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Get lit with lit nerds at these hotspots • Brooklyn Paper

Get lit with lit nerds at these hotspots

Be sure to hit up these spots for some fantastic liquor and lit:

The Writing Program of Pratt Institute presents “Art School Confidential” at People’s Republic of Brooklyn

What happens when Masters-of-Fine-Arts collide? Find out when Brooklyn novelists Samantha Hunt, James Hannaham, and Thad Ziolkowski — all on loan from Pratt — read artwork-inspired fiction.

247 Smith St., at the corner of Douglass Street in Cobble Hill (718) 522–6100. May 19, 6 pm. Free.

Cambridge Writers Workshop Literary Cabaret at Ceol.

A team of authors will yank volunteers from the audience to play classic characters for this alcohol-powered masquerade.

191 Smith St., at the corner of Warren Street in Cobble Hill (347) 643–9911. May 19, 6 pm. Free.

Literary Taboo with Electric Literature at Boat Bar

Play the classic word-guessing game with an intellectual twist, hosted by Seth Fried, author of acclaimed short story collection “The Great Frustration.”

175 Smith St., between Warren and Wyckoff Streets in Cobble Hill (718) 254–0607. May 19, 6 pm. Free.

Armchair/Shotgun’s Old-Timey Radio Show and After-Party at 61 Local

See an old-fashioned radio drama—with sound effects and everything — performed on stage, then stick around for the Litcrawl after party, where beer and banter are sure to flow freely.

61 Bergen St., between Smith Street and Boerum Place in Cobble Hill (347) 763–6624. May 19, 7 pm. Free.

Reach reporter Will Bredderman at (718) 260–4507 or e-mail him at wbredderman@cnglocal.com. https://twitter.com/#!/WillBredderman

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