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Posts Tagged ‘Rosie Schaap’

A Bookrageous BEA Bash & YA Superstars Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar. 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.

Essayist Tim Kreider and author Jenny Boylan will headline a conversation event to talk about Kreider’s new collection, We Learn Nothing. Hear them on Tuesday, May 28th at The Strand starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Four authors, Nathan Larson, Sarah MacLean, Rosie Schaap, and Teddy Wayne, will appear at HousingWorks Bookstore Cafe’s “Bookrageous BEA Bash.” Join in on Wednesday, May 29th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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Rosie Schaap: ‘Bars are great laboratories for storytelling’

Do you love telling stories at your favorite bar?  On the Morning Media Menu today, author and New York Times Magazine ”Drink” columnist Rosie Schaap talked about her new memoir, Drinking With Men.

Press play below to listen on SoundCloud. The book shows how bars have helped shape her personal and creative life. She also shared tips for pitching This American Life.

Here’s an excerpt: ”What I love about bars is that they are places where people talk to one another and tell people stories. There is a kind of openness and exchange of stories in bars. Everyone is relaxed. You go to a bar not to get dressed up, not to have a really fancy night out on the town. You go to the bar to be relaxed and to be yourself. I think that really facilitates great storytelling among regulars. That’s really what we do at bars, we tell each other our stories.”

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NaNoWriMo Tip #27: Have a Literary Drink

As we near the nail-biting conclusion of National Novel Writing Month, we have some simple advice for all the undoubtedly frazzled writers in the marathon: have a drink. This GalleyCat editor created a variation on The Thin Man martini this summer–try our recipe at this link.

If you want more cocktail options, Studio 360 hosted a Fuzzy Novel competition this summer, collecting more than 100 cocktails mixed by listeners and named after famous books.

Brett Elms won the contest with the The Age of Innocence cocktail and Susan Steinway was the runner-up with the My Antonia. Bartender, poet and author Rosie Schaap mixed the winning drink in the video embedded above. Follow this link to listen to the whole episode.

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‘The Age of Innocence’ Wins Fuzzy Novel Cocktail Contest

Studio 360 hosted a Fuzzy Novel competition this summer, collecting more than 100 cocktails mixed by listeners and named after famous books. Brooklyn’s Brett Elms won the contest with the The Age of Innocence cocktail and Cambridge’s Susan Steinway was the runner up with the My Antonia.

Here’s more about the contest: “The judge of our contest is equal parts lit and liquor: Rosie Schaap is a poet, a bartender, and the ‘Drink‘ columnist for the New York Times Magazine. Her upcoming memoir is Drinking with Men. Kurt Andersen met up with Schaap at Ward III, a bar in lower Manhattan.”

Schaap mixed the drink in the video embedded above. Follow this link to listen to the whole episode. If you are interested, this GalleyCat editor created a variation on The Thin Man martini this summer–try our recipe at this link.