A reading by contributors to the NYU Creative Writing Program’s nationally distributed literary journal. Amy Hempel is the author of four short story collections, later gathered and published in a single volume by Scribner, “The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel” (2006). Tommy Pico is the founder and editor-in-chief of birdsong and the author of “absentMINDR” (VERBALVISUAL, 2014). Co-sponsored with the PEN World Voices Festival.