Reading Series Census: Memoir Monday

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Monday, April 16th, 2018 | 112 views

The New York City Reading Series Census is an ongoing project to catalogue the contemporary literary scene. Any reading series curator in the New York area can take the survey here.

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
The series is called Memoir Monday. It celebrates memoir and first-person writing and takes place on Mondays.

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Nafkote Tamirat Talks About The Parking Lot Attendant

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018 | 304 views

Nafkote Tamirat discusses The Parking Lot Attendant, wanting to be famous, and how Boston is often seen as a white city despite having many diverse communities.

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Reading Series Census: The Difficult to Name Reading Series

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Friday, March 9th, 2018 | 508 views

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
The Difficult to Name Reading Series. I just couldn’t think of a name.

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Tayari Jones Launches An American Marriage

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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | 691 views

Tayari Jones reading from AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn

Tayari Jones discussed her latest novel, An American Marriage, the origin of the title, and how she came up with the idea for the novel at Greenlight Bookstore.

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Reading Series Census: WEIRDD

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Monday, February 12th, 2018 | 769 views

The New York City Reading Series Census is an ongoing project to catalogue the contemporary literary scene. Any reading series curator in the New York area can take the survey here.

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Hermione Hoby Discussed Neon In Daylight with Dayna Tortorici

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 882 views

Hermione Hoby talking with Dayna Tortorici at McNally Jackson books about Neon in Daylight

Hermione Hoby discusses her debut novel Neon in Daylight, how she didn’t plan to write about New York City, and how fiction was a reprieve from the journalism she wrote for money.

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Zack McDermott and Jaime Lowe Discuss Their Memoirs

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Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | 1,053 views

Zack McDermott, author of Gorilla and the Bird, and Jaime Lowe, author of Mental, discuss bipolar disorder, writing memoirs, and lithium.

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Reading Series Census: The Rally

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 | 1,430 views

The New York City Reading Series Census is an ongoing project to catalogue the contemporary literary scene. Any reading series curator in the New York area can take the survey here.

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
We’re the Rally—the heart of a rally in the body of a reading series. We think that writers, activists, and advocates will make America truly great again. The Rally is where we come together to be reminded of what’s at stake and how to take action.

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