Come join Rare Bird's very own Maxwell Neely-Cohen, Julian Tepper, and David Burr Gerrard, as they read from novels covering everything from the middle-age mundanity to a frenetic glimpse of youth culture.
New York native Julian Tepper is a man of many talents. As the bass player for the indie rock band The Natural History, he co-wrote Spoon’s hit “Don’t You Evah” and helped produce the band’s two studio albums, Beatbeatheartbeat and The People That I Meet. Tepper is the co-founder of The Oracle Club in Brooklyn, and an actor, best known for his appearance on the CW’s Gossip Girl.
Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Maxwell Neely-Cohen has been a skateboarder, DJ, military theorist, college tennis player, young adult novel editor, and independent video game producer. He lives in New York City.
David Burr Gerrard graduated from Columbia University with an MFA in fiction writing. He’s a contributing editor for Tottenville Review and his short fiction has been published in Extract(s). He lives in New York City.