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Bennington Writers – Nonfiction

Monday, October 28th  –  6pm
Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street, between Bleecker & West 4th
Subway Stop – West 4th Street

Peter Trachtenberg will be tonight’s featured reader. Joining him will be Nancy Jainchill, Judith Hertog, and Tara Kelly.

Peter Trachtenberg is the author of the memoir 7 TattoosThe Book of Calamities: Five Questions About Suffering and Its Meaning, and Another Insane Devotion, a book about the search for a missing cat that’s also an encoded exploration of love and marriage (it’s now out in paperback from Da Capo Press). His essays, journalism, and short fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, BOMB, TriQuarterly, O, The New York Times Travel Magazine, and A Public Space. His commentaries have been broadcast on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” He has been the recipient of Guggenheim and Whiting fellowships and a residency at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. Trachtenberg teaches in the Writing Program of the University of Pittsburgh and currently is a core faculty member at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

V. Hansmann, host

$8 cover includes a drink