Archive for July, 2015

Support Brooklyn independent presses a week from Saturday, then head over to the Queens Lit Fest in Long Island City. Brooklyn Small Press Flea Saturday, August 1, 2015 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Central Library, Plaza This pop-up book fair features Brooklyn’s finest indie presses, including A Public Space, Archipelago Books, BELLADONNA*, Electric Literature, Futurepoem, […]

InspiredWordNYC presents a celebration of grassroots literary arts in the New York City borough of Queens – the first annual Queens Lit Fest @ LIC Bar.  When: Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2, 2015 Time: 11am-5pm both days (open mic sign-up starts @ 11am) Where: LIC Bar 45-58 Vernon Boulevard Long Island City, Queens, NY 11101 […]

I got a chance to catch Nick Flynn last night at BookCourt. He was reading from his new book, My Feelings, which has some poems that, from listening to a few, will knock you out. I had never seen him read before, and I was struck by how unpretentious it was for a poetry reading. […]