City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view a complete list of all scheduled events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Drue Heinz Winner Brad Felver
Wednesday, September 12 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
The 2018 Drue Heinz Winner Brad Felver, will be reading from his award-winning short story collection The Dogs of Detroit. Brad is a fiction writer, essayist, and teacher of writing. His honors include the O. Henry Award, a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, and the Zone 3 Fiction Prize. Brad will be joined by this year’s Drue Heinz Judge Lynn Sharon Schwartz, presenting her own novel Leaving Brooklyn, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Lynn is a Brooklyn native who has published non-fiction, short stories, a memoir, essays, and translations.