March Events at WORD

February 28, 2010

We’re excited about our schedule of events for March, and even more excited about two other important milestones: SPRING officially arrives later this month AND we celebrate our 3rd anniversary! Yea us! And yea to all of you for supporting WORD for another awesome year. Here’s what we have planned for the month:

Thurs. March 4, 7:30 PM: I Love New York: 5 Minute Series storytelling night, hosted by Chairmen of the Bored, a great group of creative literary folks (who all met while playing basketball at WORD.) Sign up to tell a 5 minute tale and come for the fun (and the beer!)

Thurs. March 11, 7:30 PM: Author Amelia Klem Osterud will read from and discuss her new book THE TATTOOED LADY. We’ll have fake tattoos too, of course!

Sat. March 13, 3:00 PM: Our next YA Not? will feature Carrie Ryan, author of the new book, THE DEAD-TOSSED WAVES. Zombie donuts will be served. Our YA Not series is an ongoing literary salon for not-so-young adults. But YA fans of all ages are invited to attend.

Thurs. March 18, 7:30 PM: The first of two indie press nights we have planned for March, this one features several authors with new works from Vulgar Marsala, Two-Handed Engine, Emergency Press and MFG Imprint. Readings from: Jesi Bender, Chad Faries, Lisa A. Flowers and Cesca Janece Waterfield.

Wed. March 24, 7:30 PM: Museyon Guides and Jauntsetter host Russian Night at WORD! Featuring Russian rocker Mike ‘Vivisector’ Antipow, frontman of  Gulag Tunes; singer-songwriter Alina Simone, your guide to Russian chanson in Music + Travel Worldwide; and Laurel Maury, who uncovers Russian film locations in Film + Travel Europe. Budem zdorovy!

Fri. March 26, 7:30 PM: Indie Press Night with Tin House, featuring Geoffrey Becker, author of Hot Springs, Keith Lee Morris, author of Call It What You Want and Steve Almond, Tin House contributor and author of the upcoming release, Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life.

Sat. March 27, 3:00 PM: Launch party for FLYING LESSONS, a new picture book from local author/illustrator Gilbert Ford. We’ll serve lemonade for the kids and make paper airplanes! Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun and an event for kids of ALL ages!

Don’t forget this month’s book club, Sunday morning running group and new Monday evening writers group. All our events are listed here and you can RSVP for many of them on Facebook here (encouraged but not required.) See you this month at the store!


2 Responses to “March Events at WORD”


  1. […] Brooklyn has announced its series of March events, which include an indie press night with Tin House and a reading and discussion with Amelia Klem […]


  2. […] Word Brooklyn celebrates its third anniversary this month, the same month that will mark a year since my last bookstore community, Wordsmiths Books, shut its doors for the last time.  In that time, I’ve made and lost friends, fallen in and out of love, and read books both great and horrible.  I thought I’d given up on being giddy about publishing…and that, too, has changed. And, ok, maybe Word’s not responsible for all of that (as I am, ya know, given to over-romanticizing), but it’s amazing the little part of your heart, and your life that can be filled by the perfect bookstore. […]


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