San Diego, LA, Paolo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, and Berkeley, California • October 11 - 25Attention California: our partner, Tokyo-based literary journal Monkey Business, is heading to a cultural institution near you. Their six-city tour, which covers So Cal and the Bay Area, will feature founder Motoyuki Shibata, editors Ted Goosen and Roland Kelts, and contributors Hideo Furukawa, Tomoka Shibasaki, Hiromi Itoh, among others. A detailed list of venues and schedules can be found here.
New York, NY • Tuesday, October 28 | 7:00 PMCelebrate Halloween early with Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant, who will host a reading with Josh Lewis, Greg Purcell, Alice Sola Kim, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Kathleen Jennings at McNally Jackson Books. The five featured authors are contributors to Monstrous Affections, an anthology edited by Link and Grant. More information here.
52 Prince St
New York, NY 10012-3309
Brooklyn, New York • November 13 - December 11, 7PM - 9PMJoin Myla Goldberg, the author of Bee Season, in a 4-week class for writing and brainstorming. The class is not a workshop; instead it is designed for both aspiring writers who are just getting started and for practicing writers who want to recharge their creative batteries. Each class will be split between guided writing exercises, discussions of published stories from the perspective of craft, and creative problem solving discussions. Get a handle on voice, character, pacing and how to generate ideas when you're feeling stumped. Writers of all levels are welcome. The class will be held on Thursday evenings from 7pm - 9pm on November 13th, November 20th, December 4th and December 11th. Enrollment is $400, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
323 Dean Street
Brooklyn, New York 11217
Brooklyn, NY • Saturday, November 15 | 1PM - 3PMCharles D'Ambrosio and Leslie Jamison will discuss compassion, empathy, and the art of the essay at the Brooklyn Public Library. D'Ambrosio is the author of many books, including The Dead Fish Museum, the title story of which ran in APS 01. His latest book, Loitering, is a collection of essays. Jamison is the author of The Empathy Exams, and has been a regular contributor to A Public Space since her fiction debut in APS 03. More information here.
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
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