Come out and hear Hen House Press authors Amy Beth Arkawy, Susan Barnett and Tina Traster read from their most recent works on June 21, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580.
Amy Beth Arkawy is the author of several plays including: Psychic Chicken Soup; Full Moon, Saturday Night; Listening to Insomnia: Rage Amongst Yourselves; Crazy Vivian Doesn't Shop at Bloomie's Anymore; The Lost Mertz and The Postman Always Writes Twice. Her work has been produced in New York City and across the country and featured in several anthologies.
She is also a creativity coach/writing teacher, freelance journalist and radio talk show host. Her story "Dangerous Appetites" is featured in the collection, Fiction Noir: Thirteen Stories, also by Hen House Press. Killing Time is the first in the Eliza Gordon mystery series. She is at work on the second.
Susan Barnett, the author of The View From Outside: Stories is also the producer and host of the nationally syndicated public radio show 51% The Women's Perspective created by WAMC, Northeast Public Radio in Albany, NY. She's won multiple awards for journalism and has worked as reporter, anchor and producer in television and radio as well as reporting for print and online news. She is a columnist for www.feminist.com and writes regularly for Ulster Publishing's four regional newspapers in New York's Hudson Valley. Her fiction has been published in InPosse, Muse Apprentice Guild, The Rose and Thorn and The Country and Abroad as well as several small literary e-zines.
Tina Traster is the author of Burb Appeal Too, a collection of her columns as they appeared in her New York Post "Burb Appeal" column. She is also the author of Hits & Misses: New York Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Strategies, available as an eBook from Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. Traster writes The Great Divide blog for The Huffington Post. Her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, literary journals and on NPR. Her essays have been anthologized in literary collections Living Lessons and Mammas and Pappas. Traster is writing a memoir about her adopted Russian daughter. Her work can be seen on her website www.tinatraster.com.