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Backstage at Symphony Space

Backstage at Symphony Space before the “It Occurs to Me That I Am America” event in front of a packed audience on a rainy winter night in NYC. Amazing evening!

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Brooklyn Eagle Interview – Jonathan Santlofer ‘It Occurs to Me That I am America’

Santlofer grew up wanting to be an artist, went to art school, undergrad and graduate, and spent the first half of his adult life as a fairly successful painter. When a gallery fire destroyed nearly ten years of his artwork, he became a writer. His Read more…

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The 504 TV Show Interview Tom Piazza and Jonathan Santlofer

Tom Piazza and Jonathan Santlofer join us to talk about their new book “It Occurs To Me I Am America…”

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Jonathan Santlofer and Joyce Carol Oates in conversation

See & hear Jonathan Santlofer & Joyce Carol Oates in conversation about “It Occurs to Me That I Am America” at the San Francisco Public library

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Salon Talks – It Occurs to Me That I Am America Interview

Mary Elizabeth Williams interviews Jonathan Santlofer and Angela Flournoy about the new Anthology It Occurs to Me That I Am America for Salon Talks.

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Book Tour and Events – It Occurs to Me That I Am America

NEW YORK, NY – Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 7:00 PM Strand Bookstore 828 Broadway, Rare Books Rm *Contributors LEE CHILD, SUSAN MINOT, ANGELA FLOURNOY, MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM, JAMES HANNAHAM and artist ERIC FISCHL in conversation with Editor JONATHAN SANTLOFER Please visit: http://www.strandbooks.com/event/occurs-i-am-america BOSTON, MA – Monday, Read more…

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It Occurs to Me That I Am America – Excerpt

The following is an excerpt from It Occurs to Me That I am American IT OCCURS TO ME THAT I AM AMERICA Foreword The idea for this book came together over a weekend not long after the 2016 presidential election. For weeks I had been Read more…

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Strand Books Event – Panel Discussion with Anthology Contributors

When: Tuesday January 16: 7:00PM – 8:00PM Where: Strand Books, New York, NY Just in time for the anniversary of the Trump presidency, this thought-provoking anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors. The literary world erupted in righteous anger whe Donald Trump became Read more…

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It Occurs To Me That I am America – Available January 2018

Now more than ever, we must ask ourselves: Who are the WE in We the People? In It Occurs to Me That I Am America, more than 50 bestselling and award-winning authors and artists consider the fundamental ideals of a free, just, and compassionate democracy Read more…

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Gaslight (Excerpt from Alive in Shape and Color)

The Following is an excerpt from Alive in Shape and Color   GASLIGHT by Jonathan Santlofer She saw it again, not a picture this time, just the hard cold truth: a handsome young man who had married her for money. What else could he possibly Read more…

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