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Special Events /
08 Opening Night:
17th Annual Word/Play Festival
at Medicine Show, 549 W 52nd
St. Info: (212) 262-4216.
09 Opening Night:
Baad! Ass Women's Festival
at Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance,
841 Barretto St. Info: (718) 842-5223
11 Sun 2 Free. Gregory
Corso: A Celebration
Angel Orensanz Foundation, Center
for the Arts, 172 Norfolk St. (corner Stanton St) (212) 477-7137 / 780-0175
24 Sat/Sun 25 Free.
13th Annual Small Press Book Fair
Small Press Center, 20 W 44th St.
Over 200 independent presses represented.
2001 Small Press Author of the Year
is Edith Wharton. Lectures and materials on Wharton will be available.
Other activities include bookmaking and craft demonstrations, authors'
readings, a Reader's & Writer's Café: Bill Henderson / André
24 Sat Free All
Day: Poets House
Poetry Publication Showcase
Annual exhibit of 1,000+ new poetry
books and a festival of events celebrating the diversity of poetry in print.
The Showcase exhibit features all of the year's new poetry books from commercial,
university and independent presses across the country.
24/25 Weekend 2:00-4:00
$10 Bookmobile Workshops at Bluestockings Women's Bookstore
Courtney Dailey and Ginger Brooks
Takahashi lead workshops in buttonhole stitch binding (Saturday) and coptic
stitch binding (Sunday).
25/26 Sun/Mon Editors
Conference at the United Nations
led by David H. Lynn (Kenyon Review)
and John Kinsella (Salt and Stand). Details to appear on
29 Thur 7:00 Free:
Joyce Carol Oates and James Ragan
Culminates the "Dialogues Among
Civilizations Through Poetry" project of some 200 venues worldwide. Reserve
free seats at www.dialoguepoetry.org. (Name, address and email required
for security purposes.)
30 Fri -April 1
Sun All Day ($various) People's Poetry
The biannual event sponsored by
City Lore and Poets House sets the pace for April's National Poetry Month
with three days of readings, workshops, film, and music from 10 to 10 at
various downtown venues. www.peoplespoetry.org