Word for Word

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Featuring the Poets of Ugly Duckling Presse:

Jennifer Stella
Laura Sims
Karen Weiser
Callie Garnett

Presented in partnership with Ugly Duckling Presse

This program will be held at: 
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, NY 10018

 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Featuring the poets of HIV Here & Now Project:

Michael Broder
Lonely Christopher
Jee Leong Koh
Guillermo Filice Castro 
Debora Lidov
Sarah Sarai

Presented in partnership with Idolent Books and Michael Broder, HIV: Here & Now

This program will be held at: 
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, NY 10018

 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Featuring the Poets of NYQ Books:

Amanda J. Bradley
Monique Ferrell
Maria Lisella
Ted Jonathan                                                                                                         

Presented in partnership with NYQ Books

This program will be held at: 
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, NY 10018

 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Featuring the poets of Nightboat Books:

Felix Bernstein
E. Tracy Grinnell
Paolo Javier
Cole Swensen

Presented in partnership with Nightboat Books, Stephen Motika, Publisher

This program will be held at: 
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, NY 10018

 

Special Thanks To:



HSBC Bank

 
Exclusive sponsor since 2003

 
Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press
Classics and Reference Library

Scholastic

Scholastic
Gift of Children’s Library

Random House Library Marketing

Random House Library Marketing
Gift of Children’s Library

Mitchell's NY

Mitchell's NY
Newspaper Delivery since 2003

Kinokuniya

Kinokuniya
Retail Partner

Gotham Writers' Workshop

Gotham Writers' Workshop
Writers' Workshops

New York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society
Non-Fiction Series

With special thanks to Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Time Inc., and Rodale, who have steadily supplied the Reading Room with magazines since 2003.

Special thanks to the New York Public Library for providing us with a rain venue for some of our events.

Special thanks also go to Hachette Book Group; Harper Collins; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Little, Brown and Company; MacMillan; Penguin Group; Random House; Rodale Books; Scholastic, Inc.; Scribner Group; Simon and Schuster; St. Martin’s Press; Blue Flower Arts; Cavankerry Press; Cave Canem; Coffee House Press; FAWC; Kundiman; Letras Latinas; Poets & Writers; Tightrope Books; and W.W. Norton for their invaluable support.

And to all of you, thank you.

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