is a monthly reading series hosted at The Big Hunt in Washington, DC. It was created to provide authors who have recently released novels, collections, or chapbooks with independent presses an opportunity to add a major metropolis with a rich literary tradition to their book tour. Three Tents also features upcoming local authors and graduate students, in hopes of bringing these communities closer together.
Sunday, June 16th
1345 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
Scott McClanahan is the writer of Stories V! and the Collected Works of Scott McClanahan, Vol. 1. Two Dollar Radio is putting out Crapalachia in 2013. Tyrant Books is putting out Hill William in 2013.
Donora Hillard is the author of the poetry collections Theology of the Body (Gold Wake Press, 2010) and Covenant (with Zachary C. Bush, Gold Wake Press, 2012) as well as several poetry/hybrid text chapbooks. Her work appears in Best of the Web (Dzanc Books), Hint Fiction (W.W. Norton), Monkeybicycle, Pedagogy, and elsewhere. Her projects have been featured by Chicago Public Radio, CNN, Lybba, MSNBC, and the Poetry Foundation. She lives in Detroit.
Gabe Durham is the author of FUN CAMP, now available for from Publishing Genius. He lives in Los Angeles.
Jack Christian is the author of the poetry collection FAMILY SYSTEM (2012 Colorado Prize, University Press of Colorado) . He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers and is currently a lecturer in the English Department at Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts.
July 14th- Joe Hall, Michael Nye, Philip Walker (Cheryl’s Gone/Joe’s Back Reunion Reading!)
July 21st- LINE ASSEMBLY: Adam Atkinson, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Zach Harris, Ben Pelhan, Anne Marie Rooney, and S.E. Smith
August 11- Nick Sturm, Carrie Lorig
December 8th- Luke Goebel
include Roxane Gay, Matthew Zapruder, Matt Bell, Dorothea Lasky, Michael Kimball, Dan Magers, Noy Holland, Melissa Broder, Molly Gaudry, Joe Hall, Blake Butler, Mike Young, Amy Lawless, Laura Van Den Berg, Matthew Salesses, Megan Boyle, and a whole slew of other geniuses. Click here to see the full list.