A special night of storytelling with
Mark Singer (The New Yorker)
Rilla Askew (author, “Fire in Beulah”)
Ginger Strand (author, “Inventing Niagara”)
Kiera Feldman (writer, “Grace in Broken Arrow,” “This Is My Beloved Son”)
Marcos Barbery (journalist and documentarian, writer, “From One Fire”)
Wednesday, Oct. 29th, 7:00 p.m.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012
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Mark Singer has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1974. Singer’s account of the collapse of the Penn Square Bank of Oklahoma City appeared in The New Yorker in 1985 and was published as a book, Funny Money.
Rilla Askew is an Oklahoma-born writer and author of the novel Fire in Beulah, set against the backdrop of the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.
Ginger Strand is the author of Inventing Niagara, the untold story of America’s waterfall. Her essays and fiction have appeared in Harper’s, The Believer, The Iowa Review, and the New York Times. Her articles for This Land magazine span fracking, Oklahoma’s water wars, and homicidal truck drivers.
Kiera Feldman is a Brooklyn-based reporter whose story “Grace in Broken Arrow” earned Longreads’ Best Non-Fiction article of the year in 2012. She’s written for n+1, The New York Times, Mother Jones, and a number of other publications.
Marcos Barbery is a journalist and documentarian. His This Land article “From One Fire” tells the story of an unlikely civil rights leader in the Cherokee Nation.
Photo by Jesse Chan-Norris (Flickr)