As part of their Literary Series, Dixon Place presents Writers...in a NYC Living Room...Performing, curated by NYC's finest connoisseurs of fiction, sci-fi, and poetry. Schedule: (All performances are $5.00, unless otherwise noted) Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00pm Experiments and Disorders Curated by Sherry Mason Featuring: Angela Pneuman, April Krassner, and Jorge Ignacio Cortinas Angela Pneuman is a recent Stegner Fellow and lecturer in fiction at Stanford. Her work has appeared in Best American Short Stories and Ploughshares; in addition, she has a novel forthcoming from Harcourt. April Krassner received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, teaches writing in the McGhee Division at NYU, and has been published in Zing, Iconoclast, and is working on a new book, The Third Element. Jorge Ignacio Cortinas has received awards from the NEA and the NYFA. His play, Blind Mouth Singing recently completed a run at Chicago's Teatro Vista. Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00pm Belladonna Curated by Erica Kaufman and Rachel Levitsky Featuring Akilah Oliver and Erica Hunt Akilah Oliver has been honored by the PEN American Centers "Open Book" program, and is a member of the adjunct faculty at Naropa University. Her newest chapbook is called My Other Legend. Erica Hunt has written three books of poetry, and her works can be found in Moving Borders, Iowa Poetry Review and the Virago Anthology of Women's Love Poetry. Monday, December 18th at 2:00pm Stories from Concord, Virginia Tickets: $12.00; $10.00 Student/Senior; TDF Reviving the art of dramatic panegyric, Peter Neofotis relives three tales from his novel Concord, Virginia, an excavation of life in a small rural town during the post World War II era. Wednesday January 3rd at 7:30 pm 7 People, 7 Minutes Sign up at 7:00 pm and perform for 7 minutes! Test out new ideas; theater, dance, music, whatever! Open performance beings at 7:30pm. There is no cost to attend or perform. Tuesday January 16th at 7:00 pmExperiments & Disorders Risk-taking poetry, fiction and plays curated by Sherry Mason Featuring Edward Carey and Elizabeth McCracken Edward Carey is a playwright, novelist and visual artist. He is also the author of the novels Observatory Mansions and Alva and Irva: The Twins Who Saved a City. Elizabeth McCracken is the author of the short story collection Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry, and the novels The Giant's House and Niagra Falls All Over Again. Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00 pm QT (formerely Homotext) New Queer Text curated by Sara Marcus Featuring Sara Jaffe and Jess Arndt Sara Jaffe is a writer and musician whose work has appeared in Encyclopedia,Tantalum, Fort Neccesity and Instant City. Jess Arndt finished her MFA in Fiction from Bard College and currently resides in Brooklyn. She has most recently been published in On Our Backs Magazine, Velvet Mafia: Dangerous Queer Fiction, Instant City Journal, and Bottoms Up!: Writing About Sex.