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Genesee Reading Series: Alex Sanchez & Melissa Ostrom

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$6

Now in its 36th year, the Genesee Reading Series is a smorgasbord for your literary palate.  On the second Tuesday of each month, listen to two authors read their work up close and personal in the intimate Performance Space upstairs. By the end of the year, you will have feasted on the work of 24 regional authors (some prominent, some emerging; writers of fiction, poetry, essay, creative nonfiction, memoir). Stay afterward and talk to the authors while eating cookies. $3 for members, $6 for the general public.

 

Alex Sanchez has published eight novels with Simon & Schuster, including the American Library Association “Best Book for Young Adults” Rainbow Boys and Lambda Award-winning So Hard to Say. His novel Bait won the Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Book Award and the Florida Book Award Gold Medal. Currently he’s writing a graphic novel for DC Comics. He has a master’s in counseling, worked for many years as a youth and family counselor, and now works as an author, teacher, and freelance developmental editor.  Find out more at www.AlexSanchez.com

 

 

Melissa Ostrom is the author of the YA novels The Beloved Wild (Feiwel & Friends, March 2018) and Unleaving (Feiwel & Friends, March 2019). Her stories have appeared in The Florida Review, Fourteen Hills, Juked, and Passages North, among other journals, and her flash “Ruinous Finality” was selected for The Best Small Fictions 2019. She teaches part-time at Genesee Community College and lives with her husband and children in Holley, New York. Learn more at www.melissaostrom.com or find Melissa Ostrom on Twitter @melostrom.  

 

 

If you would like to make a request for an accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event.

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Date:
July 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$6
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Writers & Books
Phone:
(585) 473-2590
Website:
wab.org

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Event Date(s)
7:30pm Tues, July 9, 2019
Course Code
J19-E04

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Writers & Books
740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Phone:
(585) 473-2590
Website:
https://wab.org/
If you would like to make a request for any accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event or workshop.
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