The Lost & Found Show’s “Brooklyn Book Festival Edition” – Friday September 19, 2014

Lost&FoundJan2014_BTS-2You are invited to join us Friday Sept 19th at the amazing WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn for a night of stories, drinks, and trivia. Part of the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Bookend Events.

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David Burr Gerrard (Short Century, The Awl, The Millions)
Michael Maiello (Esquire, McSweeney’s)
Ken M (The Runt of the Web, College Humor, Horsey Surprise)
Marie Sabatino (Word Riot, Freerange Nonfiction, Akashic Books)

Friday September 19, 2014
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Doors 6:30 PM)

WORD Bookstore
126 Franklin St.
Brooklyn, NY11222


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Each month, we bring together authors, bloggers, comedians, and performers to share fiction and nonfiction stories involving a theme object that could be left in a lost and found box.

For a list of upcoming theme objects, or to submit a story for consideration, visit:




David Burr Gerrard’s work has appeared in The Awl, The Millions, Specter, Extract(s), and elsewhere. He teaches creative writing at Manhattanville College. His debut novel, Short Century, has just been published by Rare Bird Books.


Michael Maiello is a New York based columnist, performer, fiction author and playwright. He’s written for The Daily, Reuters, Esquire, and McSweeney’s. He is the author of Shuts & Failures, Rejected New Yorker Pieces (Also Rejected by McSweeney’s!). He worked for ten years at Forbes Media, writing and editing for both Forbes Magazine and He is also the author of the 2004 book Buy The Rumor, Sell The Fact: 85 Wall Street Maxims and What They Really Mean. He has performed stand up comedy at The Laugh Factory, The Comic Strip and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and Mama D’s Arts Bordello in New York.

(Michael Maiello photo courtesy of David Stewart Photography)


Ken is the editor of Runt of the Web and the writer of The Troll column for College Humor. His comedy blog Horsey Surprise has gotten praise from BuzzFeed, The Financial Times, comedian David Thorne and economist Brad DeLong. A dog lover at heart, Ken was recently named A Real Douchebag by a fan.

(Ken M photo courtesy of David Stewart Photography)


Marie Sabatino has been writing stories since she was a little girl. She’s told stories all over NYC for the last ten years… at venues like The National Arts Club, Galapagos Art Space, Happy Ending Lounge, KGB Bar and the Lit Crawl in Manhattan. You can find her stories in publications like Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, Word Riot, Liars League, Freerange Nonfiction and a number of other places that only the most diligent stalker would be able to find.

(Marie Sabatino photo courtesy of David Stewart Photography)



Daniel is a writer of surreal fiction, essays, and film reviews. His work has appeared in the New York Press, Cinespect, the L Magazine, and Rio Grande Review. He has performed at such venues as The Slipper Room, Cornelia Street Cafe, KGB Bar, The Bell House, and the Bowery Poetry Club.


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