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Horowitz and Eakins in ‘First Hearings’

July 19, 2012

LIBERTY, NY — The Liberty Free Theatre will continue its “First Hearings” series with readings by Mikhail Horowitz and Patricia Eakins on Friday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.

Horowitz is a poet, playwright, essayist, performance artist, journalist, editor and social commentator. Among his book-length publications are “The Opus of Everything in Nothing Flat” and “Rafting into the Afterlife.” He has been published in dozens of magazines and journals. He has performed all over the country with Gilles Malkine in their acclaimed and hilarious evenings of poetry and music.

Eakins is the author of “The Hungry Girls and Other Stories” and “The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste,” which won the NYU Press Prize for Fiction and the Capricorn Fiction Award of the Writer’s Voice. Her work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Parnassus, Conjunctions, Fiction International and The Paris Review, which awarded her the Aga Khan Prize.

The audience is invited to gather after the performance for food, drink and music. The theatre is located at 109 South Main St. Call 845/292-3788.