Emily Schultz launches Men Walking On Water with Neil Smith

Join Joyland co-founder, and author of The Blondes, Emily Schultz on Thursday, March 30th at 7:00 pm for the launch of her new novel, Men Walking on Water (Knopf). She will be joined by Neil Smith, author of the acclaimed novel, Boo (Vintage). Together, they'll read and talk about translations, booze, and the afterlife. 

Emily Schultz is the co-founder of Joyland Magazine, host of the podcast Truth & Fiction, and creator of the blog Spending the Stephen King Money. Schultz’s novel, The Blondes, was released in the U.S. with St. Martin’s Press and in Canada with Doubleday, as well as in French translation by Editons Alto. It was named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR and Kirkus. Her writing has appeared in Elle, Bustle, Vice, The Walrus, Black Warrior Review, Hazlitt, and Prairie Schooner. She lives in Brooklyn. http://www.emilyschultz.com/

Neil Smith is a writer and translator from Montreal. He’ll read from a novel in progress called The Last of the Orangutans. His previous novel, Boo, was published in seven languages, won the Hugh MacLennan Prize and the Prix de la Biennale littéraire, and was nominated for the Alex Award, a Sunburst Award, and the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award. His story collection Bang Crunch won the Quebec Writers’ Federation First Book Prize. As a translator, he was recently a finalist for a Governor General’s Award.

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