The New York University Bookstore will host events in March that include readings by Bill Hewitt (March 4), Karen Heuler (March 7), and Ruth Ozeki (March 12) at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place). All events are free and open to the public. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.998.4667 or go to www.bookstores.nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Monday, March 4, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Author Reading: Bill Hewitt
Bill Hewitt teaches climate change, sustainability, and energy and the environment at the Center for Global Affairs at NYU. He is the author of “A Newer World – Politics, Money, Technology and What’s Really Being Done to Solve the Climate Crisis” (University of New Hampshire, 2012).
Thursday, March 7, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Author Reading: Karen Heuler
The event marks the launch of Karen Heuler’s collection of stories, “The Inner City” (Chizine Publications, 2013). Heuler’s stories have appeared in over 60 literary and speculative journals and anthologies, including several “Best of” collections. She’s published a short-story collection and three novels, and won an O. Henry award in 1998. She teaches writing at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Monday, March 11, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading: Elena Rivera and Thom Donovan
Elena Rivera, a faculty member in NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, will read from her collection of poetry, “The Perforated Map” (Shearsman, 2011) and from her award-winning translation of “The Rest of the Voyage” (Graywolf, 2011) by the French poet Bernard Noel. Thom Donovan, author of “The Hole” (2012), is a writer/ blogger/ archivist/teacher.
Tuesday, March 12, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Author Reading: Ruth Ozeki
Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. She is the award-winning author of three novels, “My Year of Meats,” “All Over Creation,” and the newly published “A Tale for the Time Being”. (Viking Books, 2013). In conversation with Robert Oxnam, a China scholar and former president of the Asia Society. The event is co-sponsored by NYU’s Asian Pacific American Institute and the Asia Society.
Wednesday, March 13, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Author Reading: Suki John
Suki John, a choreographer and writer, is an assistant professor at the School for Classical Contemporary Dance in Fort Worth, Texas. She is the author of “Contemporary Dance in Cuba: técnica cubana as Revolutionary Movement” (McFarland, 2012).