In the lounge GUTS Featuring Arthur Nersesian & Wo Chan
About This Show
GUTS is a bare-bones reading series which encourages experimentation. Writers from a wide variety of styles and life phases are invited to read new work and discuss their practices in an intimate setting. Curated by Dia Felix.
About the Authors
Arthur Nersesian is a third-generation New Yorker. He was managing editor of the NEA granted literary journal Portable Lower East Side back in the 1980s. His first novel, The Fuck-Up, sold over 120,000 copies. His second book, Dogrun, was recently made into a film. Gladyss of the Hunt which came out in 2014 is his tenth novel. He is currently finishing a multi-volume series entitled, The Five Books of Moses, which will be published by Akashic Books. He runs a writing workshop in the East Village on Monday nights and will be glad to consider all dedicated writers.
Wo Chan is a poet, writer, and drag performer. Wo holds honors from Kundiman, Lambda Literary, Millay Colony of the Arts, and the Asian American Writers Workshop, and is the author of the chaplet ORDER THE WORLD, MOM (Belladonna Press, 2016). Wo has performed their work at NY Live Art, Dixon Place, BAM Fisher, VOX Populi, and the Architectural Digest Expo. Wo is a standing member of the Brooklyn-based drag & burlesque alliance Switch n’ Play.