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Buy Tickets for Selected Shorts: The Best American Short Stories 2018 with Roxane Gay

Symphony Space / Literature

Selected Shorts: The Best American Short Stories 2018 with Roxane Gay


Save $3 on full price tickets when you buy 3 or more performances of Selected Shorts. Members save even more!


The best-selling author and pop culture powerhouse brings her “signature dry wit and piercing psychological depth” (Harper’s Bazaar) to an evening of stories curated from her selections from the most anticipated short story collection of the year, published by Houghton Mifflin. Stories by Jamel Brinkley, Cristina Henríquez, and Amy Silverberg will be read by Brandon J. Dirden (The Americans), Martha Plimpton (The Real O'Neals) and Zabryna Guevara (Gotham).

Roxane Gay will sign books following the event.


  • Brandon J. Dirden
  • Martha Plimpton
  • Zabryna Guevara


Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Expected Run Time is 120 minutes

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