Pace University is hosting a student film screening on May 8!

WHERE: Schimmel Theater, 1 Pace Plaza
WHEN: May 8, 5:30 pm

Pace University’s Film and Screen Studies department is celebrating students’ work at the annual FSS Student Film Screening on May 8. The event is open to the public, so go support your fellow creatives this Tuesday at the downtown campus!

FSS Student Film Screening Spring 2018

 

 

Around Town | May 1 – 7

Watch Your Tone: A Reading

When: May 3, 2018 @ 6:30–8:30pm
Location: Cave Canem, 20 Jay StreetSuite #310-A, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cost: Free

Nathan McClain’s “Watch Your Tone” is an eight-session writing workshop where “participants focus their attention on the function of tone in their poems as a way of communicating and deepening their emotive charges.” To hear what the participants have been learning about craft in poetry, come out to this reading event to hear their poems that feature both playful and serious tones. Continue reading “Around Town | May 1 – 7”

Around Town | April 24 – 30

Bette Rockmore | David Pecker Lecture

When: April 26, 2018 @ 6–8pm
Where: Pace University, 163 Williams Street, 18th Floor

Bette Rockmore is the David Pecker Distinguished Professor of Publishing for 2017/18. Last semester, she gave an inspiring lecture on transitioning from the classroom to corporate America. This semester, she is coming back to continue providing advice to M.S. in Publishing students on post-graduation and how to prepare for corporate life. Continue reading “Around Town | April 24 – 30”

Mark your calendars, BOOK EXPO AMERICA is right around the corner!

Image courtesy of BookExpo America.

Book Expo is almost here

This year’s Book Expo America is taking place from Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1 at the Javits Center (655 W 34th Street).

Book Expo America is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States. (It is generally referred to as the “BEA.”) Almost “all significant book publishers in the United States, and many from abroad, have booths and exhibits at BEA, and use the fair as an opportunity to showcase upcoming titles, sell current books, socialize with colleagues from other publishing houses, and sell and buy subsidiary rights and international rights. Authors, librarians, and buyers for book retailers also attend the event.”

 

 

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Around Town | April 17th – 23rd

PEN America | World Voice Festival

When: April 16–22, 2018
Cost: Varies per event (ticket prices can be found here)

PEN America is an organization that “stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide.” Each year, PEN America hosts its World Voices Festival, an international literary festival that brings together well-known writers from across the globe. The festival was founded “in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, with the aim of broadening channels of dialogue between the United States and the world—a mission that, today, has never been more relevant.” Continue reading “Around Town | April 17th – 23rd”