[nyfoil-l] NY: Small press / Indie Book Fair this weekend

Aniruddha Das ad2069 at columbia.edu
Sat Dec 4 10:35:28 CST 2004

Small Press Book Fair

Come join Akashic Books and over 100 other indie publishers this weekend in
Manhattan at the 17th Annual Independent and Small Press Book Fair -- Saturday,
December 4, from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, December 5th, from 11 am to 5 pm at
the Small Press Center on 20 West 44th Street. Admission to the Fair and all
programs is free and open to the public.

The schedule of wonderful events includes: a conversation with New York 
Times Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus; a discussion with renegade 
journalist Christian Parenti; a presentation by cartoonist David Rees, 
creator of "Get Your War On"; short readings from Howard Zinn's Voices of a 
People's History of the United States; a tongue in cheek
post-election debate with writers from The Onion and The Daily Show; "The 
Making of
Brooklyn Noir"; a discussion of the nexus of music and literature with 
Nunez, Colin Channer and Miles Marshall Lewis.

For more information, please call 212-764-7021, visit www.smallpress.org  or
email info at smallpress.org.



Free Public Events
Saturday, December 4, 2004

Capturing Hip-Hop: Discussion and slide presentation with Jamel Shabazz - 
Small Press Author Readings - 10:30-1:00pm
David Rees Presentation - 11:15-12pm
Dispatches from Afghanistan and Occupied Iraq: Discussion with Christian 
Parenti - 12:00-12:50 pm
Melodies & Prose - 1:00-1:50 pm
Spontaneous actions & interactions - 1:00-2:30 pm
Gotta Have It: Stories of Aspiration & Inspiration from The Moth - 
2:00-2:50 pm
Independently Yours: Starting a Small Press or Literary Magazine - 
3:00-3:50 pm
The Making of Brooklyn Noir - 4:00-4:50 pm
Emerging Writers from The Paris Review - 5:00-5:50 pm

Sunday, December 5, 2004

Transition 101 - 11:15 -12:00 pm
Small Press Author Readings - 11:30-12:45 pm
How to Find a Literary Agent, Publish Your Book and Create a Bestseller - 
12:00-12:50 pm »
Readings from Howard Zinn's Voices of a People's History of the United 
States - 1:00-1:50 pm
Post-election debate with The Onion and The Daily Show - 2:00-2:50 pm
A Conversation with The New York Times Book Review editor Sam Tanenhaus - 
3:00-3:50 pm
Street Seen: Documenting Street Art - 4:00-4:50 pm

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