Book Party for Shadowplay & The Mothering Coven in NYC

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Book party for Shadowplay & The Mothering Coven

Norman Lock, Joanna Ruocco, and Gary Lutz read for Ellipsis Press

Saturday, October 24th, 2009 4-7PM

at Barbès | 376 9th St, Brooklyn, NY

Come celebrate the launch of new Ellipsis Press titles by Norman Lock and Joanna Ruocco. A hypnotic tale of artistic obsession, Norman Lock’s SHADOWPLAY tells the story of a Javanese shadow-puppet master. “Wise up and get all you can of Lock,” says Gordon Lish. Joanna Ruocco’s THE MOTHERING COVEN is a “work of wonder” (Carole Maso), a singular act of prose daring. Also reading will be special guest and short story master: Gary Lutz.

Note from me:

I’ve read every book that Ellipsis Press has published, have published reviews of the first two, Waste and Fog & Car, finished one of The Mothering Coven, and just finished reading Shadowplay. Each book is inventive and engaging, and has a singular voice, no small achievement.

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