Literary Upstart! Tomorrow Night! It’s a Thing, That’s Happening!

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05/24/2011 1:30 PM |


So tomorrow night, Wednesday night, at 7pm, we’ll be back at Spike Hill for the final semifinal (but not the finals) of Literary Upstart, our short fiction competition and reading series, brought to you by Harper Perennial and the New School.

There, lo: There’ll be five (5) short stories, previously unpublished, read by five (5) of the city’s best unknown writers, as the vie for the approval of our distinguished and occasionally hilariously petty judging panel comprised of literary insiders. There there shall also be New York City Literary Trivia, in which audience members duped or goaded up onto the stage blow into blowers and fail to answer questions about books and writers. And of course, there will be a super-secret special on Heineken drafts, because—though we do genuinely trust that our readers enjoy taking a chance on short fiction!—we want you to show up.