Laura Zinn Fromm, writer, editor, and former Business Week reporter, chronicles life as a flawed, middle-aged Mom.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Come Enjoy Trumpet Fiction! Sponsored by Ducts.org
85 East 4th Street(between 2nd & 3rd Ave)
Saturday, March 9th, 6:45 p.m.
Please join us for an evening of fiction!
Jacob M. Appel is a physician, attorney and bioethicist in New York City. He is the author of the novel, The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up (Cargo, 2012) and more than two hundred stories that have been published in literary journals including Missouri Review, Southwest Review and Virginia Quarterly Review. His fiction has been short-listed for the O. Henry Award, Best American Short Stories, and Pushcart Prize anthology on numerous occasions. His collection, Scouting for the Reaper, won the 2012 Hudson Prize and is forthcoming in 2013. Dr. Appel also writes about the nexus of law and medicine, contributing to The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and many other leading periodicals. He is a graduate of Brown University, Harvard Law School, Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the MFA Program in Creative Writing at New York University.
Margaret Hundley Parker’s work has been published in the New York Times, Time Out New York, Oxygen.com, Ducts, the MetroTimes, etc., and performed at the North Carolina Literary Festival, CBGBs (where she was a cocktail waitress in the ‘90s), the Dog & Pony Show, the 24-Hour Plays, and with the Chapel Hill band Speed McQueen. She has been an editor at FIT magazine and Road & Travel. Her book, the KISS Guide to Fitness, was published in 2002 by Dorling Kindersley. She currently edits for vocabulary.comand visualthesaurus.com, and plays bass with the sparkly indie rock band Lamintated Menu. Her novel “Below the Belt” was born here at Trumpet Fiction, and has been patient while she tends to her human children. She has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence, and sometimes teaches writing at FIT. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her gang.
Laura Zinn Fromm worked for Business Week for eight years as a reporter and editor, where she received the Clarion Award and the Newspaper Guild’s Page One Award for Labor Reporting. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Business Week, Patch, Ducts.org, Writing Raw, New Jersey Life & Leisure and Wellesley magazine. She has taught at Columbia and Montclair State and now teaches fiction and creative non-fiction through the New York Writers Workshop. She holds an M.F.A. from Columbia and is currently working on a “themoir,” In the Shadow of Lunacy, and a (hopefully funny) cookbook, My Inner Fruitcake. For more info, please visit Flawedmom.com and Myinnerfruitcake.com
Hope to see you there! Jonathan Kravetz Editor-in-Chief Ducts.org Jon@ducts.org
New York Writers Resourcesis the parent corporation of New York Writers Workshop, a collective of writers and teachers working in New York City and elsewhere;Ducts.org, a literary webzine; andGreenpoint Press, an independent publishing house devoted to quality fiction and nonfiction.