Monday, September 22, 2014

Reading Room Cliffs Notes: Weeks of September 22 and 29

Reading Room Cliffs Notes is the essential guide to what's going on in the Reading Room for the upcoming week. The "Flashback" section captures a highlight from last week, while "Foreshadowing" gives a full list of the upcoming week's events. Make a visit to the Bryant Park Reading Room presented by HSBC a plot point in your week!  

Flashback of the Week: Bryant Park Write-In
Last Thursday, the Reading Room hosted our first ever Bryant Park Write-In, in partnership with Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Instructed by Melissa Petro, writers were encouraged to write creatively with 3 writing prompts, and got the chance to share their stories with fellow writers.

Foreshadowing for the Weeks of September 22 and September 29
7pm: Word for Word Poetry's Tribute to Jean Valentine
A tribute to Jean Valentine, featuring Timothy Liu, Catherine Barnett, Mark Doty, and Jack Lynch. Produced in partnership with Poetry Society of America

7pm: Word for Word Poetry welcomes Poets Wear Prada
Joel Alleghretti, Erik La Prade, Hilary Sideris, John J. Trause, and Tantra-zawadi read original works. Produced in partnership with Poets Wear Prada

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

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