Friday, June 17, 2011

John Wesley Harding, Rick Moody Perform at LIU, Downtown Brooklyn Tonight

As part of Long Island University's Summer Writers Lab, novelist Wesley Stace (aka singer-songwriter John Wesley Harding) and novelist Rick Moody will converse and perform in the Spike Lee Screening Room at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 17.

Followed by Q&A with audience, book signing and reception. Tickets: $5 for the general public.

Wesley Stace
By Xavier Thomas
Both men are author/musicians. Wesley Stace is the author of the international bestseller “Misfortune,” as well as the novel “by George.” His most recent novel, “Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer“ will be published by Picador in February 2011. He has released fifteen albums under the name John Wesley Harding.

Rick Moody
By Seamus Kearney
Rick Moody has published novels, short fiction and nonfiction, including “The Four Fingers of Death,” “Garden State” and “The Ice Storm,” which was adapted into a feature film directed by Ang Lee; “The Ring of Brightest Angels Around Heaven,” “The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions,” “The Diviners; and Right Livelihoods: Three Novellas.” His work in music has been extensive. It includes the album “Rick Moody and One Ring Zero” and two albums with The Wingdale Community Singers.

LIU is at Flatbush and deKalb Avenues in Downtown Brooklyn. Directions here

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