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Short and Bittersweet
Short and Bittersweet

Fri, Jul 14

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Howling Basset Books

Short and Bittersweet

Join us for an evening to celebrate local authors and short fiction: sci-fi and fantasy stories!

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Jul 14, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Howling Basset Books, 39 Old Turnpike Rd, Oldwick, NJ 08858, USA

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SHORT AND BITTERSWEET

Join us for an evening to celebrate local authors and short fiction: sci-fi and fantasy stories!

FRIDAY JULY 14TH 5PM-7PM 

Tommie Barthe

Tommie Barthe currently resides with a pack of terriers in High Bridge, NJ where she writes primarily in the Sci-Fi/ Fantasy space.  These days she is furiously editing her debut novel and making plans to write books on a Hebridean Island off the coast of Scotland.  She has published several satirical dog-to-dog advice columns on the online platform, Love, Dog. She is also an avid equestrian and the owner/operator of the equestrian show stables, Ithilien LLC in Whitehouse, NJ.

Tommie will be reading a short story written in response to the alienation and isolation so many of us grappled with during Covid.

David Neuschulz

David Neuschulz is a writer living in Chatham, NJ. He retired from an IT career in 2020 and now writes short stories and verse. His overarching project is limning and transfiguring the Arab-American experience through the lens of epic fantasy.

David will read an introductory excerpt from an as yet unfinished short story. It is a psychological thriller about a young immigrant who wrestles with the fallout of a great betrayal, both at the level of the state and the person. The tale takes place in Atla, the quasi-pan-arab fantasy world in which the author sets most of his stories.

Jessica Sarlin 

Jessica Sarlin (she/her) is a writer from Long Valley. She writes short fiction in a variety of genres: science fiction, horror, fantasy, and others. Her work can be found in Door Is a Jar Literary MagazineThe Saturday Evening PostCoffin Bell Journal, and Gargantua (Air and Nothingness Press). In her spare time, she embarrasses her kids, tortures plants and makes a mess in the kitchen.

Jessica will read a selection of her short stories, including her piece from Gargantua, an anthology of stories about titanic feats of engineering in space and the communities that inhabit them.

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