Rough Draft, the ultra-cool bookstore, bar and event space in Kingston, provides exactly the kind of irreverent and thoughtful Valentine’s Day celebration/interrogation that one would expect from it with a themed multi-author reading on Sunday, February 10. Love and Heartbreak: An Evening of Alt-Valentine’s Day Readings features fiction and memoir about the rough-and-tumble of finding love, feeling love, losing love and keeping love. The featured readers include a number of the region’s most respected and nationally recognized fiction and nonfiction voices: Jana Martin, Nina Shengold, Robert Burke Warren, Beverly Donofrio and essayist and Journalism professor Lisa Phillips, whose latest book is right on topic: Unrequited: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Romantic Obsession.
Alt-Valentine’s Day Readings
Sunday, Feb. 10, 5 p.m.
Rough Draft, 82 John St., Kingston