Local Writers Charles A. Bush and Erik J. Brown Read from their Debut Novels!

Event Details

Event Date

Event Date: Friday, March 4, 2022

Event Time

Event Time: 6:00 PM - to 8:00 PM

Event Description

Join us in celebrating the debut YA novels from two local queer writers! Charles A. Bush reads from Every Variable of Us. Erik J. Brown reads from All That’s Left in the World. 6PM – 8PM!


Charles A. Bush was raised in Philadelphia, and attended Cabrini University before honing his craft at the University of Oxford. In addition to writing young adult novels, he played professional basketball overseas, spends far too much time obsessing over all things Marvel, has long run out of places to store his mountains of books, and dreams of someday debating literature with Rory Gilmore. Every Variable of Us is his first novel. You can follow him on Instagram (@Charles_A_Bush).

Erik J. Brown (he/him) is a writer based in Philadelphia, PA He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Film and Media Arts with an emphasis in Writing for Media. When not writing, he enjoys traveling (pre-pandemic), collecting disco compilations on vinyl, remodeling his haunted house with his husband, and embarking on the relentless quest of appeasing his Shiba Inu, Charlie.

In 2021 he was selected as a Lambda Literary Emerging Writers Fellow.

His debut Young Adult novel, ALL THAT’S LEFT IN THE WORLD will be published in early 2022 by HarperColllins/Balzer+Bray in the US and Hachette Children’s Group in the UK Commonwealth.

You can find him on Twitter @WriterikJB, and Instagram @ErikJB