112th: Susan Thomas and David Cleveland
Join us on Tuesday, November 14th at 7pm as we celebrate Susan Thomas's In the Sadness Museum and David Cleveland's Time's Betrayal at Book Culture on 112th. After both authors read from their books, there will be a discussion and Q&A period.
David Adams Cleveland is a novelist and art historian. His latest novel, Time's Betrayal, is due out from Fomite Press in October. In summer, 2014, his second novel, Love's Attraction, became the top-selling hardback fiction for Barnes & Noble in New England. Fictionalcities.uk included Love's Attraction on its list of top novels for 2013. His first novel, With a Gemlike Flame, drew wide praise for its evocation of Venice and the hunt for a lost masterpiece by Raphael. His most recent art history book, A History of American Tonalism, won the Silver Medal in Art History in the Book of the Year Awards, 2010; and Outstanding Academic Title 2011 from the American Library Association; it was the best selling American art history book in 2011 and 2012. David was a regular reviewer for Artnews, and has written for The Magazine Antiques, the American Art Review, and Dance Magazine. For almost a decade, he was the Arts Editor at Voice of America. He and his wife live in New York where he works as an art adviser with his son, Carter Cleveland, founder of Artsy.net, the new internet site making all the world's art accessible to anyone with an internet connection. More about David and his publications can be found on his author site: davidadamscleveland.com.
Susan Thomas has published stories, poems and translations in many journals and anthologies. She has won first prize from Spoon River Review and New York Stories, as well as the Iowa Poetry Award from Iowa Review, the Ann Stanford Prize from University of Southern California, and the 2010 MR Prize from the Mississippi Review. Red Hen Press published her collection, State of Blessed Gluttony (2004), which won their Benjamin Saltman Prize and Last Voyage (2010), a collection of Giovanni Pascoli’s selected poems, co-translated with Deborah Brown and Richard Jackson. She also has two chapbooks, The Hand Waves Goodbye (Main Street Rag, 2002) and Voice of the Empty Notebook (Finishing Line Press, 2007). New work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Mississippi Review, Ellipsis, CUTTHROAT, and Cerise (Paris). She lives in Marshfield, Vermont and New York City with her husband, writer Peter Sills.