Posts Tagged: isaac fitzgerald
Monday 7/4: Macy’s launches fireworks in the East River. East River, 8 p.m., free.
Wednesday 7/6: Jesse Ball talks with Isaac Fitzgerald about his new novel How to Set a Fire and Why....more
Saturday 1/16: Olena Jennings, Brooke Obie, and Sachiko Clayton join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Shiv Kotecha and James Hoff join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Sunday 1/17: Diamond Sharp, Bud Smith, Morgan Beatty, Nicholas Goodly, Madeline Stevens, Lauren Hilger, and Lauren Clark join the Dead Rabbits series....more
Riding my bicycle over the Manhattan Bridge, I see the city, instead of scuttling beneath it. And it is beautiful. Parks. Markets. Blossoms. People. Dresses. Pavement. This city is alive and full of wonder and I am just one lost person in it, but I wouldn’t want to be lost anywhere else.
Sara Fetherolf, John Reid Currie, Zakia Henderson-Brown, and Carrie Meyers join the Oh, Bernice! reading series. Astoria Bookshop, 7 p.m., free.
Leslie Allison, Filip Marinovich, and Lewis Warsh celebrate the launch of their books from Ugly Duckling Presse....more
Often I wouldn’t be able to keep up, like with Dostoevsky’s The Idiot, but it made it feel like a whole new world of books had been opened up to me, dangerous and menacing and completely appealing to my teenage self.
Saturday 12/6: Nicholas Mugavero and Lawrence Giffin join the Segue Reading Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
Kristen Kosmas, Holly Melgard, and Romsey Scott read poetry. Wendy’s Subway, 8 p.m., free.
Sunday 12/7: Diana Hamilton, Kim Rosenfield, Charity Coleman, and Jeffery Berg join the Fantasy Reading Series, No....more
Millennials may love their listicles, memes, and Internet kitsch, but they also love books. A new Pew study has shown the Millennials are more likely to read than older generations. And all those books are fodder for less serious content, like spoof rap videos, with books as their muse....more
Saturday 10/4: Sasha Fletcher, Tracy Dimond, Morgan Parker, Sarah Bridgins, Jeffery Berg, Christina Drill, Anna Fitzgerald, Debora Kuan, and Mark Cigini celebrate the sixth month anniversary of GlitterMOB. Mello Pages, 7 p.m., free.
Mark Bibbins, Emily Skillings, Nick Harbutas, and Amanda Smeltz join the Banquet Reading series....more
“Are you absolutely, positively, and wholeheartedly ready to publish your novel?”
It’ll help you figure out whether to dedicate your book to “that barista with the really cool forearm tattoo” and whether Kinko’s employees are trustworthy literary critics....more
When I started writing a novel I thought, I’m not ready, because I’ve only written short stories and nobody wants them, but I also thought, For Christ’s sake, what am I going to do? I can’t keep on like this.
Brace yourself, San Francisco. Former Rumpus managing editor and current Rumpus co-owner Isaac Fitzgerald is moving to New York City to become BuzzFeed’s first books editor.
What will this new books section look like?
He foresees a section built on “shareable content” and personal essays from authors — “things that people want to share but also can connect with,” he said.
Bookshelves + selfies = bookshelfies!
That’s the simple and delightful concept behind the Bookshelfies Tumblr started by our very own Isaac Fitzgerald along with Believer editor Max Fenton.
Click through to see people (and dogs and skateboards) posing with their personal libraries—and to submit your own bookshelfie!...more