Word for Word

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Bryant Park Reading Room presents:
James B. Nicola
Jennifer Michael Hecht
Heather Dubrow

A Bryant Park Reading Room Production

This program will be held at:
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018

 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Featuring the Poets of Graywolf Press:
Tom Sleigh
Saskia Hamilton
Matthea Harvey

Presented in partnership with Graywolf Press

This program will be held at:
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018

 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Featuring the Poets of Knopf:
Patrick Phillips
Edward Hirsch
Sharon Olds

Presented in partnership with Knopf

This program will be held at:
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018

 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Featuring the Poets of Marsh Hawk Press:
Burt Kimmelman
Stephen Paul Miller
Christina Olivares
Jon Curley

Presented in partnership with Marsh Hawk Press

This program will be held at:
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018

 
Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Reading Room invites student poets and poetry lovers to New York City's 13th Annual Poem in Your Pocket Day. This day long celebration of poetry kicks off the Reading Room's 2015 Word for Word series and is free and open to the public.

Students from NYC's elementary, intermediate and high schools will have the opportunity to read their latest poems during the open mic forum. If you are 18 or under, and a student at a NYC school, you may register for our Poem In Your Pocket Open Mic.

Emcee: Daniel Kitrosser
NYC Youth Poet Laureate: Crystal Valentine
Musical Performance: HG
DJ: Flip Bundlez

Produced in cooperation with the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, the Department of Education, NYC Votes, UrbanWordNYC, and the Office of the Mayor.

 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Featuring the Poets of Dos Madres Press:

Michael Heller
Rick Mullin
Daniel Shapiro
Anne Whitehouse

Presented in partnership with Dos Madres Press

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Featuring the Poets:

Jason Schneiderman
Rachel Zucker
Wayne Koestenbaum

Presented in partnership with Jason Schneiderman

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Real Housewives of New York City star with no-nonsense advice on dating and relationships.

Learn more about Bethenny!
Learn more about Carole!


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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Featuring the Poets of Kenyon Review:

James McCorkle
Clare Rossini
G.C. Waldrep
David Baker

Presented in partnership with Kenyon Review

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hop in! It’s a cross-country trip with the popular filmmaker of Hairspray and Polyester.

Learn more about John!

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

BookClub discussion on Elective Affinities by Goethe.

Facilitated by George Prochnik, The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with New Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

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Featuring the Poets of Letras Latinas:

Sheila Maldonado
Rosebud Ben-Oni
Eduardo Corral
Loma

Presented in partnership with Letras Latinas

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Charles Dubow, Girl in the Moonlight: A Novel
Lisa Genova, Inside the O’Briens, Still Alice
Mary-Beth Hughes, The Loved Ones
Matthew Thomas, We Are Not Ourselves: A Novel

Best-selling and emerging authors with their latest books on what lies beneath the surface of la famiglia.

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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Produced in partnership with Scholastic


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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

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Featuring the Poets of Penguin Books

Presented in partnership with Penguin Books

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Cult-music idol talks about her work and new book with photos by Berlin-based photographer, Holger Talinski.

Learn more about Peaches!
Learn more about Lorraine!

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

BookClub discussion on Ulysses by James Joyce.

Facilitated by Larry Kirwan, writer and lead singer of the Irish rock band Black 47.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with New Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

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Featuring the Poets of Four Way Books:

Gregory Pardlo
Daniel Wolff
Elizabeth Gray
Andrea Cohen

Presented in partnership with Four Way Books

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Real Characters returns with another amazing lineup of New York’s best and funniest authors and storytellers.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

World-renowned bestselling author with another classic family saga filled with love, lust, and revenge.

Learn more about Jackie!

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Featuring the Canadian Poets:

George Elliott Clarke
Aaron Kreuter
Kateri Lanthier
Pearl Pirie
Wanda O’Connor
Medrie Purdham
Brent Raycroft
Carl Watts

Special Guest: Sonnet L'Abbe, 2014 Best Canadian Poetry Guest Editor

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sex and the City author returns to Bryant Park with her classic style, flair, and humor.

Learn more about Candace!

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

Facilitated by: Cullen Thomas

Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

BookClub discussion on The Iliad by Homer.

Facilitated by Brian Staveley, Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne Series.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with New Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

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Featuring the Poets :

Tina Chang
Tracy K. Smith
Brenda Shaughnessey
Robin Schaer

Presented in partnership with Mark Doty

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

TBA

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

Facilitated by: Hasie Sirisena

Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

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Featuring the Poets:

Tony Hoagland, Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays
Jeffrey McDaniel, Chapel of Inadvertent Joy
Regie Cabico, Flicker and Spark: a Contemporary Queer Anthology of Spoken Word and Poetry

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour sounds off about the things that tick him off most – not the least of which is the sorry state of lots of music today.

Learn more about Corey!
Learn more about Lou!

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Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

Facilitated by: B.C. Edwards

Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

BookClub discussion on The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.

