5:30 pm
Sponsored by the Friends of Maple Grove. Join us to hear Queens poets Maria Lisella and Olena Jennings read from their latest work. Meet at the Kew & Willow Book Shop 81-63 Lefferts Blvd. Kew Gardens from 5:30 PM to 7 PM. Limited seating. RSVP requested to maplegroveliterarysundays@gmail.com or 518-928-3361. See flyer for details
Kew & Willow Book Shop
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Mark Weiss’ bilingual anthology, The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry, was published by the University of California Press at the end of 2009. Art dealer, former film maker (a film of his is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), psychotherapist and social worker, occasional teacher of writing, literature, film making, history and
Espresso 77
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
7:00 pm
Please join us for our first evening of interdisciplinary Art & Performance at The Living Artist, in Woodside, Queens! Featuring an evening length premiere by Kristi Cole & Guests, and Curation by Shannon Finnell. Featuring Performers: Kristi Cole Emma Lalor Madeline Robertson Therese Ronco Kimiko Tanabe Lea Torelli Featuring Visual Artists: Kevin Quiles Bonilla Matthew
The Living Artist
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
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
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