November 17th Readings: Mikita Brottman, Elizabeth Evitts-Dickinson, Sara Lippman, and Dolan Morgan
Come celebrate our first year (and final reading of 2014) with debut collections, dogs, and decor!
Mikita Brottman is an Oxford-educated scholar, critic, and psychoanalyst. Her books include Hyena and Thirteen Girls and her latest, The Great Grisby: Two Thousand Years Of Literary, Royal, Philosophical, And Artistic Dog Lovers And Their Exceptional Animal (Harper 2014). She is a professor for the Department of Humanistic Studies and co-director of the MA Program of Critical Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
For nearly two decades, Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson has written about architecture, design, and cities for national publications like The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Slate, The Atlantic’s CityLab, and Fast Company, among others. She began writing fiction in 2011 and her short stories have since published in PANK, Revolver, and The Little Patuxent Review. She received an Individual Artist Award in Fiction from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2013 and her fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her stories have been a finalist for the Orlando Prize, the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, and the Writers@Work Fellowship, and she has been awarded fiction fellowships to the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop and the Vermont Studio Center. This past spring she was a Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Elizabeth teaches writing in the Graphic Design MFA program at MICA and is a contributing editor with Architect magazine.
Sara Lippmann is the author of the story collection Doll Palace. Her stories have been published in The Good Men Project, Wigleaf, Slice magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, Joyland and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2012 fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts and co-hosts the Sunday Salon, a longstanding reading series in the East Village.
Dolan Morgan is the author of That's When the Knives Come Down (Aforementioned Productions, 2014) and an editor at The Atlas Review. His work can be found in The Believer, The Lifted Brow, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, apt, Pank, Field, The Collagist, and elsewhere.