9:10 am 11/12/13: Crowdfunding Campaign for Inga's Zigzags / Kickstarter
FFriends, thanks to you, the Kickstarter campaign to finance the publication of my debut novelInga's Zigzags, was a smashing success! I'm thrilled! 
WE DID IT! Thank you! 
Please visit this page for details. 
 
PUBLICATION DATE: May 14, 2014.
 
Inga's Zigzags, a novel by Vica Miller
 
Inga's Zigzags is the story of a 28-year-old Russian woman who, after living a decade in New York, returns to post-Perestroika Moscow to start her own business. When her job prospects fall through and she finds herself far from the heart of the action, she meets Emma and Alexandra, a pair of wealthy and well-connected magazine publishers, who lure Inga into their bed and then propose to launch a company together. When the threesome starts to fall apart, Inga is forced to make some difficult choices to find her path in the labyrinth of Moscow's intrigues and heartbreaks.
 
Feel free to write to me with questions!
Please see the press release here.
9:10 am 11/12/13: Crowdfunding Campaign for Inga's Zigzags / Kickstarter
FFriends, thanks to you, the Kickstarter campaign to finance the publication of my debut novelInga's Zigzags, was a smashing success! I'm thrilled! 
WE DID IT! Thank you! 
Please visit this page for details. 
 
PUBLICATION DATE: May 14, 2014.
 
Inga's Zigzags, a novel by Vica Miller
 
Inga's Zigzags is the story of a 28-year-old Russian woman who, after living a decade in New York, returns to post-Perestroika Moscow to start her own business. When her job prospects fall through and she finds herself far from the heart of the action, she meets Emma and Alexandra, a pair of wealthy and well-connected magazine publishers, who lure Inga into their bed and then propose to launch a company together. When the threesome starts to fall apart, Inga is forced to make some difficult choices to find her path in the labyrinth of Moscow's intrigues and heartbreaks.
 
Feel free to write to me with questions!
Please see the press release here.
Solo Salon with Michael Cunningham, November 14, 2013 / 287 Spring
The Evening's Program:
 
We are thrilled to welcome the Pulitzer Prize-winning author 
Michael Cunningham, who will read from his new novel,
The Snow Queen (to be published in May of 2014).
 
The reading will be followed by a conversation with the author, moderated by Vica Miller.
Please join us for an evening of great writing, thought-provoking discussion and wine-enhanced socializing!
 
THANK YOU to Michael for an amazing evening!
Photos are up on our Facebook page
Solo Salon with Michael Cunningham, November 14, 2013 / 287 Spring
The Evening's Program:
 
We are thrilled to welcome the Pulitzer Prize-winning author 
Michael Cunningham, who will read from his new novel,
The Snow Queen (to be published in May of 2014).
 
The reading will be followed by a conversation with the author, moderated by Vica Miller.
Please join us for an evening of great writing, thought-provoking discussion and wine-enhanced socializing!
 
THANK YOU to Michael for an amazing evening!
Photos are up on our Facebook page
Erotica Salon, September 25, 2013 / 287 Spring
The Evening's Program:
 
- Liesl Schillinger, reading Getting My Baby Tanked, a short story;
- Kim Triedman, reading from The Other Room, debut novel (10/2013);
- Nicole Audrey Spector, reading from Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray, debut novel (1/2013);
- Rachel Kramer Bussel, reading Marks, from Cheeky Spanking Stories anthology (2013)
 
 
Photos from the Salon are on our FB page.
 
 
Erotica Salon, September 25, 2013 / 287 Spring
The Evening's Program:
 
- Liesl Schillinger, reading Getting My Baby Tanked, a short story;
- Kim Triedman, reading from The Other Room, debut novel (10/2013);
- Nicole Audrey Spector, reading from Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray, debut novel (1/2013);
- Rachel Kramer Bussel, reading Marks, from Cheeky Spanking Stories anthology (2013)
 
On View: Joe Fusaro: On Paper
 
Photos from the Salon are on our FB page.
 
 
Summer Break & News Alert / July-August
We hope you're having a fantastic summer!
The Salons are on vacation - we're traveling to St. Petersburg, Geneva, Montreux, Avignon and Nimes, reading Michael Cunningham and Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
 
We will resume in the Fall:
-  Erotica Salon, on September 25, 2013, featuring an all-female cast of wirters, including Rachel Kramer Bussel, Liesl Schillinger, Kim Triedman and Nicole Audrey Spector;
- An evening with Michael Cunningham, on November 14, 2013.
 
Sign up for our mailing list to receive invitations for the upcoming events!
 
In the meantime, look out for the August/September issue of BUST magazine, featuring Vica Miller Literary Salons!
Summer Break & News Alert / July-August
We hope you're having a fantastic summer!
The Salons are on vacation - we're traveling to St. Petersburg, Geneva, Montreux, Avignon and Nimes, reading Michael Cunningham and Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
 
We will resume in the Fall:
-  Erotica Salon, on September 25, 2013, featuring an all-female cast of wirters, including Rachel Kramer Bussel, Liesl Schillinger, Kim Triedman and Nicole Audrey Spector;
- An evening with Michael Cunningham, on November 14, 2013.
 
Sign up for our mailing list to receive invitations for the upcoming events!
 
