The Lit List: January 19-25 Electric Literature January 19, 2013 Scuttlebutt 1 Comment The Lit List is a weekly compendium of New York’s finest literary events and readings. If there’s something you think we should know about, email email@example.com. We’ll be at Housing Works on 1/23 talking about giving away art for free! Scroll down for more info. Saturday, Jan 19 Fireside Follies, Bushwick’s finest (and only?) reading series. Hosted by Eric Nelson and Michael Lala. Tonight‘s readers are Rebecca Wolff (The Beginners), Scott McClanahan (Stories V!), Kathleen Alcott (The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets), and Jacob Kaplan. The First Novelization: A Reading Series based on the Original Motion Picture. Dramatic readings of literary masterpieces such as Pretty in Pink, Grease AND Grease 2, Rambo IV, Saturday Night Fever, and much more. Sunday, Jan 20 Asymptote‘s second anniversary reading/party at The Living Theatre. Wednesday, Jan 23 Open Source: A guide to free culture with Electric Literature, Man Bartlett, and Jeff Rosenstock at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Join a panel of experts in free culture for a frank discussion on the future of art and how to survive when you’re giving it away for free. Moderated by Maria Popova of BrainPickings.org. Kate Zambreno and Lisa Cohen at Park Slope’s Community Bookstore on writing, women and modernism. Zambreno’s book HEROINES weaves together memoir and feminist literary scholarship, examining the minor roles to which women have been relegated in literary culture and criticism. In ALL WE KNOW, Lisa Cohen illuminates the lives of three forgotten women of the Modernist era, all part of a lesbian subculture and highly connected to the world of fashion, art, literature and culture in the 1920s and 30s. New Directions’ Publisher Barbara Epler will be joined by translators Johnny Lorenz and Idra Novey to discuss the work and legacy of Brazilian author Clarice Lispector at The Center for Fiction. Join n+1 and Occupy the Boardroom for one last reading and discussion of The Trouble is the Banks at St. Mark’s Bookshop. The Vica Miller Winter Poetry Salon, featuring Tina Barry, Peter Marcus, Leah Umansky and Laura Cronk. Thursday, Jan 24 The Museum of Emotions: A night with Bill Hayward and The Coffin Factory at Housing Works Cafe & Bookstore. Join Barbara Browning, Kate Zambreno and Matias Viegener at McNally Jackson for a reading of their uncategorizable works and a discussion on critical fiction, experimental biography and autobiography, and the role of the Internet in the writing of their books. Jerry Stahl, editor of The Heroin Chronicles (Akashic), will appear with contributors Nathan Larson, Sophia Langdon, and L.Z. Hansen at St Mark’s Bookshop. An evening with Counterpoint Press at Greenlight Bookstore, featuring Karen Bender (A Town of Empty Rooms), Annapurna Potluri (The Grammarian), and Lynne Sharon-Schwartz (Two-Part Inventions). Kick Assonance at KBG: Award-winning storyteller and Huffington Post blogger Leslie Goshko hosts tonight’s curated evening of original poetic works that’s sure to Kick Assonance! With Jeff Simpson, Mary Cool, and Andrew Schep. Friday, Jan 25 Writers Reading to Writers Listening to Writers Reading to Writer (whew!) returns to Unnameable Books. Starring Lauren Hunter, Mike Decapite, Patrick Gaughan, and Lauren Wallach. Paragraph Reading at KBG: with Robert Moulthrop, Tanya Rey, and Margot Berwin. *** —Elissa Goldstein is one-half of The Outlet’s editorial team. (The other half is here.) One Response Julie January 20, 2013 Hi, congratulations on such a great web. By the way, do you know that the American writer James Salter is nominated to 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for Literature? Philip Roth was awarded with the same prize in 2012. Please, let’s make hin win!! kindly give your support submitting the attached letter: http://jamessalterpremioprincipedeasturias.net23.net/james_salter_contribuir_en.php Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.