From the bustling cityscape of New York to the sloping hills of San Francisco, Shrimp ‘n Lobster are keen to explore the characteristic sights of cities around the United States.
Join us on Thursday, October 21 at 6pm PT when Tiphanie Yanique discusses her novel, Monster in the Middle, on Zoom!
“Reveals on every page how love can persevere and take shape over time and space.”—Boston Globe
“One of the most inventive and talented stylists of her generation.” —Vulture
A collection of literary letters and mementos on the art of remembering across generations.
A thrilling, discursive second collection from “a poet for this hour—bewildered, hopeful, and cracklingly alive” (Mark Doty).
The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2020Time Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020 NPR's Best Books of 2020 National Book Award in Poetry, Longlist Frank Sanchez Book Award
An exploration of why people all over the world love to engage in pain on purpose--from dominatrices, religious ascetics, and ultramarathoners to ballerinas, icy ocean bathers, and sideshow performers
Masochism is sexy, human, reviled, worshipped, and can be delightfully bizarre.
Join us on Saturday, September 25 at 12pm PT when Rachel Long reads from and discusses her poetry collection, My Darling from the Lions, with Elaine Castillo on Zoom!
A NYLON and ESSENCE Best Book of the Month
“Rachel Long has miraculous command of the line, in all its trickery and grace and gasps, showcasing a truly refreshing voice with observant, deeply felt insight.” —Morgan Parker, author of Magical Negro
Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, Real Simple, Lit Hub, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Post, Kirkus Reviews, and The New York Public Library
Join us on Monday, September 13 at 6pm PT when Susan Nguyen is joined by Dena Rod, Mai Der Vang, and Felicia Zamora for a reading celebrating her debut collection, Dear Diaspora, on Zoom!
Dear Diaspora is an unapologetic reckoning with history, memory, and grief. Parting the weeds on a small American town, this collection sheds light on the intersections of girlhood and diaspora.
The poems in I Always Carry My Bones tackle the complex ideation of home—the place where horrid and beautiful intertwine and carve a being into existence—for marginalized and migrant peoples. Felicia Zamora explores how familial history echoes inside a person and the ghosts of lineage dwell in a body. Sometimes we haunt. Sometimes we are the haunted.
A reinvestigation of chemical biological weapons dropped on the Hmong people in the fallout of the Vietnam War
The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of the wildly popular comedy show Tinder Live with Lane Moore presents her poignant, funny, and deeply moving first book.
Lane Moore is a rare performer who is as impressive onstage—whether hosting her iconic show Tinder Live or being the enigmatic front woman of It Was Romance—as she is