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2006

March 3, 2006
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO KELLY BRAFFET AND DAVID EVANIER David Evanier, Kelly Braffet As the cold front moved in, and December finally became more like its old self, Kelly Braffet and David Evanier... ›› read more
September 9, 2006
Binnie Kirshenbaum CLICK! - Listen to Elisa Albert & Binnie Kirshenbaum 9.10.06: KGB Bar's Sunday night fiction series returned from summer hiatus this week with readings from Elisa Albert and... ›› read more
September 9, 2006
Rachel Sherman and Karen Russell Click Here to Listen to Karen and Rachel's Reading! 9.17.06: This week's fiction night featured readings from Karen Russell and Rachel Sherman . The two NYC short-... ›› read more
September 9, 2006
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE IMPETUS PRESS READING Willy Blackmore, Jennifer Banash Jennifer Banash and Willy Blackmore , founders of Iowa City's Impetus Press , took over KGB Bar along with almost... ›› read more
September 9, 2006
Ken Kalfus and Mark Z. Danielewsk 9.24.06: CLICK TO LISTEN TO KEN KALFUS & MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI! The house was packed 45 minutes before KGB's latest fiction night began. As guests streamed in, it... ›› read more
October 10, 2006
Kevin Moffett & Amanda Filipacchi 10.1.06: CLICK TO LISTEN TO AMANDA FILIPACCHI & KEVIN MOFFETT! Reading from her novel, Love Creeps , Amanda Filipacchi is the author of Nude Men and Vapor ... ›› read more
October 10, 2006
Kelly Link & Shelley Jackson Kelly Link and Shelley Jackson fans were spilling out into the KGB's hallway on Sunday night eagerly waiting to hear what Link, author of Magic for Beginners, and... ›› read more
October 10, 2006
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO NELL FREUDENBERGER, SAM LIPSYTE, JORDI PUNTI NELL FREUDENBERGER, JORDI PUNTI, SAM LIPSYTE KGB's Sunday night fiction was at its finest with electrifying readings by Jordi... ›› read more
October 10, 2006
10.15.06 CLICK TO LISTEN TO CALVIN BAKER AND KATHERINE MIN Reading from his novel, Dominion , Calvin Baker is the author of Naming the New World and Once Two Heroes . Reading from her novel,... ›› read more
October 10, 2006
Ryan Boudinot, Gonzalo Barr, George Rabasa CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO GEORGE RABASA, GONZALO BARR, AND RYAN BOUDINOT Reading from The Cleansing , George Rabasa's short fiction has appeared in Story... ›› read more
October 10, 2006
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO HEATHER O'NEILL, SARAH HALL AND EMILY MAGUIRE Emily Maguire, Sarah Hall, Heather O'Neill Three eloquent voices in literary fiction graced the podium this Sunday to launch the... ›› read more
November 11, 2006
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RYAN EFFGEN, ELLEN LITMNAN, CAIMEEN GARRETT Ryan Effgen, Caimeen Garrett, Ellen Litmnan An eager crowd gathered to listen to the crá¨me of the crop authors whose work was... ›› read more
November 11, 2006
Lise Haines, Asali Solomon Sunday, November 12, featured three readers and another well-attended night in KGB's highly-regarded Fiction Reading Series. First up was Carolyn Turgeon , reading for... ›› read more
November 11, 2006
LISA MOORE, HEIDI JULAVITS Canadian author Lisa Moore arrived from Newfoundland only an hour before the reading. She read an erotically charged passage from her American debut Alligator . The novel... ›› read more
November 11, 2006
Tom Hart, Margo Dabaie, Dan Goldman, Nick Bertozzi, Elizabeth Genco Four graphic novelists graced the podium at this reading, hosted by Suzanne Dottino, KGB Literary Director Sunday Night Fiction ,... ›› read more
December 12, 2006
Nick Antosca, Ned Vizzini, Noah Cicero, Tao Lin If Saturday's reading at KGB, which featured four authors who reportedly "might never be in the same room again," is not to be repeated, then bully for... ›› read more

