Coming December 2016 — reserve a copy now!

Cover for The Button Thief of East 14th Street: Scenes from a Life on the Lower East Side 1927-1957 (Sagging Meniscus Press 2015)

The Button Thief of East 14th Street: Scenes from a Life on the Lower East Side 1927–1957 by Fay Webern is scheduled to be published in December 2016 (Sagging Meniscus Press), and will be available both in print and as an e-book.

You can now reserve your copy from Amazon now by clicking here.

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You can read Chapter One now…

Chapter One, “A Bride in the Forest: How I Got My Name” was published in its entirety by the well-known  NYC literary journal, Literal Latté. 

 You can click here to read “A Bride in the Forest.”

You can also watch Fay read chapters from The Button Thief

Peg Tassey produced a remarkable series of Fay’s chapter readings, which were filmed & edited by Laura Fillbach at ORCA Media in Montpelier, VT.  , which are being released as they are edited.  

Additionally, Fay gave an incredible live reading at the The Light Club Lamp Shop in Burlington.  Arranged and introduced by Peg Tassey,  this rare public reading was broadcast on television by the Center for Media & Democracy.

Click here for Fay’s video page.

And you can read more about Fay in Vermont Woman

As part of a series on notable Vermont women in the arts , Vermont Woman published this charming profile of Fay.

Click here to read “Fay Webern: Writer, Storyteller”

Stay tuned

We’ll be including further developments about Fay and The Button Thief here on the site, so be sure to check in!