Queens Literary Events: April 15th, 2013

iconycflushing mapWelcome to Newtown Literary’s weekly listing of literary and cultural events across the borough of Queens.

Please get in touch to add your event to the list, published every Monday:


* Week beginning April 15th, 2013 * 

Tuesday, April 16, 7pm. 

Flushing: Evening Readings: Tom Wolfe. The distinguished novelist will read from his work and be interviewed by WNYC’s Leonard Lopate. Tickets ($20) go on sale at 6.45pm on the evening of the reading. Free with CUNY student ID.

LeFrak Concert Hall, Music Building, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY. Map.

Thursday, April 18, 7.30pm. 

Astoria: Boundless Tales reading series, hosted by Audrey Dimola, featuring readers Jeff Brandt, Susana H. Case, Kim Liao, Eric Nelson and Malini Singh McDonald. $10 drink minimum.

Waltz Astoria, 23-14 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY. Map

Saturday, April 20, 1.00pm. 

Long Island City: The Struggles of African Americans in Queens, 1790-1870. Roundtable discussion presented by Richard Hourahan, Queens Historical Society Collections Manager and contributor to Friends of Freedom: The Underground Railroad in Queens and Long Island and The Road to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in New York and BeyondFree to members, $5 non-members

Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY. Map.

Saturday, April 20, 7.30pm.

Sunnyside: Oh Bernice! Reading Series. Readers include Aracelis Girmay, Sachiko Clayton, Audrey Dimola, Brian Kim, and Jenna Telesca.

Cafe Marlene (music at link), 41-11 49th Street, Sunnyside, NY. Map.


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