3:30 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available 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, April 4th from
Queens Public Library at Briarwood
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
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Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
10:00 am
(The Mets are playing at home so the #7 is not affected for the weekend!) Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, I have led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens transportation corridor became my signature tour, focusing on what the
Stops along the #7 train
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,
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May 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Jackson Heights, Queens is the birthplace of Scrabble and Garden Apartments and currently the most populous location of NYC’s contemporary South Asian and South American communities. Alfred Butts, the inventor of Scrabble was an inventor living in one of Jackson Heights’ garden apartments in the 1930’s. He designed the community house for the Methodist church
Begins At Diversity Plaza
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
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