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NY Literary Events Calendar

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Wednesday May 12 2021, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
 

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"The Dairy Restaurant" Virtual Book & Author with Ben Katchor
Temple Israel, Lawrence
Alan Freedman
140 Central Avenue
Lawrence, NY
5162391140
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In "The Dairy Restaurant" Ben Katchor illuminates the unique historical confluence and events and ideas that led to the proliferation of the dairy restaurant in New York City. Here is an encyclopedic ...
Thursday May 13 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - V. P. Loggins
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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V. P. Loggins (Annapolis, Maryland) is the author of The Green Cup (2017), winner of the Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize, The Fourth Paradise (Main Street Rag 2010) and Heaven Changes (Pudding House...
Saturday May 15 2021, 12:00 PM to
Sunday May 16 2021, 1:00 AM     

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Dispossessed for the Dispossessed
St. Rocco's
Alexis Bhagat
451 Main Street
Catskill, NY
518-221-5673
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Join us in Catskill for an all day and night reading event in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin's eery, mysterious, and throughout-provoking work of science fiction, The Dispossessed! We will have the option...
Thursday May 27 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Marcela Sulak & Jeannine Ouellette
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Marcela Sulak’s (Czech Republic) lyric memoir, Mouth Full of Seeds and her third poetry collection, City of Sky Papers, are forthcoming with Black Lawrence Press; her two previous BLP poetry titles ar...
Monday May 31 2021, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
 

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Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration
Poetry Motel Foundation
Dan Wilcox
Washington Park at the Robert Burns Statue
Albany, NY
5184820262
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Poets & other citizens will gather on Monday, May 31, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the Robert Burns statue in Washington Park in Albany, NY to celebrate the birthday of the quintessential American poet, Walt Wh...
Thursday June 10 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Richard Newman, Margot Farrington
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Richard Jeffrey Newman (Jackson Heights, NY) has published two books of poetry, Words for What Those Men Have Done (Guernica Editions 2017) and The Silence of Men (CavanKerry Press 2006), as well as a...
Saturday June 19 2021, 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
 

Aimee Wright Clow and Friends
St. Rocco's
Alexis Bhagat
People Park
Albany, NY
518-221-5673
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Aimee Wright Clow and friends will be participating in an outdoor reading at People's Park, where there will be refreshments and seats, as we enjoy listening to a variety of readings....
Thursday June 24 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Denise B. Dailey and Alice Pettway
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Denise B. Dailey (Walton, NY) a teacher-writer of French-Chilian origin, holds a BS from McGill University and an MFA from Columbia University. She travels to the seven continents with her husband an...
Thursday July 8 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Nandini Bhattacharya
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
6078295055
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Nandini Bhattacharya (Houston, Texas) was born and raised in India and has called the United States her second continent for the last thirty years. Love's Garden, published in 2020, is her first nove...
Thursday July 22 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Millicent Borges Accardi and Elizabeth Maxey
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
6078295055
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Millicent Borges Accardi (Topanga Canyon, California) is the author of three poetry books, most recently, Only More So (Salmon Poetry 2016). She has received fellowships from the National Endowment f...
Thursday August 12 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - David Bachner and Vicki Whicker
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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David Bachner is a retired college dean and professor. A graduate of Bates College, he studied in Japan, served in Korea in the Peace Corps, worked at the University of Hawaii, earned a PHD from Case...
Thursday August 26 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Lynne Kemen and Julene Waffle
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Lynne Kemen writes: "I was born in Bath, NY, then lived in Hartwick, NY, Rutland, VT, Crawfordsville, IN, then came to Ithaca in 1960, as my father's government job required. My mother refused to un...
Thursday September 9 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Melody Davis and Sharon Ruetenik
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Melody Davis (Albany, NY) a writer and art historian, is the author of four poetry collections. "Ghost Writer" is her latest volume, published by Broadstone Books in 2019. The collection has been no...
Thursday September 23 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Word Thursdays - Featuring Seeing Things V. Poets
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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Poetry enables us to "see things": to see what is and what is not, in the domains of the senses and imagination. We develop our practice of writing by drawing upon both. Workshop participants who par...
Thursday September 30 2021, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 

Special Edition Word Thursdays Featuring Random Acts Of Kindness
Word Thursdays
Beatrice Georgalidis
Zoom and Facebook Live
Treadwell, NY
607-829-5055
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JOURNAL WRITERS & THE KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS PROJECT(IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANDES CENTRAL SCHOOL) In February 1999, Jennifer Finkle, a teacher at Andes Central School (1990 - present) wrote on the first ...


Featured Events
Wednesday, May 12
"The Dairy Restaurant" Virtual Book & Author with Ben Katchor
Lawrence, NY
7:30 PM   |   View Details »
Thursday, May 13
Word Thursdays - V. P. Loggins
Treadwell, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Saturday, May 15
Dispossessed for the Dispossessed
Catskill, NY
12:00 PM   |   View Details »

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