Eyresses: The Journal for Jane Eyre
Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan)
In honor of the publication of Eyresses: The Journal for Jane Eyre Enthusiasts, join us for an evening honoring Charlotte Brönte’s defiant heroine. With readings from Kate Harding (Screw Inner Beauty) on “My Wretchedly Defective Nature: A Fragmentary Meditation om Helen Burns, ADD, and a Bunch of Shit I’m Not Quite Over Yet,” Mike Albo (The Underminer) unpacks “That’s So Jane,” Melissa Febos (Whip Smart) reads from “The Jane Eyre Community Cookbook,” Zachary Lipez (Please Take Me Off the Guest List) on “Defending Rochester,” Anna Copa Cabanna will perform her new song “Jane Eyre,” Marisa Meltzer (Girl Power) on “The Ardor in the Arbor,” Jeanne Vaccaro (Feminist Review) on “the Mad Woman in the Attic.” Plus: Dramatic Readings! Jane Eyre Bingo! Prizes!