The New York University Bookstore will feature events on the author-editor relationship (Dec. 2) and how to plan your “Year of Discovery” (Dec. 4) as well as a poetry reading (Dec. 5) at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location.
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, December 2, 6-7:30 p.m.
Inside/Outside: The Editor-Author Relationship Featuring Liz Van Doren and Julie Sternberg
Join Liz Van Doren and Julie Sternberg for a conversation about the creation of a chapter book for young readers. They will discuss the author’s role, the editor’s role, and the meandering road that leads to publication. Sternberg, author of Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie and Like Bug Juice on a Burger, will read from a forthcoming novel on which they are collaborating as author and editor--It’s Me, Celie. The event is sponsored by NYU-SCPS and the Paul McGhee Division’s Creative Writing Program.
Wednesday, December 4, 6-7:30 p.m.
Karen Amster-Young and Pam Godwin, authors of The 52 Weeks: Two Women and Their Quest to Get Unstuck, with Stories and Ideas to Jumpstart Your Year of Discovery
Through their experiences and a good dose of no-nonsense advice, the authors show readers how achieving small goals can give you a renewed sense of accomplishment and how you can keep growing, learning, and moving forward at any age.
Thursday, December 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading with Catherine Barnett, Anthony Carelli, and David McLoghlin
Catherine Barnett is the author of two award-winning collections of poetry. Her most recent book, The Game of Boxes, was published in 2012. Anthony Carelli’s first book of poetry, Carnations, was published in 2011. David McLoghlin’s first collection of poems is Waiting for Saint Brendan and Other Poems, published in 2012.