Jonathan Harper & Patrick E. Horrigan: READINGS AND DISCUSSION

Event Details

Event Date

Event Date: Friday, May 19, 2023

Event Time

Event Time: 4:00 PM - to 6:00 PM

Event Description

Join us for a wonderful pre-dinner event this Saturday the 20th, at 4 p.m.!

Jonathan Harper and Patrick E. Horrigan will be reading from and discussing their most recent releases: You Don’t Belong Here and American Scholar: A Novel. Hosted by Steve Berman: author, editor, and founder of Lethe Press, an independent publishing house specializing in the strange, the eerie, and the uncanny.

Jonathan Harper is the author of the short story collection DAYDREAMERS. His work can also be found in BEST GAY STORIES 2013, with short stories and essays in a multitude of other anthologies. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from American University in 2010 and has received residencies from The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and The Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow. A long-time resident of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, he has a fondness for period pieces, plays way too many video games and hates wearing socks.

Born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, Patrick E. Horrigan received his BA from The Catholic University of America and his PhD from Columbia University. He is the author of the novel PENNSYLVANIA STATION (Lethe Press; Indie Book Award finalist for best LGBTQ2 fiction) and the novel PORTRAITS AT AN EXHIBITION (Lethe Press; winner of the Dana Award for fiction as well as the Mary Lynn Kotz Art-in-Literature Award, sponsored by the Library of Virginia and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts). Winner of Long Island University’s David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching, he taught literature for twenty-five years at LIU Brooklyn. He lives in Manhattan.


You Don’t Belong Here

American Scholar

Location Details

Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room

Address for Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room

345 S. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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