Courtney Maum, Jenny Offill, and Shira Dentz to Read at Spotty Dog

Courtney Maum (photo Colin Lane)

Courtney Maum (photo Colin Lane)

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Authors and poets including Courtney Maum, Jenny Offill, and Shira Dentz will read from their works at Spotty Dog Books & Ale on Saturday, April 9, 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 Joe Moore.


Jenny Offill is the author of the novels “Last Thing”s and “Dept. of Speculation,” a finalist for the Pen Faulkner Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and one of the New York Times 10 Best of 2014. She teaches at Syracuse University.


Shira Dentz is the author of black seeds on a white dish (Shearsman), door of thin skins (CavanKerry), and the chapbooks Leaf Weather (Shearsman) and Flounders, coming soon from Essay Press.


Courtney Maum is the author of the debut novel “I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You,” rated a book of the year by Real Simple, Bustle, and Flavorwire, and book of the month by Amazon, iTunes & Library Journal. She’s currently working on a second novel.


Volume is hosted and curated by Hallie Goodman and Dani Grammerstorf French.






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