An evening featuring writers and veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars hosted by Phil Klay (author of REDEPLOYMENT)

Pete's Reading Series PRESENTS:
An evening featuring writers and veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars hosted by Phil Klay (author of REDEPLOYMENT)
February 25, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn NY
Closest subways: L and G at Lorimer/Metropolitan

Reading that evening will be Matt Gallagher (YOUNGBLOOD), Mariette Kalinowski, Jacob Siegel and Paul Wolfe. Join us for a night celebrating writing in the cozy back room of Pete's.

More about our readers:

Matt Gallagher is the author of the debut novel Youngblood, to be published in February by Atria/Simon & Schuster. A former US Army captain, he also authored the acclaimed Iraq war memoir Kaboom, based on the popular and controversial blog he kept while deployed. He holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia and has written for the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Daily Beast, and Playboy, among others. He lives with his wife in Brooklyn.

Mariette Kalinowski served in the US Marine Corps from 2002 through 2010, including two tours in Iraq. She earned her MFA from Hunter College in 2014, and is working on her first novel.

Jacob Siegel is a writer still living in Brooklyn. He was a reporter at the Daily Beast before leaving to take work as a freelancer. The forthcoming Baghdad Noir, the latest installment in Akashic's long running series, will feature his short story.

Paul Wolfe graduated from West Point in 2000 and spent six years serving as a US Army officer. Paul subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University and worked in financial services. He now resides in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn with his wife and three kids and is working on his debut novel, The Revival of James Cartwright. Published works include “Little Black Box”, featured in the Spring 2014 edition of Veoir Magazine.

WHEN
February 25, 2016 at 7:30pm - 9pm
WHERE
Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
United States
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