Archive for April, 2014

This comes from Belle Beth Cooper at Fast Company (link here), and can most definitely be applied to writing: 1. WRITE FASTER AND STRENGTHEN YOUR MEMORIES BY USING A PEN AND PAPER Even if you’re not a fan of analog tools, you might be surprised to know there are some proven benefits to going back […]

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Read it here. They rank The Boatman’s Call number one, and I don’t disagree. I went through a period when it was really the only album I listened to. It’s Nick Cave’s PJ Harvey-breakup album, or so I hear. It’s gorgeous. And the cover photo knocks me out.  

Read it here. He talks about his 27-year career with Galaxie 500, Luna and Dean and Britta; making music with Jim James; and Lou Reed’s influence. Pretty cool.

From my inbox: Second Annual Downtown Literary Festival with Housing Works Bookstore Cafe and McNally Jackson Books McNally Jackson Books and Housing Works Bookstore Cafe are again collaborating on the second annual Downtown Literary Festival, a daylong celebration of the literary culture of New York City. The weekend will begin with an opening party at […]

Jamaica Kincaid in conversation with Lauren K. Alleyne Thursday, April 3rd at 7pmCommunity Bookstore (143 7th Ave, Brooklyn) Sackett Street is thrilled to co-host Literary Encounters, a new series from Adelphi University’s MFA program, Guernica, Community Bookstore, and Sackett Street. This event is FREE and open to the public.RSVP via Facebook