Reading Series Census: Memoir Monday

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Monday, April 16th, 2018 | 2,749 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 | 2,638 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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Tayari Jones Launches An American Marriage

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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | 2,277 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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Hermione Hoby Discussed Neon In Daylight with Dayna Tortorici

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 2,101 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 | 2,238 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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Alex Gilvarry Launched Eastman Was Here

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017 | 2,927 views

Alex Gilvarry, a 5 under 35 nominee in 2014, launches his novel EASTMAN WAS HERE

Alex Gilvarry discusses his new novel Eastman Was Here, reading about Norman Mailer, and how the Vietnam war movies of his childhood scared him straight.

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Paul Yoon Launched The Mountain

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Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 | 2,958 views

Paul Yoon discusses THE MOUNTAIN, his latest story collection, at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene Brooklyn with Katie Kitamura

Paul Yoon discusses his new story collection, The Mountain, writing with pushpins on a map, and trying to accomplish something during his fellowship.

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Yuri Herrera Discussed Kingdom Cons with Isaac Fitzgerald

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Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | 2,551 views

Yuri Herrera and Isaac Fitzgerald discuss KINGDOM CONS at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn

Yuri Herrera discussed his newly translated novel Kingdom Cons, what is lost in translation, and his fascination with politicians.

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