Marie-Helene Bertino, the author of the short story collection, Safe as Houses (winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Prize) teams up with Robin Black, author of the critically acclaimed short story collection If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This; to discuss their highly anticipated debut novels, "2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas" and "Life Drawing." In conversation with Maribeth Batcha, Co-Founder & Publisher of One Story.
"Word for Word Author" is an outdoor reading series that features bestselling authors, celebrity writers, and expert-panelists sharing anecdotes, answering questions from the audience, and signing copies of their latest books.
The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park - under the trees - between the back of the NYPL on 5th Avenue & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location. (wforw2008)… (more)