Monday, January 12, 2015

Cool Book Events

Happy New Year and welcome back; hope everyone had a great first week back from Winter Break. Here are a few literary events to sink your teeth in.
The Franklin Park Reading Series: Tonight, January 12th at 8pm Franklin Park is hosting its sixth annual Short Fiction Night.  Sara Lippmann (Doll Palace), Kevin Fortuna (The Dunning Man), Morgan Parker (There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce), and Electric Literature contributor Malerie Willens and 2014 National Book Award winner Phil Klay (Redeployment) will be featured.
Address: Franklin Park|618 St. Johns Place|Brooklyn, NY|

Lisa E. Davis: The author reads from her book, Under the Mink, and shares historical images of pre-Stonewall drag queen and kings
Address: The LGBT Center|208 W 13th Street |New York, NY|

ABC Trivia: Put your literary chops to the test when Huffington Post's Arts and Books editors, Electric Literature and BOMB Magazine host a night of bookish questions sure to challenge you and your nerdy teammates (Time Out Says)
Address: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe|126 Crosby Street |New York, NY|

Radical Librarians Book Club: The Radical Librarians Book Club is a group of aspiring librarians, current librarians, and others who are invested in re-envisioning the traditional library. Through monthly readings, they examine issues of librarianship from a radical, politically-focused perspective and work to build community within the field. Meets at 2:00pm every 3rd Sunday of the month
Address: Bluestockings | 172 Allen Street |New York, NY|

Thalia Book Club Series: This series allows readers and writers to gather and discuss new books and favorite classics. The event features an actor performing an excerpt, an interview and conversation, and a book signing afterward. 

Address: Symphony Space | 2537 Broadway |New York, NY|

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