Aster(ix) Reading Series: Idra Novey & Irina ReynThursday, October 20, 2016 @ 8 p.m.
Join us for an evening with Idra Novey and Irina Reyn as part of the Aster(ix) Reading Series.
Idra Novey is the author of the debut novel Ways to Disappear, a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Born in western Pennsylvania, she has since lived in Chile, Brazil, and New York. Her second poetry collection Exit, Civilian was selected for the 2011 National Poetry Series. Her fiction and poetry have been translated into eight languages and she’s written for The New York Times, NPR’s All Things Considered, and The Paris Review. She’s also translated the work of several prominent Brazilian writers, most recently Clarice Lispector’s novel The Passion According to G.H.
Irina Reyn is the author of two novels, What Happened to Anna K. and The Imperial Wife. The Imperial Wife, published in July, was named best book of the month by Cosmopolitan, Real Simple, and O, Oprah magazines. Irina is also the editor of the anthology, Living on the Edge of the World: New Jersey Writers Take On the Garden State. She teaches fiction writing at the University of Pittsburgh.