Readings by participants of the Veterans Writing Workshop, which offers free classes to recent veterans. With special guest Matt Gallagher, a Wake Forest graduate and US Army veteran. He’s the author of Empire City (2020), the Iraq novel Youngblood and memoir Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War. He holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia and has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire, and The Paris Review. He lives with his wife and son in Brooklyn.