September 9th– Erica Long Author Event
Union Square Barnes & Noble
33 East 17th Street
Time: 7:00 pm
Proof of book purchase from a Barnes & Noble retail location or BN.com must be provided for event attendance and priority seating.
Visit the event page here.
September 10th– Book Launch: Brooklyn Street Style
The No-Rules Guide to Fashion by Anya Sacharow and Shawn Dahl in conversation with Mary Alice Stephenson, Jennifer Rogien, Jennifer Mankins, Titania Inglis, and Michaela Angela Davis
The Powerhouse Arena [Dumbo]
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Brooklyn Taste Makers | Global Influencers (panel discussion)
Brooklyn style. What defines it? Why does the world love it? Our panel of leading Brooklyn taste makers discusses what makes Brooklyn the darling of the fashionable world’s eye. On this first night of NYC Fashion Week, join us for an insider’s look at the outsider borough that has become the center of it all.
RSVP appreciated: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com
For more information click here or call 718.666.3049
September 12th– Fall Sidewalk Sale
686 Fulton St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Time: 10:00 am-7:30 pm
It’s the last Sidewalk Sale of the year, as we make room for new fall books in the store! Visit our sidewalk table as early as you can this Saturday to check out our outdoor tables and carts, where you’ll find a wealth of slightly shelf-worn books at deep discounts. Discover treasures just right for cozying up with, decorating your coffee table or stocking your library. Get them while they last!
September 13th- BK: The Hustle with Natalie Eilbert, Melissa Faliveno, and Lincoln Michel
126 Franklin St,
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Time: 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Join Natalie Eilbert (Swan Feast), Melissa Faliveno (Poets & Writers), and Lincoln Michel (Electric Literature) for The Hustle, a discussion series about the business of writing: how writers pay the bills, how they get the work done, what they read, and more.
Natalie Eilbert is the author of the poetry collection Swan Feast, as well as two chapbooks, Conversation with the Stone Wife and And I Shall Again Be Virtuous. Her poems and essays have appeared in or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, Tin House, The Kenyon Review, The Offing, and many others. She is the founding editor of The Atlas Review.
Melissa Faliveno is the associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine. She is also an essayist, freelance journalist, and book reviewer; has worked in various editorial capacities for a major fiction publisher, an independent nonfiction press, and several literary magazines; and has taught creative writing to adults, high school students, and incarcerated people in and around New York City. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Isthmus, Lumina, the Green Mountains Review, Martin Magazine, Midwestern Gothic, and Poets & Writers Magazine, among other publications.
Lincoln Michel is the online editor of Electric Literature and the co-editor of Gigantic. His writing appears in Tin House, VICE, NOON, Buzzfeed, The Believer, and elsewhere. His debut collection, Upright Beasts, is forthcoming from Coffee House Press. He tweets at @thelincoln and sometimes draws famous authors as monsters.
September 15th- Catapult Launch: Cries for Help, Various by Padgett Powell
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Join writers Roy Blount Jr., Rivka Galchen, Rick Moody, Elissa Schappell, and Justin Taylor as they share some of their favorite passages from Powell’s oeuvre, and Padgett reads from his new story collection. Cries for Help, Various is the first book published by Catapult, a new venture from the founders of Electric Literature and Black Balloon Publishing.
After a signing and cocktail hour with complimentary drinks, singer-songwriter Beth McKee will play a live set of southern roots music from her album Sugarcane Revival to cap off this night of reading, drinking, dancing, and literary rabble-rousing. For more information click here.