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Contemporary Poetry Marathon Reading
​Contemporary Poetry Marathon Reading​

The NADA Contemporary Poetry Marathon Reading from May 10, 2014.

BOMBLive at the Harbor Gallery
First Kiss

Listen to readings from a BOMBlive event at the Harbor Gallery on July 24th, 2013. Many thanks to our talented readers: Álvaro Enrigue, Catherine Lacey, M. Cullen, Trey Sager, and Bianca Stone.

Highlights of Bushwick Open Studios, 2013
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Eight young artists, curators, writers and art historians tell BOMB their top picks at this year’s BOS, May 31–June 2, 2013.

When We Eat The Way We Do It: Jen Rosenblit’s Last Supper at Bodega by Lauren Bakst

Take a road trip to Philly’s Bodega gallery with a podcast of a performative lecture by—and interview with—choreographer Jen Rosenblit.

Miranda July at BookCourt

Listen to a podcast of Miranda July reading from her new book It Chooses You at BookCourt bookstore in Brooklyn.

Q&A with Jesse Ball by ​Litquake

BOMBlog teams up with San Francisco’s Litquake to bring you a series of interviews leading up to their annual festival. This week, Litquake talks to fiction writer and poet Jesse Ball about books, wolf-back riding and the Vivian sisters. Jesse’s newly released novel The Curfew is in bookstores now!

Extempore: Elissa Schappell’s Book Release Party by Jennifer Rodriguez
Blueprints Schappell

Jennifer Rodriguez reports from a cocktail reception for Elissa Schappell’s new book Blueprints for Building Better Girls.

PS122 Launch Party by Hadley Roach
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Hadley Roach attends the PS122 Launch Party on the Gawker rooftop to preview the real and imagined treats of the 2011–2012 season.

Underwater NY Poetry Reading at Poets House August 24, 2011 by Leah Umansky
 Underwater NY

Leah Umansky on the maritime poetics of Underwater NY’s reading at Poets House, featuring Matthea Harvey, KC Trommer and Cate Marvin among others.

Extempore: Beowulf Sheehan by Jennifer Rodriguez
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As part of a new ongoing column, BOMBlog steps out on the town, or into an intimate party, to explore the inner lives and passions of New York City’s artists, writers, and creative professionals, be it food, fashion, or just pop culture. In this installment, writer Jennifer Rodriguez speaks to photographer Beowulf Sheehan, the man behind the camera for the New York Public Library’s beautiful book Know the Past, Find the Future.

Jim Shepard at Greenlight Bookstore
Jim Shepard

Listen to a podcast of Jim Shepard reading from his recent book of short stories, You Think That’s Bad, and then check out his conversation with Christie Hodgen in BOMB 114, on newstands now.

Extempore: Frogmore Night at Vadis and Clay’s by Jennifer Rodriguez
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As part of a new ongoing column, BOMBlog steps out on the town, or into an intimate party, to explore the inner lives and passions of New York City’s artists, writers, and creative professionals, be it food, fashion, or just pop culture. In the first installment, writer Jennifer Rodriguez attends a dinner party hosted by Vadis Turner and Clay Ezell at the couple’s home in Williamsburg.

A Taste of Home: Benefit for Housing Works by Jennifer Rodriguez

The literary and the culinary scenes come together to benefit Housing Works, a multi-platform charitable organization raising money for homeless people in New York living with HIV.

Reading at The Half King
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On a frigid Monday night in January, BOMB hosted a reading at Half King, the legendary bar and restaurant in Chelsea. Listen to a podcast of the event, featuring Luke Degnan, Ben Mirov, Dorothea Lasky, and Justin Taylor.

Paul Auster at BookCourt
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Bookforum: Bad Trips by Katy Gray
Book Forum

Bookforum’s Feb/March issue is loaded with travelogues. So what better way to launch the issue than with a night of quick and punchy narratives? To lighten the load they brought in the likes of Stephen Elliot (The Adderall Diaries), Victor LaValle (Big Machine), Sam Lipsyte (The Ask), Tom McCarthy

Swee: Actors Reading Writers by Jennifer Rodriguez
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Jennifer Rodriguez reports on the “Sweet: Actors Reading Writers” series and its founders’ innovative, and highly entertaining, approach to live fiction performance.

Justin Spring at the NYPL

Justin Spring, just nominated for a National Book Award for his seminal biography, The Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade with poet and biographer, Honor Moore at the New York Public Library, on September 29, 2010. Listen to a podcast of the conversation and check out the video highlights below.

Gary Shteyngart at BookCourt
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Gary Shteyngart reads from his novel Super Sad True Love Story at BookCourt. A short Q&A follows the (hilarious) reading.

DUMBO ARTS Festival 2010 by Katy Gray
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A preview of the DUMBO Art Festival’s The Endless Bridge, a group exhibition consisting of videos projected onto the Manhattan Bridge anchorage and photo coverage of the festivities.

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