Sunday, November 12, 2006

Get ready for the legion...

The second annual Legion of Lit Mags Weekend at Galapagos Art Space (Williamsburg): Literary magazine editors collaborate and unite in an all-star magazine fair Saturday, December 2, 2006 at Galapagos Art Space. Event coordinated and hosted by literary magazines, Small Spiral Notebook and Ballyhoo Stories. Nine prominent literary magazines team up to showcase the latest issues of their magazines, raffle off incredible prizes, and offer an opportunity to meet and talk with influential literary journal editors in a celebratory evening filled with readings and entertainment.

The Legion of Lit Mags includes: Ballyhoo Stories, BOMB, Opium, Pindeldyboz, Post Road, Quick Fiction, Small Spiral Notebook, Swink, and Tin House. On December 2, the Legion of Lit Mags hosts author readings and a meet-and-greet with editors at Galapagos Art Space from 5 to 10 pm. Snag free and discounted magazine subscriptions; enter to win fabulous raffle prizes, which include theater tickets, spa giveaways, and dining in a variety of New York City's exclusive eateries. Readers at the event include: Noria Jablonski, Irina Reyn, Brian McMullen, Aaron Hamburger, Elizabeth Searle, Salar Abdoh, Brian McMullen, and others. Musical Performances courtesy of Pindeldyboz.

Hosts, Small Spiral Notebook and Ballyhoo Stories seek to bring attention to the exceptional publishers of indie lit magazines and provide readers with access to new literary voices. These diverse and vibrant publications are an enduring record of cultural activity, providing an essential alternative to the voices heard through commercial magazines.

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