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The Dire Series at the Middle East

December 2, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

It’s another edition of TIMOTHY GIGER’s Dire Literary Series, now at a new location and time!
About the readers:
JENNIE WOOD is the creator and writer of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Flutter, a graphic novel series published by 215 Ink. Flutter is currently being developed for television by Dark Horse Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions. Featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe, and on Law & Order: SVU, Flutter is one of the best LGBT graphic novels of 2013 and 2015, according to The Advocate. Bleeding Cool lists Flutter as one of the 15 best indie comics of 2014. Flutter, Volume Two: Don’t Let Me Die Nervous has been named a 2015 Graphic Novel Diversity Award Honor Book by the Virginia Library Association. Comic Legend Gail Simone calls Flutter “a truly thrilling graphic novel.” Flutter can be found in the New York Times best-selling and Eisner award-winning anthology Love is Love. Flutter, Volume Three: Rid of Me is due out in October 2017 Jennie is also the author of the YA novel, A Boy Like Me, which is a Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist, an INDIEFAB Book of the Year finalist, and one of Foreword Reviews’ 10 Best Indie YA novels for 2014. She is an ongoing contributor to the award-winning, New York Times best-selling FUBAR comic anthologies. Jennie’s work can also be found in Singularity: Rise of the Posthumans, 27 A Comic Anthology, and Baroque Pop, an anthology inspired by the music of Lana Del Rey.
KERRY NEVILLE is the author the short fiction collection, Remember To Forget Me, as well as the collection, Necessary Lies, winner of the Chandra Prize for Fiction. She writes about aspects of recovery, mental health, divorce, parenting, and Life Version 2.0, in her award-winning blog, MommaMayMad. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in journals such as The Gettysburg Review, Glimmer Train, Epoch Magazine, and Arts and Letters, and have won several prizes, including the Dallas Museum of Art Prize for Fiction, The Texas Institute of Letters Prize for the Short Story, and the Short Story Book of the Year from Independent Publisher Magazine. She is currently at work on a recovery-based memoir.
HEATHER SULLIVAN is the author of the poetry book Waiting For an Answer. Her work has appeared or has work forthcoming in Chiron Review, Muddy River Poetry Review, Big Hammer, Barbaric Yawp and Nixes Mate.


December 2, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Middle East
480 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
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