NYC Things Archive
It’s been awhile since I’ve done a link roundup. Here’s some internet reading to occupy you in between enjoying this incredible summer weather:
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and is a great time to start your warm season to-do list. While most New Yorkers catch the first Friday afternoon train out of the city, New York is actually a fantastic place to visit in the summer with lots of free or low-cost events
Blog! I’ve missed you! I am sorry I left you. The fact is, I got busy. I’ve been doing well with my freelancing work (and am very grateful for this), and mixed with enjoying summertime in the city, weekends away, and some travel, I have neglected AWR. I hope to post more
I am way late on posting this, but that’s no indication of my opinion of the Hunter College Distinguished Writers Series. I went to three readings this fall (Augusten Burroughs and Eve Ensler were the others) and found each to be extremely interesting and informative.
Whoaa! I’ve been so bad about posting this month. I hope you’ll forgive me because I made this lovely holiday collage for you. 1. Tree outside my favorite vegetarian sandwich shop, 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. 2. Yayoi Kusama’s “I Who Have Arrived In Heaven” art exhibit at the David Zwirner Gallery in Chelsea. 3.
I attended a reading by Augusten Burroughs a few weeks ago as part of Hunter College’s Distinguished Writers Series. Burroughs is best known for his 2002 memoir Running with Scissors, which I read a few years back (there’s a movie too).
A little something about me: last fall, I applied to a handful of creative writing MFA programs. These programs are highly competitive. Most programs consist of 20-25 spots (or less) and receive anywhere from 500-1500 applications. Acceptance is almost entirely based on a creative manuscript. I didn’t get in to any of
Prospect Park is beautiful and peaceful this time of year. That is all.
I’ve been holding on to this link for awhile because The Lonely Island made a video about…wait for it…semicolons! It’s a must-watch, but please stay with it to the end. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M94ii6MVilw