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NY Literary Events Calendar

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Tuesday May 23 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Baseball Talks: A Live Interview Event with Marty Appel]
Baseball Talks: A Live Interview Event with Marty Appel
Backstory Events
Laura Whitmore
The Cutting Room 44 East 32 Street
New York, NY
781-400-1054
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Join Parade magazine and BackStory Events for a hilarious live interview with New York Times best-selling author Marty Appel as we talk about his new book, Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character...
Thursday May 25 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Alexander Cigale & Michael Jennings]
Word Thursdays Readings-Alexander Cigale & Michael Jennings
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Alexander Cigale's own English-language poems appear widely, including in the Colorado Review, The Common, and The Literary Review. His Translations of Russian Silver Age and contemporary prose and p...
Wednesday May 31 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Bellevue Literary Review Spring Reading]
Bellevue Literary Review Spring Reading

Bellevue Literary Review
Bellevue Hospital - Rotunda area 1st Avenue at 28th St
New York, NY
212-263-3973
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To celebrate the publication of the Bellevue Literary Review’s latest issue, editor-in-chief Danielle Ofri hosts an evening of readings by contributing authors from the issue, including Caitlin Kuehn ...
Wednesday May 31 2017, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Writing Cities: Jessie Chaffee, Kristopher Jansma, and Garnette]
Writing Cities: Jessie Chaffee, Kristopher Jansma, and Garnette
The Center for Fiction
Rosie Clarke
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY
2127556710
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Cities can play a key role in literature—from Ferrante’s Naples to Calvino’s fantastical creations, Joyce’s Dublin to Dickensian London. They can be a familiar space, or an alienating force; a charact...
Thursday June 1 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Dansville Artworks Authors Series, featuring Gerry LaFemina]
Dansville Artworks Authors Series, featuring Gerry LaFemina
Dansville Artworks
George Guida
Dansville Artworks, 178 Main Street
Dansville, NY
(718) 506-6261
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Dansville Artworks Authors Series is a monthly featured reading, open mic for writers, and conversation with the guest author. Admission is free and refreshments are served. June 1st, 6 p. m.: Gerry...
Monday June 5 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Brooklyn Independents Poetry Series: Ugly Duckling Presse]
Brooklyn Independents Poetry Series: Ugly Duckling Presse
Brooklyn Public Library
Joel Whitney
Central Library, Brooklyn Collection, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY
718.230.2100
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Readings from Constance DeJong, Mónica de la Torre & Karen Emmerich (translator of Eleni Vakalo) Ugly Duckling Presse is a nonprofit publisher for poetry, translation, experimental nonfiction, perf...
Thursday June 8 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-M. J. Iuppa & Laura Orem]
Word Thursdays Readings-M. J. Iuppa & Laura Orem
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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M. J. Iuppa is the Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Minor Program, Writer-in Residence (1999-2015) and Lecturer in Creative Writing at St. John Fisher College; and since 2000 to present, a p...
Thursday June 22 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Joanne Clarkson & Djelloul Markbrook]
Word Thursdays Readings-Joanne Clarkson & Djelloul Markbrook
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Joanne M. Clarkson won Bright Hill's 2015 poetry book competition, judged by Maine poet Richard Foerster. Her previous collections include "Believing the Body," published in 2014 by Gribble Press. Dj...
Thursday June 29 2017, 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
 

[Event Image:  Poetry reading with Susan Lewis and Sharon Mesmer]
Poetry reading with Susan Lewis and Sharon Mesmer
New York Public Library
Andy Buckalew
209 W 23rd St
New York, NY
212-924-1585
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Susan Lewis and Sharon Mesmer will present their poetry at the Muhlenberg Library. Susan Lewis (susanlewis.net) is the publisher and editor of Posit (positjournal.com). Her most recent book, Hei...
Thursday July 13 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Joe Elliot & Dorothy Friedman]
Word Thursdays Readings-Joe Elliot & Dorothy Friedman
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Joe Elliot ran a weekly reading series at Biblios Bookstore in New York City for many years. He co-edited two chapbook series: A Musty Bone and Situations, and is the author of numerous chapbooks of ...
Thursday July 27 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Jaime Wriston Colbert & Margaret Ryan]
Word Thursdays Readings-Jaime Wriston Colbert & Margaret Ryan
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Jaimee Wriston Colbert is the author of a new linked collection, Wild Things, published in 2016. She is also the author of a novel, Shark Girls, finalist for the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year an...
Thursday August 10 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays Readings-Sharon Mesmer
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Sharon Mesmer's newest poetry collection, Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place, from Bloof Books, was voted "Best of 2015" by Entropy. Previous collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo Books,...
Thursday August 24 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Pamela Bernard & Adrian Blevins]
Word Thursdays Readings-Pamela Bernard & Adrian Blevins
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Pam Bernard was awarded her BA from Harvard University. Her major was History of Art, and she graduated cum laude. She received her MFA from the Warren Wilson Graduate Program for Writers, a Nationa...
Thursday September 14 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Eric Gansworth & Charlotte Walker]
Word Thursdays Readings-Eric Gansworth & Charlotte Walker
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Eric Gansworth, S ha-wen na-sae, a writer and visual artist, (enrolled Onondaga) was raised at the Tuscarora Nation Territories in Western New York. Currently, he is a Professor of English and Lowery...
Thursday September 28 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Margot Farrington & Andrew Morris]
Word Thursdays Readings-Margot Farrington & Andrew Morris
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Margot Farrington is a poet, writer, and performer. She is the author of three collections, most recently Scanning For Tigers (Free Scholar Press, 2014). Her poetry has been anthologized in the Unit...
Thursday October 12 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Rachel Guido Devries & Jesse Hilson]
Word Thursdays Readings-Rachel Guido Devries & Jesse Hilson
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Rachel Guido Devries' latest book of poems is A Woman Unknown in Her Bones, (Bordigherea, 2014). Other collections of poetry are The Brother Inside Me, Gambler's Daughter, and How to Sing to a Dago, ...
Thursday October 26 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Marwa Helal & Patricia Eakins]
Word Thursdays Readings-Marwa Helal & Patricia Eakins
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Marwa Helal is a poet and journalist. Her work appears in Apogee, Hyperallergic, the Offing, Poets & Writers, the Recluse, Winter Tangerine and elsewhere. She is the author of invasive Species (Nigh...
Thursday November 9 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Thursdays Readings-Ginnah Howard & Billy Merrell]
Word Thursdays Readings-Ginnah Howard & Billy Merrell
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Ginnah Howard's work has appeared in Water-Stone Review, Permafrost, Portland Review, Descant 145, Eleven Eleven Journal, The Tusculum Review, and elsewhere. Several stories have been nominated for a...


Featured Events
Tuesday, May 23
Baseball Talks: A Live Interview Event with Marty Appel
New York, NY
6:00 PM   |   View Details »
Thursday, May 25
Word Thursdays Readings-Alexander Cigale & Michael Jennings
Treadwell, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Wednesday, May 31
Bellevue Literary Review Spring Reading
New York, NY
6:00 PM   |   View Details »

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