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April 2011


Story Time for Children 12pm

Story Time for Children 12pm

Alix Strauss (NYU Alum) reading from Based Upon Availabilty
Danny Schecter author of The Crime of Our Time
Memoir Writing Workshop with Nancy Kelton
Story Time for Children 12pm
Story Time for Children 12pm
SCPS Writing Workshop with Meredith Sue Willis


Story Time for Children 12pm
Story Time for Children 12pm
Story Time for Children 12pm
Story Time for Children 12pm
Niobe Way author of Deep Secrets
Richard Klin author of Something to Say
NYU McGhee Creative Writing Program
Story Time with author Renee Khatami

Tuesday, April 5, 6pm
Alix Strauss (NYU Alumni) reading from Based Upon Availablity

Alix Strauss is the author of the award winning short story collection, The Joy of Funerals, the editor of Have I Got a Guy for You, the author of Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious. Based Upon Availability is her second novel. 

Alix Strauss received a degree in Educational Theater from NYU, and has taught Fiction, Creative Writing, Personal Essays, and Writing for Magazines for the past fifteen years.

Wednesday, April 6, 6:30pm
Danny Schechter author of The Crime of Our Time

Danny Schechter investigates a complex web of fraud and crime that he shows played a major—if largely unreported—role in bringing the economy down. His four-year investigation focuses on three interconnected cesspools of corruption: what the FBI calls an "epidemic of mortgage fraud," predatory and deceptive securitization by Wall Street, and insurance scams.

Danny Schechter is a veteran journalist who writes and speaks about economic and media issues. He is a multiple Emmy Award winner, having been a producer for ABC News, CNN and other major networks. His daily blog ‘News Dissector’ appears on, the website he edits, with weekly online commentaries on Huffington Post, Buzzflash, Alternet, Global Research, ZNet, Creative-I and many others. He has directed numerous films including In Debt We Trust and Plunder: The Crime of our Time.

Thursday, April 7, 6pm
Memoir Writing Workshop
With Nancy Kelton

Nancy Davidoff Kelton, author of WRITING FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, leads a nurturing workshop to help you present your memories, thoughts, and feelings, glean the truths from your personal experiences, and free yourself to reveal honestly what is in your heart and mind.  The workshop includes writing exercises, pointers for improving and revising your work, and editing and marketing advice.

Nancy Davidoff Kelton, a longtime New School and NYU writing instructor, is the author of 6 books.  Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Parents, More, and Redbook, among other publications.

Tuesday, April 12, 6:30pm
SCPS Writing Workshop

Meredith Sue Willis writer, author of Ten Strategies To Write Your Novel,Out of The Mountains will lead a workshop on Revising Your Book.

The Department of Humanities, Arts, and Writing at NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies invites all new and experienced writers to a series of free creative writing classes at the new NYU Bookstore.

Master teachers from the Writing Program at SCPS will be lecturing on a range of writing skills, followed by writing exercises and time for discussion.  Afterwards, instructors will sign copies of their books and offer additional advice to aspiring writers. 

Take advantage of this opportunity to sample NYU-SCPS courses and learn about the craft of writing.

Monday, April 25, 6:30pm
Niobe Way author of Deep Secrets: Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

Way's moving analysis of the intimate lives of boys challenges the reader to reconsider many of the widely held assumptions about what it means to grow up male in America today. By sharing their stories of loss, their fears of rejection, their hopes and dreams of connection, Way introduces us to the world of adolescent males so that we can see them as they are and not as we may have imagined.
--Pedro A. Noguera, author of The Trouble with Black Boys

Niobe Way is Professor of Applied Psychology in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. She is also the Director of the Developmental Psychology program and the co-Director of the Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education at NYU. 

Tuesday, April 26, 6pm
Richard Klin author of Something to Say: Thoughts on Art and Politics in America

"Klin is an insightful interviewer and a marvelous writer. We were delighted to have the opportunity to publish the interview with Howard Zinn from Something to Say."—The Bloomsbury Review

Richard Klin's writing has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Forward, The Bloomsbury Review, Parabola, The Rambler, and other media.

Thursday, April 28, 6:30pm
Tara Greenfield, Kellen Williams, Norma Hopcraft & Scott Linder

The Creative Writing Concentration of the McGhee Division of NYU invites you to a reading to honor its 2010-2011 graduates and to launch the new Dovetail, the student literary magazine. Featured readers include Tara Greenfield, Kellen Williams, Norma Hopcraft and Scott Linder.

Saturday, April 30, 12pm
Story Time For Children with Renee Khatami

Babies and toddlers will be lining up to take a multi-sensory tour of the color pink! Vivid, life-sized, full-color photographs delightfully highlight the color pink while playful rhyming words add to the fun. There are textures to touch, a flap surprise, and the smell of watermelon that you can almost taste. Babies will be tickled pink by this touch-and-feel novelty board book.

Renee Khatami is an artist and designer who has worked in book publishing for many years, and received numerous awards for her work. She holds masters degrees from Pratt Institute (design) and New York University (art education). Renee is a bona fide Manhattanite, who lives there with her husband, two daughters, and an orange cat.