(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Authors and poets including Alexandra Kleeman, Jodi Paloni and Alex Gilvarry will read from their works at Spotty Dog Books & Ale on Saturday, May 14, at 7pm, as part of Volume, the free monthly reading and music series every second Saturday of the month. The readings will be followed by a set by DJ Eliel Mamousette.
Alexandra Kleeman is the author of “You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine,” winner of the Bard Fiction Prize. Her work has been published in Paris Review, Zoetrope, Harper’s, n+1, and the Guardian. Her first short story collection, “Intimations,” comes out in September.
Alex Gilvarry is the author of “From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant,” and he was selected as a “5 Under 35” nominee by the National Book Foundation. He is the recipient of a Norman Mailer fellowship and a 2012 New York City Book Award.
Jodi Paloni is the author of “They Could Live with Themselves,” a collection of stories linked by place. She was awarded the 2013 Short Story America Prize, second place in the 2012 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, and runner-up in the 2015 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction.
Volume is hosted and curated by Hallie Goodman and Dani Grammerstorf French.