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City Guide

by T Cooper


From newly established bookstores such as McNally Jackson Books in SoHo to long-time forums such as the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church on the Lower East Side, T Cooper, author, most recently, of The Beaufort Diaries, visits his favorite places to research, revise, and read in New York City.

Upcoming Events

P.S. Bookshop
August 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
August 29, 2015 - 10:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
The Strand
September 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Brooklyn Public Library - Central Branch
September 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Greenlight Bookstore
September 2, 2015 - 7:30pm


Literary Places

Located at the 92nd Street Y, Unterberg Poetry Center hosts a reading series of approximately thirty events each year, most of which are held in 92Y's 917-seat Kaufmann Concert Hall. A separate...

The Center for Fiction is the only nonprofit in the United States solely dedicated to celebrating fiction. It hosts literary events, including panels, lectures, and conversations between authors....

McNally Jackson Books, located in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, stocks about 40,000 books at any given time and sprawls over 7,000 square feet. The bookstore hosts regular talks,...


Conferences and Residencies

Brooklyn, New York United States
New York, New York United States


From Grants and Awards

Poetry Society of America
PEN American Center


From the Magazine

by Marwa Helal

September/October 2015

The Bridge, an online forum launched by the literary nonprofit Brooklyn Poets, fosters connections between emerging and established writers, and provides a student-mentor alternative to the traditional MFA program. 

by Michael Szczerban

September/October 2015

Dawn Davis—vice president and publisher of 37 INK, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Atria Publishing Group—talks about editing Edward P. Jones, the lack of diversity in publishing, and what some of the most successful authors have in common.

by Michael Szczerban

July/August 2015

Four young literary agents meet for an evening of food, drink, and conversation about how they find new authors, what they need to see in a query letter, and the common mistakes writers should avoid.


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