Pen Name: None
Born: 1977 in Chicago, Illinpois
Blackstone was born, raised and currently resides in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Blackstone is an author, editor and playwright. He has written the Chicago-based novel The Week You Weren't Here and co-edited the anthology The Art of Friction. His plays Rogers Party and Corked have been produced by Chicago-area theater companies. His short fiction has appeared in Esquire, Bridge, and The Journal of Experimental Fiction. He has also contributed to Forbes.com and Modern Luxury.
Blackstone and his wife, master sommelier and host of WTTW's Check, Please! Alpana Singh are planning on resurrecting the booze-and-book-infused Bookslut reading series when she opens a new restaurant, The Boarding House, in River North in late summer 2012. They reside in downtown Chicago.
- The Week You Weren't Here, Low Fidelity Press, 2005
- Vintage Attraction, Pegasus, 2013
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Week You Weren't Here
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Vintage Attraction: A Novel
Release Date: 2013-10-22
University of Colorado Barker Award
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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