This spring, Kwame Alexander spoke to a rapt audience of fourth and fifth graders at PS 48 in Queens as part of a program that Queens Public Library organized through South Jamaica Reads to bring authors to schools.
Bestselling author Alexander says he owes his success to… READ MORE
A traditional book club, this isn’t. There are no flustered hosts at the Gracie Book Club: instead, it’s hosted by New York’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray, in the mayoral mansion. May 17 marked the first meeting of the Club, and the First Lady pulled up a chair with authors James… READ MORE
When I was an undergrad English major I took a course in American Literature after World War II. On the first day of class, the professor said, “This is a rare chance to read several of the same books as a group and then discuss them.”I realize now how right she was. Reading is… READ MORE
Sam Weller, an associate professor at Columbia, was Ray Bradbury's chosen biographer. He is also the author of Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews and Shadow Show: All New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury.Saturday, April 27 @ 12 p.m., ONLINE: Sam Weller will… READ MORE
Calling all authors, aspiring writers, readers, and publishing industry professionals: Here's an event we work hard on all year to dedicate to you, lovers of the written word! Join us for the 4th Annual Authors and Publishers Fair on Saturday, December 1 at Queens Library at… READ MORE