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Dec
3
Thu
2020
NOIR to the RESCUE: A Benefit Reading for NYC’s Strand Bookstore
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

NOIR to the RESCUE

A Benefit Reading for NYC’s Strand Bookstore

Thursday, December 3, 7 pm EST

Livestreamed to YouTube & Facebook

New York City’s venerable Strand Bookstore, like so many independent bookstores, is facing huge challenges in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. To help out, 3RP presents “NOIR TO THE RESCUE” with a reading by four standout noir authors including Peter Carlaftes (editor, The Faking of the President), Alex Segura (author, Miami Midnight), Gary Phillips (author, Matthew Henson and The Ice Temple of Harlem), and Christopher Chambers (author, Scavenger). The event will be livestreamed to Facebook and YouTube, and viewers will be encouraged to make online purchases of the authors’ books from The Strand during the reading.

YouTube livestream: bit.ly/dec3-strandbenefit-youtube

Facebook livestream: facebook.com/groups/threeroomspress

For more information, please email info@threeroomspress.com

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER CHAMBERS

Christopher Chambers is a professor of media studies, as well as a novelist published through Random House, MacMillan and Three Rooms Press. His latest SCAVENGER,is set n the lively, but desperate world of D.C.’s underbelly, where a Black homeless man must quickly learn the ropes of being a detective after a wealthy ex-government official sets him up to take the fall for a brutal crime he didn’t commit.


ABOUT GARY PHILLIPS

Gary Phillips writes comics and prose, and toils in television. His latest novel is MATTHEW HENSON AND THE ICE TEMPLE OF HARLEM, set in the political, artistic and cultural crucible that was the Harlem Renaissance. He also edited the Anthony-award winning anthology THE OBAMA INHERITANCE on Three Rooms Press.

ABOUT ALEX SEGURA

Alex Segura is a novelist and comic book writer and author of the Pete Fernandez series –MIAMI MIDNIGHT being his latest and the final chapter in the series. After months of recovery, the newly sober Pete has managed to rebuild his life, contentedly running a small Miami bookstore and steering clear of the dangers of private eye work until he’s pulled back into the game.

ABOUT PETER CARLAFTES

Peter Carlaftes is co-director of Three Rooms Press, where he has edited four and published eight mystery/noir anthologies, including his latest, New York Times Editor’s Choice, THE FAKING OF THE PRESIDENT, which Crime Reads called, “One of the strangest, most exhilarating rides you’ll take in noir this year.”

STRAND BOOKSTORE LINKS

Scavenger: https://www.strandbooks.com/product/9781941110942

Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem: Not Yet Available

Dec
8
Tue
2020
Prose! Poetry! Party! 8!
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

Three Rooms Press presents

PROSE! POETRY! PARTY! 8!

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7 pm EST

Virtual Event Livestreamed to Facebook & Youtube

The WILDEST literary event of the year is back and bigger than ever! 2020’s PROSE! POETRY! PARTY! 8! features 21 poets and authors in a COLLOSAL reading LIVESTREAMED to Facebook AND Youtube. Tune in Tuesday, December 8 at 7 pm EST!

This year’s event features: Meagan Brothers, Christopher Chambers, Andrei Codrescu,  Kofi Fosu Forson, Adam Lance Garcia, Robert Gibbons, Meghan Gruposso, Aimee Herman, Karen Hildebrand, Matthew Hupert, David Lawton, Jane LeCroy, Mary Manspeaker, Jane Ormerod, Pamela Papino-Wood, Nicca Ray, Martina Salisbury, Gina Yates, and Julia Watts, PLUS hosts, 3RP Co-directors Peter Carlaftes & Kat Georges!

If this was in a club, IT WOULD BE SOLD OUT!!!! THANK GOODNESS IT’S ONLINE!!

Book Giveaways to Online viewers ALL NIGHT! Plus Cocktail + Hors d’oeuvres recipes.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 7 pm | Watch it LIVE: