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The NYU Bookstore Event Series is free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Seating is limited and no reservations are required. For additional event information view our Event Calendar. If you are interested in scheduling an event please contact us.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 24, 6pm - 7:30pm
Deborah Padgett, Sam Tsemberis, Benjamin Henwood authors of Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives is the first book to chronicle the story of Housing First, a paradigm-shifting evidence-based approach to ending homelessness that began in New York City in 1992 and rapidly spread to other cities nationally and internationally.

Deborah Padgett, PhD, MPH Professor of Social Work and Global Public Health, McSliver Faculty Fellow, NYU Silver School of Social Work; Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine

Sam Tsemberis, PhD Founder and CEO, Pathways to Housing Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

Benjamin Henwood, PhD Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina School of Social Work

Co-sponsored by  NYU's McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research

Tuesday, December 1, 6pm - 7:30pm
Tamar Barzel author of New York Noise

New York Noise: Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene, focuses on the strange and compelling Jewish music that emerged from Manhattan’s downtown scene of the 1990s. Drawing on ethnographic and archival sources, Barzel's research addresses the convergence of cultural studies, creative identity, and musical sound.

Tamar Barzel is Visiting Faculty at NYU Department of Music.

Co-sponsored by NYU Department of Music.

Wednesday, December 2, 6pm - 7:30pm
Poetry Reading with Ruth Danon and Natania Rosenfeld

Ruth Danon teaches the Creative and Expository Writing Programs that she directs for the McGhee Division of the School of Professional Studies (SPS) at NYU, and is founding director of the Summer Intensive Creative Writing Workshops at NYU’s SPS. She will read from her latest poetry collection, Limitless Tiny Boat.

Natania Rosenfeld, Professor of English at Knox College, is the author of the essays, non-fiction and poetry.  She will read from her collection of poetry Wild Domestic. 

Co-sponsored by the Writing Program, McGhee Division of SPS at NYU.

Thursday, December 3, 6pm - 7:30pm
Poetry Reading with Emily Fragos

Emily Fragos reads a selection of her work followed by a conversation with poet KC Trommer. 

In addition to the 2015 Witter Bynner Fellowship in Poetry from the Library of Congress, selected by Poet Laureate Charles Wright, Emily Fragos is the recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry and the 2014 Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. She has published two books of poetry, Hostage: New & Selected Poems and Little Savage, and selected and edited five poetry anthologies for the Everyman's Pocket Library.  Emily Fragos currently teaches at Columbia and NYU.

Presented in partnership with Library of Congress Center for the Book, New York Empire State Center for the Book, and NYU Gallatin Writing Program.

Tuesday, December 8, 6pm - 7:30pm
Poetry Reading with Deborah Landau and Matthew Rohrer

Deborah Landau teaches in and directs the Creative Writing Program at New York University.
She is the author of The Last Usable Hour and Orchidelirium, and most recently the collection of poetry The Uses of the Body.

Matthew Rohrer is the author of several books of poems, most recently Surrounded by Friends, published by Wave Books.
He teaches poetry at NYU and in NYU's low-res MFA program in Paris. 

Wednesday, December 9, 6pm - 7:30pm
Open Mic

Join Minetta Review, NYU's oldest literary and arts publication, and The Plague, NYU's only intentionally funny magazine, for our Second Annual Open Mic Night!

The event will feature a variety of poetry, prose, and more. 

(Sign up on Minetta's Review FB page)