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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 24 2007

A lot of fun. Great writers, and terrific readers, and the ticket price couldn't be beat.

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attended Oct 24 2007

My dog-loving girlfriend and I both enjoy listening to Selected Shorts on a local public radio station. I "dragged" her down to NYC (from upstate NY) for this show as a... continued

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Authors Amy Hempel (The Dog of the Marriage_), Merrill Markoe (What the Dogs Have Taught Me_) and Abigail Thomas (A Three Dog Life) introduce funny and poignant short fiction about canine companionship, inspired by the dogs in their lives. A few of the writers’ four-legged muses will even make a special appearance! The evening is a collaboration with The Bark Magazine (“The New Yorker for dog lovers” –Time), and is timed to coincide with the publication of The Bark’s second anthology, Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit. Readers are Boston Terrier owner Joan Allen, Labrador owner Patricia Kalember and Rochelle Oliver.

This event is part of the Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story series.

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.