I am absolutely thrilled to announce that Songs of My Selfie: An Anthology of Millennial Stories was chosen as an IndieFAB Finalist for Best Anthology of 2016! This is an incredible honor and I am so deeply grateful to see the hard work of these emerging writers being not only acknowledged but celebrated. Congratulations to all the writers anthologized in SOMS, and thank you so, so much to everyone who has supported us along the way!
Mark your calendars! On May 25 at 7 p.m. the Songs of My Selfie team will be taking over KGB Bar for a night of readings, book signings, and celebration of the millennial spirit.
Readers will include: Sarah Xingyue He, Jared Shaffer, Stephanie Bramson, Suzanne Herman, Theresa Buchta, Tara Isabella Burton, Angus McLinn, Aaron Thorpe, and myself.
Be sure to join us; it's going to be an incredible night!
I'm thrilled to announce that my article "Read Millennial Writers" is featured this week on Portland Book Review. Here I discuss why it's so important to read works written by this generation. Read the full article here.
It's also thrilling to see that Tampa Bay Times has listed Songs of My Selfie as one of three notable books about millennial lives. Check it out!
Songs of My Selfie has been receiving rave attention in the news!
Check out The Daily Tar Heel's feature on contributors Xingyue Sarah He and Jared Shaffer. He and Shaffer read to a full house at Flyleaf Books in North Carolina.
Tampa Bay's Creative Loafing calls Songs of My Selfie, "an excellent read, one I unreservedly recommend." Read the full review here.
Red Eye Chicago lists Songs of My Selfie one of "25 New April Books We Can't Wait to Get Our Hands On."
And San Francisco Book Review writes "An excellent showcase of up-and-coming new writers." Read the full review here.
Thank you all for coming to Friday's SOLD OUT launch of Songs of My Selfie! The show was a huge success, with readings by twelve fantastic millennial writers, giveaways, great drinks, music, and more. Check out the photos below, or on our Facebook page!
Couldn't make it to the launch party? Don't worry, there are plenty more Songs of My Selfie events coming up.
April 18 at 7 p.m.
A Reading and Conversation with Jared Shaffer and Xingyue Sarah He
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd.)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
May 12 at 7 p.m.
A Reading and Open Mic with Joshua Tuttle
402 W. Main
Spokane, WA 99201
Songs of My Selfie: Millennial Writers Reading
85 E. Fourth Street
New York, NY 10003