Tag Archives: #NYC reading events

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 […]

April Reading Series at KGB

Don’t miss our April Reading Series at KGB, when we host Alvaro Enrigue, author of Sudden Death and Rachel Cantor, author of Good on Paper. Join us for readings that take us from a 16th Century tennis match between Caravaggio and a the Spanish poet Francisco de Quevedo, to today’s Upper West Side Manhattan, where a part-time […]

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, […]

BtB’s Free Reading Series Returns

… And it features three of the hottest debuts of the summer. Join us for our first Reading Series of the season to hear new work receiving rave reviews by Mia Alvar, Stephanie Clifford and Julia Pierpont. With New York City featuring as the backdrop to this month’s stores – of fitting in, finding out, or starting […]

Opportunities for Corporate Summer Reading Series

Behind the Book’s annual corporate summer reading series is just around the corner. The school year is quickly drawing to a close, and with 200 literacy workshops in K-12 classrooms nearly completed, Behind the Book is turning its attention to NYC’s literary loving adults. The corporate summer reading series is Behind the Book’s annual summer fundraising […]

Our Evening with Joshua Ferris

We were thrilled when one of our supporters offered to host a cocktail party to benefit Behind the Book on February 9. When Man Booker Prize nominee Joshua Ferris agreed to appear at the private reading, we knew the party would be a hit. As Josh read from the opening pages of his much-lauded third […]