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NY Literary Events Calendar

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Tuesday March 31 2015, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Book Release Party for Going Gypsy]
Book Release Party for Going Gypsy
Skyhorse Publishing
Veronica
299 Madison Avenue
New York City, NY
340 643-2426
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Join us at Bookmarks Lounge on the rooftop of the Library Hotel. There's no better place to celebrate books. Meet the authors, enjoy literary inspired cocktails and fantastic views of Manhattan, and w...
Monday April 6 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Ben Lerner: Meet the Writers]
Ben Lerner: Meet the Writers
Manhatanville MFA
Camille Rankine
Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St,Purchase, NY-10577
Purchase, NY
914.694.2200
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Sponsored by the Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing Program, the Meet the Writers Series presents Ben Lerner at East Library, Reid Hall, Manhattanville College on April 6, 2015. Award-winning poet a...
Tuesday April 7 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Gotham Writers Workshop Open House
Gotham Writers Workshop
Britt Gambino
555 8th Ave (37th & 38th), 14th Floor
NYC, NY
212-974-8377
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Gotham Writers Workshop has been the go-to place for writers wanting expert instruction and an artistic community for the past twenty years. Come see what we’re all about at our Spring Open House on T...
Wednesday April 8 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Gotham Writers Workshop Open House
Gotham Writers Workshop
Britt Gambino
555 8th Ave (37th & 38th), 14th Floor
NYC, NY
212-974-8377
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Gotham Writers Workshop has been the go-to place for writers wanting expert instruction and an artistic community for the past twenty years. Come see what we’re all about at our Spring Open House on T...
Monday April 13 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Davida Singer: Naked Romance and Then Some]
Davida Singer: Naked Romance and Then Some
Zinc Bar (Poetry & Performance)
Isabelle Deconinck
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street
New York City, NY
646-623-1709
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Poet Davida Singer reads from her new poetry collection, "Naked Romance and Then Some" (Aldrich Press, 2015) with stellar jazz musicians Frank London (trumpet), Ken Filiano (bass) and John Rangel (com...
Tuesday April 14 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

A FANTASY LINEUP with Marly Youmans,Kelly Link, and Lev Grossman
Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Milda DeVoe
The Andaz Hotel at Wall Street (75 Wall Street)
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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The incomparable Kelly Link, Lev Grossman and Marly Youmans share the Pen Parentis stage at the April Pen Parentis Literary Salon reading from their highly-regarded, highly-creative works. The night b...
Thursday April 16 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

PANEL: Caribbean Feminisms on the Page
Barnard College
Lindsay Stuffle
Barnard College Event Oval, The Diana Center West 117th Street
New York City, NY
212-854-2037
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The Barnard Center for Research on Women welcomes distinguished writer Jamaica Kincaid and debut novelist Tiphanie Yanique, for a discussion with Barnard associate professor Kaiama Glover exploring th...
Saturday April 18 2015, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Spring Book Launch: Leslie Allison, Filip Marinovich, and Lewis]
Spring Book Launch: Leslie Allison, Filip Marinovich, and Lewis
Ugly Duckling Presse
Daniel Owen
Pierogi, 177 N 9th St
Brooklyn, NY
347-948-5170
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Celebrating the release of Leslie Allison’s Martha, Filip Marinovich’s Wolfman Librarian, and Lewis Warsh’s Alien Abduction. Refreshments will be served. LESLIE ALLISON is a writer and performer. S...
Wednesday April 22 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Great Writers, Great Readings presents Quiara Alegría Hudes]
Great Writers, Great Readings presents Quiara Alegría Hudes
Hofstra University
Helene Morris
Hofstra University, Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hempstead, NY
516-463-5410
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Elizabeth Spires is the author of six collections of poetry: Globe, Swan’s Island, Annonciade, Worldling, Now the Green Blade Rises, and The Wave-Maker. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The ...
Thursday April 23 2015, 9:00 AM to
Saturday April 25 2015, 5:00 PM     

[Event Image:  Latino Literature: Giannina Braschi, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros]
Latino Literature: Giannina Braschi, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros
Latina/o Literary Conference
Belinda Linn Rincón
John Jay College, 524 W 59th Street
New York, NY
(212) 237-8000
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Latino Authors Ignite Imagination and Debate: Junot Diaz, Giannina Braschi, Sandra Cisneros “Liberty is not an option; it’s a human right,” proclaims Giannina Braschi, author of “United States of B...
Thursday April 23 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
 

LECTURE: A History of the Ugly
Barnard College
Lindsay Stuffle
Barnard College BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall West 117th Street
New York City, NY
212-854-2037
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The Barnard Center for Research on Women presents a lecture by Assistant Professor of English and Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Studies Rachel Eisendrath. Eisendrath will examine the role of uglin...
Tuesday April 28 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  UDP at the Brooklyn Public Library: Kate Colby, A. Maxwell and S]
UDP at the Brooklyn Public Library: Kate Colby, A. Maxwell and S
Ugly Duckling Presse
Daniel Owen
Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
347-948-5170
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Join UDP for our annual reading at the Brooklyn Public Library. This year's event features authors Kate Colby, Andrew Maxwell, and Simone White. KATE COLBY is author of six books, including I Mean ...
Wednesday April 29 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  A Spring Reading: Four Poets]
A Spring Reading: Four Poets

Katrinka Moore
Jefferson Market Library 425 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY
9174143574
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Four different voices read lyric and epic poems exploring regeneration, from human relationships to the natural world. Come hear Katrinka Moore, Maria Lisella, Elizabeth Poreba, and Gil Fagiani read f...
Tuesday May 5 2015, 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 

READING: Students with a Concentration in Creative Writing Read
Barnard College
Lindsay Stuffle
Barnard College, Sulzberger Parlor, West 117th & Broadway
New York City, NY
212-854-2037
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Join us for a special reading by English majors graduating this spring with a Creative Writing concentration. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more informati...
Tuesday May 12 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

PEN PARENTIS Hosts Sarah Pekkanen,Charles McNair, Liz Rosenberg!
Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Milda
The Andaz Hotel at Wall Street, 75 Wall Street
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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Pen Parentis Literary Salons close an exciting season with readings by Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, writing guru Liz Rosenberg, and multiply best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen. The ni...
Wednesday May 13 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

PEN PARENTIS hosts Sarah Pekkanen,Charles McNair,Liz Rosenberg!
Pen Parentis Literary Salon
Milda DeVoe
The Andaz Hotel at Wall Street (75 Wall Street)
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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Pen Parentis Literary Salons close an exciting season with readings by Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, writing guru Liz Rosenberg, and multiply best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen. The night beg...


Featured Events
Tuesday, March 31
Book Release Party for Going Gypsy
New York City, NY
4:00 PM   |   View Details »
Monday, April 6
Ben Lerner: Meet the Writers
Purchase, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Tuesday, April 7
Gotham Writers Workshop Open House
NYC, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »

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