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"Eat, Drink, & Be Literary" with Junot Diaz

MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient Junot Diaz

Junot Diaz

The roster for the 2013 season of “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” looks amazing! Presented by BAM and the National Book Awards, aspiring writers and literary fans will have the chance to socialize with and learn from a host of literary stars including Pulitzer Prize winner and recent MacArthur Genius Award recipient Junot Diaz, Jamaica Kincaid, and Colson Whitehead. Starting in January and running through June at BAMcafé, tix are $55 which includes admission to the reading, dinner, wine, tax, and tip. If you buy tickets for five or more “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” events, you’re eligible to save 20%.

Tickets go on sale December 10 to Friends of BAM and December 17 to the general public. Tickets can be purchased by calling BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100 or by visiting BAM.org. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the BAM Box Office (Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue from 10a-6p Monday—-Friday; 12-—6p on Saturday; and 12-—4p on Sundays.

Save the Date(s)!

The featured authors and moderators are:
January 23
Martin Amis, Author

Deborah Treisman, Moderator

February 6
Colson Whitehead, Author

Deborah Treisman, Moderator

February 27
Nell Freudenberger, Author

Phillip Lopate, Moderator

March 6
Jamaica Kincaid, Author

Phillip Lopate, Moderator

April 3
Junot Díaz, Author

Deborah Treisman, Moderator

May 8
Alison Bechdel, Author

Phillip Lopate, Moderator

May 29
Richard Russo, Author

Harold Augenbraum, Moderator

June 5
Keith Gessen and Masha Gessen, Authors

Phillip Lopate, Moderator

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4 responses to “"Eat, Drink, & Be Literary" with Junot Diaz

  1. What a cool idea. I wish there were something like this in my area.

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