A plain old reading with Brian Costello, David Frank and Jonathan MessingerTuesday, October 4th, 7:00 PM
Brian Costello is the author of the novel “The Enchanters vs. Sprawlburg Springs.” His writing has been featured in the Chicago Reader, New City, the2ndhand, Bridge Magazine, and other publications. He is the host of America’s First and Only Live Talk Show: “The Brian Costello Show with Brian Costello.” He is an adjunct professor in the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago.
After getting clean off heroin almost two years ago, David Frank has used his experiences as a neurotic junky as the focus of the zine “Rocks and Blows.” David graduated from DePaul with a BA in Sociology, and has been published in the “Journal of Ordinary Thought” & “the2ndhand.” He is currently working on his first novel.
Jonathan Messinger is the books editor of Time Out Chicago. He is also the founder and co-host of The Dollar Store Show, a literary and comedy series featuring performers inspired by junk purchased from a dollar store. He is co-publisher of Featherproof Books, a Chicago-based small press publishing full-length fiction and downloadable mini-books. His fiction has appeared in numerous local and national literary magazines,
most recently in Resonance, Rainbow Curve and Awake!, a forthcoming anthology from Soft Skull Press.