JC: Hirsh Sawhney and Jonathan Corcoran in conversation

05/19/2016 - 7:30pm

This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

Join authors Hirsh Sawhney and Jonathan Corcoran as they celebrate the releases of their new novels, South Haven and The Rope Swing. Hirsh Sawhney and Jonathan Corcoran will read excerpts from their new novels; participate in a short discussion; answer questions and sign books.

Hirsh Sawhney’s writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement, the Financial Times, Outlook, and numerous other periodicals. He is the editor of Delhi Noir, a critically acclaimed anthology of original fiction, and is on the advisory board of Wasafiri, a London-based journal of international literature. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, and teaches at Wesleyan University. South Haven is his debut novel.

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

South Haven Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617753978
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Published: Akashic Books - May 3rd, 2016

"A vivid portrait of second-generation immigrants living in suburban New England...Sawhney is pitch-perfect when describing the uneasy relationship between adolescents and their parents...There is much emotional truth in the author's sensitive portrayal of the despair and rage that can simmer away throughout adolescence...Hirsh Sawhney's quietly devastating conclusion is both unexpected and dee

The Rope Swing: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943665112
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Vandalia Press - April 2016

A once-booming West Virginia rail town no longer has a working train. The residents left behind in this tiny hamlet look to the mountains that surround them on all sides: The outside world encroaches, and the buildings of the gilded past seem to crumble more every day. 

These are the stories of outsiders—the down and out.