Sunday, February 11th – 1:45-3:00 pm
The fiction of Don Alberts

Don Alberts, known to Bird & Beckett audiences as a fine jazz pianist, is also a prolific writer, and reads this afternoon from his autobiographical novel, The Rushing and his short story collection, The God Fire Mantras — just a sliver of the poetry and prose he’s produced over the course of a rich career. He’ll have a major assist from fellow writer, and marvelously stentorian reader, Jeff Kaliss. 

Visit Don’s website, here, for a snapshot of some of the books and music he’s published.

Read his bio here.

He’s a local hero, and then some.


They’ll start anywhere from 1:30 to 1:45, so come early if you can. Don’t worry, though. At 2, we’ll make sure they  make a fresh start for those who haven’t gotten the word. But shortly after, Jeff will have to fly and Don will take it from there. He’ll have the piano handy if he needs it.