There are some great things happening both in the metro NYC area and beyond! Please add any others you would like to share in the comments section below.
1) Saturday October 25: Bank Street BOOKFEST
of 6:00pm on Tuesday October 14, there were still 10 tickets left for
this fantastic event. Matt de la Pena will be the keynote speaker, and
many authors and favorite literary figures will be on hand leading inspiring discussions. Small group participation in discussions will also be offered. Books (and signings) will be available for purchase
throughout the day.
2) Dreaming of writing that novel? NaNoWriMo is coming November 1!
month-long online support group encourages writers of all kind to get
their words on paper. With badges and goal setting, this program might
just be what you need to start that novel!
3) Author/Illustrator Event with Julie Salamon and Jill Weber Sunday November 2, 2pm
Cat in the City is a darling of many readers in the 8 to 12 year-old set. Come meet the author, Julie Salamon, and illustrator, Jill Weber, and hear about their process at BookCourt bookstore in Brooklyn.
4) Darien Public Library presents Dana Cowin, Food & Wine editor-in-chief, November 11, 7pm
those of you who love to cook - or who wish you were better at it -
this is the event for you. The Darien Public Library brings Dana Cowin to share her brand new cookbook Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen.
5) November 14, 6:30pm-9:30pm, Bronx Stories
Held at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, this spoken word event aims to share the
stories of the Bronx. Members of the community will share their stories
to build an understanding of the borough as well as encourage "a deeper
understanding of the arts."