up stories about an unexpected encounter at Comic Con, the limits of love, porcupines vs. wild turkeys, and an unfortunate ‘poop dance.’ Select audio from the evening will be available as part of our new NYTI podcast launching this fall!
Speaking of the Fall, SAVE THE DATE for NYTI “3 Strikes” on Sept 16th, 7 p.m. at Jimmy’s No. 43.
For this special edition, we are joining forces with The Literary Review, an international journal of contemporary writing published quarterly by FDU, to celebrate TLR’s new issue and the Brooklyn Book Festival. I am happy to announce that two of our switched-up storytellers are TLR greats:
Tim Waldron, the Online Fiction Editor of The Literary Review and author of the short-story collection WORLD TAKES published by Word Riot Press.
Kahle Alford, Associate Prose Editor of TLR who is back by popular demand after her amazing work both writing & performing in NYTI “Stargazing.”
They will swap nonfiction stories inspired by the theme “3 Strikes” with:
Jenn Wehrung, stand-up comedian and host of Laugh It Up, Astoria!
Daniel Mahler, actor& co-founder of The Harborside Shakespeare Company
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