12:30 to 2:05pm & 2:30 to 4:10pm, “Meanwhile Back in Queens…”, a marathon showcase of local lit split into two parts, spotlighting various reading series, literary organizations, and writers/poets currently active across the borough. Hosted by writer/poet/curator, Audrey Dimola, born & raised in Queens.
12:30-2:05pm block features Boundless Tales Reading Series, KC Trommer, Enigma Bookstore/Queens Writers Series, Norman Stock, Oh, Bernice! Reading Series, Gabrielle David, REZ Reading Series/Richmond Hill Library Series, Franklin Bruno, Reformed Talent, and Nature of the Muse.
2:30 to 4:10pm block features Heightening Stories, Thomas Fink, First Tuesdays: A Neighborhood Reading Series, Maria Terrone, Canvas of Words, Catherine Fletcher, Poetry Teachers NYC, Emily Ruth Hazel, and Five Boro Story Project.