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Tony Kushner, Erin Stead & Ben Greenman 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.

New Yorker editor Ben Greenman will launch The Slippage along with appearances by Sam Lipsyte, Toure, Claire Vaye Watkins and Amelia Gray. At Franklin Park starting at 8 p.m. (Brooklyn NY)

Screenwriter Tony Kushner and The Public’s artistic director Oskar Eustis will headline a conversation event about Kushner’s Lincoln. See them on Wednesday, May 8th at The Strand Bookstore starting 7:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

Children’s book creators Erin Stead, Julie Fogliano, and Philip Stead will lead a story time event at Greenlight Bookstore. Check it out on Saturday, May 11th starting 11:00 a.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

The next session of the Franklin Park Reading Series will feature female writers who specialize in fiction books and memoirs. Join in on Monday, May 13th at the Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden starting 8:00 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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