Posts Tagged: Hannah Brooks-Motl

Notable NYC: 11/10–11/16

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable Chicago: 5/12–5/18

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Friday 5/12: Women & Children First welcomes Morgan Parker for a reading from her acclaimed collection, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce. Morgan will be joined by local poets Jamila Woods, Nate Marshall, and José Olivarez. 7:30 p.m., free. Saturday 5/13: Head to The Book Cellar to celebrate the launch of Peter Kujawinski’s latest book, co-authored […]

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Notable Chicago: 12/2–12/8

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Friday 12/2: Poetry Night at City Lit Books! Valerie Hsiung, author of the new book e f g: a trilogy, will be reading from her work, along with Julia Cohen, Hannah Brooks-Motl, and Toby Altman. 6:30 p.m., free. Laura Jane Grace, lead singer of Against Me! reads from her memoir, TRANNY: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most […]

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Reading on Reading on Reading

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Reading Montaigne, the god of the sinuous modern essay, the essay that invites the reader to watch the writer write, is “reading him reading,” and reading others reading him before. At Lit Hub, Hannah Brooks-Motl describes how reading stimulates the self-consciousness of reading itself. She wonders, is reading “an act, a decision, a process, a right, a […]

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