Nonfiction Reading: Angela Palm, Olivia Dunn, and Daniel Nester (Albany, NY)

  • Hudson River Coffee House 227 Quail Street Albany, NY, 12203 United States

Join us for a reading celebrating Angela Palm’s new book Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere but Here, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize. 

Precedes Thursday Open Mic. Will start pretty promptly!  

Books available for purchase!

Raised in the rural Midwest, Angela Palm earned a BA in English Literature and a BS in Criminal Justice at Saint Joseph's College. Palm is the author of Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere but Here, recipient of the 2014 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize (Graywolf Press, Aug. 2016). Palm is the editor of a book featuring work by Vermont writers, called Please Do Not Remove (Wind Ridge Books, 2014). She has taught creative writing at Champlain College, New England Young Writers' Conference, The Writers' Barn, and The Renegade Writers' Collective. She is a recipient of a Bread Loaf Fellowship in nonfiction.  

Olivia Dunn is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Skidmore College. She also teaches creative writing at The Arts Center of the Capital Region. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program. She is working on a book about Albany that explores the places people are forced to go, such as the gas station, the grocery store, and the sidewalk. She keeps a blog of observational micro-essays atokdunn.com.

Daniel Nester is the author most recently of Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects (99: The Press 2015). His previous books include How to Be Inappropriate (Soft Skull, 2010), God Save My Queen I and II (Soft Skull, 2003 and 2004), and The Incredible Sestina Anthology (Write Bloody, 2014), which he edited. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, and the Poetry Foundation website. He is an associate professor of English at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.