“I’m Only Popular During Summer Camp” Event

An image from Roger Bennett and Jules Shell's "Camp Camp" book is being used to promote the "I'm Only Popular During Summer Camp" six-word memoir event at 92Y Tribeca

SMITH Magazine, home of the six-word memoir project, is hosting an event at 92Y Tribeca in New York City on Monday, July 26, featuring artists and musicians reading six-word memoirs and telling stories for six minutes about summer camp, summer stock and family vacation.

One six-word memoir poster to SMITH Magazine’s Facebook event page wall will also be selected.

The lineup includes:

• Ann Leary, author of Outtakes From a Marriage and An Innocent, A Broad. She is co-host of the new NPR show Hash Hags.

• Susan Blackwell, co-starred in [Title of Show] and co-wrote/performed in the recent lab production of Now. Here. This. She hosts Broadway.com’s “Side by Side by Susan Blackwell”.

• Joe Iconis, writer/performer/co-author of Things to Ruin, Bloodsong of Love: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Spaghetti Western and The Joe Iconis Rock and Roll Jamboree.

• Deborah Copaken Kogan, author of Shutterbabe, Between Here and April, Hell Is Other Parents and the forthcoming novel, The Red Book.

Click HERE for tickets and more information.

Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at Tangzine.com and MatthewRalph.com. I live in the Philadelphia area and went to camps and camp meetings growing up in Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey.

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