Cole Pratt

Readings by Gil Cole and David Pratt presented by Chelsea Station Editions

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Readings by Gil Cole and David Pratt presented by Chelsea Station Editions
April 18, 2013 7:00 PM
April 18, 2013 9:00 PM
April 1, 2013
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
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Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States
Cole Pratt

Gil Cole, author of Fortune’s Bastard, or Love’s Pains Recounted, and David Pratt, author of Bob the Book and My Movie, read at the Bureau. Both authors will be introduced by their publisher, Jameson Currier of Chelsea Station Editions.

Please note that William Sterling Walker, originally scheduled to read, will not be able to read at this event.

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Gil Cole graduated from the Juilliard School and acted in several plays of Shakespeare, as well as in many classic and contemporary plays. He currently resides in New York City where he works as a psychoanalyst.  His first novel, Fortune’s Bastard, or Love’s Pains Recounted, is inspired by characters from Shakespeare.

David Pratt, photo by Eva Mueller

David Pratt won a 2011 Lambda Literary Award for his debut novel, Bob the Book. His story collection, My Movie, now out from Chelsea Station Editions, includes new work and draws on short fiction previously published in Christopher Street, The James White Review, Chelsea Station, Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly, Velvet Mafia, Lodestar Quarterly and in the anthologies Men Seeking Men, His3 and Fresh Men 2. Recent anthology publications include The Dirty Diner (ed. Jerry Wheeler; Bold Strokes Books) and The Other Man (ed. Paul Alan Fahey; JMS Books). David has directed and performed his own work for the theater in New York City at the Cornelia Street Cafe, Dixon Place, HERE Arts Center, the Dramatists Guild, the Flea (as part of a workshop directed by Karen Finley), on WBAI-FM and in the Eighth Annual New York International Fringe Festival. His collaborations with Rogerio M. Pinto include Os Tres Porquinhos, Chapeuzinho Vermelho, and Branca de Neve, Brazilian Portuguese versions of, respectively, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Snow White. In the 1980s, David was the first director of plays by the Canadian playwright John Mighton. David holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School. He is currently at work on two more novels and a young adult novella.