It’s my party, and I’ll cry if I want to
Cry if I want to, cry if I want to
You would cry too if it happened to you

On March 24, The Disagreement presents five of our favorite readers from 2014, reading selections of their own choosing on the perennial theme of: “What business do you have to cry here?”

It’s our second anniversary. No crybabies.

At the Hi-Fi Bar, 169 Avenue A. We’ll start at 8.


Lizzie Harris  first collection is Stop Wanting (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2014). She’s a poetry editor for Bodega Magazine.

Tobias Carroll lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York, where he is the managing editor of Vol.1 Brooklyn. His writing has been published by Tin House, Underwater New York, The Paris Review Daily, Midnight Breakfast, and Joyland. His collection Transitory will be released by Civil Coping Mechanisms in 2016.

Mary Krienke grew up in the Midwest and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA from Columbia University’s Fiction Program and has been previously published by Midwestern Gothic, Joyland, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, The Best American Poetry Blog, and Underground Voices, with work forthcoming in Palooka. An associate literary agent at Sterling Lord Literistic, she represents literary fiction and creative nonfiction and is especially drawn to writing that explores the intersection of the body and the mind, the personal and the societal, the cosmological and the spiritual. She is currently writing her first novel.

Miles Klee is a reporter for the Daily Dot and author of the novel Ivyland, a finalist in the 2013 Tournament of Books. He contributes to Vanity Fair and Lapham’s Quarterly, while his short fiction has appeared in 3:AM, Unstuck, The White Review, Birkensnake, The Collagist, and Pinball.

Brittany Goss has writing published or forthcoming in Confrontation, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, The Writing Disorder, Bellingham Review, and Grasslimb Journal. She holds an MFA from Colorado State University and has received support from the Vermont Studio Center. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories.