Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join us on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Lyndsay Faye’s newest novel, The Paragon Hotel. In Lyndsay Faye’s intricate new book, a gutsy gun moll flees Prohibition-era Harlem for Oregon’s elegant Paragon Hotel, where the exclusively black residents and a chilling missing child crisis unlock new worlds she couldn’t have
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join in on Feb 1st at 7 pm at the Astoria Bookshop to celebrate WORLD READ ALONG DAY! Local authors Jennifer Baker (EVERYDAY PEOPLE), Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond (POWDER NECKLACE), Tori Telfer (LADY KILLERS) and our illustrious leader of our monthly writing workshop and founder of the NO, YOU TELL IT series, Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons will
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Queens Library at Briarwood
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, February 2nd at
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Queens Library at Jackson Heights
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 Radha Vatsal on Saturday, February 2nd from
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join in on Tuesday, February 5th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Mary Adkins’s lively epistolary debut novel, When You Read This! A Romantic Comedy for the digital age and the ties that behind us. “I loved every word of this sweet little gem of a book. It was a quick, humorous—but ultimately touching—read
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join in on Friday, February 8th for a discussion on Willa & Hesper with local debut author Amy Feltman. For fans of What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell and The Futures by Anna Pitoniak, a soul-piercing story that explores the intertwining of past and present, queerness, and coming of age in uncertain times. Told
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
Writer and spoken word artist Bob McNeil will perform a musical and poetical tribute to Lewis Howard Latimer as part of our celebration of Black History Month. Bob McNeil is the author of Verses of Realness. Furthermore, after years of being a professional illustrator, spoken word artist and writer, he still wants his work to express
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm The Astoria Bookshop
Join in on Tuesday, February 18th for the launch of local author Blake J. Harris’s new book The History of the Future! Harris is the author of the bestseller Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation, which both NPR and Slate named a Best Book of the Year (2014). Blake J.