Writers Night Out /Open Mic – Featured Reader: Debra Immergut
January 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Writers Night Out
The Basement, 21 Center Street, Northampton, MA
OPEN MIC – 2nd Tuesdays 7-9pm
Hosts Rick Paar & Jacqueline Sheehan
Doors open at 7 – with an open mic. If you’d like a chance to read, place your name in the hat up until 7:10. Ten names will be randomly selected. The reading starts at 7:15, and each reader will have five minutes. Admission is free; participants are encouraged to buy a drink in support of the venue.
Please join us!
Featured Reader – Debra Immergut
Debra Jo Immergut is the author of The Captives, a novel published in the US by Ecco/HarperCollins (2018) and in over a dozen other countries. She is also the author of Private Property, a short-story collection from Random House (1992). She is a MacDowell and Michener fellow and has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has worked as a journalist and editor and has taught writing in libraries, military bases, and prisons. Her literary work has been published in American Short Fiction, Narrative, and the Russian-language journal Foreign Literature. Her journalism has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, New York magazine, and other places.