Terence Degnan reads at Book Court with Jane Rose Porter and Nicole Callihan


Terence will be signing his book and there will be a reception and a short Q & A following the reading.

Hosted at BookCourt
163 Court Street
btw Pacific and Dean
Subway: F train to Bergen Street

Writer Bios:

Jane Rose Porter’s fiction explores the malleability and unreliability of memory across multiple generations. Her working novel told in stories An Altogether Different Place follows the Milners, a Russian immigrant family continuously reinventing their past as a way of coping with the present. Her journalism has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek Magazine, Entrepreneur, The Chronicle of Higher Education and Men’s Health. She has a B.A. in English from Brown University and a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College. She lives and works as a freelance journalist and yoga teacher in Brooklyn, where she is completing her first novel.


Nicole Callihan writes poems, stories and essays. Her work has appeared in, among others, Painted Bride Quarterly, Salt Hill, New York Quarterly, North American Review and Cream City Review and has been translated into German and Spanish. A finalist for the Iowa Review’s Award for Literary Nonfiction, she was named as Notable Reading for Best American Non-required Reading and awarded Best of the Net 2010 for fiction. Her nonfiction book Henry River Mill Villagewhich she co-authored with 79 year-old Ruby Young Keller was published by Arcadia Press in July 2012. A Language Lecturer at New York University, she also teaches in schools and hospitals throughout the city.


Terence Degnan is a poet and spoken word artist. His work is published in various literary magazines including The Other Herald, The Front Weekly and the OWS Poetry Anthology. His two spoken word albums, 2008’s BC & 2010’s Calling Shotgun were produced in Pittsburgh, PA, and Raleigh, NC, respectively. The Small Plot Beside the Ventriloquist’s Grave is Degnan’s first published collection of poetry. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.