Events at Shakespeare & Co.

October 22

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Ben Barnz in conversation with Michael Cunningham

To celebrate the launch of his new book, WE: An Adoption and A Memoir, independent film producer Ben Barnz will be joined for a Q&A by Michael Cunningham (Pulitzer Prize winner and author of The Hours).
Centering on the story of Ben Barnz and his husband adopting a child, WE alternates between legal suspense story and memoir, and examines shifting gender roles in parenting, and modern notions of family construction.
Due to high demand, priority will be given to customers who pre-order WE.

October 23

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

October 24

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Nietzsche, Soloveitchik,and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

Join us for a book talk on Nietzsche, Soloveitchik, and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy by Daniel Rynhold,Professor of Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University and Michael Harris, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.
Hosted by Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
SOLD OUT.
Reservations are closed.

October 25

6:30pm – 8:00pm

NYC Book Launch: The Lying King

Celebrate the release of Alex Beard's delicious fable, THE LYING KING.
Fine artist, conservationist, and author Alex Beard returns with a new installment of Tales from the Watering Hole, with a timeless story that is most timely in our current climate about a warthog who wants to be king of the jungle and lies his way to the throne.
A whimsical work of art that carries a socially relevant, vital message for children and adults alike.
Book signing (with a drawing?) to follow

October 30

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

November 1

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book Launch: STRAY, memoir of a runaway by Tanya Marquardt

To celebrate the launch of STRAY, Memoir of a Runaway, Tanya Marquardt will be joined by performance artist Patrick Bella Gone, author of the chapbook The Impersonators.

Tanya Marquardt is an award-winning performer and the author of ten plays, which have been produced across Canada and the United States. A Hertog Fellow and graduate of the MFA creative writing program at Hunter College, she teaches English at Hunter College. Patrick Bella Gone is a performance artist & writer.

November 6

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

November 7

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Paul Alan Ruben: Terms of Engagement

Join novelist, short story, and non-fiction author Paul Alan Ruben for the launch of his short story collection Terms of Engagement: Stories of the Father and Son
In this compelling volume, Paul Alan Ruben portrays father and son as intimate enemies, each yearning to be understood, acknowledged, and validated by the other.
Paul Alan Ruben will be joined by Gary Brown, senior faculty, CG Jung Institute of New York, for a Q&A session.
Book signing to follow

November 14

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Victoria Johnson and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers

Join Victoria Johnson, author of American Eden and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, author of Saving Central Park.
Victoria Johnson is Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter College, where she teaches on the history of New York City. Her book is about the first botanical garden in the nation.
Elizabeth Barlow Rogers is the president of the Foundation for Landscape Studies and founder of the Central Park Conservancy.
Book signing to follow

November 20

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

November 27

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

December 4

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)