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The CWE Spring Literary Salon April 12

The CWE Spring Literary Salon Tuesday, Tuesday, April 12 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM CCNY Division of Interdisciplinary Studies CWE Auditorium, 25 Broadway, 7th Fl , NY NY 10004 The writer and playwright, Seamus Scanlon, asked me to participate in this and I said yes. One reason is that my father put himself through night school at City College, so it Read more…

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Food City

As most of you know, my wife, Joy, died suddenly and unexpectedly two years ago. At the time, she was close to finishing her 5-year book project, Food City: 400 Centuries of Food Making in New York. This epic, history-changing book is scheduled for release by WW Norton in June 2015 but there are still many things Read more…

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Jewish Noir

Jewish Noir – Join us for contemporary tales of crime and other deeds with editor Kenneth Wishnia and a line up of co-conspirators and contributors you don’t want to miss.

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Dark City Lights and Mysterious Book Shop

I have a new story in this terrific collection put together by the one and only Lawrence Block. Larry said, “Just write a New York story, Jonathan,” and that’s what I did. It may be a surprise because everyone else’s story is a mystery and mine is memoir, but there’s some darkness in this true Read more…

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The Endclave Reading Series – Nov. 16 – Cake Shop

UPDATE: Thanks to all who came out for the Enclave Reading Series!  A good time was had by one and all in the deep dark recesses of Cake Shop and the authors’ minds!   I will be reading at the Enclave Reading Series on the LES, Saturday, November 16, 4-6pm. Details are below, with one Read more…

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WORD Books in Greenpoint Hosts The Marijuana Chronicles

Thanks to WORD Books in Greenpoint, Brooklyn for being an excellent host to The Marijuana Chronicles. Great readings by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Dean Haspiel, Amanda Stern, Thad Ziolkowski and Jan Heller Levi.  

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Crime Fiction Academy Kicks-off with Karin Slaughter

Enjoy a glass of wine while you meet & hear Karin Slaughter talking about her craft, her new novel “Unseen” and the things that have made her one of the most successful thriller writers today. CRIME FICTION ACADEMY kicks off with bestselling author KARIN SLAUGHTER on: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 7:00pm The Center for Fiction Read more…

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Summer Events and Readings Coming Up

These are the upcoming reading events for the launch of my new anthology The Marijuana Chronicles by Akashic Books. 1. Tuesday, June 25 – 7-9pm, St Marks Bookshop, 31 3rd Avenue, NYC (212) 260-7853 *program starts @ 7:30 2. Sunday, August 4 – 4pm, Spotty Dog, 440 Warren Street, Hudson NY (518) 671-6006 3. September Read more…

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“The Peyote Factory” Short Story on Akashic Books

Today, my short story “The Peyote Factory” inaugurates Akashic Book’s “Thursdaze” Check it out on the Akashic Books Website.         The Peyote Factory By Jonathan Santlofer I always told myself that I’d never use anything stronger than pot. I was a middle-class kid away from home, at NYU for my second year Read more…

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“Talking Images” Panel Discussion – Tang Museum of Art – Skidmore College

“Talking Images” – Panel Discussion: Words in a work of art and the power of a word to create an image in writing. Where: The Tang Museum 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY – Part of Skidmore College Summer Program When: July 18, Reception 5:30-6:00, Discussion: 6-7:30pm Panelists: Jonathan Santlofer, Rick Moody, April Bernard, James Read more…

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