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NY Literary Events Calendar

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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 6 2017, 2:00 PM to
Saturday December 16 2017, 4:00 PM     

[Event Image:  Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops]
Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops
Literary Fiction Think Tank
workshops are ongoing
Schwarzman/NYPL; and online
10018, NY
email inquiries only
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Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops  “Whole manuscript”, “close textual reading” writing workshop, “on the house” (no cost) — by invitation only A writing community that encourages ...
Wednesday July 12 2017, 7:30 PM to
Friday July 21 2017, 5:45 PM     

[Event Image:  An Evening with Idra Novey & Alex Mar]
An Evening with Idra Novey & Alex Mar
Hudson Valley Writers' Center
Glenn Raucher
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY
9143325953
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Join us for a night of compelling essays and work of journalistic non-fiction at The Hudson Valley Writers' Center. Idra Novey is the author of the debut novel Ways to Disappear, currently a finalist ...
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...
Sunday August 6 2017, 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
 

[Event Image:  Voices of Poetry at The Hudson Valley Writers' Center]
Voices of Poetry at The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
Hudson Valley Writers' Center
Glenn Raucher
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY
9143325953
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Come to the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center for an exciting night of poetry! Acclaimed poets Theresa Senato Edwards, Howie Faerstein, Paul Richmond, Cheryl Rice, and Neil Silberblatt will read from t...
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...
Wednesday November 29 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 

The Sherlock Holmes of Non-Fiction Medical Writers
The New York Academy of Medicine
Emily Miranker
1216 5th Avenue
New York, NY
2128227301
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Medical diagnosis is detective work. In his book, The Family Who Couldn’t Sleep, D.T. Max unfolds a medical mystery of a noble Venetian family whose offspring suffered from fatal insomnia. Physician a...


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New York, NY
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Literary Fiction Think Tank Writing Workshops
10018, NY
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An Evening with Idra Novey & Alex Mar
Sleepy Hollow, NY
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