Literature

Leadership

Chair: Alice Palmisano
Co-Chairs:
Johanna Garfield, Rose Kernochan, Dee Shapiro

Est: 1967
Contact: literary@thenationalartsclub.org

Mission

Our mission is to bring literary works of merit to the membership and general public through readings and discussions with authors; to present panel-discussions on literary subjects of interest (biography, memoir, etc.); to help aspiring writers through our scholarship program.

Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, events will begin at 8pm and are hosted in the Grand Gallery of The National Arts Club.

Tuesday, September 9
Charles Finch – “The Last Enchantments”


Tuesday, September 23

John Matteson – "The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography"

Tuesday, October 7

Christa Bremer – "My Accidental Jihad"


Tuesday, October 21

John Strausbaugh – "The Village

Tuesday, November 4

Ann Fensterstock – "Art on the Block: Tracking New York Art World from Soho to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond"

Tuesday, November 18

Eric Fischl – "Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas"

Past Events from our 2013/2014 Season

All events are free and open to the public.
Unless otherwise noted, events will begin at 8pm and are hosted in the Grand Gallery of The National Arts Club.


Tuesday, February 4

Bill Cheng - “Southern Cross the Dog"

Tuesday, February 18

Laura Lippman - “After I’m Gone

Wednesday, March 5

Daniel R. Schwarz - “Endtimes: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009"

Wednesday, March 19
The Literary Committee’s 12th Annual Writers’ Showcase, "It Never Entered My Mind"

Monday, April 7

Dara Mandle -- Poets

Wednesday, April 16

Jean Zimmerman – "Savage Girl"

Monday, May 5
Gold Medal - John Ashbery

Tuesday, May 20
Christopher Buckley – “But Enough About You"



Tuesday, June 3

Carole Klein Memorial Reading "The Girls Next Door: Doris Day and Mary Martin" by David Kaufman