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James Lough, Natalie N. Caro, Nadia de Vries, Laura Hinton, Jason Koo and Joe Pan present and sign Short Flights: Thirty-Two Modern Writers Share Aphorisms of Insight, Inspiration, and Wit

A unique anthology that draws together the work and musings of our leading pioneers of short-form writing, this book features writers who take this time-honored literary form to new heights. Concise, wise, and sometimes terse or humorous, aphorisms are short phrases that are often instructional or moralistic. With a brief introductory piece from each author and a generous sampling of each individual’s particular take on the aphorism, the reader is presented with a vast trove of wit, wisdom, insight, and inspiration, as well as new ways to look at language, words, and writing. From Nothing dirtier than old soap to He doesn’t need imagination he’s got money, the writers expound upon their favorite adages. Short Flights is sure to intrigue and delight all lovers of literature, language, and wordplay. (Schaffner Press)

Natalie N. Caro, Nadia de Vries, Laura Hinton, Jason Koo, and Joe Pan (who will read about 5 minutes each), followed by Short Flights editor James Lough’s PowerPoint presentation.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.  

 

 

Event date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Short Flights: Thirty-Two Modern Writers Share Aphorisms of Insight, Inspiration, and Wit Cover Image
By James Lough (Editor), Alex Stein (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781936182886
Availability: Backordered
Published: Schaffner Press, Inc. - November 13th, 2015

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