CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–March 17, 2014. Kyle Minor, author (pictured at left), most recently of the collection of short fiction Praying Drunk, and Angela Pneuman, author of the collection Home Remedies, will read from their work as part of this spring’s Roosevelt University Reading Series at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 20 in Roosevelt’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.
Kyle Minor is the author of two collections of short fiction, Praying Drunk (2014) and In the Devil’s Territory (2008). Recent work appears in print and online at The New York Times Book Review, The Atlantic, Salon, Esquire, The Iowa Review, Best American Mystery Stories, and Best American Nonrequired Reading. He lives in hotel rooms and on airplanes.
Angela Pneuman (pictured at right), raised in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky, teaches fiction writing at Stanford University. Her collection Home Remedies was hailed as “call[ing] to mind Alice Munro” (San Francisco Chronicle), and her fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories (2004 & 2012), Ploughshares, Los Angeles Review, and many other literary magazines. She was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford, a Presidential Fellow at SUNY Albany, and the recipient of the first inaugural Alice Hoffman Prize from Ploughshares.
Free and open to the public, the reading is presented by the MFA in Creative Writing Program, the University’s literary magazine, Oyez Review, and the Department of Literature and Languages at Roosevelt University. For more information, contact [email protected] or 312-341-2417.