2:30 pm
We have a full day of events on Saturday, March 16th honoring Maple Grove’s own James McCarroll. He was an early 20th century Canadian Irish American writer, poet, composer and journalist. Mary Lannon of Literary Sunday will be doing a Q & A with author Prof. Michael Peterman, the biographer of the recently published “Delicious
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
7:00 pm
Join Briallen Hopper, author of Hard to Love: Essays and Confessions, in conversation with Joanna Scutts, author of The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It. Hard to Love has been described by Literary Hub as a “compelling, smart collection of essays on relationships of many
The Astoria Bookshop
7:00 pm
Join us for the launch of Jenn Marie Thorne’s latest young adult novel, Night Music. Ruby has always been Ruby Chertok: future classical pianist and daughter of renowned composer Martin Chertok. But after her horrendous audition for the prestigious music school where her father is on faculty, it’s clear that music has publicly dumped her.
The Astoria Bookshop
11:30 am
Join Alexandra Davis for a rousing discussion of her new children’s book, Lumber Jills, and an engaging, interactive activity. In World War II, Great Britain needed lumber to make planes, ships, and even newspapers—but there weren’t enough men to cut down the trees. Enter the fearless Lumber Jills! These young women may not have had
The Astoria Bookshop
2:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond on Saturday, April 6th
Queens Library at Flushing
Apr 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
12:30 pm
Join us to hear Queens writers, Sangu Iyer and Malcolm Chang, read from their latest work! There will also be an open mic and light refreshments. Free admission with RSVP. Free parking inside the gate at Lefferts Blvd & Kew Gardens Rd.
Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove
1:00 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, April 13th at
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
3:00 pm
Join researcher and translators Eleanor Goodman and Chloe Garcia Roberts in discussing translated Chinese traditional and contemporary poems in connection to the themes of Home and Migration. Eleanor Goodman is a Research Associate at the Harvard University Fairbank Center, and spent a year at Peking University on a Fulbright Fellowship. She has been an artist
Lewis Latimer House Museum