Daily Archives: November 23, 2015

Hill + Nester + Ervin + Krampus

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Saturday, December 5th, 7pm – 9pm

Hill + Nester + Ervin + Krampus

Join us and come listen to and hang out with three remarkable authors and one anti-Santa Claus. (Okay, Krampus may or may not actually attend our festivities.) 

James Tate Hill is the author of Academy Gothic, winner of the 2014 Nilsen Prize for a First Novel. He serves as Fiction and Reviews Editor for the literary journal Monkeybicycle, an imprint of Dzanc Books. His fiction has appeared in Story Quarterly, Sonora Review, The South Carolina Review, The Laurel Review, The Texas Review, and elsewhere. He holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from Hollins University and an M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he served as Fiction Editor of The Greensboro Review. A native of Charleston, West Virginia, he is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College and West Virginia University. Currently he lives in Greensboro with his wife, Lori.

Daniel Nester is the author most recently of Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects (99: The Press 2015). Previous books include How to Be Inappropriate (Soft Skull, 2010), God Save My Queen I and II (Soft Skull, 2003 and 2004), and The Incredible Sestina Anthology (Write Bloody, 2014), which he edited. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Morning News, The Rumpus, Best American Poetry, Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and Roll, and Now Write! Nonfiction. He is an associate professor of English at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.

Andrew Ervin grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and has lived in Budapest, Illinois, and Louisiana. He has a degree in philosophy and religion from Goucher College and completed his MFA in fiction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His short fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, The Southern Review, Fiction International, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Philadelphia with his wife, flutist Elivi Varga. http://andrewervin.com/

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY EXTRAVAGANZA

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The Spiral Bookcase loves Small Business Saturday! 

Warm up with complimentary coffee & cookies. Special gifts for all customers and special promotional giveaways for one day only! Spend $50 – receive a Spiral Bookcase signature mug, $75 – decadent chocolates from local chocolatier John & Kira, $100 – a signed copy of Love: A Philadelphia Affair by Beth Kephart. 

Join us at 330pm and meet special guest Thom Nickels. He will be signing copies of his must-have books Manayunk and Literary Philadelphia. 

This Small Business Saturday and throughout the holidays shop our curated collection of used, new, and out-of-print books, & explore our gorgeous selection of gifts – we now carry jewelry, candles, crystals, tea, & much more!