Facilitated by Joseph Luzzi, My Two Italies.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with New Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

 

TBA

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Featuring:
Erika Swyler, The Book Of Speculation: A Novel
Patricia Park, Re Jane: A Novel
Dennis Mahoney, Bell Weather: A Novel
Sophie McManus, The Unfortunates: A Novel

A Conversation with today’s most buzzed-about novelists.

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Louis Masur, Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

Facilitated by: Pete Jensen

Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop

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Friday, July 17, 2015

TBA

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

Rain information:
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Featuring the Poets of Song Cave Press:

Jae Choi
Thomas Meyer
Emily Hunt

Presented in partnership with Song Cave Press


Rain information:
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hosted by Joyce Lamb, Happy Ever After Curator & Blogger, USA Today

Robyn Carr, Four Friends, Never Too Late
Kristan Higgins, If You Only Knew
Elizabeth Hoyt, Dearest Rogue
Beverly Jenkins, For Your Love, Destiny’s Captive
Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Heroes Are My Weakness
Meredith Wild, Hardwired

Gotta love it! Harlequin, Avon, and Forever authors dish on their best-selling romance novels.

Rain information:
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Martha Hodes, Mourning Lincoln

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

BookClub discussion on Hamlet by Shakespeare.

Facilitated by Max Gladstone, Full Fathom Five: A Novel of the Craft Sequence.

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with New Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information:
In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

 

Featuring the Poets of Sibling Rivalry Press:

Jane Summer
Ralph Hamilton
Daniel Nathan Terry
Priscilla Atkins

Presented in partnership with Sibling Rivalry Press


Rain information:
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Laugh-out-loud look into why we tiptoe around the very subject we should be celebrating – diversity.

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Charles Kaiser, The Cost of Courage

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

Rain information:
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Featuring the Poets of Cave Canem:

Brian Gilmore
JP Howard
Angel Nafis

Presented in partnership with Cave Canem

Rain information:
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

John Romita Jr. is one of the comic book industry’s greatest artists. Join him in a discussion about redefining the greatest superhero of all time, SUPERMAN, and what it means to create a new legacy with DC Entertainment.

Learn more about John!

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Terry Alford, Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Hosted by: Cali Co Cat

Tails, Meowsic, and Arts & Crafts to boot!

In case of rain, Word for Word StoryTime will be cancelled.

 

Book Club discussion on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

Facilitated by Robert Repino, Morte .

Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.

Produced in partnership with New Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA).

Rain information:
In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

 

Featuring the Poets of Whiting Awards:

Anthony Carelli
Aracelis Girmay
Jenny Johnson
Roger Reeves

Presented in partnership with Whiting Awards

Rain information:
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

TBA

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Jonathan Horn, The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee’s Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Facilitated by: Miranda McLeod, Master of Fine Arts, New York University

Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required.

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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Featuring the Poets of Red Hen Press:

Mark Doty
Dean Kostos
J.D. McClatchy

Presented in partnership with Red Hen Press


Rain information:
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

America’s most loved therapist with tips on living life to its fullest, at any age.

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Eric Burns, 1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar.

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Facilitated by: Melissa Petro

Gotham Writers Workshop invites you to let go of your literary anxiety and pick up a pen. You’ll get three short writing prompts, a few minutes to write, and the chance to tell your story. Gotham instructor Melissa Petro leads this exercise for your writer brain—no pressure, no angst, just freewheeling creativity.

Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Don Doyle, The Cause of All Nations

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Facilitated by: Melissa Petro

Gotham Writers Workshop invites you to let go of your literary anxiety and pick up a pen. You’ll get three short writing prompts, a few minutes to write, and the chance to tell your story. Gotham instructor Melissa Petro leads this exercise for your writer brain—no pressure, no angst, just freewheeling creativity.

Produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Featuring the Poets of Kundiman:

Cathy Park Hong
Sandra Lim
Hieu Minh Nguyen
Lo Kwa Mei-en
Brenda Shaughnessy

Presented in partnership with Kundiman

Rain information:
In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

 
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Featuring the Poets of Belladona*:

Tonya M. Foster
r. erica doyle
Betsy Fagin
Monica Ong

Presented in partnership with LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs and Belladona*

Rain information:
In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.

 
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

TBA

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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Make essay writing easy - for teen and 'tweens who need to brush up on their skills.

Presented in partnership with Writopia Lab

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Featuring the Poets:

Michael Morris
Michael Klein
Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Sean Singer

Produced in Partnership with Michael Klein

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Kinokuniya

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Gotham Writers' Workshop

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Writers' Workshops

New York Historical Society

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Non-Fiction Series

With special thanks to Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Time Inc., and Rodale, who have steadily supplied the Reading Room with magazines since 2003.

Special thanks to the New York Public Library for providing us with a rain venue for some of our events.

Special thanks also go to Hachette Book Group; Harper Collins; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Little, Brown and Company; MacMillan; Penguin Group; Random House; Rodale Books; Scholastic, Inc.; Scribner Group; Simon and Schuster; St. Martin’s Press; Blue Flower Arts; Cavankerry Press; Cave Canem; Coffee House Press; FAWC; Kundiman; Letras Latinas; Poets & Writers; Tightrope Books; and W.W. Norton for their invaluable support.

And to all of you, thank you.

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