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NY Literary Events Calendar

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Saturday September 5 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 11201
Brooklyn, NY
9176795002
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Brownstone Poets presents Michael Broder, Susan H. Maurer, and Jason Schneiderman, Saturday, September 5, at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn ...
Wednesday September 9 2015, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Second Tuesday Series Featuring Playwright Terrence McNally
LGBT Center
Jamal Cole
208 W 13 St
New York, NY
2126207310
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Terrence McNally is one of the American theater’s most important living playwrights. His new book, "Selected Works: A Memoir in Plays," presents eight of his most popular plays with a personal essay o...
Thursday September 10 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Poets P Memmer, G Popoff & Writer J Pashley
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Philip Memmer, Clinton, NY is the author of four books of poems, most recently The Storehouses of the Snow: Psalms, Parables and Dreams (Lost Horse Press, 2012). His previous collections include Lucif...
Wednesday September 16 2015, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

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Brooklyn Book Festival Book End: Pitch-a-palooza
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Twenty writers will be selected at random to pitch their book in one minute. Judges will help writers improve their pitches and critique everything from idea to style to potential in the marketplace. ...
Thursday September 17 2015, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots of Modern Politics]
Magna Carta: The Medieval Roots of Modern Politics
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Award-winning historian and television presenter David Starkey untangles historical and modern misconceptions about one of the founding documents of democracy, the Magna Carta. The demands made in the...
Thursday September 17 2015, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
 

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Spine Out: Novelists Read Personal Essays
Spine Out
Spine Out
Dixon Place - 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002
New York, NY
212-219-0736
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Spine Out: Novelists Read Personal Essays Thursday, September 17 at 7:30pm Dixon Place - 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 Tickets: $12-$18, dixonplace.org Spine Out is a recurring series wh...
Saturday September 19 2015, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
 

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Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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Mainstream coverage of the catastrophic earthquake of January 12, 2010, reproduced longstanding stereotypes of Haiti. Aware that this Haiti is a rhetorically and graphically incarcerated one, the femi...
Saturday September 19 2015, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

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The Magic of Fairy Tales: A Conversation
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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A conversation with children's literary historian Michael Patrick Hearn, and Donna Miskend, curator of the current Brooklyn Public Library "Fairy Tales" exhibition, which features illustrators from th...
Thursday September 24 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Richard Levine & Matthew Spireng
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Richard Levine, Brooklyn and Cobleskill, NY a retired teacher and Working Family Party activist, is the author of The Cadence of Mercy, That Country’s Soul, A Language Full of Wars and Songs, and Snap...
Wednesday September 30 2015, 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Robert Reich: Saving Capitalism]
Robert Reich: Saving Capitalism
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718-230-2100
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From the author of "Aftershock" and "The Work of Nations", his most important book to date—a myth-shattering breakdown of how the economic system that helped make America so strong is now failing us, ...
Thursday October 8 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Robert Bensen & Martin Willits
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Robert Bensen’s fifth and most recent book of poems is Orenoque, Wetumka, and Other Poems (Bright Hill Press, 2012), in collaboration with artist Phil Young. These poems, according to Eric Gansworth, ...
Thursday October 22 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Writer April Ford & Poet Jeffrey Harrison
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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April L. Ford, Oneonta, NY, won Grand Prize for the Santa Fe Writers Project 2013 Literary Awards Program for Fiction (judge David Morrell) for her story collection.. Previously, the collection was sh...
Thursday November 12 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poet Alice B. Fogel
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Alice B. Fogel, Acworth, NH, is the NH State Poet Laureate (2014-2019). Her most recent collection, Interval: Poems Based Upon Bach’s Goldberg Variations, won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in...


Featured Events
Saturday, September 5
Brownstone Poets
Brooklyn, NY
2:30 PM   |   View Details »
Tuesday, September 8
PEN PARENTIS invites Crime Writers Tim O'Mara,Jack Miller,Ed Lin
New York, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Wednesday, September 9
Second Tuesday Series Featuring Playwright Terrence McNally
New York, NY
6:30 PM   |   View Details »

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