I had the absolute pleasure of attending the book launch for Daniel Day’s aka Dapper Dan’s new memoir, Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem. Held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, fans of Harlem’s own came to hear his story. … Continue reading Unbound – Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem Book Launch
I know it hasn’t been that long since I announced my hiatus while the site is being overhauled, but I had to take a break from everything to let you know that Harlem’s very own Dapper Dan will be releasing … Continue reading Dapper Dan at BAM
This is the fourth year that I’ve attended Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” (“EDBL” from here on) and the 15th year since it began, and I hope to attend many more. This year, I was … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Min Jin Lee
Saturday, April 27 is Independent Bookstore Day and the time for all of us to support our local bookstores. When was the last time you went to a bookstore, perused the aisles and found a book that turned into the … Continue reading Get ready for Independent Bookstore Day!!
Hey folks! Below are a few events I wanted to highlight coming up in February and March. 1. BAM Black Comix Expo – Multiple Locations I learned about this event after visiting the Black Comics Collective’s table when I attended the Black Comic Book Festival last weekend. Now in its second year, this event highlights the need for diversity and representation in the sci-fi and fantasy genres while exposing fans to creators, illustrators and superheroes of color. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on February 10. For more information, click here. 2. Ink … Continue reading Upcoming Book Events – New York
Hey folks! So we’re in the second week of 2019 and already there are so many book events to talk about. If you’re in the New York area, check below to see if there’s anything that peaks your interest. 1. Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival How on Earth did I not know about this event? And it’s coming up on its seventh year? Well, that won’t happen this year because I will be in attendance. The event, which is free to the public, will be held on Friday, January 18 from 12-7:30pm and on Saturday, January 19 … Continue reading Upcoming Book Events
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
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