The New York University Bookstore will feature Anne Thompson, author of “The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System” (March 5), an Open-Mic Night (March 11), poetry readings throughout the month, and more at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place).


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 Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).

Tuesday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m.

Poetry Reading with Scott Hightower (“Self-evident,” Barrow Street Press), Peter Covino (“The Right Place to Jump,” New Issues), Rachel Hadas (“The Golden Road,” Triquarterly), and Charlie Bondhus (“All the Heat We Could Carry,” Main Street Rag).

Wednesday, March 5, 6-7:30 p.m.

Anne Thompson, author of “The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System” (Newmarket Press, 2014). Thompson has covered the Hollywood beat for more than 25 years, writing for various publications, including Indiewire’s daily blog “Thompson on Hollywood”.

Thursday, March 6, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dr. Adina Kalet, co-editor of “Remediation in Medical Education: A Mid-Course Correction” (Springer, 2014), is a professor of medicine and surgery at NYU. She has directed the Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency, Medical Education for the Division of Primary Care, the Macy Initiative in Health Communication, and the Dean’s Task Force on Clinical Assessment, all at NYU.

Tuesday, March 11, 6-7:30 p.m.

NYU Open-Mic hosted by the Minetta Review, a literary publication at NYU, and Brio, NYU’s comparative literature journal.

Thursday, March 13, 6-7:30 p.m.

Mark Statman will be reading form his translation of “Black Tulips: The Selected Poems of Jose Maria Hinojosa” and from his latest collection of poems “A Map of the Winds.” Katherine Koch will be reading from her memoir--"Love and Irony: Postcards from a Child of the New York School"--about growing up in Greenwich Village in the 1960's with her father, the poet Kenneth Koch, and his milieu, New York School writers and artists. 

Wednesday, March 26, 6-7:00 p.m.

John Sexton, president of NYU, is the co-author of “Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game” (new paperback edition). For more than a decade, President Sexton has used baseball to illustrate the elements of a spiritual life in a course at NYU.

Thursday, March 27, 6-7:30 p.m.

Poetry reading with New Rivers Press Poets: Kathryn Levy’s second book of poetry is titled “Reports”. Maya Pindyck is the author of “Friend Among Stones,” a collection of poems. Purvi Shah’s book, ”Terrain Tracks,” was nominated for the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Members’ Choice Award.


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