Saturday, February 20, 2010

Some Literary Events / February 19 - 26

All events free unless otherwise noted. 

February 20 (6:30pm - 8:30 pm). Nuyorican author Edwin Torres hosts an evening of action-word poetry with Sandra María Esteves, Urayoán Noel, and Guillermo Rebollo-Gil. At El Museo del Barrio's El Café, 1230 Fifth Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-831-7272.  
February 21 (12:00 - 2:00 pm) Corie Feiner at the Acentos Writers Workshop. The acclaimed hands-on writing series organized by Acentos Foundation welcomes author Corie Feiner. RSVP is required by sending an email to Please bring proper identification to the event. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475 Grand Concourse, Bronx. For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211. 

February 22 (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) Spanish Writing Workshops. Ediciones Pen Press present individual classes to hone your creative powers in Spanish.  The workshop is conducted by reknown Argentine poet Mercedes Roffé. At the Tank Studio, 273 Bowery. For   information on costs and online registration,  click here or send email to

February 22 (6:00 - 7:00 pm) LouderARTS Weekly Sessions.  Free and open to poets of any skill level, with a writing exercise led each week by a different member of New York poetry community. This week the workshop will be taught by Jon Sands. At Bar 13, 35 East 13th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-979-6677 o.

February 22 (6:30 pm) Jaume Cabre at the King Juan Carlos. Staged bilingual reading of Winter Journey (Swan Isle Press, 2009), the first book by the award-winning Catalan author to be published in English. Organized by The Catalan Center at NYU at The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center,  53 Washington Square South. For more information, call 212-998-8255. 

February 23 (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) Queer Readings. Featuring novelist Sarah Schulman and poet Charles-Rice Gonzalez. Tickets at the door are $6. To purchase online, click here. At the Dixon Place, 161 Christie Street. For more information and to buy tickets click here or call 212-219-0736.

February 25 (7:00 pm) Imán(hattan): Presentation of  the online magazine of NYU's Spanish Creative Writing Master program. Featuring works by Gabriel Amor, Marcelo Carozzi, Arcadio Leos, Ely Rosa Zamora, Michel Zumarán and others.  Reception to follow. At the King Juan Carlos Center, 53 Washington Square South. For more information, click-here or call 212-998-3650. 

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