Gigantic International Reading at PEN World Voices Festival 5/3/13
Join Gigantic editors and staff for a reading of a few of our favorite short prose pieces written by international writers past, present, and future. Michael Barron, Ben Blum, Sasha Fletcher, Chloé Cooper Jones, Lincoln Michel, Nadxieli Nieto, and James Yeh will read.
Friday, May 3, 2013, 5-5:30pm Washington Mews, NYU Between 5th Ave and University Place New York City
Michael Barron is a contributing editor of Gigantic and the associate editor at New Directions. He plays drums in Megafortress.
Ben Blum is the author of the literary nonfiction book Of Their Own Accord, forthcoming from Doubleday. Sasha Fletcher is the online poetry editor of Gigantic and the author of When All Our Days Are Numbered Marching Bands Will Fill the Streets & We Will Not Hear Them Because We Will Be Upstairs in the Clouds (Mudluscious Press, 2010).
Chloé Cooper Jones is the interviews editor of Gigantic and the former editor of Beecher's. Lincoln Michel is a coeditor of Gigantic.
Nadxieli Nieto is the managing editor of NOON and the former editor of Salt Hill Journal.
James Yeh is a coeditor of Gigantic.
sun 7.21.12, 4 pm, Gigantic will be curating a poetry reading at the Second Annual NYC Poetry Festival on Governor's Island at the White Horse Stage in Colonel's Row. Reading will be Dorothea Lasky, Sparrow, and Kendra Grant Malone.
thu 3.1.12–sat 3.3.12 Gigantic will be sharing a table in the AWP 2012 Book Fair in Chicago with NOON and Stonecutter Journal.
sat 9.11.10 Sweet Home New York: A Reading with Gigantic and Open City at Home Sweet Home in NYC. Readings by Stephen O'Connor, Anya Yurchyshyn, and Leopaldine Core.
wed 7.14.10 Bastille Day Soiree presented by NOON and Gigantic at Gild Hall in NYC. Readings by Diane Williams, Joshua Cohen, and Rebecca Curtis.
sat 2.27.10 Gigantic Issue #2 Release Party at PPOW Gallery in NYC. Readings by Sasha Fletcher and Justin Taylor, with guest readings by Joshua Cohen, Kendra Grant Malone, Mike Topp and Nina Schloesser.
mon 12.14.09 The 2009 Wall Street Holiday party presented by Gigantic, The Rumpus and The Faster Times at Glasslands in Brooklyn, NY.
wed 8.26.09 You Don't Know Me! End of Summer Benefit Party presented by Gigantic, Opium, andBOMB Magazine at Bowery Electric in New York, NY.
thu 7.30.09 Gigantic participated at Opium Magazine's Literary Death Match at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York, NY. Gigantic contributor Yuka Igarashi competed.
sat 7.25.09 Gigantic was at MART at The Arsenal, Brooklyn, NY.
tue 6.09.09 Gigantic was a part of CLMP Periodically Speaking: Literary Magazine Editors Introduce Emerging Writers at the New York Public Library. Gigantic Co-editor Ann DeWitt introduced Gigantic contributor Adam Wilson.
sun 5.31.09 Gigantic was a part of CLMP Lit Mag Fair at Housing Works Bookstore, New York, NY.
sat 5.16.09 Gigantic held the Gigantic Microreading which was featured at 2009 LitCrawl NYC Festival at Home Sweet Home in New York, NY. Readers and artistic presenters included Tao Lin, James J. Williams III, Yuka Igarashi, Ben Blum, Andrew Bulger and Matt Di Paoli. Suzanne Pettypiece wrote an article about the event in Poets & Writers and there is also a video which includes Tao Lin's reading and a brief interview with Gigantic Co-editor James Yeh.
sat 4.25.09 Gigantic held its Debut Launch Party and Benefit at Starr Space in Brooklyn, NY. Readers included Justin Taylor, Adam Wilson, Anya Yurchyshyn, Kristen O'Toole, Lauren Spohrer, and Kenny Aquiles, along with a cartoon presentation from Todd Zuniga, music from Adron and The Five Cents, and DJ sets from King Vitamin, Cormac McBootay, and DJ HemingYeh.