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Ditmas Lit
Ditmas Lit

Wed, Apr 24



Ditmas Lit

A monthly reading series in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, dedicated to showcasing a diverse range of emerging and established writers in all genres. Doors at 7:15, show at 8pm.

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Time & Location

Apr 24, 2024, 7:15 PM – 10:15 PM

Brooklyn, 1016 Beverley Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA

About the event

Gina Chung is a Korean American writer from New Jersey currently living in New York City. She is the author of the novel Sea Change, which was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, a 2023 B&N Discover Pick, and a New York Times Most Anticipated Book, and the short story collection Green Frog (out now from Vintage in the U.S. and June 6, 2024 from Picador in the U.K.). A recipient of the Pushcart Prize, she is a 2021-2022 Center for Fiction/Susan Kamil Emerging Writer Fellow and holds an MFA in fiction from The New School. Her work appears or is forthcoming in One Story, BOMB, The Kenyon Review, Literary Hub, Catapult, Electric Literature, and Gulf Coast, among others. 

Christina Cooke’s writing has previously appeared in The Caribbean Writer, Prairie Schooner, PRISM international, Epiphany: A Literary Journal, and elsewhere. A MacDowell Fellow, Journey Prize winner, and Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award winner, she holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Born in Jamaica, Christina is now a Canadian citizen who lives and writes in New York City. Broughtupsy is her debut novel.

Rachel Lyon is author of the novels Self-Portrait with Boy, a finalist for the Center for Fiction's 2018 First Novel Prize, and Fruit of the Dead. Her short work has appeared in One Story, The Rumpus, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, and elsewhere. Rachel has taught creative writing at various institutions, most recently Bennington College; she lives with her husband and two young children in Western Massachusetts.

Jessie Ren Marshall’s debut story collection is WOMEN! IN! PERIL! (Bloomsbury, 2024). Her writing has appeared in places like New England Review, Electric LitZYZZYVA, and the New York Times. She has an MFA from New York University and her work has been supported by the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Millay Arts, the KHN Center for the Arts, and the Community of Writers. She lives off-grid with her dogs on Hawai‘i Island. Find her at

Doors at 7:15, show at 8pm

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