Tsunami Victim Benefit in NYC


Our online syndicator, Featurewell, is hosting a benefit reading in Manhattan on Jan. 23 for tsunami victims. Details:

A reading to benefit Tsunami survivors
121 W. 10th Street
New York City
Phone: (212) 255-3333

Sunday January 23, 6-9 PM
Complimentary Hors d'ouevres/Cash Bar/$15 at the door
100% of proceeds will go to charity.


Adam Goodheart (The Last Island of the Savages) was a founding
editor of Civilization magazine. His essays have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times, Outside, and Travel & Leisure.

Ayun Halliday (Sumatra's Men of the Forest) is the author of No Touch
Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late. Halliday is BUST
magazine's Mother Superior columnist. She also contributes to NPR, Bitch, The Utne Reader.

Suketu Mehta (Peace in Paradise On Sri Lanka) is the author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, which the Economist chose as the Book of the Year for 2004. Mehta's journalism has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Time, and Conde Nast Traveler, among other publications.

Bob Morris (Some Adventures in Karma on India's Holiest River) writes the Age of Dissonance column for the New York Times Sunday Styles. Morris is a contributing editor for Travel and Leisure, and has also written for NPR, the New Yorker, Vogue and Details.

Daniel Asa Rose (Prom Queens in the Mist—A Thai Rhapsody), the senior book reviewer for The New York Observer, won the O. Henry Prize for his collection of Short Stories Small Family With Rooster. His recent memoir Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Family's Escape from the Holocaust earned starred reviews in Publishers Weekly. He has also been a humor writer for GQ, a travel columnist for Esquire, and a food critic for the past 20 pounds.