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Alex DiFrancesco, Brad Felver and Jennifer Wortman will read at Mac's on Friday, July 26th at 7 p.m..

Alex DiFrancesco is a writer of fiction, poetry, journalism, and creative nonfiction. Their books include an essay collection Psychopomps (Civil Coping Mechanisms Press, 2019),  a novel All City (Seven Stories Press, 2019), and a chapbook of poetry about Iggy Pop singing "Surfin' Bird" to his cockatoo Biggy Pop, Bird is the Word (Bone and Ink Press, forthcoming). Their aspirations include owning a house in Cleveland and a '72 Chevy Nova, which they think are pretty reasonable goals.

Brad Felver is author of the story collection The Dogs of Detroit (University of Pittsburgh Press), which won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize and was named one of the best books of 2018 by Library Journal. His other honors include the O. Henry Prize, a Pushcart Prize special mention, and the Zone 3 Fiction Prize. His fiction and essays have appeared widely in magazines such as One Story, New England Review, Hunger Mountain, and Colorado Review. He lives with his wife and kids in Toledo.

Jennifer Wortman is the author of the story collection This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love (Split Lip Press). Her fiction, essays, and poetry appear in Glimmer Train, Normal School, Electric Literature’s The Commuter, DIAGRAM, The Collagist, Brevity, North American Review, Confrontation, The Collapsar, and elsewhere. She lives with her family in Colorado, where she teaches at Lighthouse Writers Workshop and serves as associate fiction editor for Colorado Review. Find more at

Event date: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
1820 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
All City: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609809393
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Published: Seven Stories Press - June 18th, 2019

Psychopomps Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948700139
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Published: Civil Coping Mechanisms - February 15th, 2019

The Dogs of Detroit: Stories (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822945420
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 4th, 2018

This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love. Cover Image
ISBN: 9781070561516
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Published: Independently Published - May 29th, 2019