Michele Filgate is a writer, indie bookseller/events coordinator at Community Bookstore, and critic. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, The Rumpus, Salon, Time Out New York, The Daily Beast, O,The Oprah Magazine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Capital New York, The Star Tribune, Bookslut, The Quarterly Conversation, The Brooklyn Rail, and other publications. She lives in Brooklyn.
Community Bookstore hosted Patti Smith at Brooklyn Bridge Park last night. When one audience member asked her what she was wearing, Patti said she was going for a “Katniss in the woods” look. <3