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Marcus Samuelsson, Zadie Smith & David Bukszpan Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date.

The Franklin Park Reading Series will feature five authors at tonight’s events. Check it out at the Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden starting 8:00 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

This year’s final two conversation events of  NYPL Live! will star Yes, Chef author Marcus Samuelsson and legendary writer Zadie Smith. See them at the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on December 10th and December 11th. (New York, NY)

The next event of the Pen Parentis Literary Salon will include an appearance by author Karl Taro Greenfeld. Join in on Tuesday, December 11th at Andaz Wall Street starting 7:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

The Moth’s next StorySLAM will focus on the theme of “Disappearance.” Head over to Housing Works’ Bookstore Cafe on Tuesday, December 11th at Andaz Wall Street starting 7:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

Book publicist David Bukszpan will be discussing his title, Is That a Word?, at a powerHouse Arena event. See him on Thursday, December 13th starting 7:00 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

The Drama Book Shop will host an event with author Robert Simonson, two actors and a cover artist. Hear them on Friday, December 14th starting 5 p.m. (New York, NY)

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