Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema 1 Sun, Apr 29, 2018 10:00 AM


Word Up: Long Island LitFest

A day of workshops, author readings & book signings


Sunday, April 29

Workshops A & B: 10 AM

Long Island LitFest Session 1 begins at: 11 AM; Session 2: 1 PM

$45 Members | $50  Public

Select one workshop, FREE with your ticket to LitFest.  Advance registration required. Seating is limited.

Workshop A:  Storytelling Improv

Tracey Segarra of “Now You’re Talking! A Storytelling Show,” speaks to participants about the basics of live storytelling and  leads a brief game to identify possible storytelling subjects.

Workshop B:  How to Publish a Children’s Book and a Non-Fiction Book

Authors Liza Burby and Rudy Shur talk to attendees about the techniques they need to employ to get their manuscripts published.

For the complete schedule of events, visit: longislandlitfest.com

Held once a year, Long Island LitFest is a unique day of workshops, author readings and book signings. Select one of two FREE (with ticket) workshops. Then head to our packed author sessions starting at 11 am.  Meet the authors, purchase their books at our pop-up bookstore and have them signed.   Our emcee will once again be former Friars Club historian and roast writer Barry Dougherty.

This year’s stellar authors:

Session one:

Annabelle Gurwitch

David Denby and Susan Rieger in Conversation

Meg Wolitzer

Session two:

Rep. Steve Israel

Tom Clavin

Alyson Richman

Alan Zweibel