All posts tagged: Events

Visit TC at the Brooklyn Book Festival!

BBF logoLove reading The Common and want to see our staff’s smiling faces in person? Stop by our table at the Brooklyn Book Festival this Sunday, September 17 from 10am-6pm at Table 347 in front of the courthouse. We’ll be giving away a special, tasty something while supplies last! For more information about the Festival marketplace and all the events and authors, visit www.brooklynbookfestival.org.

Flavia MartinezVisit TC at the Brooklyn Book Festival!
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Photos: Launch Party & Spring Benefit

Bethany BallThanks to everyone who came out to support us at our recent Spring Benefit & Issue Launch! We love coming to NYC to celebrate, and the evening was the perfect opportunity to meet, talk, laugh, and share the work of our authors and artists. Photos from the event are up on our Facebook page. Please check them out and feel free to tag yourself and your friends!

Thanks again for your support of The Common, and for celebrating with us.

Emily EverettPhotos: Launch Party & Spring Benefit
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Spring Benefit & Issue Launch

Spring Benefit & Issue Launch 

Tuesday, May 2nd

Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd St., New York City
6:30–8:30pm 

issue 13

Celebrate spring, fresh new literature, and The Common at our Issue 13 launch party and benefit! Join us for a night at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, featuring Honor Moore, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Bethany Ball, and Mensah Demary.

Emily EverettSpring Benefit & Issue Launch
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Amherst College Literary Festival 2017

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 (All day)Saturday, March 4, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Amherst College

Amherst’s annual literary festival celebrates the College’s extraordinary literary life by bringing to campus distinguished authors and editors to share and discuss the pleasures and challenges of verbal expression—from fiction and nonfiction, to poetry and spoken-word performance.

This year’s festival features award-winning novelist Zadie Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, and 2016 National Book Award Fiction Finalists Chris Bachelder and Jacqueline Woodson, among others.

Olivia ZhengAmherst College Literary Festival 2017
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Author Postcard Auction 2016

Event Date: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 – 8:00amFriday, December 9, 2016 – 11:00pm

Bid for a chance to win a postcard from your favorite author, handwritten for you or a person of your choice. A wonderful keepsake, just in time for the holidays.

All proceeds will go toward The Common‘s programs. These include publishing emerging writers, mentoring students in our Literary Publishing Internship Program, and connecting with students around the world through The Common in the Classroom.

Explore the auction here: http://bit.ly/TheCommonPostcardAuction2016. Bidding opens on Monday, November 7th.

Olivia ZhengAuthor Postcard Auction 2016
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The Common Issue 12 Launch Party

Event Date: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 – 7:00pm
Location: 
Housing Works Bookstore Café
Join The Common magazine for an evening of literary celebration as we toast the launch of Issue 12!

Olivia ZhengThe Common Issue 12 Launch Party
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Author Panel at Forbes Library

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 7:00pm9:00pm
Location: 
Forbes Library, 20 West St, Northampton, MA 01060

On Wednesday, April 13, at 7 PM, the Forbes Library will host a panel discussion and Q&A with The Common, featuring novelist Edie Meidav, podcast editor Steven Tagle, and Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Acker. Each will read briefly from recent work, discuss balancing the writing and teach life, and talk about The Common‘s role in the literary landscape here in the Valley and around the world.

Emma CroweAuthor Panel at Forbes Library
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Arabic Night at Amherst College

Event Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2016 – 6:00pm9:00pm
Location: 
Amherst College

On Friday, April 8, from 6-9 PM, The Common and the Five College Arabic Initiative will co-host the Fifth Annual Arabic Night. The night will feature the launch of The Common‘s eleventh issue, Tajdeed (Renewal), a special issue dedicated solely to translated contemporary Arabic fiction. In addition, the night will feature Professor John Eisele, professor and Director of the Arabic Studies Program at the College of William and Mary, as well as live Arabic music performed by the Layaali Music Ensemble, a Middle Eastern dinner and various student performances.

Emma CroweArabic Night at Amherst College
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