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Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend & Center for Fiction Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your planner. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please announce your event one week prior to its date.

Writer Lawrence Block will headline a session at the Center for Fiction’s Crime Fiction Academy master class. Hear him on Wednesday, September 19th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Network of Iranian American Society (NIAS) will be hosting a social mixer and an evening of stories. Dr. Rahimeh Andalibian will celebrate the release of her book, The Rose Hotel. Join them on Wednesday, September 19th at Bistango Restaurant from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Irvine, CA)

The Franklin Park Reading Series will be co-hosting a literary pub quiz based on Bartlett’s Quotations with Little, Brown and Company. This official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event will happen on Wednesday, September 19th at Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Writer Sandy Lerner will be talking about her Pride & Prejudice-inspired novel, Second Impressions. See her on Thursday, September 20th at The Center for Fiction starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Poetry Foundation will be hosting a night called “Poetry off the Shelf: Lucille Clifton Tribute & Book Launch.” Check it out on Thursday, September 20th starting 7 p.m. (Chicago, IL)

Writer Vincent Stanley will headline a reading and signing event for his book, The Responsible Company. Join him at Patagonia (Soho branch) on Thursday, September 20th starting 7:30 p.m. (New York, NY)

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