NOIR to the RESCUE
A Benefit Reading for NYC’s Strand Bookstore
Thursday, December 3, 7 pm EST
Livestreamed to YouTube & Facebook
New York City’s venerable Strand Bookstore, like so many independent bookstores, is facing huge challenges in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. To help out, 3RP presents “NOIR TO THE RESCUE” with a reading by four standout noir authors including Peter Carlaftes (editor, The Faking of the President), Alex Segura (author, Miami Midnight), Gary Phillips (author, Matthew Henson and The Ice Temple of Harlem), and Christopher Chambers (author, Scavenger). The event will be livestreamed to Facebook and YouTube, and viewers will be encouraged to make online purchases of the authors’ books from The Strand during the reading.
YouTube livestream: bit.ly/dec3-strandbenefit-youtube
Facebook livestream: facebook.com/groups/threeroomspress/permalink/10157817005593601/
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ABOUT CHRISTOPHER CHAMBERS
ABOUT GARY PHILLIPS
Gary Phillips writes comics and prose, and toils in television. His latest novel is MATTHEW HENSON AND THE ICE TEMPLE OF HARLEM, set in the political, artistic and cultural crucible that was the Harlem Renaissance. He also edited the Anthony-award winning anthology THE OBAMA INHERITANCE on Three Rooms Press.
ABOUT ALEX SEGURA
Alex Segura is a novelist and comic book writer and author of the Pete Fernandez series –MIAMI MIDNIGHT being his latest and the final chapter in the series. After months of recovery, the newly sober Pete has managed to rebuild his life, contentedly running a small Miami bookstore and steering clear of the dangers of private eye work until he’s pulled back into the game.
ABOUT PETER CARLAFTES
Peter Carlaftes is co-director of Three Rooms Press, where he has edited four and published eight mystery/noir anthologies, including his latest, New York Times Editor’s Choice, THE FAKING OF THE PRESIDENT, which Crime Reads called, “One of the strangest, most exhilarating rides you’ll take in noir this year.”
STRAND BOOKSTORE LINKS
Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem: Not Yet Available