The NYU Bookstore will host events next month featuring New York Times best-selling author Katherine Howe (Sept. 16), a panel on “The Secrets of Publishing” (Sept. 29), poetry readings (Sept. 30), and more at its 726 Broadway location.
The New York University Bookstore will host events next month featuring New York Times best-selling author Katherine Howe (Sept. 16), a panel on “The Secrets of Publishing” (Sept. 29), poetry readings (Sept. 30), and more at its 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 www.bookstores.nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Katherine Howe - Book Launch
New York Times best-selling author Katherine Howe will introduce her new YA novel, “The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen”. A love story set at present-day NYU, Howe’s YA novel gives readers an exciting glimpse of the city’s vibrant history—including its uniquely haunted landscape.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Maria Garcia - Reading
“Cinematic Quests for Identity: The Hero’s Encounter with the Beast” by author and film critic Maria Garcia
Providing a unique and original perspective on films throughout the world, this provocative book draws upon Jungian thought, as well as several literary traditions including fairy tales, epic poetry, and Greek and Celtic mythology.
Monday, Sept. 21, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Anthony David - Reading
An Improbable Friendship: The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission, by Anthony David, is based on personal interviews, diaries, and journals drawn from the lives of two prominent women on either side of the ongoing conflict.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
D. Watkins - Reading
“The Beast Side - Living (and Dying) While Black in America” by D. Watkins
Writer D. Watkins is a new voice on race in America. He has been on “Meet the Press” and CNN and a guest of Katie Couric on Yahoo! News. Watkins is a professor at Coppin State University and runs a creative writing workshop at the Baltimore Free School.
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Secrets of Publishing Panel
Join Professor Susan Shapiro, moderator and author of “What’s Never Said”, for a conversation about the publishing world and how to get published.
Panel participants include:
Joy Peskin, FSG editor YA & kids’ books
Deborah Landau, poet and director of NYU’s Creative Writing Program, author of “The Uses of the Body”
Frank Flaherty, NYU professor, author of “The Elements of Story”
Ryan Harbage, literary agent
Maya Ziv, Dutton executive editor
Kenan Trebincevic, author of “The Bosnia List”
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading featuring Mark Statman and Marc Vincenz
Mark Statman’s most recent book of poetry is “That Train Again” (Lavender Ink, 2015). A poet, essayist, and translator, Statman is an associate professor in Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College. Marc Vincenz is a poet and translator. He has published eight collections of poetry; his latest is “This Wasted Land and Its Chymical Illuminations” (Lavender Ink, 2015).