SAN FRANCISCO

Wednesday 15 October, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Storytelling: Eric Puchner

As part of the exhibition "Vocabularies of Metaphor: More Stories," Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco is pleased to host a series of evenings of writers reading their short stories.

Eric Puchner wrote the 2005 story collection "Music Through the Floor," a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. His short stories have appeared in Zoetrope: All Story, the Chicago Tribune, The Sun, and Best New American Voices. The recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, and a 2006 National Endowment for the Arts grant, he is finishing a novel to be released by Scribner. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, novelist Katharine Noel, and their daughter. He will be reading "Children of God."

The "Story Telling" program was curated by longtime arts and literary editor for San Francisco magazine, Pamela Feinsilber, who is now working on assorted arts ventures, among them consulting on literary and nonfiction manuscripts and proposals, leading a monthly book group and author discussion at Book Passage, and freelance writing and editing. Her essay "The Long and Short of Lit," championing the short story, appeared in the July issue of San Francisco magazine and led to an hour-long discussion on Michael Krasny's KQED-FM radio program Forum.