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Local Poets Showcase: Madelyn Krystal Hill, Leona Garber

This is our Local Poets Showcase, which will be featured here every Saturday morning. This week we have two amazing local poets: Madelyn Krystal...

Daniel Elder’s “Sister’s Community Hardware” Explores Change In Clinton Hill

We're trying something a little different here: this is a great piece of short non-fiction that we think is worth reading.  Author Daniel Elder grew...

The Week That Will Be: “It”, A Masquerade, and Readings You...

Below you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend! Submit your event...

Midweek Schedule Roundup: Go On A Date, See Some Literary Debutantes,...

Below you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend! Submit your event...

Local Author Gabriel Cohen Discusses The Neighborhood And What It’s Like...

A few weeks ago, a post asking readers to name their favorite novel set in the neighborhood drew several comments. One was a recommendation for The...

Hear Neighbor Greg Weiss Read His ‘Thrilling And Brilliant And Oddly...

For all our lovers of the written word out there, we have some great news: neighbor and poet Greg Weiss will be reading from his...

Breaking Down Barriers: New Community Center Aims To Celebrate Pakistani Culture,...

Community leaders, elected officials and other neighbors celebrated on Sunday the opening of a new center in our area that is dedicated to promoting...

Hear Amazing Poets Read At Lark Café This Sunday

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about spending quality literary time with some of the city's best poets? Lit at Lark (led by Kensington's...

Neighbor Adam Sternbergh On His Newest Spademan Novel, Why Ditmas Park...

Neighbor Adam Sternbergh, a contributing editor at New York magazine and Vulture, and the former culture editor of The New York Times Magazine, is...

Get Your Literary Fix & Hear Local Authors Read At Lit...

This Sunday, November 16, you can get your literary (and caffeine) fix while hearing neighborhood writers in author Rachel Sherman's Ditmas Writing Workshop read their...

Pregame For The Brooklyn Book Festival With Bookend Events In Fort...

The Brooklyn Book Festival--the annual, free, massive literary event that is a must for readers of all ages--is coming up on Sunday, September 21,...

Summer Literary Festival Lands In Fort Greene Park On August 23

Our area's rich literary history will continue at 2pm on Saturday, August 23 with the 2014 Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival, to be held...

Bensonhurst-Inspired Short Book Of Short Stories Hits The Shelves

With a rich and colorful history, it is no wonder Bensonhurst and its cast of characters continues to be an inspiration for films, television...

Bensonhurst Native Gives Glimpse Of Old Neighborhood In New Book

Bensonhurst native Marco Manfre makes his literary debut with "The Outcast Prophet of Bensonhurst," a coming-of-age novel about a boy growing up in Bensonhurst...

An Author Visits Maurice Sendak’s Childhood Home And Asks, “Where The...

Bensonhurst (or Gravesend)-born creative legend, Maurice Sendak passed away earlier this year. The art and literary world were abuzz with recollections of Sendak's humility...