New York City Reading Series Census

The New York City Reading Series Census is a project to identify, publicize, and create a record of literary reading series in New York City. The goal is to help connect the literary community and provide a resource for writers, readers, and fans of events in the city.

We are hoping to collect answers from the curators of the city’s reading series and publish them as a resource for participants and audience members, as well as create a portrait of the contemporary literary scene in New York City.

See the responses from other series here.

New York City Reading Series Census:

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?

Who founded the series, and who runs it now?

What genres or mediums does the series include?

What is the format of the series?

Where does the series take place?

When and how often is the series performed (and is it seasonal)?

How long has the series been active?

Where can people find information about series on the web?

Do you take submissions, solicit material, or a combination?

Did you set out with specific goals when the series was launched and have they changed over time?

What distinguishes the series from others?

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