It’s going to be an extremely hot one! So drop by the Windup Space, at about 5:30, for four extremely cool Baltimore writers of Interesting Stuff That’s Not Made Up. Journalist and Science Writer Diana Parsell; Sue Eisenfeld, Saul Myers; and Earl Crown will all be reading, taking questions, signing photos, shaking hands, and buying at least one drink at the wonderful and highly accommodating Windup Space, our home for over one year. Come along, enjoy your first and second and third drafts of the evening as the temperature moves down into the double digits.
Monthly Archives: June 2012
Come to New Mercury Nonfiction Readings on the 30th: Diana Parsell, Sue Eisenfeld, Saul Myers, and Earl Crown
Saul Myers is a professor in the Humanistic Studies Department at Maryland Institute College of Art. He has written on Celan and The Book of Job, on Jean Genet and Giacometti. And he has given philosophy presentations on problems of objectivity, as well as on realism and anti-realism in contemporary political discourse. More recently, Saul has been writing fiction and autobiography, not always keeping these separate. A recent essay about his father can be found in Baltimore Fishbowl.
Earl Crown has worked in financial services and also as a freelance
writer and journalist since graduating from Towson University in 1997.
His work is regularly featured in independent magazines such as
“Smile, Hon, You’re in Baltimore!” and “Tales of Blood and Roses.” He
has been a featured speaker at the CityLit Book Fair for the past few
years, and in 2012 Earl was a featured storyteller for the Stoop
Earl Crown’s unauthorized autobiography is gradually being published
in episodic form by Eight Stone Press, Unpopular Publications and The
Bicycle Review. An anthology of his essays will be published in 2013.
Diana Parsell has done a wide range of journalism, science writing and editorial project management in Washington, D.C., and Southeast Asia. She completed an M.A. in writing from Johns Hopkins, which named her Outstanding Graduate in 2007, and has had a residency at VCCA. Her work has been published by Potomac Review, The Washingtonian, The Washington Post, Science News, Smithsonian.com, National Geographic News and many others. Today she does part-time editing for The Chronicle of Higher Educationwhile working on her first book, on 19th-century travel writer Eliza Scidmore (www.agreatblooming.com). Diana lives with her husband, Bruce, in Falls Church, Va. Visit her website at www.dianaparsell.com.
Sue Eisenfeld’s essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Gettysburg Review, Potomac Review, The Washington Post, Washingtonian, Hunger Mountain, Under the Sun, Ars Medica, Virginia Living, Blue Ridge Country, and other publications. Her essays have been listed twice among the notable essays of the year in The Best American Essays (2009, 2010). She is the recipient of the 2010 Goldfarb Family Fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and a 2011 residency as well. She holds an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University, where she currently is on the teaching faculty, and she also teaches at The Writers Center in Bethesda. Visit her website at: www.sueeisenfeld.com or her blog at: http://citygirlgonedixie.blogspot.com.