Events at Shakespeare & Co.

November 17

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Book Launch: Missy the Misfit

Join LaBrea Amari for the launch of her new book, MISSY THE MISFIT, a book about family and friends. The Misfits learn new things and go on adventures . Make sure you and your child are included in all the learning and fun!!!
LaBrea Amari is a creative writer and storyteller who grew up in the city of dreams where creativity was everywhere. She wants to shed light on the lack of dark skinned girls as lead characters, bullying and to give more confidence to young girls.
An EBM book.

November 20

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

November 27

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

November 28

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Upstate/Downstate Chills and Thrills

Join the conversation with four thriller writers who find inspiration in small locales upstate as well as in the big city.
With Carol Goodman (WIDOW'S HOUSE), Jenny Milchman (WICKED RIVER), Wendy Corsi Staub (DEAD OF WINTER), and Cathi Stoler (BAR NONE).
Q&A and book signing to follow.

November 29

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Mining Memoir: What Does True Mean?

Author Jeanne McCulloch (ALL HAPPY FAMILIES), editorial director of Tin House Books, and poet and vice president of the Poetry Society of America Catherine Woodard (OPENING THE MOUTH OF THE DEAD) discuss layers of truth in mining memoir. Moderated by Gail Segal, filmmaker, poet and head of interdisciplinary collaborations at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film School.
Q&A and book signing to follow.

December 4

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop

Finding Your Story: The Power of Personal Narrative
Write stories, fiction or poetry based on personal experience. Guided exercises, writing tips, positive feedback. Beginners to middle advanced. Newcomers welcome.
The class will produce an anthology printed on the Espresso Book Machine.
Judith Hannan is the author of Motherhood Exaggerated, and The Write Prescription
10/9-12/4 except 11/13. Fee: $50- per 2-hour session (includes anthology)

December 5

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Richard Conn: THE EARTHBOUND PARENT

THE EARTHBOUND PARENT: HOW (AND WHY) TO RAISE YOUR LITTLE ANGELS WITHOUT RELIGION demonstrates how to raise children with self-sufficiency and high ethical standards without a religious framework, and offers advice on how to encourage children to discover the world and their place in it for themselves.
Richard A. Conn, Jr. is an international lawyer and private investment fund manager and is involved in various not-for-profit activities, including teaching chess to public school kids.

December 6

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storytelling & Book Signing

Bring the kids!!! Jennifer Kurani's lovable character Turtle is back, Feeling Special!

Jennifer Kurani will do a reading of her new illustrated album for young children, Feeling Special. Join her and get an autographed copy for the special ones in your life, just in time for the holidays.

December 11

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Author's Talk: HOME by Ellen Fisher

From the nation's top college for interior design comes a definitive design book, a fabulous reference for decorating the home and a great gift idea. Ellen Fisher, the author, is the Dean of the New York School of Interior Design. A Certified Interior Designer,with a private design practice, she was recognized by DesignIntelligence as one of the "25 Most Admired Educators in Architecture".
Q&A and book signing to follow