Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Book Breaks: Literary Events in NYC May 14-20

(from bookish.com
by Sam Adler)



Feeling bookish lately? Meet jack-of-all-trades James Franco at Barnes & Noble; celebrate 40 years of Graywolf Press at Housing Works; or even eat, drink, and be literary with Alison Bechdel at BAM. Check out these and other cool literary events below, and come back every Wednesday to see the latest week’s events.

Thursday, May 15
Graywolf Poetry Tour with Saskia Hamilton, Nick Lantz, and Mark Wunderlich at WORD
Mónica Ríos, Lina Meruane, Natasha Wimmer, and Iván Monalisa Ojeda at McNally Jackson
Zachary Lazar and Dana Spiotta at the Center for Fiction
Dennis Tafoya and Jon McGoran at the Mysterious Bookshop
Laura Silver at Barnes & Noble
The Moth StorySLAM: Awkward at Housing Works
The Liars Club with E. Lockhart, Libba Bray, and Robin Wasserman at McNally Jackson
Drunken Careening Writers at KGB Bar
Ava Chin at Greenlight Bookstore
Corey Ann-Haydu at BookCourt
Kate Christensen and Rosie Schaap at Community Bookstore
Brian Gresko and Nicole Caccavo Kear at Pete's Candy Store
Tina Flaherty at Barnes & Noble

Friday, May 16
Dan Wakefield on Editing Kurt Vonnegut at Barnes & Noble
Jillian and Mariko Tamaki at WORD
Lila Zemborain, Adriana Astutti, Marta del Pozo and Sylvia Molloy at McNally Jackson
Edwin Torres at KGB Bar
Children’s Book Week Panel Discussion at Greenlight Bookstore
FAB Friday at Putnam Triangle
Christopher Payne at The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
NYC Erotica in Poetry and Prose at (le) Poisson Rouge
Jeffery Deaver at BookCourt
The Pogues’ James Fearnley at Community Bookstore