Skyscraper Launch Party At Eagle Bar
Dec
4
3:00pm 3:00pm

Skyscraper Launch Party At Eagle Bar

The Launch party for Scott's fifth novel, Skyscraper, will be held at the iconic NYC Eagle Bar. Readers and special guests inlcude: Yin Q. (BDSM educator/writer), film maker Todd Verow (Frisk), artist Tim Otte, and writers  Philip Dean Walker (At Danceteria and Other Stories) and Robert Hyers (Spinning the Record). 

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Villains In Literature: the good the bad and the nasty
Mar
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Villains In Literature: the good the bad and the nasty

Authors Scott Alexander Hess (The Butcher’s Sons); Joe Okonkwo (Jazz Moon) and Joseph Salvatore (To Assume a Pleasing Shape) take on the topic of writing a great villain. Each author will share from their work, getting down and dirty about how they have created some of their best, most despicable and alluring villains. Event moderator Catherine LaSota, curator and host of the LIC Reading Series and Development Director at Electric Literature.

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NYU Bookstore Reading Scott Alexander Hess & Wayne Hoffman
Mar
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

NYU Bookstore Reading Scott Alexander Hess & Wayne Hoffman

Scott reads from his novel The Butcher's Sons (Named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015) joining author Wayne Hoffman who will read from his book An Older Man. 

About Wayne:

Wayne Hoffman's debut novel, newly re-released by Bear Bones Books, has been described as "smart, fast-paced, raunchy and funny, a sexy comic strip of a novel about the way gay men live now." (One reviewer quipped: "Think Woody Allen meets ACT UP.")

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Sharp Edges: Butcher's Sons & Paris Demands
Jul
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Sharp Edges: Butcher's Sons & Paris Demands

The Sharp Edges book launch features new novels by Lethe Press’ Scott Alexander Hess (The Butcher’s Sons) and Mike Miksche (Paris Demands). These two authors will face off in a lively interview segment about their provocative books set respectively in the gritty streets of Hell’s Kitchen circa 1930 and in Paris’ glorious underbelly. It’ll be an evening of edgy conversations, book signings, and of course French cheeses and Hell’s Kitchen (butchered) meats served by Fab Phil (pictured at left). 

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