1455’s Author Series: Nathan Leslie - Hurry Up and Relax
1455’s Author Series at HandleyRegional Library continues with Nathan Leslie, who will read from hiscollection Hurry Up and Relax.
The WWPH Fiction winner for 2019 is Nathan Leslie, forhis story collection, Hurry Up and Relax, the 2019 Fiction Awardfrom the Washington Writers’ Publishing House. Leslie’s nine previousbooks of fiction include Three Men, Root and Shoot, Sibs, and TheTall Tale of Tommy Twice. He is also the author of a collection ofpoems, Night Sweat. Nathan is currently the series editor for BestSmall Fictions, the founder and organizer of the Reston Reading Series inReston, Virginia, and the publisher and editor of the new online journal MarylandLiterary Review. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Julie.
1455’sFounding Director Sean Murphy and the author will discuss the process ofwriting this book and the contemporary literary scene, followed by an openQ&A.
Copiesof Nathan’s book will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of theWinchester Book Gallery.
This isa free event!
More about Nathan here. (http://www.nathanleslie.net/about.php)
In these twenty three darkly comic short stories, Nathan Leslie portrays self-appointed cops, shoplifting teens, gym rats, prayformers, polyamorous gamers, Bob-obsessed friend-collectors, hug phobics, online stalkers, dinosaur erotica writing gurus, and self-medicating placenta eaters. Within these pages you will discover the pressing need to Hurry Up and Relax