This year we will kick off the REZ reading series at the lovely Center at Maple Grove! We have a great line-up of neighbors and notables who will come to read their works and sell autographed copies of their books, so please mark your calendar for this wonderful event!
See what we have in store below:
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Neighbors & Notables
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Tuesday, September 28
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Born in Brooklyn, Arthur Bebell joined the military during World War II and worked as a military photographer. He has lectured before the prestigious Nigerian International Medical Conference and introduced biofeedback and hypnosis strategies for migraines, stress and malignant hypertension, among other ailments. He will be reading from his memoir, Shadows of the Past.
Former stand-up comedian, Teri Coyne is an exciting new voice whose dark, edgy, page-turning debut novel The Last Bridge (Ballantine Trade Paperback, 2010) delves into the lengths one woman will travel to escape her past. The Last Bridge has garnered critical praise from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and The Huntington News, and was selected as a Target Breakout Book.
Deborah Fried-Rubin is a second year graduate student in the Queens College MFA program, pursuing her interest in poetry after many years of practicing law. Last year's recipient of Queens College's Silverstein-Peiser Award for Poetry, Deborah lives on Long Island with her husband and three children.
A graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas, Justin Martin is currently writing a biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, the pioneering landscape architect of Central Park. Martin has previously written two biographies, Greenspan: The Man Behind the Money (chosen as a notable book by the New York Times Book Review) and Nader: Crusader, Spoiler, Icon, which was the basis for an Academy Award nominated documentary.
Douglas RogersDouglas Rogers is an award-winning author, journalist, and travel writer. He has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and National Geographic Traveler, among others. His Zimbabwe memoir The Last Resort was published Crown/Random House in 2009. The New York Times described it as “The best account yet of ordinary life – for black and whites – under Mugabe’s dictatorship.” He now lives in Brooklyn.
Q&A will be held after readings and autographed books offered for sale. Refreshments available; $5.00 donation encouraged.
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