News & Events
July 22 Norah Piehl for BookReporter gives The Rest of Us a very sensitive read, calling it an “unapologetically feminist portrait of a young female artist struggling to make her way…one that will unexpectedly touch and inspire readers.” Read the full review here.
July 19 Wonderful review from Jeanette Zwart at Shelf Awareness: “Lott’s writing is lovely and lyrical, and her themes of the place of art, the changing ways we love and the people we hold close over time lend texture to an intelligent and ambitious literary debut.” Read the review here.
July 15 Glowing review for The Rest of Us in today’s Boston Globe! Karen Campbell calls it “a compelling, resonant, richly nuanced, and sometimes heartbreaking portrait of cross-generational love.” Read the full review here.
July 15 The Brooklyn BookCourt launch of The Rest of Us was a big success! Thanks to BookCourt, family, friends, and everyone who came and celebrated. The Rest of Us is currently the #1 bestseller at BookCourt this week!
July 2 The Rest of Us is out on July 2.
My first novel The Rest of Us will be published by Simon & Schuster, July 2. Events to come…
Launch of my new PBS: Art21 column, “Alchemy of Inspiration,” about artists’ lives and their influence on each other. Appearing the third Tuesday of every month on the Art21 website.
Curated “Art and Social Activism,” an exhibition of 13 exciting new international artists who are exploring social issues of national and global concern, in conjunction with Nicholas Cohn of Nicholas Cohn Art Projects and the chashama organization. The exhibition, which runs through the month of August, transforms an industrial building in Long Island City into a live venue in which to explore visual art (installation, photography, painting, video, and performance) that is powerfully reflecting and contributing to social change. Roundtable discussions with artists, activists, and community leaders, Wednesday nights in August, 7 pm, investigating art’s relationship to community development, the environment, and notions of identity.
Co-founder of Liars’ League NYC, a monthly live short fiction night featuring professional actors performing the best new original fiction from established and up-and-coming writers. Each month features a new theme. First Wednesday of every month, 7pm, KGB, East Village, NYC.
Alfred Z. Solomon Resident in Art Criticism, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, New York
International Writers’ and Translators’ Center of Rhodes, Rhodes, Greece
I-Park Artist Enclave, Connecticut
Fundacion Valparaiso artist residency, Mojacar, Spain
Can Serrat artist residency, Barcelona, Spain