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June 2019

Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series at Community Bookstore

June 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215 United States
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Roxanne Khamsi is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. Her articles have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Economist, Popular Science, Scientific American, Slate, Nature, New York magazine, Wired News and the MIT Technology Review. Mandy Berman is the author of Perennialsand The Learning Curve. Perennials was a Barnes & Noble Discover Pick of 2017 and named as a Best Book of Summer 2017 by over a dozen outlets, including Vanity Fair,ELLE, Redbook, and Newsday. Her writing has been published or is forthcoming from The New York Times,…

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September 2019

BWS Reading Series – a Bookend Event

September 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brooklyn Writers Space, 185 1st Street
Brooklyn, 11215 United States
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Free

In celebration of The Brooklyn Book Festival and the fall equinox, which is the start of everyone's most productive time of year, the Brooklyn Writers Space, creative home to writers of all disciplines, is opening its doors to the literary community from 4-7pm for a rooftop happy hour on Saturday, September 21st. This will also be the kick-off reading for our 2019-2020 reading series featuring, Heidi Diehl, Jai Chakrabarti, Juliet Escoria, and Courtney Zoffness.  Heidi Diehl is the author of the novel Lifelines(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019). Her short…

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October 2019

Reading Series at Community Bookstore

October 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215 United States
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Robert Levy's novel The Glittering World was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Shirley Jackson Award, while shorter work has appeared in Black Static, Shadows & Tall Trees, The Dark, The Best Horror of the Year, and The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction, and many more. Anaïs Nin at the Grand Guignol, an erotic dark fantasy/horror novella written in the style of the literary icon's legendary diaries, is out this month from Lethe Press. A Brooklyn native, he teaches at the Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative…

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January 2020

Reading Series @ Community Bookstore

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11215 United States
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Brian Russ has been making music in Brooklyn for 15 years. His bands Backwords, Spirit Plate and The Love Supreme have performed in over 100 New York City venues. He masters, mixes and records music while running Campers' Rule Records, an independent vinyl and cassette label. Brian's writing has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Greenpoint Gazette, Brooklyn Vegan, indie zines such as Lo-Fi Magazine and Fizz Navigator and often in the Craigslist "swap" section. The Nestle Corporation and many other multinationals know him only as the ever-nagging Nancy O'Burke. The 100,000 Dollar President, his…

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February 2020

BWS Reading Series at Community Bookstore

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for our next reading at Community Bookstore featuring Julia Lichtblau, Anna Katsnelson, and Leslie Maslow. Julia Lichtblau’s fiction, criticism, and essays have appeared in American Fiction, The American Scholar, Commonweal, The Common, Blackbird, Narrative, The Florida Review, Superstition Review, The Drum, and elsewhere. She was book review editor of The Common for seven years and taught writing about business and the economy at Drew University. She is working on a novel set in West Africa and Washington, D.C.…

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