Longreads 10th Anniversary Celebration!


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On Monday, September 23rd, Longreads held our 10th anniversary celebration at Housing Works Bookstore in Manhattan. We wish you all could have been there! So, we are sharing the full audio from the event.

Join us as we celebrate a milestone and showcase some amazing readers.


Morgan Jerkins, author of the New York Times bestseller, This Will Be My Undoing. Her short form work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, ELLE, and The Cut, among many others.

Laura Lippman, award-winning crime novelist and New York Times bestseller. She has published more than 20 novels, a novella, a short story anthology and a book for children. Her latest book is Lady in the Lake, a crime novel set in 1960s Baltimore.

Choire Sicha, editor for the Styles desk of The New York Times, and co-founder of The Awl in 2009. Author of Very Recent History.

Anne Thériault, Toronto-based writer whose bylines can be found all over the internet, including at the Guardian, the London Review of Books and, obviously, Longreads. She truly believes that your favorite Tudor wife says more about you than your astrological sign, and will be happy to do a one-on-one consult with you on that. She is currently raising one child and three unruly cats.

Elisabet Velasquez, a Boricua Writer from Bushwick, Brooklyn, whose work has been featured in Muzzle Magazine, Winter Tangerine, Centro Voces, Latina Magazine, We Are Mitú, Tidal, and more. Velasquez is a 2017 Poets House Fellow and the 2017 winner of Button Poetry Video Poetry Contest. Her work is forthcoming in Martín Espadas' anthology What Saves Us: Poems Of Empathy and Outrage In The Age Of Trump. She is currently working on her memoir.

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