2007

January 1, 2007
Jack Livings, Ed Schwarzchild, Art Bradford, Michele Wildgen 1.14.07: KGB's Sunday Night Fiction Series was thrilled to feature readers from StoryQuarterly42 . This issue was guest-edited by Walter... ›› read more
January 1, 2007
Ellis Avery & Joshua Cohen 1.21.07: KGB Bar hosted authors Ellis Avery and Joshua Cohen. It was a fun evening of writing that was heavy on emotion and cultural reckoning. Ellis Avery is a poet as... ›› read more
January 1, 2007
Lynne Tillman and James Cañón 1.28.07: Lynne Tillman and James Cañón read on Sunday to a room full of new and old fans and friends while some of the season's first snow fell outside. Both of these... ›› read more
February 2, 2007
Vendela Vida, Ken Kalfus; David Wain, Zandy Hartig, Ken Kalfus 2.4.2007: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! KGB hosted a full-contact, no holds-barred championship reading between Vendela Vida and Ken Kalfus ... ›› read more
February 2, 2007
Yael Goldstein and Kevin Shay 2.11.07: Outside it's cold and the streets are pretty empty but inside KGB, it's warm and crowded as Yael Goldstein and Kevin Shay take the podium. Yael Goldstein reads... ›› read more
February 2, 2007
Wayne Koestenbaum, Rhonda Lieberman, Ben Marcus, Geoffrey O'Brien, Matthew Reuchbauer 2.18.07: KGB hosted a tribute to Austrian novelist, playwright and poet Thomas Bernhard (1931-89). A group of New... ›› read more
February 2, 2007
Francisco Goldman & Daniel Alarcon 2.25.07: Snowflakes were falling gracefully down on the quiet "Oscar Night" streets of the Lower East Side while the drinks were pouring generously inside the... ›› read more
March 3, 2007
Angela Pneuman & Anya Ulinich 3.4.07: KGB welcomed two very talented writers - Angela Pneuman and Anya Ulinich. They read to an excited audience who hung on their every funny, wise and... ›› read more
March 3, 2007
3.11.07: A pretty wild night at KGB. Liam Callanan, Elise Blackwell and Joshua Ferris drew a large, boisterous crowd. There was cheering, whooping, laughing and even crying - though we're sure that... ›› read more
March 3, 2007
Deb Olin Unferth, Paul LaFarge, Chris Adrian McSweeney Night, March 18th: The KGB crowd was wall-to-wall in honor of the latest installment of the Sunday night Reading Series. First up was Deb Olin... ›› read more
May 5, 2007
Fade To Blonde, Max Philips; Dutch Uncle, Peter Pavia; Slide, Jason Starr; Suzanne Dottino w/ HCC authors and publisher, Charles Ardai On April 22, 2007 four authors from Hard Case Crime read at KGB... ›› read more
August 8, 2007
On June 2, 2007, the KGB Bar Sunday Night Reading Series hosted the very first reading from the long awaited THE APOCALYPSE READER , an anthology of new and selected short fiction about the end of... ›› read more
October 10, 2007
Cafe Nueva York members Carmen Boullosa, Eduardo Mitre and Naief Yehya For a few hours Sunday evening September 30, 2007, KGB became a little more like Café Tortoni of Buenos Aires as four... ›› read more
October 10, 2007
10.21.07: The Harvard Lampoon furnishes much of America's comedy today. It's surprising that it's former members can display such a variety of stylistic persuasion. Yet at KGB on October 21st, the... ›› read more
November 11, 2007
Humor and Baltica (Russian beer) flowed in equal amounts among the jeans-and-glasses wearing crowd at KGB on Sunday for the reading of Elise Blackwell and Porochista Khakpour . Blackwell read first... ›› read more
November 11, 2007
John McCaffrey "Blogging (and Clogging) is Such Sweet Sorrow." -- William "Clyde" Shakespeare Darin Strauss, John Hodgman, and The Co-presidents of Their Fan Club 1.11.07: "I'd just like to know... ›› read more
December 12, 2007
Maxine Swann, Robert Marshall Maxine Swann's short story " Flower Children " won the Cohen Award, the O.Henry Award, and the Pushcart Prize, and was included in The Best American Short Stories 1998... ›› read more