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Sunday, May 19, 2013

EVENT: Writing and the Digital Revolution

An excellent program about writing and digital publications will be offered next week at PS/IS 187, proving that our neighborhood is indeed a cultural hotbed.

"WRITING AND THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION" will take place on Wednesday, May 29 from 6-8PM at the PS/IS 187 Auditorium located at 349 Cabrini Boulevard.

How is the work of writing and publishing changing in a world of blogs, ebooks, tablets, and smartphones? Join us for a discussion and Q&A with several members of our writing and publishing community in the Heights.

This exciting event features a number of excellent guests and features a post-panel Q&A, followed by a brief reception with panelists.



Meena Alexander, internationally acclaimed poet, memoirist, novelist, critic, and Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at Hunter College and Graduate Center, CUNY; author of Birthplace with Buried Stones (forthcoming fall 2013)

Brenda Copeland, Executive Editor, St. Martin's Press

Jim Dwyer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, the New York Times; author of Subway Lives: 24 Hours in the Life of the NYC Subway and coauthor of 102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers

Dorian Karchmar, literary agent, William Morris Endeavor

Veronica Liu, founder, WordUp Community Bookshop and Fractious Press; editor, Seven Stories Press; writer, artist, and photographer.

Clive Priddle, Publisher, Public Affairs Books

Terry Teachout, drama critic for the Wall Street Journal, biographer, blogger, librettist, playwright; author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong and Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington (forthcoming fall 2013)

Moderator: Alane Salierno Mason, Executive Editor, W. W. Norton & Company; Founder, Words without Borders

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