About the Event
Tune into BMI’s Instagram account! Our Shearing Fellow Kristen Arnett will be talking books & booze & everything in between, and bringing some joy to our afternoons.
This will be a recurring event with different literary guests every week.
On May 13, we welcome Shearing Fellow Lisa Ko.
Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, a novel which won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction and was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction, the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award, and the 2017 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2016, The New York Times, BuzzFeed, O. Magazine, and elsewhere. She has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the MacDowell Colony, among others. Born in Queens and raised in Jersey, she lives in Brooklyn.