Literary events in and around NYC this week!
Tags: Aaron Coleman, Aldrin Valdez, Alisson Wood, Amy Ewing, Andrea Long Chu, Andres Cerpa, Ben Bush, Ben Lasman, Benjamin Markovits, Bonnie Pipkinv, Charlotte Crowe, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Cynthia Cruz, Daisy Johnson, Dana Czapnik, E.C Osondu, E.K. Ota, Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah, Emmy Laybourne, Eric Cardwell, Ethan James Kaplan, Francisco Márquez, Garrad Conley, Hala Alyan, Hannah Rego, Hratch Arbach, isaac fitzgerald, James Cañón, Jason Koo, Jessica Frances Kane, John Glynn, Jordanna Max Brodsky, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Kate Olsso, Kate Walbert, Kevin Prufer, Krys Malcolm Belc, Laura Cogan, lauren groff, Leslie Jamison, Maggie Millner, Mary Boo Anderson, maxwell neely-cohen, Meghan O'Rourke, Mina Hamedi, Naomi Falk, New York City, notable new york, Notable New York City, Oscar Villalon, Pamela Sneed, Patricia Smith, Peternelle Van Arsdale, Roberto Montes, Safia Elhillo, salman rushdie, Sham-e-Ali Nayeem, tessa hadley, Wil Medearis, Yona Harvey
Monday 7/17: Tamara Shopsin presents Arbitrary Stupid Goal and talks with Jason Fulford. Greenlight Fort Greene, 7:30 p.m., free. Victoria Redel discusses Before Everything with Paul Lisicky. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free.
Tags: Bill Roorbach, Brandan Kiely, Caroline Leavitt, Daryl Gregory, David Burr Gerrard, Deidre Coyle, Dianca London, Eleanor Stanford, Emmanuel Iduma, Eric Thurm, Gabe Hudson, Gabriela Barretto, Hafizah Geter, Hannah Lillith Assadi, isaac fitzgerald, James Hannaham, Jason Fulford, Jen Lue, Julie Klam, Karen Lue, Kyle Lucia Wu, Lena Valencia, Marcus Jade, Margo Jefferson, Marian Bull, maxwell neely-cohen, Michael Robbins, Nancy Hightower, New York City, notable new york, Notable NYC, Paul Lisicky, Rachel Bell, samantha hunt, Sari Botton, Tamara Shopsin, Zinzi Clemmons
Maxwell Neely-Cohen discusses smart teens, furious parents, the apocalypse, and how our screens change how we see the world.
Tags: adolescence, Apocalypse, fiction, Gabe Durham, j.g. ballard, maxwell neely-cohen, Nintendo, pre-apocalypse, teenagers, teens, The Echo of the Boom, the road, tropes, Video Games, YA, YA Novels, young adult literature
Over at The Millions, Maxwell Neely-Cohen argues that video games and literature have more in common than we think. Moreover, he suggests that the two genres could benefit significantly from working together: We should be making novels into video games, video games into novels. Publishers should collaborate with indie game developers, trading them a platform […]