The afternoon will feature readings and an informal discussion. Drinks will be served.
Ryan Ruby is the author of the novel The Zero and the One and the poem Context Collapse, which was a Finalist for the National Poetry Series. His reviews and essays have appeared in Harper's, The Nation, the New Left Review, the Believer, and elsewhere. He has taught fiction at the Berlin Writers' Workshop. He lives in Berlin.
Bennett Sims is the author of the novel A Questionable Shape and the story collection White Dialogues. His new collection, Other Minds and Other Stories, is forthcoming from Two Dollar Radio in November 2023. His work has received the Bard Fiction Prize, the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, and the Pushcart Prize. He has taught fiction at the Berlin Writers' Workshop and currently teaches at the University of Iowa.