Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Favorite First Lines in the Atlantic Monthly

Joe Fassler of the Atlantic Monthly asked me, along with 21 other writers, for our favorite first line of a novel. I have more than one but chose my all time favorite. You will have to skim down (I think it’s alphabetical) to find mine. Check it out here.

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Summer Events and Readings Coming Up

These are the upcoming reading events for the launch of my new anthology The Marijuana Chronicles by Akashic Books. 1. Tuesday, June 25 – 7-9pm, St Marks Bookshop, 31 3rd Avenue, NYC (212) 260-7853 *program starts @ 7:30 2. Sunday, August 4 – 4pm, Spotty Dog, 440 Warren Street, Hudson NY (518) 671-6006 3. September Read more…

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“The Peyote Factory” Short Story on Akashic Books

Today, my short story “The Peyote Factory” inaugurates Akashic Book’s “Thursdaze” Check it out on the Akashic Books Website.         The Peyote Factory By Jonathan Santlofer I always told myself that I’d never use anything stronger than pot. I was a middle-class kid away from home, at NYU for my second year Read more…

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“Talking Images” Panel Discussion – Tang Museum of Art – Skidmore College

“Talking Images” – Panel Discussion: Words in a work of art and the power of a word to create an image in writing. Where: The Tang Museum 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY – Part of Skidmore College Summer Program When: July 18, Reception 5:30-6:00, Discussion: 6-7:30pm Panelists: Jonathan Santlofer, Rick Moody, April Bernard, James Read more…

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