THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD READING
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7:00–9:00pm
The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson / J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street Room 510
New York, NY 10011
On the eve of the 2016 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Hosted by BuzzFeed's Isaac Fitzgerald and Saeed Jones.
AFTER THE ELECTION: WHAT THE OUTCOME MEANS FOR WOMEN
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Starr Foundation Hall, University Center
63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003
The Ellevate Network, a global professional women's network dedicated to these beliefs and to the economic engagement of women worldwide, and The New School present a panel on what the outcome of this election will mean for women in business and for the fight for gender equality.
• Sallie Krawcheck, Chair, Ellevate Network + CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest
• Lauren Leader-Chivee, Founder & CEO, All In Together (AIT)
• Jordan Brooks, Deputy Executive Director, White House Council on Women and Girls
• Mark Lipton, Professor of Management at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy
Limited free tickets for New School students, faculty and staff. Go to The New School Events page to register.
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EVENTS IN THE COMMUNITY
WOMEN’S WRITING CIRCLE AT THE PEN AND BRUSH
November 15, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
29 East 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010
What happens when women writers gather in a gallery in Manhattan to share their work? Come find out.
After 122 years of supporting women's literature in New York, Pen and Bush has launched an in-house writing circle. We bring women's writing to the world by bringing the world's editors to them, and now we want to bring you into our cozy new space for the time and community your project deserves. The WWC gathers monthly to share work, offer feedback, network, and support each other from drafting to publication. We welcome any writer who identifies as a woman, and any genre that identifies as writing. Interested? Click here for more information or email Lisbeth at <firstname.lastname@example.org> for details.
Image Credit: Lauren Amalia Redding
EDMUND WHITE, D.T. MAX, CURT RICHTER CELEBRATE RICHTER'S NEW BOOK: THOUSAND WORDS: PORTRAITS FROM THE KEY WEST LITERARY SEMINAR
Wed Nov 16, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
McNally Jackson Bookstore
52 Prince St (at Mulberry)
Moderated by 2016 MFA Alum Cara Cannella
"Thousand Words: Portraits from the Key West Literary Seminar" is Curt Richter's latest photographic collection of writers' portraits. The series captures the magnetism of authors drawn annually to a subtropical island rich with literary heritage. With moderator Cara Cannella, Edmund White, D.T. Max, and Curt Richter will discuss Key West's literary importance and creative influences on artists in different mediums.
An essay by Ann Beattie in "Thousand Words" provides insight into Key West and Richter's work. Portrait subjects include event participants Margaret Atwood, Michael Cunningham, Junot Díaz, Geoff Dyer, Adam Gopnik, Karen Russell, George Saunders, Gore Vidal, and Colm Tóibín,among many others.
This event is free and open to public with book signings. For more information, please click here.
ESSAY PANEL FEATURING KIRSTY GUNN, MY KATHERINE MANSFIELD PROJECT
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7 PM - 8 PM
31-29 31st Street
Astoria, NY 11106
Join us and essayist Kirsty Gunn for a panel discussion on essay writing, celebrating the US launch of her essay My Katherine Mansfield Project from Notting Hill Editions.
The panel will feature essayists Kirsty Gunn, Daniel Mendelsohn, and Phillip Lopate, with Michele Filgate to moderate. We're excited to host this event in partnership with New York Review Books, to honor the release of Kirsty Gunn's My Katherine Mansfield Project, as well as to celebrate the official launch of Notting Hill Editions in the United States.
In 2009, Kirsty Gunn returned to spend the winter in her hometown of Wellington, New Zealand, also the place where Katherine Mansfield grew up. In this exquisitely written “notebook,” which blends memoir, biography, and essay, Gunn records that winter-long experience and the unparalleled insight it allowed her into Mansfield’s fiction. Gunnexplores the idea of home and belonging—and of the profound influence of Mansfield’s work on her own creative journey. She asks whether it is even possible to “come home”—and who are we when we get there?
We hope you'll join us to celebrate the release of this wonderful essay in the U.S.
For more information about this event, please click here.
TNS AFTER HOURS AT KGB RED ROOM FEATURING TRINITY TIBE
Friday, November 18, 2016, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
85 E 4th St., third floor
New York, New York 10003
TNS After Hours is in a race with NYU's MFA reading series at KGB Red Room. A booze race. A booze spending race. They beat us by $7 last reading. SEVEN DOLLARS.
Ok. So my point here? This reading needs to be our biggest, our best, our most debaucherous.
Mica La Marica
Christopher Christopher Christopher
For more information, visit the TNS After Hours FaceBook page by clicking here.
H.I.P LIT PRESENTS:THAT FEELING WHEN
Friday, November 18, 2010, 7:30 PM - 10 PM
The William Vale Hotel Foyer
111 N. 12th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
H.I.P. LIT is a Brooklyn-based event series and creative community that spotlights authors on the cutting-edge of the writing scene. While books are at the heart of H.I.P., our events incorporate film, visual art and music to form an immersive experience that brings stories to life and people together. Each event features a theme, and this month, we will explore the convergence of art and technology, as well as what connection means in the modern world. Join us for an evening of cocktails, conversation and creativity!
Featuring performances by interdisciplinary artist and writer Harmon Leon, graphic memoirist Kristen Radtke, novelist Courtney Maum and musical guest Caitlin Mahoney, with a round-table discussion to follow led by New Yorker contributor Michael Thomsen.
For more information, please click here.
CALL FOR READERS - LAMPROPHONIC: EMERGING WRITERS SERIES
The Emerging Writers Series showcases new voices in the literary field and fosters a writing community across genres, styles, and forms. In a typical night, we hear poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, and we're open to anything that thoughtfully engages listeners. For more information or to submit your work, please visit our website (and check out our Facebook page). Our next reading is Friday, December 2nd. If you’d like to read at this event, please submit your work by 9 pm on November 18th.
291 Church St.
New York, NY
Works on view from New School Alum Antonia Wright: