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April 13, 2014 Downtown Literary Festival Housing Works Bookstore Cafe and McNally Jackson Books present a downtown literary festival celebrating the literary culture of NYC – past, present, and future. Featured guests include Hilton Als Edmund White Adam Fitzgerald Francine Prose David Goodwillie John Godfrey Patricia Spears Jones @ Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, 11:00 a.m. […]


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April 6, 2014 Gertrude Stein Come to McNally Jackson bookstore for the centennial celebration of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons. The event is cosponsored by the Gertrude Stein Society at Hunter College and in partnership with City Lights Books. @ McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street, 6:00 p.m. April 7, 2014 Emma Donaghue Join author Emma Donaghue, acclaimed […]


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April 1, 2014 Bette Midler Join the legendary Bette Midler as she discusses her new book A View From a Broad with Judy Gold. @ Barnes and Noble, 33 East 17th Street, 7:00 p.m. Pelé Join legendary soccer player Pelé as he discusses his new book Why Soccer Matters, coauthored by Brian Winter, where he explores the history […]


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March 17, 2014 Kevin Cook Award-winning true crime author Kevin Cook discusses one of the most infamous murders of the 20th century in Kitty Genevese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America. @ Barnes and Noble, 2289 Broadway, 7:00 p.m. March 18, 2014 Harlan Coben Join author Harlan Coben for a discussion of his […]


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NYC Career Fair

Pace’s NYC Job & Internship Fair takes place on March 27, 2014 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. Don’t miss out on an amazing opportunity to meet with potential employers! You can see the full list of companies that are attending here. Location: Pace University, One Pace Plaza, Student Union (Level B) and Gym (Level C), […]


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March 8, 2014 Ben Marcus Marcus reads from his new short story collection, Leaving the Sea. Recognized as one of the most innovative and vital writers of his generation, Marcus is the author of Notable American Women and The Age of Wire and String. Curated and hosted by Rob Spillman. @ The Brooklyn Public Library, […]


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How to successfully publish your own book:  An Evening of Discussion with Industry Experts, a joint program with the Book Industry Guild of NY Tuesday, March 11 Wix Lounge, 235 W. 23rd St., 8th floor Free to WNBA, BIG/NY members, and students with ID (nonmembers: $20.00 at the door with credit card) Use this form […]


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SSP Conference Travel Grant Program If you are a student in a publishing or library/information science program, or have been working in this field for three years or less, please consider applying for a grant to attend the SSP Annual Meeting (see details below). If you’re not a potential candidate, but know someone who is, […]


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You may have taken his Comic Books or Transmedia classes, but have you ever seen Professor Levitz in action? With over 30 years at DC Comics, ending as President and Publisher, Professor Levitz truly knows his stuff. He’s even written his own mega-book, 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking. Check out his […]


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February 24, 2014 Tor Books Join Tor Books authors Brian Staveley, Ramona Wheeler, James Cambias, and David Edison for a casual evening of drinks and nerdy-ness. @ The Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, 7:00 p.m. Jenny Offill Join author Jenny Offill at McNally Jackson as she discusses her new book Dept. of Speculation. Joining her will be […]


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