Reading Series Census: Line Break

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Monday, July 31st, 2017 | 195 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 name of our series is Line Break. In prose writing, a line break indicates the start of a new scene. We chose that name for our series in hopes that it would be the start of a new little literary scene, and to evoke that idea that every episode could be the start of a new thought for our audience.

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Reading Series Census: NYU Bookstore Reading Series

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 | 316 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?
NYU Bookstore Reading Series, names its the location.

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Reading Series Census: Whom Wants to Cry

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Friday, April 14th, 2017 | 889 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?
WHOM WANTS TO CRY. We love grammar, memes, & incorrectly using words. And, of course, crying.

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Reading Series Census: Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017 | 865 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 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 name is Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation, and it’s a riff on our location, Mid-Manhattan Library. The series takes place in midtown Manhattan–the heart of the city, the middle of things. Mid-Manhattan Library is home to the biggest circulating collection in The New York Public Library system. Books on books on books!

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Reading Series Census: PANK Magazine & Folder Poet Showcase

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017 | 1,137 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?
PANK Magazine & Folder Poet Showcase

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Reading Series Census: Final Fantasy Reading Series

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Monday, January 23rd, 2017 | 1,217 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?
Final Fantasy Reading Series. The name is meant to evoke escapism, adventure, and imagination, and is in no way a reference to any intellectual property owned by Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd, or its subsidiaries.

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Reading Series Census: First Tuesdays

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Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 | 1,366 views

First Tuesdays, a Jackson Heights reading series

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: Ditmas Lit

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 | 1,357 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 name of the series is Ditmas Lit. We floated around some ideas that were a little more clever, but we ultimately decided we wanted something easy to remember that gave a shout out to the neighborhood.

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