New York City has always been known for its vibrant and diverse creative underground. Now with the summer upon us, there’s no shortage of poetry slams, open mics, and writing workshops to satisfy the most curious writers. Here are 5 of the best upcoming events, all in Manhattan!
Franklin Park is all ready to unite for its monthly reading series, convocation for this month being scheduled on Monday, June 12, 2017.
Recommended and published by eminent publications of NYC, including The New York Times and The New Yorker, this event is known as “the best reading series in NYC”.
Franklin Park describes their event as “Provocative, humorous, and poignant”.
Based at the Franklin Park Bar and Beer Garden in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, it is one of the most distinguished platforms which features both emerging and established fiction writers, memoirists, and poets from NYC and across the world. The ambiance both inside and outside is relaxed and calming.
This Monday, Franklin Park is
James Joyce is known as one of the most iconic and important authors of the 20th century. However, for many, his literature can often be difficult to untangle and interpret. Struggling to understand the complicated and eloquent prose of Joyce can be a turn off to some, but others still want the chance to read and understand his work.
Are you someone who would like to delve into Joyce’s literature? A great place to start will be attending a reading event at Prospect Heights Brainery in Brooklyn.
On Friday, June 16th, at 6:30 PM, a class will be lead to
“Free verse for a free nation!” ScreeningRoom.org, in cahoots with the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red hook, invite you to a public reading of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” from Leaves of Grass.
Dozens of artists, poets, writers and vagabonds will read individual cantos as “a tonic against gobshites and a gilded age” – Thomas Lynch.
Join us to support the Waterfront Barge Museum, the ACLU, PEN America, the NEA and Sunny’s Bar, with a night of poetry, the sunset over the Brooklyn waterfront and