Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series

Join us for another wonderful reading series with Leslie Maslow, Erin Courtney and Scott Stubbs. Free wine, fiction, stage play, and poetry.
Leslie Maslow’s short stories, essays and reviews have appeared in Tin House, Open City, Anderbo and other journals. In 2015 she wrote a humor column for McSweeney's Internet Tendency called The Hidden Rich.
Erin Courtney's Obie award winning play A Map of Virtue, produced by 13P and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, was described by the New York Times as "one of the most terrifying plays of the past decade”. Her play I Will Be Gone, directed by Kip Fagan, premiered at ATL, Humana Festival. Her new play Ann, Fran and Mary-Ann is a Playwrights Horizons commission. She has written two operas with Elizabeth Swados. Her other plays Alice the Magnet and Demon Baby were produced by Clubbed Thumb. She is an affiliated artist with Clubbed Thumb, as well as the co-founder of the Brooklyn Writers Space. Ms. Courtney teaches playwriting at the MFA program, Brooklyn College. MFA, Brooklyn College. BA, Brown University. She is a member of New Dramatists, a MacDowell Colony fellow, a Working Farm Playwright through Space on Ryder Farm and a Guggenheim Fellow.
Co-owner of a Brooklyn bar, Scott Stubbs took a long break after graduating from Indiana University’s MFA program where he won several awards for his writing. He grew up in South Florida and has worked as a publishing grunt, line cook, landscaper, college instructor, museum display, café & bookstore manager, as well as a dozen other things. Poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Pinch, The Normal School, Jabberwock Review, Cherry Tree and The Southeast Review.