Posts Tagged: new york
“We are creating a unique story world,” said Charles Melcher, the festival’s founder. “Our tag line is ‘All the world’s a stage, come be a player,’ and this is the ultimate expression of that sentiment.”
Over at Guernica, Jennifer Baum explores the poetics and the politics of soot, interweaving stories of her childhood growing up in a deeply polluted New York with a timeline of environmental laws and stats:
The flakes of black soot, which drifted onto our terrace like snow was particulate matter comprised mostly of carbon and sulfur dioxide, the result of burning fossils fuels.
It’s very easy to be anonymous in Brooklyn, but it’s not as easy to make genuine, human connections, or even to form strong connection to this place, because things are constantly changing and constantly moving.
In Meet the Regulars: People of Brooklyn and the Places They Love, author Joshua D....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.
Saturday 11/14: Meredith Alling, Shuana Barbosa, Tia Clark, Jonathan Dixon, Noy Holland, Victoria Kornick, Katie Mayfield, and Javier Zamora celebrate the launch of No Tokens Journal Issue 4. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Bernadette Mayer, Michael Ruby, and Sam Truitt celebrate Colors of a Lineup of Words: The Early Books of Bernadette Mayer....more