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, December 2
Roz Chast  “Can We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir” 

Tuesday, December 16
Boris Fishman – “A Replacement Life” - Join author Boris Fishman for a provocative discussion about the meaning of truth, justice, and family with novelist and memoirist and Fishman's former teacher, Darin Strauss.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Words and Pictures with Aperture Magazine

Tuesday, January 20

Sandra Newman – “The Country of Ice Cream Star”


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