Posts Tagged: ben greenman

Notable NYC: 5/6–5/12

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Saturday 5/6: Jennifer E. Smith presents Windfall. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free. Carmen Giménez Smith and Aldrin Valdez join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

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Notable NYC: 2/7–2/13

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Saturday 2/7: Omar Berrada, Huge Garcia Manriquez, Isabelle Garron, Jen Hofer, John Keene, Sarah Riggs, James Sherry, Stacy Szymaszek, Matvei Yankelevich and others celebrate Litmus Press. Southfirst, 6:30 p.m., free. Ian Hatcher and Veronica Gonzalez Peña join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 2/8: Samuel Barrantes launches debut novel Slim and The […]

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Notable NYC 10/26–11/1

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Saturday 10/26: Junot Diaz comes to the Brooklyn Library to discuss his short story collection This is How You Lose Her (September 2012). As with all Diaz events, expect large crowds. Central Library, Dweck Center, 4pm, free. Joan Retallack reads poetry as part of the Segue Reading Series. Zinc Bar (pdf), 4:30pm, free. Emanuel Xavier […]

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MoMA Event Tomorrow

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New York folks: Don’t miss The Language of Objects tomorrow evening at MoMA. “Rob Walker, contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and co-organizer (with Joshua Glenn) of the creative writing project Significant Objects, which seeks to transform objects through stories about them, orchestrates an evening of responses to objects in the exhibition Talk […]

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Writing About Home

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“You try having a father who isn’t equal to you in size. It’s not easy. His boots are always bigger. His hands are always bigger. He can reach things I can’t. At fifteen I find my voice is deeper than his and at first that’s a victory that can’t be measured, a world larger than […]

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Letters, Characters, and Ten-Degree Shifts: The Rumpus Interview With Ben Greenman

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Ben Greenman’s fiction is elusive stuff. His is a body of work that’s equally at home rooting narratives in history or playing textual games with the reader. Even his more historically-based work delves into unexpected societal corners, including post-Cold War Russia and the funk-rock scene of the 1970s.

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Notable New York, This Week 6/28 – 7/4

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This week Keith Gessen and HFM present “Diary of a Very Bad Year,” Justin Taylor goes guerrilla at the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series, Ed Park, Deb Olin Unferth and Ben Greenman at a “Word for Word” lunchtime event, Paula Abdul is a vampire, Contraband Cinema comes to BAM, Nick Reding on methamphetamine taking over middle-America, […]

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You Don’t Know Me: Bomb, Opium, Gigantic New York Summer Soiree

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Get ready to get your rocks off. Literary art mags Bomb, Opium and Gigantic are joining forces to host a night of short artistic/musical/literary programs this Wednesday, August 26th at Bowery Electric to benefit their efforts in literature and art. The party, which has been given props by The New Yorker, The Daily News, Black […]

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