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NY Literary Events Calendar

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Thursday January 29 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Roger Rosenblatt: The Book of Love]
Roger Rosenblatt: The Book of Love
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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The New York Times bestselling author of Making Toast and Kayak Morning returns with a meditation on a universal subject: love. In The Book of Love, Roger Rosenblatt explores love in all its moods and...
Friday January 30 2015, 8:00 PM to
Sunday February 8 2015, 3:00 PM     

[Event Image:  40th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow W]
40th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow W
Theater For The New City
Jonathan Slaff
155 First Avenue
New York City, NY
2122541109
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TNC PRESENTS ITS 40th ANNUAL THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCERS' DANCE CONCERT AND POW-WOW JANUARY 30 TO FEBRUARY 8, 2015. All proceeds benefit Native American scholarship fund. WHERE AND WHEN: ...
Monday February 2 2015, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brooklyn by the Book: Ron Lieber]
Brooklyn by the Book: Ron Lieber
BPL/Congregation Beth Elohim
Joel Whitney
274 Garfield Place
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Brooklyn by the Book's Spring season begins with Ron Lieber in conversation with Jennifer Senior. New York Times “Your Money” columnist Ron Lieber says that parents should talk about money much more o...
Saturday February 7 2015, 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY
917 679 5002
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Howard Pflanzer and George Spencer, Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant Brownstone Poets presents Howard Pflanzer and George Spencer, Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Par...
Tuesday February 10 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Pen Parentis Literary Salon: What do we LOVE more?]
Pen Parentis Literary Salon: What do we LOVE more?
Pen Parentis
Milda De Voe
The ANDAZ Wall Street, 75 Wall Street (Enter on Water or Pearl)
New York, NY
212-501-2031
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Pen Parentis presents Andrew Lewis Conn, Stephanie Lehmann, and Siobhan Adcock—three fantastic authors who are also parents reading from their newest creative works. ...
Wednesday February 11 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Peniel Joseph on Stokely Carmichael and Black Power]
Peniel Joseph on Stokely Carmichael and Black Power
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2200
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Peniel Joseph is Professor of History at Tufts University and the author of "Stokely: A Life", and the award-winning Waiting "‘til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America". S...
Saturday February 14 2015, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Love Happens]
Love Happens
NY Poetry Forum
Daniel Fernandez
Soldiers', Sailors' Marines' & Airmen's Club 283 Lexington Ave
New York, NY
917 679 5002
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LOVE HAPPENS AT THE NEW YORK POETRY FORUM Saturday, February 14 from 2 to 5:30ish p.m. Patricia Carragon with Edward Fisher and Marvin Goldfarb The New York Poetry Forum Soldiers', Sailor...
Thursday February 19 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Civil Rights in Black & White: Through a Lens Darkly...]
Civil Rights in Black & White: Through a Lens Darkly...
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2200
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Inspired by Deborah Willis’s book, "Reflections in Black", "Through a Lens Darkly" casts a broad net that begins with filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris’s family album. It considers the difference between ...
Saturday February 21 2015, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Gotham: New York City’s Best Writers: Richard Ford]
Gotham: New York City’s Best Writers: Richard Ford
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2200
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In "Let Me Be Frank with You", Ford reinvents his character Frank Bascombe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In four richly luminous narratives, Bascombe (and Ford) attempts to reconcile, interpret...
Wednesday February 25 2015, 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
 

[Event Image:  Great Writers, Great Readings presents D.T. Max]
Great Writers, Great Readings presents D.T. Max
Hofstra University
Helene Morris
Hofstra University, Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hempstead, NY
516-463-5410
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D.T. Max, a staff writer at The New Yorker, is the author of the New York Times best-seller Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace (2012), as well as The Family That Couldn’...
Wednesday February 25 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Claudia Rankine and Robert Hass]
Claudia Rankine and Robert Hass
Barnard College
Lindsay Stuffle
3009 Broadway at 117th Street
New York, NY
212-854-2037
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Barnard College welcomes award-winning poets Claudia Rankine and Robert Hass for a reading of their recent works. Claudia Rankine is the author of Citizen: An American Lyric, Don't Let Me Be Lonely, P...
Saturday February 28 2015, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Novel Ideas: A LitWorld VoiceThread Unconference]
Novel Ideas: A LitWorld VoiceThread Unconference
LitWorld and VoiceThread
George Haines
1141 Broadway, New York, NY 10001
NY, NY
516-660-5995
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This unconference is for educators who work at the intersection of literacy and technology. At VoiceThread, we believe in conversations, not presentations, and the unconference model embodies that bel...
Saturday February 28 2015, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY
917 679 5002
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The Brownstone Poets 2014 Anthology Book Event at Park Plaza Restaurant A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from Brownstone Poets Reading Series Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 p.m. Park ...
Saturday March 7 2015, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  NYC Feminist Zine Fest]
NYC Feminist Zine Fest
Barnard College
Lindsay Stuffle
3009 Broadway at 117th Street
New York, NY
212-854-2037
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For the second consecutive year, Barnard College proudly hosts the Feminist Zine Fest, showcasing the work of artists and zine-makers that identify on the feminist spectrum. Home of the renowned Barna...
Wednesday March 18 2015, 11:15 AM to 12:45 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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Quiara Alegría Hudes wrote the book for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In the Heights and is most recently the author of The Elliot Trilogy, three stand-alone plays that trace the coming of a...
Thursday March 19 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brownstone Poets]
Brownstone Poets
Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
Barnes and Noble Booksellers Park Slope 267 Seventh Ave
Brooklyn, NY
917 679 5002
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The Brownstone Poets 2014 Anthology Book Event at Barnes & Noble Booksellers Park Slope A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from Brownstone Poets Reading Series Thursday, March 19 fr...
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 ...


Featured Events
Thursday, January 29
Roger Rosenblatt: The Book of Love
Brooklyn, NY
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Friday, January 30
40th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow W
New York City, NY
8:00 PM   |   View Details »
Monday, February 2
Brooklyn by the Book: Ron Lieber
Brooklyn, NY
7:30 PM   |   View Details »

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