In the meantime, look out for the August/September issue of BUST magazine, featuring Vica Miller Literary Salons!
Summer Fiction Salon, June 13, 2013 / Ceres Gallery
The Evening's Program:
 
- Avital Chizhik, reading from Galatea, Galatea
- Tim Horvath, reading from Understories, Bellevue Literary Press (May 2012)
- Lisa Dierbeck, reading from Satan Takes Brooklyn
- Royal Young, reading from Fame Shark, a memoir, Heliotrope Books (June 2013)
 
Ceres Gallery
547 West 27th Street, Suite 201
7-9 PM
On view: new work from Irina Sheynfeld and Chalda Maloff
 
Photos are on our FB page.
Summer Fiction Salon, June 13, 2013 / Ceres Gallery
The Evening's Program:
 
- Avital Chizhik, reading from Galatea, Galatea
- Tim Horvath, reading from Understories, Bellevue Literary Press (May 2012)
- Lisa Dierbeck, reading from Satan Takes Brooklyn
- Royal Young, reading from Fame Shark, a memoir, Heliotrope Books (June 2013)
 
Ceres Gallery
547 West 27th Street, Suite 201
7-9 PM
On view: new work from Irina Sheynfeld and Chalda Maloff
 
Photos are on our FB page.
Spring Potpourri Salon, May 16, 2013 @6:30 PM / Susan Eley Fine Art
The Evening's Program:
 
- Linda Wolfe, reading from My Daughter/Myself, a memoir (Greenpoint Press, 6/2013)
- Austin Ratner, reading from In the Land of the Living (Reagan Arthur / Little Brown, 3/2013)
- Jessica Safran, reading from a memoir project 
- Marina Petrova, reading a short story
 
Susan Eley Fine Art, 46 W 90 Street, 2nd floor. 6:30 PM. Free. 
On View: Paper Goods,
curated by Brooklyn-based artist and critic Kara L. Rooney.
 
 
Photos are on our FB page.
Spring Potpourri Salon, May 16, 2013 @6:30 PM / Susan Eley Fine Art
The Evening's Program:
 
- Linda Wolfe, reading from My Daughter/Myself, a memoir (Greenpoint Press, 6/2013)
- Austin Ratner, reading from In the Land of the Living (Reagan Arthur / Little Brown, 3/2013)
- Jessica Safran, reading from a memoir project 
- Marina Petrova, reading a short story
 
Susan Eley Fine Art, 46 W 90 Street, 2nd floor. 6:30 PM. Free. 
On View: Paper Goods,
curated by Brooklyn-based artist and critic Kara L. Rooney.
 
 
Photos are on our FB page.
Spring Fiction Salon & Benefit, March 21, 2013 / 287 Spring Art Gallery & Performing Space
The Evening's Program:
- Marie-Helene Bertino, reading from debut collection of short stories, SAFE AS HOUSES, winner of The 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award
- Karolina Waclawiak, reading from debut novel, How to Get into the Twin Palms (2012)
- Vica Miller, reading from The Shadow of a Blue Doll, a novel
- Catherine Chung, reading from debut novel, Forgotten Country (2012), an Honorable Mention for the 2013 PEN/Hemingway Award
 
On view: paintings by the students of Elena Komissarova's Art Studio for Children. The Salon raised $850 for The Speyer Legacy School. Photos are here.
Spring Fiction Salon & Benefit, March 21, 2013 / 287 Spring Art Gallery & Performing Space
The Evening's Program:
- Marie-Helene Bertino, reading from debut collection of short stories, SAFE AS HOUSES, winner of The 2012 Iowa Short Fiction Award
- Karolina Waclawiak, reading from debut novel, How to Get into the Twin Palms (2012)
- Vica Miller, reading from The Shadow of a Blue Doll, a novel
- Catherine Chung, reading from debut novel, Forgotten Country (2012), an Honorable Mention for the 2013 PEN/Hemingway Award
 
On view: paintings by the students of Elena Komissarova's Art Studio for Children. The Salon raised $850 for The Speyer Legacy School. Photos are here.
Vica Miller Winter Poetry Salon, Jan 23, 2013 / Susan Eley Fine Art
Happy New Year, dear friends! I hope 2013 will bring you lots of love, joy, happiness, and creative fulfillment! Stay healthy, peaceful and kind to one another. 
 
We started the New Year with an enchanting evening of poetry, featuring
Tina Barry, reading from The Great Unlovelies series
- Peter Marcus, reading new poetry
- Leah Umansky, reading from first collection of poems, Domestic Unsertainties
- Laura Cronk, reading from award-winning first book, Having Been an Accomplice
 
Photos are up on on our FB page
Vica Miller Winter Poetry Salon, Jan 23, 2013 / Susan Eley Fine Art
Happy New Year, dear friends! I hope 2013 will bring you lots of love, joy, happiness, and creative fulfillment! Stay healthy, peaceful and kind to one another. 
 
We started the New Year with an enchanting evening of poetry, featuring
Tina Barry, reading from The Great Unlovelies series
- Peter Marcus, reading new poetry
- Leah Umansky, reading from first collection of poems, Domestic Unsertainties
- Laura Cronk, reading from award-winning first book, Having Been an Accomplice
 
Photos are up on on our FB page