VIDEO: Sundays At Erv’s – A Monthly Reading Series* 12.11.16

Sundays At Erv’s Monthly Reading Series will host their last reading in 2016 this Sunday, December 11th at 6PM featuring writers, Wo Chan, Deirdre Coyle, Andrew Cothren and Christine Scanlon. Sundays at Erv’s is a monthly reading series featuring established and emerging writers of all genres.  They host some of NYC’s best literary talent on…

Greenlight Book Store launch – Island People: The Caribbean And The World @ BKLYN Commons

Last week, BKLYN Commons hosted the pre-launch celebration of Greenlight Book Store’s second location coming to 786 Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.  In celebration of the neighborhood’s vibrant Caribbean culture and community, geographer and first-time author, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro was there in conversation with essayist and journalist Garnette Cadogan for the opening reception. The standing…

Look At BOOKS: Locating Home in Oneself in Roger Bonair-Agard’s Where Brooklyn At?

By Monica Prince | twitter Roger Bonair-Agard’s collection Where Brooklyn At? shines with its attention to detail of a life lived in transit and intersection.  This intersection expands beyond the concrete ones in Brooklyn; it moves into the intersection of race and class, nationality and ethnicity, home and home-away-from-home.  Each intersection bubbles in the varying sections…