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

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Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 1,770 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

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 | 5,794 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

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Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | 3,409 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

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | 4,069 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

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 | 6,139 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

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 | 5,663 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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Luc Sante Discusses The Other Paris with Jason Diamond

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 | 12,160 views

Luc Sante and Jason Diamond discuss THE OTHER PARIS

Luc Sante discussed The Other Paris with Jason Diamond of Vol 1. Brooklyn at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn last week. Sante previously has written Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, a portrait of the city. The Other Paris similarly explores Paris.

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Kevin Powell Reads The Education of Kevin Powell

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Monday, November 9th, 2015 | 11,266 views

Kevin Powell and journalist Ted Hamm

Kevin Powell is a poet, activist, former candidate for Congress, author, and even once starred in a reality television show before reality television was a thing. His memoir The Education of Kevin Powell follows in the tradition of other autobiographies and traces his origins in Jersey City to his life in Brooklyn. He was a Greenlight Bookstore to discuss the book with journalist Ted Hamm.

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