A Reading at Roos

Recent Work | A Reading with Tony Brasunas, Dorothy Albertini & Tanya Robie
Friday, April 4, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8 pm

Roos Arts Presents a reading from recent work by Tony Brasunas, Dorothy Albertini and Tanya Robie. Please join us for an evening of great stories of fiction, nonfiction and good company.

Tony Brasunas will read from his new book, "Double Happiness." This book recounts the author's very first travels, a year-long visit to China as a young man, a traveler and a teacher. There will be a Q & A after the reading. For more information and reviews about the book, please visit:

Roos Arts will have books on hand for you to buy and have signed.

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About the Authors:

Tony Brasunas
grew up on a commune in West Virginia. He attended a public high school in Atlanta and a small college in New England, then boarded a plane for the People's Republic of China. When he's not writing, he's working at a solar energy company in Oakland, playing guitar, or traveling to destinations near and far with his wife.

Dorothy Albertini
's work appears in Fence Magazine, Aufgabe, H_ngm_n, Drunken Boat, Tantalum, the Brooklyn Rail, and NANO Fiction. She’s been a Fellow at the MacDowell Arts Colony, Ucross Foundation, and Blue Mountain Center. She lives and writes in Kingston, NY, and teaches writing and works in academic advising at Bard College.

Tanya Robie
earned an MFA in Fiction at Spalding University, and a BA in Writing for Social Change from Prescott college. She is a novelist who also writes short story and essay. She works as an editor, writing mentor, and yoga teacher in the Hudson Valley.

Municipal Public Parking is available behind Rosendale Theatre. Thank you in advance for not parking at the Rosendale Cafe Lot.

See you at Roos!


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