Reading Series Census: Ditmas Lit

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 | 1,697 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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Reading Series Census: Live Literature at Montclair State

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Thursday, October 20th, 2016 | 1,652 views

Live Literature at Montclair State

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 official name is Live Literature at Montclair State University, but most people just call it Live Lit. The significance of the name is that college students who have been used to only thinking of literature as text, as something on the page, have an opportunity to think of it as multidimensional and interact with writers directly.

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Reading Series Census: See No Evil Reading Series

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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | 1,699 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 “See No Evil”. The See No Evil Reading Series focuses on strange and haunting fiction in the spirit of Halloween, read aloud by professional actors and storytellers.

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Reading Series Census: Vica Miller Literary Salons

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Monday, September 26th, 2016 | 1,686 views

Vica Miller Literary Salons

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?
Vica Miller Literary Salons.

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Reading Series Census: Lyrics, Lit & Liquor

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Monday, September 12th, 2016 | 1,817 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.

Lyrics, Lit and Liquor

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
Lyrics, Lit & Liquor is an alliterative description of the music, readings, and (optional) alcoholic beverages one can expect at the series.

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Reading Series Census: Risk of Discovery

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Friday, June 17th, 2016 | 2,497 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 the series was inspired by the words from the poet Yusef Komunyakaa speaking to the creation of new writing. In an interview and essays he addresses how taking risks brings surprises in ones’ writing that are like discoveries. I had a list of names and my wife helped me select this one.

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Reading Series Census: Liars’ League NYC

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 | 2,294 views

Liars League

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 Liars’ League NYC.

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Reading Series Census: Franklin Electric Reading Series

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Monday, May 16th, 2016 | 2,333 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?
Our series is called Franklin Electric Reading Series and takes its name from the co-working space it’s held in, Franklin Electric.

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