June 8-14th

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June 8 – Franklin Park Reading Series: Summer kickoff

franklin-park-reading-series-coverFRANKLIN PARK BAR AND BEER GARDEN
618 St. Johns Place (between Franklin and Classon Avenues)
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Time: 8pm-10pm

We’re kicking off our summer season with a blockbuster reading featuring novelists Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings), Shya Scanlon (The Guild of Saint Cooper), and Mary-Beth Hughes (The Loved Ones), short fiction writer Jai Chakrabarti (Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Coffin Factory), and poets Adam Fitzgerald (The Late Parade) and Angel Nafis (BlackGirl Mansion).

The event features three contributors from the acclaimed Brooklyn-based magazine A Public Space — Mary-Beth Hughes, Adam Fitzgerald, and Jai Chakrabarti. Visit for outstanding fiction, poetry, essays, and art.

Admission is FREE, beers $4, and we’ll have an awesome raffle for our authors’ books and A Public Space subscriptions and magazines.

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June 10th – Women of Letters

WomenOfLetters_LOGO2Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater
425 Lafayette St 
New York, NY 10003

Time: 7pm

Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire bring their bestselling Australian literary salon, Women of Letters to New York as a monthly event and celebration of a diverse range of strong female talent.  New York’s best and brightest writers, entertainers and artists perform a reading of a letter they’ve written to the theme of the evening. Past guests included: MOLLY RINGWALD, EDIE FALCO, MARTHA WAINWRIGHT, JD SAMPSON, KRISTIN HERSH, SARA BENINCASA and MORE.

Event tickets are $20. Click here for event site.


June 11 – Women of Color Writers’ Reading at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble
267 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Time: 6:30pm

Please join us for a special event from from the members of the Women of Color Writers’ Workshop.

This event is free.