Please join us for our upcoming readings:
Wednesday, July 8th 12:30pm
Bryant Park: Bryant Park Reading Room
Thomas Beller will moderate a panel discussion on writing in New York, with Joseph O’Neill (Netherland), Colum McCann (Let the Great World Spin), Jonathan Ames (The Double Life Is Twice as Good) and Alice Mattison (Nothing Is Quite Forgotten in Brooklyn). They will give insight on the challenges and rewards of bringing New York to written life, take questions from the audience and sign books.
Wednesday July 8th, at 6:30pm
Washington Square Park (south end)
Now in its sixth season, Park-Lit is an outdoor summer reading series. Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood will host a reading in Washington Square Park (the Southern end of the park). Readers will be Jonathan Ames, Thomas Beller, Rachel Cline, and Thomas R. Ziegler.
Thursday, July 9th, 8pm
Happy Ending Lounge, 302 Broome Street
Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood monthly reading with THOMAS PRYOR, KATE WALTER, RANAAN GEBERER and DANNY GOLDSTEIN.
THOMAS PRYOR’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, A Prairie Home Companion, Underground Voices Magazine and Ducts. Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts, his blog is listed in the Blog Roll of the New York Times City Room, and his column appears in the Upper Eastside newspaper, The UES NYC Informer. Thomas is finishing his first book, Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts. Thomas will be reading with TWO VIOLINISTS.
KATE WALTER is a freelance writer based in the West Village. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, Newsday, The Advocate and many other places. She teaches personal essay writing at the NYU School of Continuing & Professional Studies.
RAANAN GEBERER lives with his wife, Rhea, and cat, Celeste, in Chelsea. He grew up in the Bronx and works as the managing editor of the revived Brooklyn Daily Eagle. His hobbies are growing vegetables in his community garden, cooking, reading about whatever subject he’s obsessed with at the moment, working out at the gym, and playing music with his rock band.
DANNY GOLDSTEIN is from Wilmington, Delaware, where he was raised to love all things NASCAR. He has worked as a Program Assistant at West Philadelphia’s beloved Kelly Writer’s House, and now works in publishing. This, however, has not stopped him from spending much of his time drinking beer, sitting in his underwear and screaming invectives at the television.
HAPPY ENDING is located at 302 Broome Street, at the intersection of Broome Street and Forsyth Street. The phone number is 212-334-9676.