Friday, November 19, 2010

Some Literary Events/ November 19 - 24

November 19 (6:00 pm) Alfonso Armada at El Cervantes. The Spanish journalist, author, and former New York correspondent presents his book Diccionario de Nueva York. At Instituto Cervantes Gallery, 211 East 49th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-308-7720.

November 19 (7:00 pm) Babble in the Bronx Open Mic Series. At Mi Gente Café, 1306 Unionport RD, Parkchester-Castle Hill section. For more information, click here

November 19 (7:00 pm) NYC Latina Writers Group Meeting. Bring and share your work. Snacks will be served. Fee: $5. For directions, email Glendaliz  or Alicia at

November 20 (6:00 pm) Mabel Cuesta at McNally Jackson. The Cuban essayist, narrator, critic, and author of Inscrita bajo sospecha (Betania, 2010) will talk about her latest work. At McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

November 24 (7:00 pm) Alejandro Moreno Jashés at McNally Jackson. The author of La vagina de Laura Ingals (Sangría Editora) will discuss his work with Carlos Labé. At 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

November 19 (7:00 pm) Poetas at McNally Jackson. Featuring Valerie Mejer, Forrest Gander, Andrés Fisher, and Róger Santiváñez. Presentation by José María Antolín. At McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

November 20 (3:00 - 4:30 pm) The Peace Poets. Poetry workshop and performance with students of different ages. At Casita María Center for Arts and Education, 928 Simpson Street. For more information, call 718-589-2230.

November 21 (12:00- 2:00 pm) Elana Bell At Acentos Writers Workshop. The acclaimed hands-on writing series welcomes the winner of the 2004 Stephen Dunn Poetry Award. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475  Grand Concourse. RSVP is required; please send an email to and bring photo ID to the event. For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211.

November 22 (7:30 pm) Persona Slam featuring Erika Meitner. Tonight's format is a persona slam which means that any slammer who reads a persona slam will have a point added to their score. Featuring the work of Erika Meitner. At Bar 13, 35 East 13th Street. For more information, please click here or call 212-979-6677. 
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