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November 2012
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Tara Altebrando, Beth Ann Bauman, Maya Sloan 6pm
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Ashley Prentice Norton 6pm

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David McLoghlin, Eric Weinstein & Richard Prins 6pm
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Bhisham Bherwani 6pm
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Chavisa Woods with Steven Dalachinsky
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Holiday - Store Closed

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Sumner Jules Glimcher 6pm
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Greta Gleissner 6pm
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Story Time for Children 11am

 

Publishing Panel moderated by Susan Shapiro 6:30pm

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Story Time for Children 11am

This event is Cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date

 

Monday, November 5th, 6:30pm - 8pm
Greta Gleissner, author of Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette's Battle with Bulimia

"Something Spectacular" is Gleissner's raw, personal chronicle of the devastating effects bulimia exacts upon her life during her time as a Rockette. In recovery from bulimia for the last ten years, Greta Gleissner uses her experience as a platform to help others.  Gleissner has a master's in social work from New York University, and dedicates her life to the eating disorder field.
Co-sponsored by the Silver School of Social Work at NYU.

This event is Cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date

 

Wednesday, November 7th, 7pm - 8:30pm
Four Way Books Presents Fall Launch Poetry Reading

Poets reading are: Cynthia Cruz, author of The Glimmering Room; Blas Falconer, author of The Foundling Wheel; Farrah Field, author of Wolf and Pilot; Paul Lisicky, author of Unbuilt Projects;  Jay Baron Nicorvo, author of Deadbeat; Victoria Redel, author of Woman Without Umbrella.


This event is Cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date

 

Thursday, November 8th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New Media Weekly introducing Al Thompson and Franchesca Ramsey moderated by Marc Cuevas

Al Thompson is an American film and television actor and stuntman. He has also been a casting director and producer.  Franchesca Leigh Ramsey is a designer, comedian, and blogger.

New Media Weekly is a in Depth talk show that covers the world of New / Social media featuring interviews with the people and companies that are the face and heart of the emerging industry. The show will be streamed live on YouTube.

 

 

This event is Cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date

 

Monday, November 12th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Poetry and Poetry in Translation with Bhisham Bherwani and Elena Rivera

Bhisham Bherwani  (NYU Alumnus)will be reading from his poetry collection The Second Night of the Spirit and from translations published in Atlanta review: The India Issue.

Elena Rivera (NYU faculty, SCPS)) will be reading from her collection of poetry The Perforated Map and from her award winning translation of The Rest of the Voyage by the French poet Bernard Noel.

Tuesday, November 13th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beyond The Hunger Games: Three NYU Faculty (SCPS) Read from their Young Adult Novels

TARA ALTEBRANDO is the author, most recently, of the young adult novel The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life, in addition to three previous YA novels: Dreamland Social Club, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Books for Teens of 2011; The Pursuit of Happiness; and What Happens  Here.

BETH ANN BAUMAN is the author of three books: the short story collection Beautiful Girls and the young adult novels Rosie and Skate, selected for the New York Times Editors’ Choice list and Booklist’s Top 10 First Novels for Youth, and Jersey Angel

MAYA SLOAN is the author of the novel High Before Homeroom and ghostwriter of the memoir Redefining Diva.  

Wednesday, November 14th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ashley Prentice Norton, author of the novel The Chocolate Money

Ashley Prentice Norton is a graduate of the Creative Writing Program at NYU; this is her debut novel about mother-daughter relationship.

Thursday, November 15th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Poetry Reading by NYU Alumni with David McLoghlin, Eric Q Weinstein, Richard Prins and Cat Richardson.

David McLoghlin is author of Waiting for Saint Brendan and Other Poems; Eric Weinstein is author of Vivisection.

Monday, November 19th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Poetry Reading with Bhisham Bherwani

Bhisham Bherwani (NYU Alumnus) will be reading from his poetry collection The Second Night of the Spirit, published in the Atlanta Review: The Indian Issue - an Anthology of Indian poetry in English.

Tuesday, November 20th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Chavisa Woods author of Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind with Steve Dalachinsky

Brooklyn-based writer and artist Chavisa Woods will be reading from her new collection of writing.


Monday, November 26th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sumner Jules Glimcher (NYU Emeritus) author of a Filmmakers Journal.

Glimcher was, prior to his retirement, the Director of the Department of Film, Video and Broadcasting at NYU’s School of Continuing Education. He will read from his biography, and discuss what he considers the elements of the publishing revolution.


This event is cancelled

Tuesday, November 27th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Greta Gleissner, author of Something Spectacular: The True Story of One Rockette's Battle with Bulimia

"Something Spectacular" is Gleissner's raw, personal chronicle of the devastating effects bulimia exacts upon her life during her time as a Rockette. In recovery from bulimia for the last ten years, Greta Gleissner uses her experience as a platform to help others. Gleissner has a master's in social work from New York University, and dedicates her life to the eating disorder field.

Co-sponsored by the Silver School of Social Work at NYU.


Wednesday, November 28th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Publishing Panel with Ian Frazier and Susan Morrison, moderated by Susan Shapiro

The Secrets of Book Publishing panel will discuss all aspects of breaking into publishing with editors, agents and authors who cross genres. Panelists:

Ian Frazier is a New Yorker staff writer and author of the bestsellers Great Plains and Travels in Siberia and the novel The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days.

Patricia Marx is a staff writer at the New Yorker, who writes children's books, and television scrips, but mainly does errands and looks things up on Wikipedia. Her latest novel is Starting From Happy and her upcoming memoir First Girl tells of being the first woman writer at the Harvard Lampoon.

Renee Watson is a poet, playwright and author of the children's books Harlem's Litle Blackbird A Place Where Hurricanes Happen and the young adult novel What Mamma Left Me.

Susan Morrison is an editor at the New Yorker, the former editor of chief of the New York Observer, an original editor of SPY magazine, and author of the book 30 Ways of Looking at Hillary.

Ryan Harbage was an editor at Simon and Schuster, Little Brown and Penguin before becaming a literary agent. He teaches at The New School, Pratt and Mediabistro.

Danielle Perez has published fiction and nonfiction at Random House, Penguin and she's currently the executive editor at NAL.

Moderator Susan Shapiro is a journalism professor and author of 8 books including Five Men Who Broke My Heart, Lighting Up, Speed Shrinking and Overexposed.