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
2:30 pm
Free writing workshop in partnership with Newtown Literary. We all want to create memorable characters, but first we need to know who our characters are. In this course, we’ll discuss how to create vivid characters that jump off the page by looking at what unforgettable characters all have in common and how to craft your
Online: Lewis Latimer House Museum
2:30 pm
Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Lewis Latimer House Museum, is now offering free creative writing classes ONLINE. Our next virtual workshop in our “Writing on Race & Immigration” series with Lewis Latimer House Museum will be led by Trace DePass on Saturday, May
Lewis Latimer House Museum
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
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Please sign up to receive details on joining the event. Join the Lewis Latimer House Museum and Newtown Literary for an culminating open mic event to wrap up our 2020 spring Writing on Race and Immigration series. We welcome all who have attended any of our workshops to sign up to read work that was
Lewis Latimer House Museum
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
2:30 pm
Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, is offering free creative writing classes ONLINE through the summer. Our next virtual workshop will be led by Catherine Kapphahn on Saturday, July 11th from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m: “Unleashing the Details! A Virtual Prose Workshop” How can you bring
Online