Dec 5, 2011, 5:15 PM
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Listen, Walk, Submit
December 5, 2011 NYC UPDATE
LISTENNew York City offers a fantastic range of readings to provide relief from the ceaseless holiday jingles. Our Literary Events Calendar lists scores of great events--here are just a few examples:
Hear Hannah Tinti, Alison Espach, and Alison Smith. Sponsored by Freerange Nonfiction at Pianos (158 Ludlow Street). December 7, 7:00 p.m. $8.
(le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) hosts Writers Read with Lesley Dormen, Mary Lyon, Janna Levin, Joel Hinman, and Isabelle DeConinck. December 11, 6:30 p.m. Free.
as part of the Page Meets Stage series at The Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery).
December 21, 8:00 p.m. $12.
WALKOut of town guests this month? Send them on their way with our City Guide by author T Cooper. He provides a detailed tour of the Big Apple's bookstores and reading series, plus tips about the very best coffee shops for writing. Your guests will be happily entertained for hours. (New Yorkers will pick up some tips, too!)
2011 is nearly over--but if you resolved to get your writing out there this year, there is still time to keep your promise to yourself. Dozens of writing contests have December and January deadlines, and several are of special interest to NYC writers:
Two Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowships are reserved for writers under 30 living in the five boroughs. Deadline: December 22. Entry Fee: $12
Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Awards provides grants of $3,000 each to writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction who reside in the Bronx. Winners must complete a one-time public service activity. Deadline: January 28. No entry fee.
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