Saturday, May 18th 7:00pm

Author Event: Jennifer Kabat and Adrian Shirk

Reading from their latest work. Free.

Jennifer Kabat received an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for her criticism and has been published in BOMB and The Best American Essays. Her writing has also appeared in Granta, Frieze, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Believer, Virginia Quarterly Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, The New York Review, and The White Review. A finalist for the essay prize at Notting Hill Editions, she often collaborates with artists. She’s part of the core faculty in the Design Research MA at the School of Visual Arts. An apprentice herbalist, she lives in rural Upstate New York and serves on her volunteer fire department.

Adrian Shirk is the author of Heaven is a Place on Earth (Counterpoint, 2022), a personal odyssey of American utopian experiments, and And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy (Counterpoint, 2017), a hybrid-memoir exploring American women prophets and mystics, named an NPR ‘Best Book’ of 2017. She teaches in Pratt Institute’s BFA Creative Writing Program, and is an ensemble member of The Party Theater. She lives in the Catskill mountains in a house that, when it is marshalled into public-facing activities, is called The Mutual Aid Society.MORE