Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
The popular open-mic storytelling competition known as Moth StorySLAM is coming to us! The competition is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme: Home. Come tell us what home means to you… your humble abode, your roots, your heritage or where your mama lives. Or perhaps a dysfunctional swamp with no lifeboat in sight. Whatever it is,
Ecuadorian American Cultural Center
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 Public Library, is offering free creative writing classes. Our next class will be led by Bill Cheng on Saturday, February 1st
Queens Library at Sunnyside
7:30 pm
Stephen R. Barney, Jr. is a retired Director, Information Technology for New York City; computer scientist, musician, and author. An episode of the Oprah Winfrey show about genealogy first inspired his journey to discover more about his family. His efforts resulted in tracing his family in Queens back to the late 1700s. Bayside Historical Society
Bayside Historical Society
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Monday, February 10th at 6:30pm as we welcome Rosebud Ben-Oni, Justin Boening, Shamar Hill, Miller Wolf Oberman, and Devon Walker-Figueroa who will read from their work, centering around the idea of poetry as a “seeding, scattering and dispersing” in honor of Tu BiShvat, the Jewish holiday that celebrates the “New
Book Culture LIC
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 Public Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, February 15th
Queens Library at Briarwood
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sarah Gambito is the author of the poetry collections Loves You (Persea Books), Delivered (Persea Books), and Matadora (Alice James Books). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Iowa Review, POETRY, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, The New Republic and other journals. She holds degrees from The University of Virginia and The Literary
Espresso 77
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Sokunthary Svay is a Khmer writer from the Bronx. She is poetry editor for Newtown Literary, the only literary journal for the borough of Queens, and a founding member of the Cambodian American Literary Arts Association (CALAA). She has received fellowships from American Opera Projects, Poets House, Willow Books, and CUNY. Her first collection of
Espresso 77
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Antoinette Brim, author of These Women You Gave Me (Indolent Books), Icarus in Love (The Main Street Rag), and Psalm of the Sunflower (Aquarius Press/Willow Books), is a Cave Canem Foundation fellow, a recipient of the Walker Foundation Scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry, memoir,
Espresso 77
6:30 pm
Ralph Nazarethis a poet, teacher and publisher. Born and raised in Mangalore, with a brief spell in Bombay, Nazareth got his Ph.D. in English Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1974. After forty years of teaching at SUNY Stony Brook & Purchase, UT Austin & Nassau Community College, he
Espresso 77
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2:00 pm
BEYOND THE ABUSE, INC. PRESENTS Queens Book Fair – Summer 2020 Date: July 11, 2020 Time : 2pm – 6pm Location: The Harvest Room 90-40 160th St, Jamaica, NY 11432 Entrance: FREE Come Meet With Diverse Authors and Poets and many Artists. Come To Mingle and Have Fun. Free Entertainment, Live Music, Face Painting, Raffle,
The Harvest Room