The Good Immigrant

Caption: 

“There’s this kind of irresolvable trap that occurs when you’re too young to have any power but old enough to know that you want some.” Jenny Zhang reads from her essay “Blond Girls in Cheongsams,” which is included in the collection The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America (Little, Brown, 2019) edited by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman.

Anam Cara Workshops

Anam Cara offers weeklong workshop retreats to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers from June to September near Eyeries in County Cork, Ireland, overlooking Coulagh Bay and the mountains and farmlands of the Beara Peninsula. “Fact Into Fiction,” taught by poet and fiction writer Nessa O’Mahony and filmmaker Peter Salisbury, was held from June 22 through June 28. “Mythic Imagination,” taught by poet and nonfiction writer Adam Wyeth, was held from July 6 through July 12.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
Ignore Event Date Field?: 
no
Event Date: 
August 31, 2019
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
July 21, 2019
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
July 21, 2019
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Anam Cara Workshops, Eyeries, Beara, County Cork, Ireland. Sue Booth-Forbes, Director. 

Contact City: 
Eyeries
Country: 
IE

Unnameable Books

Unnameable Books is a bookstore located in the heart of the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The store specializes in poetry, has an eclectic collection of used books, and carries work from small independent presses. Unnameable Books host readings, talks, and book launches.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
Type of Venue: 

Cafe con Libros

Name of Reading Series: 
The Renegade Reading Series

The Renegade Reading Series was founded in 2011 to showcase emerging writers in New York City. Caitlin Elizabeth Harper hosts the series once a month at Cafe con Libros, a feminist community bookstore in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
Event Types: 
Type of Venue: 

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