Queens Literary Events: April 22nd, 2013

iconycQueensNY06_1nc_oWelcome 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 22nd, 2013 * 

Monday, April 22-Thursday, April 25

Long Island City: Rough Draft Fest continues this week at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. Visit the link for a full schedule of performances, staged readings, and discussions.

LPAC, LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY. Map.

Wednesday, April 24, 6.30pm. 

Flushing: The New Salon in Queens, presented by the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation Reading Series, Queens College. Distinguished poet Marie Howe, Poet Laureate of New York State, will read her work. A signing will follow. Co-sponsored by the Poetry Society of  America. Free and open to the public.

Campbell Dome, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY. Map.

Friday, April 26-Sunday, April 28. 

Astoria: NYC 19th-Century Extravaganza! Events at the Greater Astoria Historical Society include talks on Oscar Wilde, 3D photography, and Victorian women’s fashion, all on Saturday 27th. Other events, including a Steampunk Fashion Show and Model Flying Machine Contest take place at the Old Stone House, Brooklyn.

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

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