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It’s another snowy, yet busy, week in New York City.

This week offers the opportunity to get fancy at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with food, wine, and the brilliant words of Tiphanie Yanique. Are you a music lover? Head over to WORD Brooklyn and soak up the wisdom from an amazing panel of music journalists. There’s also the opportunity to see Lorrie Moore, Francesca Marciano, and Elizabeth McCracken at the awards ceremony for the Story Prize at The New School.

Whatever you do, stay toasty, and know that spring is on its way.

 

Monday, March 2, 2015

Gary Indiana at St. Mark’s Bookshop

136 East Third Street

New York, NY 10009

7:00pm

Gary Indiana will read and discuss his seventh novel, Do Everything in the Dark.

FREE

 

Tom Santopietro at Barnes and Noble

150 East 86th Street

New York, NY 10028

7:00pm

Tom Santopietro has written the ultimate fan book about The Sound of Music. Come out to uncover all the secrets about the iconic movie.

FREE

 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tiphanie Yanique at Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11217

6:30pm

Tiphanie Yanique’s debut novel, Land of Love and Drowning, won the 2014 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Lorin Stein will join her in conversation.

$60 – Tickets are available here.

 

How to Write About Music with 33 1/3 at WORD Brooklyn

126 Franklin Street

Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:00pm

Music writers Jillian Mapes, Paula Mejia, Jenn Pelly, Amanda Petrusich, and Lindsay Zoladz will discuss music journalism and give advice to those wishing to write about music. Ally-Jane Grossan will moderate the conversation.

FREE

 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

2014 Story Prize Awards Ceremony at The New School

66 West 12th Street

New York, NY 10011

7:30pm

Story Prize finalists Francesca Marciano, Elizabeth McCracken, and Lorrie Moore will read and discuss their work. The winner will be announced at the event.

$14 – Information is available here.

 

2014 Discover Great New Writers Finalists at Barnes and Noble Tribeca

97 Warren Street

New York, NY 10007

6:00pm

Bryce Andrews, Molly Antopol, Caitlin Doughty, Will Harlan and Arna Bontemps Hemenway will be reading from and discussing their work.

FREE

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Joseph O’Neill at NYU

19 Washington Square North

New York, NY 10011

6:00pm

Joseph O’Neill will read from and discuss his latest work, The Dog: A Novel. Darin Strauss will join him in conversation. You can register for the event here.

FREE

 

Josh Cook at WORD Brooklyn

126 Franklin Street

Brooklyn, NY 11222

7:00pm

Josh Cook will read from and discuss his debut novel, An Exaggerated Murder.

FREE

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Tarfia Faizullah, Vievee Francis, and Tomas Q. Morin at Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House

58 West 10th Street

New York, NY 10011

5:00pm

Tarfia Faizullah, Vievee Francis, and Tomas Q. Morin will read from and discuss their books of poetry.

FREE

 

Kate Zambreno at KGB Bar

85 East 4th Street

New York, NY 10003

7:00pm

Kate Zambreno will read as part of the NYU Emerging Writers Reading Series. She will be joined by students in the NYU Creative Writing Program.

FREE


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Jennifer Morell

Jennifer Ray Morell is a teacher and writer from Queens, New York. Her work has appeared in Slate, Tin House, Trop, Newtown Literary, and Underwater New York. Follow her on twitter at @heyjenray or at jenraymorell.com.