Posts Tagged: NYC

The Everyday Practice of Art:The Loft Generation by Edith Schloss

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Her writing is quiet, perhaps even naive. But Schloss is enamored by the minutiae of her subjects, and the exactness and delicacy of her details ripple out like water. Trying to focus on one aspect of the book would be to let the entire thing go.

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A Thousand Interlinked Details: Maybe the People Would Be the Times by Luc Sante

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With so much to hear in every moment, for Sante, the page is a score, the world a song.

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Loving Something That May Destroy Us: A Conversation with Angie Cruz

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Angie Cruz discusses her newest novel, DOMINICANA.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #230: Carley Moore

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“I like to tell my secrets.”

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I Had to Go There: Talking with Enzo Silon Surin

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Enzo Silon Surin discusses his debut poetry collection, WHEN MY BODY WAS A CLINCHED FIST.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #103: Song Turned Blue

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I’m not writing confessionals; I’m trying to write hooks.

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Notable NYC: 12/14–12/20

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Saturday 12/14: Sade Lanay and Uche Nduka join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 12/15: Kareem Rahma launches We Were Promised Flying Cars: 100 Haiku from the Future with Jennifer Baker. Bluestockings, 7 p.m., free. Mateo Díaz, Claudia Becerr, and others celebrate issue 4 of América Invertida. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 2 p.m., free.

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Notable NYC: 4/13–4/19

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable NYC: 7/21–7/27

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Literary events in and around New York City this week!

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Songs of Our Lives: Jim Carroll’s “People Who Died”

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All around me were strangers. All around me were friends. A dark glittering sea of fists. What a terrible, wonderful thing, to be welcomed into this fellowship at last.

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Notable NYC: 12/2–12/8

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #112: Roz Chast

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” I think when you really love something, you notice the minutiae. It’s partly how you make something your own.”

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Writers Resist: #LouderTogether

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This Sunday, January 15, 2 p.m., PEN America hosts the flagship New York City event of a national rallying effort under the banner of WRITERS RESIST. This literary protest will bring together hundreds of writers and their fellow New Yorkers on the steps of the New York Public Library in a collective stand to defend free […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Kristopher Jansma

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Kristopher Jansma discusses his second novel, Why We Came to the City, facing adulthood in his thirties, and working through grief and loss in writing.

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Notable NYC: 8/15–8/21

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Saturday 8/15: Jonathan Weisman and Jefferey Bartsch discuss No. 4 Imperial Lane. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free. Sunday 8/16: Stephanie Gray and Paolo Javier perform collaborative film narration, along with Harry Roseman. Queens Museum, 3 p.m., $8. Monday 8/17: Gabriel Urza and Helen Phillips discuss their new novels. Phillips’s The Beautiful Bureaucrat about a young wife […]

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Shelters for Families, and Books

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Twenty homeless shelters serving NYC families will be getting their own libraries as part of a new initiative from the Departments of Education and Homeless Services. The project, supported by Scholastic and a number of literacy organizations, aims to address the needs of the city’s growing population of homeless children; last year there were over […]

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Throwback Art

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Nostalgic for the 90’s art scene? Specifically 1993? Mark your calendars for The New Museum’s exhibit “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set Thrash and No Star,” a title borrowed from the Sonic Youth record which was released that year. The show features an incomplete list of artists like Pepón Osorio, Cindy Sherman and Nari Ward, amongst many […]

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