Join us at WORD Greenpoint for a reading featuring Maria Baker, Ian Caskey, Jeremy MacKenzie Johnston, David McClelland, and Tom Newton, contributors to Luminous Volumes, the companion book to NYC-based band's Skryptor's debut album.
ABOUT LUMINOUS VOLUMES
Luminous Volumes is the companion book to the debut album of the same name by Skryptor, a new trio featuring members for craw, Dazzling Killmen, and STATS. An illustrated collection of short horror stories, curated and penned by McClelland and other authors, Luminous Volumes comprises surreal and supernatural tales of bloodthirsty mermaids, deceptive twins, trench warfare, and more.
ABOUT THE READERS
Maria Baker is a writer of fiction, poetry and drama, as well as a translator of all things German. Her writing has been published in the Sonora Review, UND Heft, and by Verbal Supply Company, among others. Her plays have been developed and produced by various NYC theaters and by diemonopol in Austria. MFA in Writing: Pratt Institute. Find her at shadowofnothingness.com.
Ian Caskey’s publications include BOMB Magazine, Poached Hare, The Strange Recital, and elsewhere. He’s also a residency alum from the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and has in the works a collection of short stories and a novel. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Jeremy MacKenzie Johnston is a Queens-based writer and musician whose work has been published by Grub Street, Splice Today, The RS 500, and College Zine Press. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College in 2014.
David McClelland is a musician and writer. He toured and recorded several albums with Craw, and most recently recorded Luminous Volumes with Skryptor. He is currently working on at least one novel.
Tom Newton is the author of Warfilm. He has spent many years working in the film industry as a prop man, while pursuing a parallel existence as musician, sound engineer and mastering engineer. He was a participant in London's punk music scene in the late seventies. He is the co-founder and co-host of the fiction podcast The Strange Recital. He lives in Woodstock, New York with his wife and daughter.