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Media Alert: Twitter Fiction Festival Event

Live Storytelling Variety Show Hosted by Nick Turner; Featuring Gayle Forman, Anna North, Myke Cole, Daniel José Older, Lyndsay Faye

Tickets are now on sale for #TwitterFiction Festival Live!, the official live companion event of #TwitterFiction Festival 2015, a celebration of creative storytelling. The event will be hosted by stand-up comedian Nick Turner (@nicksturners), and will feature performers as they create #TwitterFiction stories on stage with help from the audience. Visual artist, Michael Arthur (@inklines) will bring stories to life with live illustrations and music will be performed by Mike Brun (@mbrun12).

The #TwitterFiction Festival Live! lineup includes:

  • Daniel José Older (@djolder) author of Half-Resurrection Blues and member of the Ghost Star band.
  • Anna North (@annanorthtweets), author of the forthcoming novel, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark and staff editor at the New York Times.
  • Gayle Forman (@gayleforman), journalist and award-winning, internationally bestselling author of Just One Day, Just One Year, Where She Went, and If I Stay.
  • Lyndsay Faye (@LyndsayFaye), the internationally bestselling author of the Timothy Wilde trilogy, which includes The Gods of Gotham, Seven For a Secret, and the forthcoming, The Fatal Flame.
  • Myke Cole (@MykeCole), security contractor, government civilian, and military officer who is author of the Shadow Ops series and Gemini Cell.

#TwitterFiction Festival 2015 and #TwitterFiction Festival Live! are organized by the Association of American Publishers, Twitter, and Penguin Random House.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Event starts at 7:30 p.m.

SubCulture New York; 45 Bleecker Street

Tickets cost $20 and include one complimentary glass of wine from official Festival wine sponsor, Dark Horse Wine. Click here to order.

TwitterFiction Festival Live! is the official live companion event of #TwitterFiction Festival 2015, a global digital storytelling extravaganza taking place on Twitter, May 11-15. For more information visit, www.twitterfictionfestival.com and follow @TWfictionfest.

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