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Buy Tickets for Selected Shorts: The Best American Short Stories 2021 with Jesmyn Ward

  • Wed Oct 20, 2021
  • 7:30pm
  • Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
  • $17 - $82

Symphony Space / Literature

Selected Shorts: The Best American Short Stories 2021 with Jesmyn Ward

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Description

Celebrated two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward joins us live on screen to introduce an evening of diverse and poignant stories by Jamil Jan Kochai, Yxta Maya Murray, and Kevin Wilson, curated from her selections for the most anticipated short story collection of the year, published by Houghton Mifflin. Hosted by series editor Heidi Pitlor. With performances by Tanis Parenteau (Billions), Leo Solomon (Veep), and more.

Note: Jesmyn Ward will be introducing the stories virtually and not on stage in person.

Symphony Space is committed to the health and safety of its artists, staff, and audience. Books will be available for purchase, but there will not be a book signing at this event.

Stay tuned for information on livestream ticket options for Symphony Space’s events.

Theatre

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Expected Run Time is 105 minutes

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