Come Celebrate the Armchair/Shotgun Issue 3 Launch at BookCourt, Sept. 16th!

We’ve teased, taunted, and titillated, but finally–without further ado–we’d like to present… drum roll please… Issue 3 of Armchair/Shotgun in all its published glory! But, don’t just take a long gander at the fantastic looking cover proof above (looking right purdy next to issues 1 and 2 even with all that ‘mood lighting’), come check out the real deal for yourself at our launch party and reading on Sunday, September 16th at BookCourt. As usual we’ll provide libations and typewriters for your merriment. You just need to show up, listen to a selection of our awesome writers (listed below), and have a great time.

Sunday, September 16th
7PM, BookCourt
163 Court Street, Brooklyn
Awesome readings!

Genevieve Burger-Weiser, reading her poem “To Resemble Fire”

Genevieve Burger-Weiser has been published in Boston Review, Western Humanities Review, Washington Square Review, Juked, and CRATE. She was a finalist for the Poetry Foundation’s 2009 Ruth Lilly Fellowship, the American Literary Review’s 2011 poetry prize and shortlisted for the 2011 Live Canon poetry prize, and won the Poets & Writers’ 2009 Amy Award. She received her MFA from Columbia University. She teaches at Manhattanville College, writes for, and makes her home in Brooklyn.

Allison Campbell, reading her poems “Body” and “Cemetery”

Allison Campbell writes and teaches in New York City. Her poetry has most recently appeared in Rattle and Labletter. She collaborates with illustrator Alf Dahlman on

Diana Clarke, reading from her short story “Pick Up”

Diana Clarke has had stories and essays appear in The Columbia Review and at Dissent Magazine online. She was raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, and she writes and studies New York City.

Sarah Goffman, reading from her short story “Eddie by Himself”

Sarah Goffman teaches undergraduate English at LaGuardia Community College and Hunter College, where she also received her MFA in fiction. Her short stories have appeared on and in The New Haven Review. She lives in Brooklyn and is currently at work on a novel.

Issue 3 also includes the work of Debbie Ann Ice, Alanna Bailey, Elliott batTzedek, Inge Hoonte, Liana Jahan Imam, Danielle Lapidoth, and J.E. Reich, and will feature an interview with Reif Larsen, author of The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, as well as the paintings of Steve Chellis and the photography of Andrew Wertz.

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