PARADISE by Laura Maria Censabella: (Oct 5 – Oct 22, 2017) – A Muslim-American teenager and her mysterious biology teacher form an unlikely partnership to investigate adolescent romantic love. Science, religion, and mentorship are all fair game as both lives change forever
I OF THE STORM by RJ Bartholomew: (Mar 9 – Mar 18, 2018) –Outside a city park, a homeless man holds forth – musing, ranting, singing, dancing, spitting poems with aplomb. From riches to rags, I of the Storm tells an unlikely success story about losing it all, and finding that peace of mind is an inside job.
CAGED by the New Jersey Prison Cooperative: (May 3 – May 20, 2018) – The voices of incarcerated men speak out in writings by current and former inmates. Tackling the prison-industrial complex, assumptions about prison life, and the challenges faced after imprisonment, Caged lays bare a criminally-ignored system and the human costs it demands.