This October in Paris, news from July Carr, Leslie Kaplan, Joan Schenkar, Marylee MacDonald, Nancy Green, Alexander Lobrano, Clotilde Dusoulier, Marie Houzelle, Meredith Mullins, Margaret Macmillan, Paul Ham, de Selby Press, Judish Starkston, Milly Unwin, Dan Gunn, Daniel Hartley, Bonnie Greer, Joanna Walsh, Harriet Alida Lye, Samuel L Barrantes, Johnny Lloyd, Hayden Kays, Will Cox and... UPDATE ONGOING! send us your events and new books or post in comments!
Selected Literary Events in Paris (update ongoing)
Wednesday 1 October | 19h30 Author and playwright Joan Schenkar discusses her book The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith, which is considered the definitive biography of the late fiction writer. @ American Library in Paris
Monday 6th October 7:00pm Join us for a 'Global Book Night' to launch 'Booktober', a month-long campaign to raise funds and awareness for global literacy. Created and pioneered by children's literacy charity Room to Read, Booktober 2014 will be the charity's third month-long campaign, with exciting literary events taking place all over the world throughout the month of October. Join us upstairs at Shakespeare and Company from 7-9pm for an evening of readings from across the world, from countries where Room to Read is most active. There will also be special themed snacks and drinks, and one or two other exciting surprises. Discover new authors and learn more about this great charity---and help us kick off Booktober in style! @Shakespeare and Company
Tuesday 14 October | 19h30 Alexander Lobrano and Clotilde Dusoulier will explore writing about food in France, reviewing restaurants and the different food movements in France now. @ American Library in Paris
For October, the play will be Hamlet and the reading will take place on Wednesday 15th at 6pm, in the library. If you’d like to take part, please email Milly Unwin at email@example.com, and tell her whether you’d prefer a larger or a smaller role. Parts will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis @Shakespeare and Company
16 October, Thu, at 18.30 in the Grand Salon: Dan Gunn, presentation of THE LETTERS OF SAMUEL BECKETT VOLUME III. @AUP
LE 21 OCTOBRE 2014 à 19h30 avec Julie Carr et Leslie Kaplan in a spectacular Ivy Writers Paris bilingual reading For more information see the IVY blog at http://ivywritersparis.blogspot.fr/ At : Delaville Café (1er étage) 34 bvd bonne nouvelle 75010 Paris M° Bonne nouvelle (ligne 8 ou 9)
10 rue Tiphaine 75015 Paris; Métro:La Motte-Picquet-Grenelle; Bus: 80.
The Montmartre Dionysia is looking for original plays for the third edition of its biannual English-language theatre festival in Paris. Montmartre Dionysia III: Of honeyed words but evil mind 1st - 6th of December, Submit your 12-20 min play together with a short bio by the 21st of October to: firstname.lastname@example.org More info about the festival & competition guidelines at http://www.montmartredionysia.com/ Actors! 7.30 pm on the 28th of October is the festival's casting day, at a venue TBA. You can watch a new short video about the Dionysia here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU4lYR_hOnQ