Writers Reading | Benjamin Anastas and April Bernard
Writers Reading—Summer 2021
Anastas is the author of the novels An Underachiever’s Diary (Dial Press) and The Faithful Narrative of a Pastor’s Disappearance (FSG). His memoir Too Good to Be True (Little A) was a national bestseller, and his short fiction has appeared in The Paris Review and Yale Review, where it was awarded the annual Smart Family Prize for Fiction.
Bernard is a poet, novelist, and essayist. Brawl & Jag, her fifth collection of poems, was recently published by W.W. Norton; previous books of poems are Romanticism, Swan Electric, Psalms, and Blackbird Bye Bye, which won the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets