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Fiction at Literati: Joe Sacksteder and Matt Kirkpatrick

We welcome authors Joe Sacksteder and Matt Kirkpatrick in support of their latest, Make/Shift: Stories and The Ambrose J. and Vivian T. Seagrave Museum of 20th Century American Art, respectively, as part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati series. A book signing will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. 

 

Situated in the absurd and pop-culture, the stories in Make/Shift land athletes, actors, musicians, and grievers at the center of more dire spectacles than they'd anticipated.

A strange museum, an even stranger curator, the deceased artist who haunts him, and the mystery surrounding the museum founders' daughter, lost at sea as a child . . . The Ambrose J. and Vivian T. Seagrave Museum of 20th Century American Art is by turns a dark comedy, a ghost story, a romance, a whodunit, a family saga, and an exhibition catalog

Joe Sacksteder is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Utah. Fugitive Traces, his album of Werner Herzog audio collages, will be available from Punctum Books. His writing has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Florida Review, The Literary Review, Passages North, Hobart, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He is currently a visiting instructor at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan.

Matthew Kirkpatrick is a writer and associate professor of creative writing at Eastern Michigan University.

Event date: 
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Make/Shift Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781946448323
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sarabande Books - April 9th, 2019

The Ambrose J. and Vivian T. Seagrave Museum of 20th Century American Art Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781946724168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Acre Books - March 15th, 2019