On Friday, April 29, 2016, please join Lost Lit for our first Literary event of the year! We’re showcasing three super talented writers: Leland Cheuk, Daniel Falatko and Hasanthika Sirisena, as they present their debut books, THE MISADVENTURES OF SULLIVER PONG, CONDOMINIUM and THE OTHER ONE, respectively. Join us for a special reading and panel talk on their writing journeys towards publication. Afterwards we’ll have an intimate reception where you can personally chat with the writers and get copies of their books signed.
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Reading)
8:30pm – 9:30pm (Reception)
Place: Grumpy Bert
82 Bond St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
Admission:$5. suggested donation
RSVP REQUIRED: Since seating is very limited YOU MUST RSVP HERE! Seat not guaranteed until email confirmation received from Eventbrite. Reception-no RSVP necessary. Just come on by!
LELAND CHEUK is the author of the novel THE MISADVENTURES OF SULLIVER PONG (CCLaP Publishing, 2015). He has been awarded fellowships and artist residencies including one from the MacDowell Colony, and his work has appeared in publications such as The Rumpus, Kenyon Review, [PANK] Magazine, Heavy Feather Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Tahoma Literary Review, and others. His first story collection LETTERS FROM DINOSAURS is forthcoming in 2017. He lives in Brooklyn. Follow him at lelandcheuk.com, on twitter @lcheuk and on instagram @lcheuk22.
DANIEL FALATKO is the author of the novel CONDOMINIUM (CCLaP Publishing, 2015). He is a graduate of the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College
of Fine Arts. Originally from Pennsylvania, he lives and works in New York City.
Read more about him on danielfalatko.com.
HASANTHIKA SIRISENA is the winner of the 2015 Juniper Prize for Fiction. Her short story collection, THE OTHER ONE, is forthcoming in 2016. Her essays and stories have appeared in The Globe and Mail, WSQ, Narrative, The Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train, Epoch, StoryQuarterly, Narrative and other magazines. Her work has been anthologized in Best New American Voices, and named a notable story by Best American Short Stories in 2011 and 2012. She is a recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. In 2008 she received a Rona Jaffe Writers’ Award. She is currently an associate fiction editor at West Branch magazine and is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Susquehanna University. Follow her at hasanthikasirisena.com and on twitter @thinkhasie.