May 4, 7pm, Pianos: The REBIRTH!


You are cordially invited to Freerange Nonfiction’s “Rebirth” Celebration

Wednesday, May 4th, 7:00 p.m.
Pianos NYC (158 Ludlow Street, New York City)

Hosted by Freerange Founder & Executive Director Mira Ptacin, the night will feature performances by the following authors:

  • MICHAEL SHOWALTER, comedian, actor, writer, director and author of the most recent Mr. Funny Pants (Grand Central, 2011)
  • ALISON ESPACH, author of the most-recent, critically acclaimed debut novel The Adults (Scribner, February 2011)
  • KOREN ZAILCKAS, author of the internationally best-selling and socially-charged memoir Smashed (Penguin, 2005) and its follow up Fury (Viking Adult, September 2010)
  • MATTHUE ROTH, author of the memoir Yom Kippur a Go-Go, the novel Losers, and the feature film 1/20 (currently in post-production). As a slam poet, he’s filmed for HBO and MTV. He lives with his family in Brooklyn and keeps a secret diary at


Admission $8.00