Drop-In Creative Writing Workshop

The Astoria Bookshop drop-in creative writing workshop continues every other Sunday via Zoom. Next up, 11/7 at 4 pm!

11/7: Beings + Things: Objects in the Time of Covid
Did the pandemic give an ordinary object new meaning?
How can that object tell the story of your state of being?
We’ll inspire some writing by sharing the “stuff” that got us through.
Click here to register.

11/21: Give Me a Deadline: Feedback Workshop
Have a piece or need a deadline to finish one? We will share screens and read each other’s drafts out loud and provide group feedback. 1800 words (or less).
Participation is limited to 4 people, so click here to register and grab your spot today.

No, YOU Tell It! “Defiant”

Our Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend event is in two weeks! We’re teaming up with Lambda Literary again for a night of queer storytelling with a twist.

The four curated storytellers are working together to develop their true tales inspired by the theme “Defiant” on the page.

Come out to Culture Lab in Long Island City on 9/28 at 7 pm and watch as they swap and present each other’s stories on stage. Plus, literary prizes from The Astoria Bookshop!

THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2021 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKEND EVENT.

Corona Chronicle Winner

NEWS: Honored to announce that I was named the second-place winner of The Corona Chronicle Essay Contest and will have my essay published in the forthcoming anthology from Ellipsis Rare Books.

50% of all proceeds from submissions to this charitable, community history writing project, collecting the unique perspectives of New Yorkers living through an uncertain period in the City’s history will be donated to the Food Bank For New York City.