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Word Up Lo’Mas Lit Book Club: Summer Edition

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Lo’Mas Lit Book Club is back for the summer! Lo’Mas Lit Book Club is a reading group, a book club, a discussion zone, quarantine-era hangout time for youth ages 13–20. Started in Summer 2020, this book club has brought together teens from across the Uptown Manhattan neighborhood and across the country. Meetings will be held each week on Wednesdays at 5pm from July 28 to September 2021.

This summer season join us for a revamped and exciting new format:
– Read and discuss yet-to-be-published literature with peers
– Write reviews
– Interview authors
– Make a zine!

This season’s club is different in that many of the books we will be reading what are known in the publishing industry as “advance reading copies” (ARCs), which are sometimes called “galleys.” Publishers send these pre-publication copies out to potential reviewers, in hopes of getting media and others excited about the book before it comes out. Besides discussing the content of the official Lo’Mas Lit selections, club members will also make a zine about books, life, and whatever else we/they wish!

Books we will be reading together:
Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora (Flatiron Books, September 2021)
edited by Saraciea J. Fennell

My Monticello: Fiction (Henry Holt & Co., October 2021)
by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

Blue-Skinned Gods: A Novel (Soho Press, November 2021)
by SJ Sindu




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