, The L Magazine's annual short fiction competition and reading series, will showcase five of New York's best unknown writers at tonight's first semifinal, where they'll read for a discerning audience including our elite judging panel
, at at Williamsburg's extremely schmancy new Wythe Hotel
Plus! New York City Literary Trivia, during which audience members vie for giveaways and lit cred, and shift in their seats uncomfortably as a sharply dressed Jonny Diamond yells at me from onstage. I love Literary Upstart.