February 10, 2013

KGB Bar Fiction Reading Series

This event has lured famous writers Rick Moody, Jonathan Lethem, and Mary Gaitskill to read. This event is free and reoccurs every Sunday at 7 pm. The KBG Bar is at 85 East 4th St, in Manhattan.

February 11, 2013

The Half King Reading Series

Every Monday at 7pm at the Half King (505 W. 23rd St., Manhattan) readers gather to enjoy poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Such literary heroes as Bret Easton Ellis, and Sebastian Junger are known to frequent these events. Best part- No cover charge!

Jesse Eisenberg

Star of movies The Social Network and Adventureland, actor Jesse Eisenberg is stepping out of the spotlight and writing. His latest play The Revisionist is getting attention from critics. This event features a dialogue between Eisenberg and novelist Thane Rosenbaum. Check it out at the 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Ave, Manhattan) at 8:15.

February 12, 2013

Strange Bedfellows

BookForum at the New Museum of Contemporary Art (235 Bowery St., Manhattan) is hosting a reading with George Saunders, Chris Hayes, Rachel Kushner, and other authors. This event begins at 7 pm and costs $14.00.

February 13, 2013

Intercultural Poetry: Love

Love is in the air this week as couples everywhere take the time to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Honor the holiday at the Cornelia Street Café (29 Cornelia St., Manhattan.) A night of love poetry, hosted by journalist and poet Carmen Firan, is a great way to get in the mood. Tickets are at the door for $7.00, the event begins at 6 pm.