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NY Literary Events Calendar

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Monday April 27 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Amy Leach Reading]
Amy Leach Reading
Stony Brook Manhattan
Kathleen Russo
387 Park Avenue South between 27th and 28th Streets, 3rd Floor
New York, NY
917-991-2415
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Manhattan Writers Speak presents Amy Leach: Amy Leach is the author of Things That Are, published by Milkweed Editions. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Iowa, and her ...
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...
Saturday May 2 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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Brownstone Poets presents Davidson Garrett, George Held, and Claudia Serea, Saturday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordabl...
Sunday May 3 2015, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  Bellevue Literary Review Poetry & Prose Reading]
Bellevue Literary Review Poetry & Prose Reading

Stacy Bodziak
Bellevue Hospital -- 462 First Avenue
New York, NY
212-263-3973
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Please join us on May 3rd for an evening of poetry and prose to celebrate the spring issue of the Bellevue Literary Review. The reading will take place at Bellevue Hospital — perhaps the most unique v...
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...
Saturday May 9 2015, 5:45 PM to 7:45 PM
 

[Event Image:  IAWA: Prose, Poetry, Politics and Unsung Heroes]
IAWA: Prose, Poetry, Politics and Unsung Heroes
Italian American Writers Assoc.
Maria Lisella
29 Cornelia St.
New York, NY
718-777-1178
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The Italian American Writers Association (iawa) presents two activist authors who are also co-founders of the Vito Marcantonio Forum, Gil Fagiani and Stephen Siciliano on Saturday, May 9 at Cornelia ...
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...
Tuesday May 12 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

[Event Image:  MEET SARAH PEKKANEN,CHARLES MCNAIR,LIZ ROSENBERG,AMY SCHEIBE]
MEET SARAH PEKKANEN,CHARLES MCNAIR,LIZ ROSENBERG,AMY SCHEIBE
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, multiply best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen and novelist Amy S...
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...
Thursday May 14 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Kate McNairy & Jerry Mirskin
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Kate McNairy,, Ballston Spa, NY, has a book, June Bug, that was published by Finishing Line Press, in late 2014. She was a finalist in the Blue Light Poetry Prize and chapbook competition, 1913. Kate ...
Thursday May 28 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Lori Desroisers & Jeanne Mackin
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Lori Desrosiers, Westfield, MA, published her first book of poems, The Philosopher’s Daughter , with Salmon Poetry. A second book is due out in 2016. Her poems have appeared in New Millenium Review, C...
Sunday May 31 2015, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
 

[Event Image:  Word Up: Long Island LitFest]
Word Up: Long Island LitFest

Claudia Copquin
Castle Gould, 127 Middle Neck Rd
Sands Point, NY
516-810-7781
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Dick Cavett is the keynote reader at Long Island’s first-ever literary festival of non-fiction essay and book excerpt readings. Also scheduled: Arlene Alda, Susan Susan Isaacs, Alan Zweibel and Roger ...
Wednesday June 3 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM
 

[Event Image:  3 Books * 3 Poets: Amy Barone, Cindy Hochman, Jeffrey C. Wright]
3 Books * 3 Poets: Amy Barone, Cindy Hochman, Jeffrey C. Wright
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Amy Barone
29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY
646 942 4972
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A trio of New York City-based poets goes offline to read from their new books: Amy Barone with Kamikaze Dance from Finishing line Press, Cindy Hochman with Habeas Corpus from Glass Lyre Press, and Jef...
Thursday June 11 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Poets Michael Czarnecki & Djelloul Marbrook
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Michael Czarnecki, Kanona, NY is a poet, oral memoirist and small press publisher. He founded FootHills Publishing in 1986 and since then FootHills has released more than 400 chapbooks and books of po...
Thursday June 25 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays/Featured Poets Chard deNiord & Fox Frazier-Foley
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Chard deNiord, Putney, VT is the author of five books of poetry, Interstate (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), The Double Truth (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011), which was cited as one of t...
Thursday July 9 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Emily Vogel & Joe Weil
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Emily Vogel, Vestal, NY has published her poetry in numerous journals, most recently in Tiferet, Lyrelyre, Maggy, Lips, Luna Luna, Omniverse, The San Pedro River Review, The Paterson Literary Review, ...
Thursday July 23 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Nancy Esposito & Lynn McGee
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Nancy Esposito, Belmont, MA published her most recent book, Lamentation with June Bug, with Word Poetry, 2013. Her first book of poems was Changing Hands (Quarterly Review of Literature Contemporary P...
Thursday August 13 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Sally Fisher & Sheila Maldonado
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Sally Fisher, New York and West Delhi, NY, has published her poems in The Threepenny Review, Field, Poetry East, Margie, Mid-American Review, New Directions, The Sun, Shenandoah, Poetry Daily (online)...
Thursday August 27 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
 

Word Thursdays / Featured Poets Elizabeth Gray & Cheryl Taylor
Bright Hill Literary Center
Bertha Rogers
94 Church Street
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr, New York, NY is a poet, translator, and corporate consultant. Her book SERIES | INDIA, was published by Four Way Books in April 2015. Gray’s translations from classical and cont...
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...
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...
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...


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Monday, April 27
Amy Leach Reading
New York, NY
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Tuesday, April 28
UDP at the Brooklyn Public Library: Kate Colby, A. Maxwell and S
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Wednesday, April 29
A Spring Reading: Four Poets
New York, NY
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