The 2007 Independent & Small Press Book Fair programs are confirmed! This year promises another great lineup of public programs, featuring a diverse group of literary and indie personalities. Join us December 1st and 2nd for these exciting events, and bring your friends!
Saturday, December 1st, 10am to 6pm
- [10:30am – 11:45am] Indie Press Author Read-a-thon
- [12:00pm – 12:50pm] In the Flesh: Writing and Publishing Erotica moderated by Rachel Kramer Bussel
- [1:00pm – 1:50pm] An Insider’s Look at Book Publicity: Essential Tips from Publishing’s Publicists
- [2:00pm – 2:50pm] Ian MacKaye (Fugazi) on Independent Culture: Q&A with an introduction by Ian Svenonius
- [3:00pm – 3:50pm] Keep Your Eyes Open: Ian Svenonius Interviews Photographer Glen E. Friedman (with Slide Show Presentation)
- [4:00pm – 4:50pm] Celebrate 20 Years of our Book Fair: Tama Janowitz (Slaves of New York) & Arthur Nersesian (The F*ck-Up) read from their iconic 1980s novels
- [5:00pm – 5:50pm] Katha Pollitt: Learning to Drive – Memoirist and Nation Columnist
- [10:00am – 6:00pm] The Literary Cafe is Open All Day!
Sunday, December 2nd, 11am to 5pm
- [11:15am – 11:45am] Indie Press Author Read-a-thon
- [12:00pm – 12:50pm] Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent’s Eye with Katharine Sands
- [1:00pm – 1:50pm] Authorpreneurship: Achieving Success with Self-Publishing and Other Publishing Options, with Stephanie Gunning and Richard Ridley
- [2:00pm – 2:50pm] Qu’est-ce Que C’est Sex and Violence: Permissibility in Translation – Amy Scholder, Chad Post, Slava Mogutin, Sinan Antoon
- [3:00pm – 3:50pm] Rugged and Raw: Cutting-edge Urban Readings from Amiri Baraka, Hattie Gossett, and Aaron Petrovich
- [4:00pm – 4:50pm] The Literary Trivia Quiz Smackdown: A Public Space vs. The New York Review of Books
- [11:00am – 5:00pm] The Literary Cafe is Open All Day!
The New York Center for Indpendent Publishing is located in the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen Landmark Building at 20 West 44th Street (bet. 5th and 6th Aves) in midtown Manhattan.