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A New Model for Global Journalism in Cristi Hegranes’s Byline


Monday, October 2nd, 2023 | 355 views

Cristi Hegranes reads from BYLINE, her book about local journalism in a global world

Cristi Hegranes believes in local reporting. That’s why nearly two decades ago, she founded Global Press, an organization dedicated to covering news around the world. Her formula is simple: hire local people to write about local issues. She outlines the success of her new model of journalism in the new book Byline

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Lit Pics: Miss Manhattan Reading Series, November 2022


Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 | 663 views

Miss Manhattan non fiction reading series November 8 2022

The November addition of the Miss Manhattan Nonfiction reading series included James Harry Hanson, Diksha Basu, and Ada Calhoun

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Courtney Maum Explains What to Do Before And After The Book Deal


Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 2,277 views

Courtney Maum, author of Before and After the Book Deal, and panelists Jenn Baker, Hannah Tinti, and Monica Odom at Powerhouse Books in Brooklyn

Courtney Maum was at Brooklyn’s Powerhouse bookstore to celebrate the launch of her fourth book, Before And After The Book Deal, a guide helping writers navigate the perils and challenges of the publishing process. Maum is the author of the novels I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, Touch, and Costalegre. She was joined by Ryan Chapman, Monica Odom, Jenn Baker, and Hannah Tinti as well as the non-profit organization Girls Write Now, an organization dedicated to helping mentor underserved young women find their voices through the power of writing and community.

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Sloane Crosley talked with Heidi Julavits about Look Alive Out There


Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 | 6,434 views

Heidi Julavits spoked with Sloane Crosley with LOOOK ALIVE OUT THERE

Ten years have passed since Sloane Crosley debuted I Was Told There Would be Cake, her best selling collection of essays. Three years ago she launched her first novel, The Clasp, and last month she was at Greenlight to celebrate her third essay collection, Look Alive Out There. She was joined in conversation by Heidi Julavits.

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Zack McDermott and Jaime Lowe Discuss Their Memoirs


Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | 3,774 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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Sarah Gerard Talks Sunshine State


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | 4,665 views

Sarah Gerard reads from SUNSHINE STATE, a new collection of essays

Sarah Gerard discusses her new essay collection, Sunshine State, Florida as a character, class awareness, and the evolution of the collection.

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Helen Garner reads Everywhere I Look with Ben Lerner


Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 | 6,682 views

Helen Garner and Ben Lerner discuss Garner's essay collection EVERYWHERE I LOOK at McNally Jackson Books

Helen Garner read from her latest book of essays, Everywhere I Look, a collection that spans ten years of writing and various subjects. She spoke about writing essays and writing her previous books with Ben Lerner, author of The Hatred of Poetry.

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Adrien Bosc discusses Constellation


Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 | 6,114 views

Adrien Bosc, author of CONSTELLATION, reads at Greenlight Bookstore

French author Adrien Bosc explores the lives of the passengers of an ill fated 1949 Air France flight in his new book Constellation. Based on the real people aboard the plane, Bosc extrapolates fictionalized vignettes and narratives about their lives drawing from what they left behind. He spoke with David Samuels, the literary editor at Tablet, at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn. The book was translated from the French by Willard Wood.

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