Tag Archives: KGB Bar

July Reading Series at KGB

Behind the Book is excited to announce an encore presentation of our Reading Series on July 14th at 7PM. These authors will be reading from works in progress. Come be surprised with us! Cyzar Arca Cyzar moved to New York when he was seven years old as an American-born citizen from the Philippines. He lived […]

June Reading Series at KGB

We curated the last installment of our Reading Series before our brief summer hiatus to be sure to keep you sated through your trip to the shore. Behind the Book will be hosting three great authors who will explore topics of identity, loss, and coming of age in an evening at KGB Bar. Join us in welcoming Dana […]

March Reading Series at KGB Bar

Writers make great main characters, and at this month’s reading series we’ll meet every kind of writer — from the night watchman and part-time writer in Mark de Silva’s dystopian novel Square Wave (February 2016) to the narrators in Greg Gerke’s collection of 38 short stories, My Brooklyn Writer Friend (September 2015). Join us at the KGB Bar on […]

February Reading Series at KGB

This month’s readings take us first to Iraq, where a platoon leader finds himself embroiled in conflicts he hadn’t reckoned on, in Matt Gallagher‘s new novel Youngblood. Then we venture to New York and Florida into the heart of a fraught mother-daughter relationship, when Lynn Steger Strong gives us a preview of her moving debut, […]

November Reading Series with Conjunctions

We’re celebrating innovative writing this month as BtB partners with Conjunctions Magazine editor Bradford Morrow to present a stellar night of fiction, poetry and more, on 11/12. Morrow read for our February reading series and, next Thursday, he returns with three of his Conjunctions writers  Andrew Durbin, Paul la Farge, and Edie Meidav. Join us on Thursday, […]

Tonight: YA Reading @ KGB Bar!

It’s that time again! On the second Thursday of every month we host a reading at the KGB bar, and this month we’re teaming up with One Teen Story to hear from three amazing Young Adult authors: Matt de la Pena, Lauren Mechling, and Lisa Ko! Matt de la Pena just wrapped up a short story program in […]

Congratulations to Tom Perrotta on his HBO pilot!

Tom Perrotta‘s collaboration with Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof on an adaptation of his 2011 novel The Leftovers has received a pilot order from HBO! The novel explores the lives of people left behind by the Rapture, and was a New York Times notable book in 2011, as well as Best Book of 2011 according to O the Oprah Magazine, Kirkus Reviews, Amazon.com, GQ, […]

In Search of YA Authors for Reading Series Event in May!

Attention authors, fans, and Behind the Book supporters! As you know, BtB has a reading series at KGB Bar on the second Thursday of every month, where incredible authors read from their newest works. We are currently looking for Young Adult authors to be featured at our May reading series event on May 9th, 2013.  […]