Reading Series Census: The Renegade Reading Series

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 | 953 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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What genres or mediums does the series include?
Fiction, poetry, essay, spoken word. One time there was a song.

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Reading Series Census: Pershing Fields Garden Friends Benefit Reading

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Thursday, March 14th, 2019 | 1,350 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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What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
Pershing Fields Garden Friends Benefit Reading

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Reading Series Census: Same Page

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Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | 2,616 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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What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
The series is called Same Page after the colloquialism “We’re on the same page,” both because it indicates the ethos of the series is for like-minded people who are exciting about all forms of the written word, and because the two founders had the idea for it at the same time.

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Reading Series Census: Words @ Weeksville

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Monday, May 14th, 2018 | 2,574 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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Darker Than Nostalgia: An Interview with Self-Portrait with Boy Author Rachel Lyon

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Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 | 3,484 views

Rachel Lyon, author of Self-Portrait with Boy, talks with Zach Graham about nostalgia for old New York, researching housing laws, ghosts, and gentrification.

SELF PORTRAIT WITH BOY

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Dogs Being Interviewed as a Mushroom Cloud Consumes Them but not Before Declaring Nobody was Likely Ever Going to Read the Interview Anyway: An Interview with Patrick Carr and Clayton Lamar

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 | 3,199 views

Patrick Carr and Clayton Lamar of DogsDoingThings read Tweets in celebration of the anthology Short Circuits: Aphorisms, Fragments, and Literary Anomalies at Powerhouse Archway

Patrick Carr and Clayton Lamar are two creators of the popular Twitter account @dogsdoingthings. The good dogs (and the bad dogs) do what they do in an alternative existence that is remarkably similar to our own, although darker, more melancholy, often desperate, obsessed with mushroom clouds and contemplating the abyss.

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Reading Series Census: WEIRDD

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Monday, February 12th, 2018 | 2,652 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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Reading Series Census: The Rally

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Monday, November 20th, 2017 | 3,232 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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