Literature Music

Karl Geary: Montpelier Parade

Geary reads from his debut novel with special musical guests Jenna Nicholls and Gerry Leonard, followed by a conversation with moderator Dael Orlandersmith

Details

$18 general / $15 members
Date(s)

Tue, Oct 3

7:30pm

Contact

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866-811-4111

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Location

Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Overview

Music by Jenna Nicholls and Gerry Leonard
Conversation moderated by Dael Orlandersmith

Dublin-born actor and co-founder of East Village’s music venues Sin-é and the Scratcher, Karl Geary launches his luminous debut novel Montpelier Parade with an evening of words and music.

Unfolding in the sea-bright, rain-soaked Dublin of early spring, Montpelier Parade is a cinematic novel about desire, longing, grief, hope, and the things that remain unspoken. Geary’s novel will come alive with readings and musical responses from Jenna Nicholls and Gerry Leonard, followed by a conversation with actor, poet, and playwright Dael Orlandersmith.



Praise for Montpelier Parade:

"Pitch-perfect" —The Guardian

"Geary enters the literary arena with a bang: this debut…gorgeously rendered" —Publishers Weekly

"Few novelists debut with a masterpiece, but Geary has done just that. Stunning." —Daily Mail


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