On Friday, April 14th at 5:30 PM, PICA and PNCA present a reading with renowned artist, writer, and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum. Wayne will be reading excerpts from The Pink Trance Notebooks and its upcoming sequel, Camp Marmalade (both published by Nightboat Books).

We hope you can join us for this free reading. Our doors will open at 5 PM and we’ll have drinks, snacks, and books for sale.

Wayne Koestenbaum has published eighteen books of poetry, criticism, and fiction, including Notes on Glaze, The Pink Trance Notebooks, My 1980s & Other Essays, Hotel Theory, Best-Selling Jewish Porn Films, Andy Warhol, Humiliation, Jackie Under My Skin, and The Queen’s Throat (a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist). He has had solo exhibitions of his paintings at White Columns (New York), 356 Mission (L.A.), and the University of Kentucky Art Museum. His first piano/vocal record, Lounge Act, will be issued by Ugly Duckling Presse Records this year. He is a Distinguished Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and French at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.