This is the third year that I’ve attended Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” (“EDBL” from here on) and the 14th year since it began, and I continue to be amazed by this event. This year, … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Hari Kunzru
If you missed Book Con 2017, November 15 is the day to redeem yourself. Tickets for Book Con 2018, to be held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, will go on sale at noon, so don’t be … Continue reading Book Con 2018 is coming!!
So the universe was trying to mess with me yesterday. It knew that I was on my way to see the trifecta that is Jessica Williams, Phoebe Robinson and the amazing Gabrielle Union. For once, I was early. I refused … Continue reading Gabrielle Union Book Launch – Gramercy Theatre (NY)
So last month, I told you all about my literary dilemma: do I go to the book launch for It Devours! or see Gabrielle Union in all of her melanin glory? Well, I finally made a decision and will be … Continue reading Literary Dilemma – The Decision
Yes, I know. I’m supposed to be on hiatus. But I have a dilemma, people!! Strand Books, one of my favorite places to buy books in New York City, is hosting two book events on the same damn day. At … Continue reading My Literary Dilemma
Listen up, New York readers! Roxane Gay, author, “bad feminist,” and badass, will be launching her upcoming book Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body on June 13. The book launch is part of a new series called Unbound, a partnership … Continue reading Roxane Gay Book Launch
Last year, I had the good fortune of securing a ticket to Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” (“EDBL” from here on). I was lucky enough to sit in the presence of one of my favorite … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Jacqueline Woodson
Rejoice, book nerds (I proudly put myself in that category)!! Book Con will be here in June 2017 in New York City. The event that makes us book lovers dance in the streets will be at the Jacob Javits Center and Book Minded Mag will be there nerding out with the rest of you. Tickets go on sale on November 16 at 12 pm EST, so be ready!! Here’s the link to the website with all the info you need and to sign up for the Book Con newsletter. See you there! http://www.thebookcon.com/Home/ Continue reading Book Con 2017 is coming!!!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit in the same room with one of your favorite authors and just listen to them talk for an hour about pretty much anything? Well my chance came to glorious … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Zadie Smith
If you could have dinner with your favorite author, what question would you ask first? You may just have the chance to ask said question by attending Brooklyn Academy of Music’s writer series Eat, Drink & Be Literary. The series, where ordinary folks like us can have dinner and drinks with a famous author, runs from February 16-June 8, 2016. Brilliant writers such as Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings), London-born sensation Zadie Smith (White Teeth, NW) and literary-agent-turned-memoirist Bill Clegg (Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man) will share a meal with fans while … Continue reading Book Event – Eat, Drink & Be Literary