Author Drink Review: Rob Dubbin

Flatiron Lounge is a low-lit, swanky cocktail bar in a midtown neighborhood— we can’t remember which one at the moment— catering to young professionals and the bridge & tunnel crowd. We probably could have found a more appropriate place to treat Colbert Report writer Rob Dubbin, but he didn’t seem to mind. We discussed rye, … Continue reading

What is A/S Reading? – No. 20

The staff of A/S has been OH MY GOD HOW DO WE HAVE TIME TO SLEEP busy lately. Luckily, we love the things we have been busy with, like: launching Issue 3 with our friends at Book Court, attending the Brooklyn Book Festival, supporting female writers, and last (but certainly not least), doing a terribly … Continue reading

Mom, Dad, where were you on the day of the 2012 BKBF?

Well it’s been a couple weeks since the Brooklyn Book Festival, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun thinking about how awesome the day at our little table was. Well, that was nice. Now that we’ve thought about it, we’re going to give you a little retrospective accompanied by visuals so that you … Continue reading

Women’s Work: How We Published an All-Woman Issue Without Planning It

Issue 3 cover - fiction & poetry authors

Hi newcomers! We’ve been getting a bit of traffic today after The Millions mentioned on Twitter that all the stories and poems in our latest issue are by women*. Though the all-female-writers issue was a complete surprise to us, we’re pretty delighted about it and thought we should tell you a little bit about how … Continue reading